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SSA Seeks Support from Synquest


unix support  market enthusiasm for its Unix products, a major contributor to the company's financial distress. SynQuest offers a mature Unix-based supply chain management product focused squarely on the discrete manufacturing and high tech industries. Although SSA developed a Unix product as early as 1993, the first release, BPCS Client/Server 5.1, achieved almost no market acceptance. Version 6.0 followed in April 1996, but has accounted for less than 15% of license revenues in recent years. With flagging revenues

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Support for Old Releases-Good for the User but Is It Good for the Vendor?


The decision to support older releases is like any other business decision, it is all about the money and profitability. If the vendor can make money at providing support for older releases, it is good business for the vendor. The decision may be sugar-coated with pronouncements about doing what is good for the customer, but both the vendor and the customers know that the first consideration must be the money.

unix support  SSA iSeries , SSA UNIX , and SSA Financials product lines), the vendor may be thinking longer term and want to hereby keep the customers in the fold. Recommendations Users —If support for your older release is something that has value, communicate the need to your vendor. Be prepared to talk about what you are willing to commit to, how much, and for how long. If you are off maintenance contract, is this of value to you (for more info, see The Old ERP Dilemma: How Long Should You Pay Maintenance? )? If Read More

Fenestrae Offers WAP Support for Mobile Data Server


Mobile Data Server 2.0 (MDS) allows access via WAP to a company’s Intranet, Microsoft Back Office databases, such as SQL Server in addition to Microsoft Exchange Integration for messaging.

unix support  if you are a Unix, Linux, or Novell house, Fenestrae will not be of much use. However, given the worldwide proliferation of Microsoft Back Office running on Intel based servers we expect Asian and European markets to benefit from Fenestrae's approach. The United States is approximately one to two years behind the Asian and European markets from a Wireless Access standpoint. User Recommendations If Fenestrae can effectively market MDS 2.0 through its European and Asian markets over the next year, we Read More

Nortel and Clarify: Was There Ever Synergy Enough to Support this Marriage?


Back in 1999, when Nortel was on a buying spree and reeling in record profits, it plunked down US$2.1 billion dollars for Clarify Inc., a leader in the CRM space that was bringing in $250 million in revenues annually. Now, in July of 2001, with Nortel expecting losses in the order of US$19.2 billion, Clarify may be jettisoned at a significant loss.

unix support  upgraded users on a Unix backend server with functionality to match users on a Windows backend server. Initial support is for Solaris on Oracle , with planned HP-UX/Oracle and AIX/UDB support. Yawn . There was one tantalizing headline just last month. On June 4, IBM and Nortel jointly released a Press Release entitled: IBM, Nortel Networks Build Relationship to Provide eBusiness Solutions to Service Providers, Enterprises. Sadly, however, in reading the press release, one quickly understood the Read More

Informatica Morphs into Enterprise Decision Support Vendor


Informatica Corporation, long an established vendor in the Extract/Transform/Load (ETL) market space, has morphed themselves into a vendor of solutions for the "e-Business infrastructure". In conjunction with their contract to build an enterprise data warehouse for the United States Postal Service and their MX2 metadata exchange initiative, Informatica is reinventing itself.

unix support  sharing protocol in a UNIX network. This de facto UNIX standard, which is widely known as a distributed file system, was developed by Sun. It can be used to make files appear to be on the local machine when they are in fact somewhere else on the network. Metadata: Data that describes other data. Table and column names are examples of metadata. Metadata for a relational database system is stored in a Data Dictionary. Schema: The definition of an entire database. It defines the structure and the type of Read More

More Infrastructure Support for CyberCarriers


Lucent NetworkCare Professional Services and IBM Global Services have announced an alliance to help emerging service providers. The two organizations have teamed up to provide network based services to enterprises and consumers. Lucent is also offering their CyberCarrier Reference Architecture as a blue print for the end-to-end network.

unix support  Infrastructure Support for CyberCarriers More Infrastructure Support for CyberCarriers A. Turner - June 27, 2000 Event Summary On May 31, 2000, Lucent Technologies' NetworkCare Professional Services and IBM Global Services announced an alliance to help an emerging group of service providers, called CyberCarriers, deliver next-generation network-based services to enterprises and consumers. The alliance, combines IBM's expertise in integrated technology solutions, especially data center planning, Read More

The Interoperability and Deployability of Integrated Logistics Systems to Support the Military


The new capabilities of web-based technologies and the burgeoning digitalization of the battlefield have positioned the military to adopt complete cross-service logistics solutions. This interoperability is key for integrated logistics system (ILS) projects—as is the need for ILS to include a deployable aspect. Learn more about the importance of ILS deployability to enable “foxhole to factory” supply chain capability.

unix support  Interoperability and Deployability of Integrated Logistics Systems to Support the Military The new capabilities of web-based technologies and the burgeoning digitalization of the battlefield have positioned the military to adopt complete cross-service logistics solutions. This interoperability is key for integrated logistics system (ILS) projects—as is the need for ILS to include a deployable aspect. Learn more about the importance of ILS deployability to enable “foxhole to factory” supply chain Read More

Using GoldSim and Dynamic Simulation to Support Integrated Water Resources Management


Integrated water resources management (IWRM) is a framework that supports collaboration and fosters proactive decision making for efficient management of scarce water resources. GoldSim is a software tool for conducting simulations of complex systems to support management and decision making in engineering, science, and business. This paper provides a brief overview of GoldSim, with special emphasis on IWRM applications.

unix support  GoldSim and Dynamic Simulation to Support Integrated Water Resources Management Integrated water resources management (IWRM) is a framework that supports collaboration and fosters proactive decision making for efficient management of scarce water resources. GoldSim is a software tool for conducting simulations of complex systems to support management and decision making in engineering, science, and business. This paper provides a brief overview of GoldSim, with special emphasis on IWRM applications. Read More

What Are the Support and Maintenance Options?


Enterprise software licensees do have a choice when it comes to software support and maintenance (S&M) providers, with several, less expensive options existing for any company that is considering discontinuing S&M for an application product.

unix support  Are the Support and Maintenance Options? Enterprises can remain at the mercy of vendors' high-priced support and maintenance (S&M) agreements for only so long. If vendors continue playing hardball with their customers, they are likely to face substantial customer defections, with customers seeking alternative options. To learn more about software maintenance and support, please see Will User Enterprises Ever Get onto an Easy (Support and Maintenance) Street? , Support and Maintenance: No Longer the Read More

Bad Customer Support Is Not a Software Problem


A couple of days ago, my laptop decided (all on its own) to jump off my desk. Lucky for me, it survived almost completely undamaged except for a broken latch, which seemed easy enough to fix. So I decided to order the replacement part and fix it myself. Since I didn’t know exactly what part I needed to order, I started by calling the vendor’s Technical Service number. I

unix support  Customer Support Is Not a Software Problem A couple of days ago, my laptop decided (all on its own) to jump off my desk. Lucky for me, it survived almost completely undamaged except for a broken latch, which seemed easy enough to fix. So I decided to order the replacement part and fix it myself. Since I didn’t know exactly what part I needed to order, I started by calling the vendor’s Technical Service number. I described the problem and asked if the rep could tell me what part I needed, whether it Read More

Compaq Partners with Red Hat in Linux Support Deal


Compaq Computer Corp. and Red Hat, Inc. announced that Compaq will provide call center support for the Red Hat Linux operating system.

unix support  Partners with Red Hat in Linux Support Deal Compaq Partners with Red Hat in Linux Support Deal R.A. Krause - October 20th, 1999 Event Summary October 18, 1999 Red Hat (R), Inc., the leading provider of open source Linux-based operating system (OS) solutions (>65% of market) and Compaq Computer Corp. today expanded their strategic partnership to provide call center support for worldwide users of the Official Red Hat Linux OS. Under the agreement, Compaq's Customer Services organization, which serves h Read More

SAP and VMWare Expand Collaboration to Bring Support for vSphere in HANA


SAP and VMWare will now offer another deployment architecture for SAP HANA. During the SAPPHIRE NOW conference in Madrid, SAP announced the upcoming availability of SAP HANA on VMWare vSphere 5.1 for testing and development. SAP's customers will have the ability to provide instances of SAP HANA in virtual machines faster, use advanced datacenter capabilities of VMware vSphere such as Dynamic

unix support  and VMWare Expand Collaboration to Bring Support for vSphere in HANA SAP and VMWare will now offer another deployment architecture for SAP HANA. During the  SAPPHIRE NOW conference in Madrid , SAP announced the upcoming availability of SAP HANA on VMWare vSphere 5.1 for testing and development. SAP's customers will have the ability to provide instances of SAP HANA in virtual machines faster, use advanced datacenter capabilities of VMware vSphere such as Dynamic Resource Scheduling and vSphere Read More

Brio Technology Expands Support for WML and XML


Brio Technology (Nasdaq: BRYO) a provider of business intelligence solutions, announced it is adopting the Wireless Markup Language (WML) and strengthening its use of Extensible Markup Language (XML) as the underlying languages for its entire suite of products. These features will initially be incorporated into Brio.Report 6.0, which is currently in beta testing.

unix support  Technology Expands Support for WML and XML Event Summary HANOVER, Germany, Feb. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Brio Technology (Nasdaq: BRYO) a leading provider of business intelligence solutions for the e-enterprise, announced it is adopting Wireless Markup Language (WML) and strengthening its use of Extensible Markup Language (XML) as the underlying language for its entire suite of products. Brio will initially incorporate these technologies in Brio.Report, the company's enterprise reporting solution, Read More

Support and Maintenance: No Longer the Software Industry's "Best Kept Secret"?


Support and maintenance (S&M) contracts mean very different things to vendors and to users. With user enterprises' growing awareness of how these S&M agreements affect their bottom lines, vendors need to reassess their pricing and value proposition strategies.

unix support  and Maintenance: No Longer the Software Industry's Best Kept Secret ? For the longest time, the traditional pricing strategies of software vendors have included a reliance on support and maintenance (S&M) contracts, which is where most vendors could be assured of meeting, if not surpassing, their margins. The sizable profit made from S&M contracts (with customers paying more over time) has been one of the software industry's best kept secrets. Furthermore, user enterprises have not had the option Read More