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IBM PC Line Redrawn
IBM has decided to combine its entire desktop PC line under one name. The NetVista brand, until last week the name for IBM’s thin clients and appliance desktops

safari pc  PC Line Redrawn IBM PC Line Redrawn R. Krause - September 27, 2000 Event Summary 9/14/2000 [Source: IBM] IBM has added new models to its NetVista PC family, completing the desktop PC model transition begun earlier this year. The activity continues IBM's Edge of Network initiative, with devices designed from the ground up for fast, high-bandwidth Internet access, easy set-up and simplified use. Additions include: New Netvista desktop systems New data recovery/data transfer software IBM Direct Build

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Growth Solutions for Data Storage: Meeting Needs Now and in the Future for Small Business


For business everywhere, the growth in the Internet has resulted in an enormous challenge to effectively and affordably manage, store, and archive digital files. In small to medium businesses (SMBs), solutions to store and manage digital files are often on a PC server or external hard drive—which can limit growth. SMBs should look for a storage and file management solution that allows for incremental growth. Find out why.

safari pc  Solutions for Data Storage: Meeting Needs Now and in the Future for Small Business For business everywhere, the growth in the Internet has resulted in an enormous challenge to effectively and affordably manage, store, and archive digital files. In small to medium businesses (SMBs), solutions to store and manage digital files are often on a PC server or external hard drive—which can limit growth. SMBs should look for a storage and file management solution that allows for incremental growth. Find Read More

Acer to Jump on Internet Appliance Bandwagon


Computer maker Acer is planning to launch a line of Internet appliances at next month's Consumer Electronics Show, in Las Vegas, according to a company source.

safari pc  to Jump on Internet Appliance Bandwagon Event Summary December 27, 1999 (ZDNet) - In the latest example of PC companies trying to cash in on the supposed post-PC era of Internet devices, computer maker Acer is planning to launch a line of Internet appliances at next month's Consumer Electronics Show, in Las Vegas, according to a company source. Acer's new products will include the I-Station, a simplified computer based on Microsoft's Web Companion software that connects to Microsoft's MSN service. Read More

The Move to PCI Express in Next-generation Systems


The next-generation input/output interconnect standard for the PC industry arises from PCI Express and PICMG 1.3 specifications. However, as platforms change to incorporate these standards, they’re virtually eliminating space for high-end telephony boards. When building telephony solutions, vendors must be aware of the changes in these specifications so that they can better use current and future systems for communications applications.

safari pc  Move to PCI Express in Next-generation Systems The next-generation input/output interconnect standard for the PC industry arises from PCI Express and PICMG 1.3 specifications. However, as platforms change to incorporate these standards, they’re virtually eliminating space for high-end telephony boards. When building telephony solutions, vendors must be aware of the changes in these specifications so that they can better use current and future systems for communications applications. Read More

Dell Drops WebPC


Dell Computer Corporation has decided to drop its 'WebPC' appliances, with somewhat less fanfare than was created for its November, 1999, announcement.

safari pc  Drops WebPC Dell Drops WebPC R. Krause - August 1, 2000 Event Summary Dell Computer Corporation has decided to stop selling the WebPC, Dell's attempt to break into the nascent Internet appliance consumer market. Dell blamed disappointing sales and component shortages for its decision. Originally announced in November, 1999, with a starting price of $999, the WebPC went through a round of price cutting in March, 2000, dropping the base price to $799 - still higher than the $599 price from competitors. Read More

What’s in a Name?


Hewlett-Packard, following a path recently trod by IBM, has decided to maintain a single 'e-PC' product name, eliminating the e-Vectra and e-Brio names.

safari pc  in a Name? What’s in a Name? R. Krause - October 23, 2000 Event Summary On October 9, Hewlett-Packard announced that it will forgo the creation of an e-Brio line of e-PC products for small business, and instead lump the e-Vectra and e-Brio lines under the SMB e-PC banner. HP's e-PCs are small, stripped-down versions of the standard desktop machine, competing in the same market as Compaq's iPAQ and IBM's NetVista products. Currently, the standard Vectra product line is aimed at the corporate PC Read More

frontpath Announces Mobile Internet Appliance


Continuing the onslaught of 'Internet appliances', S3 subsidiary frontpath announced its first product, called ProGear. Unlike most current appliances, this mobile unit is business-focused and aimed at selected vertical markets.

safari pc  Announces Mobile Internet Appliance frontpath Announces Mobile Internet Appliance R. Krause - October 11, 2000 Event Summary [Source: frontpath press release] September 27th, 2000 -- Fontpath, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of S3 Incorporated, today announced ProGear. ProGear is frontpath's Information Appliance targeted to the vertical market segments. ProGear couples hardware and software to deliver one of the first ever wireless, truly portable, untethered, broadband-based products capable of Read More

Palm to Give Developers a Leg Up


Palm, Inc. announced a new initiative to help designers and developers increase the quantity and speed of bringing Palm-based products to market.

safari pc  to Give Developers a Leg Up Palm to Give Developers a Leg Up R. Krause - December 12, 2000 Event Summary Palm, Inc. has announced PluggedIn@Palm , a program aimed at helping Palm-based developers create hardware and software add-ons for the Palm OS and compatible handheld devices. Palm will help developers in all phases of product development: Concept Phase - development kits Development Phase - prototyping help Production Phase - introductions to preferred manufacturing companies Distribution and M Read More

Document Management System Revolution


Founded in 1985, Taiwan-based In-Win manufactures desktop PC chassis, server chassis, and power supplies. With channels covering Europe, America, and Asia, In-Win’s multiple sites were complicating its internal work processes—and increasing its communication costs. The solution: a document management system (DMS). Find out how In-Win used a DMS to automate workflows and increase work efficiency by a whopping 80 percent.

safari pc  Management System Revolution Founded in 1985, Taiwan-based In-Win manufactures desktop PC chassis, server chassis, and power supplies. With channels covering Europe, America, and Asia, In-Win’s multiple sites were complicating its internal work processes—and increasing its communication costs. The solution: a document management system (DMS). Find out how In-Win used a DMS to automate workflows and increase work efficiency by a whopping 80 percent. Read More

PC Market Figures Show Compaq, Dell, and HP Lead


The desktop PC market is turning from a five-way fight into a three-way horse race, led by Dell, Compaq, and HP.

safari pc  Market Figures Show Compaq, Dell, and HP Lead PC Market Figures Show Compaq, Dell, and HP Lead R. Krause - August 23, 2000 Event Summary Recent figures compiled by IDC show that Compaq Computer Corporation maintains a slim lead over Dell Computer Corporation in worldwide (WW) PC shipments, while Dell extends its lead in the US PC market. Jumping into third place in both US and WW market shares is Hewlett-Packard, whose year-over-year growth rates led all of the major PC manufacturers by a significant Read More

Access Insight


Access Insight is a Web 2.0 business intelligence (BI) solution that allows users to deploy collaborative business dashboards to 20, 50, or even thousands of users in any type of IT infrastructure. A dynamic interface accessible from any PC/smartphone, and a platform-independent, zero-footprint application are designed to help reduce the support burden for IT teams. Whatever the data source (Oracle, SQL Server, SAP, and over 200 other sources), Access Insight gives users real-time visibility of their business activities. Large organizations have used Access Insight for sales analysis, financial indicators, supply chain management dashboards, and other projects.

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Information/Internet Appliances


Information appliances, also called Internet or PC appliances, are a new market that appeal to those customers who want to reduce their desktop hardware expenditures. What are they, who makes them, and what do you get for your money?

safari pc  Internet Appliances Market Overview Information appliances (also called PC appliances and Internet appliances ) are the latest name for the type of computing similar to that pushed by Oracle CEO Larry Ellison a few years ago under the name of Network Computer . Whatever you call it, this market is new and growing. In recent months, most of the large hardware vendors (Compaq, Dell, Gateway, IBM) have started to announce products or plans for products. In addition, COMDEX '99 highlighted a Read More

Goodbye PCs, Hello Appliances?


The U.S. market for Internet appliances is taking off. The new devices are expected to surpass consumer personal computer shipments in 2002.

safari pc  PCs, Hello Appliances? Event Summary February 7, 2000 [Reuters] - The U.S. market for Internet appliances is entering a period of rapid takeoff, and the new devices are expected to surpass consumer personal computer shipments in 2002, a leading technology market research firm said. Internet appliances are easy-to-use, lower cost devices designed solely for accessing the Internet. They do not typically have hard disk drives or some of the functions of more costly but harder to use personal Read More

Confessions of a Techno Junkie


Ideas on how to survive the avalanche of technology, avoid the lure of its pitfalls, and succeed with it as the enabler to true process innovation.

safari pc  of a Techno Junkie Introduction The first step towards solving a problem rests with admitting that you have one. I am writing today to confess that I have a technology problem, although I feel some comfort in the knowledge that I must not be alone. I'm of above average intelligence, college educated, have held executive positions with high tech companies, am not necessarily an early adopter, and pride myself on making logical, rational decisions, even when it involves acquisition decisions. OK, Read More

Transmeta to Intel/AMD: Eat Our Dust


Transmeta’s CEO says his company has a five-year lead on Intel’s and AMD’s technology. Reality or hype? And does it matter?

safari pc  to Intel/AMD: Eat Our Dust Transmeta to Intel/AMD: Eat Our Dust R. Krause - October 4, 2000 Event Summary September 26, 2000 - In a recent interview, Transmeta Corporation CEO David Ditzel boldly stated that his company's technology is at least five years ahead of that of Intel and AMD, the two leading CPU vendors in the PC marketplace. Transmeta's Crusoe CPU was announced in January. Among Crusoe's notable features is its claim of super-low power consumption, resulting in much longer battery li Read More