X
Software Functionality Revealed in Detail
We’ve opened the hood on every major category of enterprise software. Learn about thousands of features and functions, and how enterprise software really works.
Get free sample report

Compare Software Solutions
Visit the TEC store to compare leading software solutions by funtionality, so that you can make accurate and informed software purchasing decisions.
Compare Now
 

 pc 1080


Compaq Plans Direct Sales. DTja vu All Over Again?
Compaq Computer told financial analysts it plans to start selling more of its computers directly to customers, and this time the company says it means it.

pc 1080  hours today, setting the PC maker's direct strategy and a goal of about 15 percent growth for 2000. Compaq also promised it would bring its commercial PC division to profitability by the second half of the year. Winkler said the indirect sales method takes about 15 percent revenue from each machine vs. 2 percent for direct. The company is also betting big on iPaq, its simplified business PC that started shipping this week. It is a dogfight, and iPaq will certainly help us in that regard both as an

Read More


Software Functionality Revealed in Detail

We’ve opened the hood on every major category of enterprise software. Learn about thousands of features and functions, and how enterprise software really works.

Get free sample report
Compare Software Solutions

Visit the TEC store to compare leading software by functionality, so that you can make accurate and informed software purchasing decisions.

Compare Now

Documents related to » pc 1080

It’s a Portal...AND It;s a Gateway


AOL has partnered with Gateway to develop a line of Internet-ready Linux desktop appliances based on the Netscape 6 browser.

pc 1080  similar arrangement with upcoming PC vendor eMachines, Inc. [NASDAQ:EEEE]. Under the eMachines deal, new eMachines PC's ship with preferred access to AOL & CompuServe via the CompuServe 2000 ISP service. But AOL hasn't even mentioned eMachines in its press releases since November 1999. Well, all's fair in love, war, and strategic alliances . We've yet to see a major consumer, front line device that uses Linux enjoy wide success. Despite great strides, Linux still needs major improvements in interface Read More

Standard Benchmark on Hewlett-Packard ProLiant Servers


In August 2006, Microsoft conducted a Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0 standard distribution benchmark to measure the performance and scalability characteristics of the application in a simulated distribution scenario. This benchmark exercised core accounts receivables scenarios around order entry through invoicing, in addition to procure-to-pay processes around purchase order creation through receiving of goods. We look at the methodology and results.

pc 1080  Benchmark Computer , Benchmark PC Software , Benchmark Performance , Benchmark Test , Benchmark Testing , Benchmark Tests , Benchmark Tools , Benchmark Program , Benchmark Software , Benchmark Utilities , Benchmark Utility , Purchase Order , Purchase Order Forms , Purchase Order Management , Purchase Order Number , Purchase Order Processing , Purchase Order Request , Purchase Order Software , Purchase Order SolutionsBenchmarking , Benchmarks Standards , Computer Benchmark Software , Computer Benchmark Read More

Earthlink Leads the Way in DSL Security


DSL providers speed up their customers' Internet access, however, at the same time they also expose these customers to enormous security risk. Earthlink has gone the extra mile and is giving out free firewall software to all its DSL customers.

pc 1080  DSL customers for free. PC users receive Symantec's Norton Personal Firewall 2000, and Mac users receive Open Door's DoorStop firewall. With the ability to provide DSL services to 50 metropolitan areas, Earthlink today is the only ISP that offers built-in security with its DSL services. Earthlink customers receive instructions explaining what they need to do to activate their personal firewall. They also receive a unique secure download key that enables them to download it securely. With a reputation for Read More

U.S. vs. Microsoft: Another Day of Reckoning


Settlement talks between the U.S. Department of Justice and Microsoft broke down, leading to a historic ruling against the software giant. A breakup of Microsoft is looking more likely.

pc 1080  the market for Intel-compatible PC operating systems to competition on the merits. The decision, which was not a surprise, followed Jackson's November 1999 Findings of Fact. In the findings, Judge Jackson declared, Microsoft has demonstrated that it will use its prodigious market power and immense profits to harm any firm that insists on pursuing initiatives that could intensify competition against one of Microsoft's core products. He also found that Microsoft had caused immediate and far-reaching Read More

Tape Drive Backup Warning


Tape drives and tape drive backups are expensive, time-consuming, and unreliable. Tape drives can cost from $350 to thousands of dollars (and the tapes aren’t free either). Plus, tapes are notoriously failure-prone and vulnerable to environmental degradation—and tape drive installation is expensive. Find out the other reasons why your tape backup system might not be an effective data storage and security strategy.

pc 1080  Data Backup Files , PC Backup , Data Backup Recovery , Data Backup Online Server , File Backup Servers , Data Backup Appliance , Data Backup Software , Backup Online Solutions , Data Files Backup Storage , Backup Utilities , Backup for Data Security , Automated Data Backup , Backup , Backup Software , Backup Online , Backup Server , Data Backup , File Backup , Magnetic Disk Backup . Tape drives are expensive, time-consuming and unreliable. 1. Affordability: Endless Harware & Media Expenses Tape drives Read More

Expect Boom in Electronic Signatures


E-Pad deployment will skyrocket and make your fax machine obsolete. But don't expect all security experts to embrace electronic signatures as PKI solutions continue to be deployed. Nonetheless, even if electronic signatures are arguably less secure than PKI, less than optimal embedded security on E-pads will not likely affect the demand.

pc 1080  become mainstream when mainstream PC vendors delivers them built-in on desktop keyboards. Leading the way is PC and multi-media vendor Sony . Sony's VAIO 55 SuperSlim Notebok already comes equipped with a pen input for signatures or drawings. Though hardware vendors have seen PC sales shrink in recent years, the birth of an all new E-Commerce Desktop with digital E-Pads will rekindle revenue streams. Being able to attach an electronic signature to an electronic credit card transaction is another level of Read More

IBM to Sell Aptiva Direct


IBM announced plans to stop selling its Aptiva line of PCs through retail outlets.

pc 1080  of cuts in the PC organization (See TEC News Analysis article: IBM to Make Cuts in PC Business Real Change, or Just Buying Time? 10/13/99). Although the Aptiva is aimed primarily at consumers, we expect this to affect business customers as well. Market Impact This announcement is the next step in the retooling of IBM's PC organization, and is designed to get IBM's cost structure back in line. Since losing approximately $1 Billion in 1998, the PC group has been in difficulty, and management feels the Read More

Here Come the "Information Appliances"


The hot products at Comdex 99 are expected to be in the up-and-coming area of "information appliances", which we expect will show significant growth in the coming years.

pc 1080  called Internet appliances or PC appliances) will be tremendous over the next three years; we expect annual growth rates will be greater than 100%. This market will prey on the traditional PC/desktop market, eating directly into PC volumes. This is a result of users trying to find a lower-cost alternative to the standard PC. In addition to lower pricing, information appliances are being marketed as lower cost of maintenance, especially with respect to network/system administration. As with any new Read More

IBM’s NetVista Joins the Appliance PC Fray


IBM debuts an extremely competitive business network appliance with its new NetVista PCs. Now if it can just fix that direct Web site...

pc 1080  NetVista Joins the Appliance PC Fray IBM’s NetVista Joins the Appliance PC Fray C. McNulty - May 24, 2000 Event Summary IBM [NYSE:IBM] announced the availability of its new NetVista all-in-one and legacy-free computers, two new devices designed to simplify the computing experience. Fewer cables and smaller sizes make them easier to carry and set up. New drives, keyboards and Access IBM buttons make them easier to use. New networking and security features make them easier to do e-business. With the Read More

Dell Tops in Customer Satisfaction


Compaq rises, IBM falls, but Dell remains master of the desktop domain.

pc 1080  in the U.S. desktop PC market. This is good news for Compaq - it continues to build market share, growing at only 19% annually. [For a broader overview of the desktop market, please see TEC's article Desktop PC's: Meet the New Boss .] Gateway [NYSE:GTW] & Hewlett Packard [NYSE:HWP] continue to trail U.S. market leaders Compaq & Dell. HP has been red-hot in the desktop market lately, pulling away from Gateway in unit sales. HP's lead over Gateway in customer satisfication, while not as significant, is Read More

Using Keyboard, Video, and Mouse over IP to Connect Remote Networks


Today’s IT professionals are often challenged by unrelenting changes in the enterprise, increased data growth and compliance regulations, and geographic distribution of assets, to name a few. Keyboard/video/mouse (KVM) over Internet protocol (IP) can help by providing an effective tool that can remotely manage servers—regardless of their physical location. When looking for a KVM over IP solution, you should consider some basic requirements first.

pc 1080  Website Network , Remote PC Access , Remote Control Program , Remote Network Monitoring , Remote Network Support , Local Remote Network , Remote Desktop Management , Remote Network Computer , Free Remote Network , Remote Network Downloads , Troubleshoots Remote Networks , Create Remote Network , Remote Network Quarantine , Maintain Remote Network . Introduction With 27% of all businesses and an estimated 97% of large enterprises having branch offices making up some six million satellite facilities1, the Read More

eMachines to Buy FreePC


Low-cost PC maker eMachines announced it will acquire FreePC Inc

pc 1080  Summary 11/29/99 - Low-cost PC maker eMachines announced it will acquire FreePC Inc., the company that last February helped touch off the 'free PC' craze by giving away personal computers to users willing to share private marketing data. Instead of giving away its PCs, eMachines will launch a new service, based on FreePC software, aimed at connecting first-time computer buyers with services vendors. eMachines will attempt to build that relationship via an Internet portal site created by installing Read More

HP DeskJet, LaserJet, PhotoSmart, OmniBook, Jornada, Business Desktop PC and JetDirect Divisions to Support Bluetooth


HP is leading the way by taking action and implementing Bluetooth technology into a wide array of product offerings.

pc 1080  OmniBook, Jornada, Business Desktop PC and JetDirect Divisions to Support Bluetooth HP DeskJet, LaserJet, PhotoSmart, OmniBook, Jornada, Business Desktop PC and JetDirect Divisions to Support Bluetooth P. Hayes - May 17, 2000 Event Summary Hewlett-Packard Company said it will lead the development of printing profiles for the Bluetooth wireless technology, an emerging standard in wireless communication. HP, already a Bluetooth Adopter, will assume Associate status in the Bluetooth Special Interest Group, Read More

Pettit & Company, PC


Carillon Financials Corp. was founded in 1990, and is located in Dallas, Texas (US). Its mission is to provide its clients with leading enterprise resource planning (ERP) and accounting solutions. Development of the Carillon Financials package began in 1992. Its first installation was performed in 1994.

pc 1080  & Company, PC Carillon Financials Corp. was founded in 1990, and is located in Dallas, Texas (US). Its mission is to provide its clients with leading enterprise resource planning (ERP) and accounting solutions. Development of the Carillon Financials package began in 1992. Its first installation was performed in 1994. Read More