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Who’s Got the Better Windows Office Suite? Corel or Microsoft?
There is no one correct answer, both desktop office suites excel in specific areas and pale in others. The contents of this note target the generic corporate

windows desktop  Who’s Got the Better Windows Office Suite? Corel or Microsoft? P. Hayes - May 12 , 2000 Overview: The subject of this note is the never-ending question within desktop office suites, What's better, Corel's or Microsoft's? Generally, this question is answered from an emotional perspective, based entirely on the specific administrator's and/or end users comfort level. There is no one correct answer, both desktop office suites excel in specific areas and pale in others. The contents of this note will

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Discrete Enterprise Resource Planning (Discrete ERP) RFI / RFP Template

Financials, Human Resources, Manufacturing Management, Inventory Management, Purchasing Management, Quality Management, Sales Management, Product Technology Get this template

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Index Data Security in Microsoft Windows Environments


X1 Enterprise Edition lets users search enterprise data with desktop, mobile, or browser clients. Thus, when integrating X1 Enterprise Edition security with an existing Microsoft network installation, it’s important to understand how X1 security features are configured and deployed (including web server security), and how X1 and Microsoft Windows security layers work together at runtime.

windows desktop  Data Security in Microsoft Windows Environments X1 Enterprise Edition lets users search enterprise data with desktop, mobile, or browser clients. Thus, when integrating X1 Enterprise Edition security with an existing Microsoft network installation, it’s important to understand how X1 security features are configured and deployed (including web server security), and how X1 and Microsoft Windows security layers work together at runtime. Read More

Palm Tries to Take the Desktop in Hand


Palm Computing to offer software to allow Palm devices to network with enterprise systems and applications.

windows desktop  place TCO of networked Windows PCs at approximately $10,000/year. Although Gartner estimates Palm TCO at an unexpectedly high $2700/year (a figure we question), this figure is still significantly lower than for the traditional desktop. The ability of a Palm device to link with enterprise-class applications such as ERP 2 or groupware, if successfully implemented, means the Palm can now move out of the shirt pocket and onto the desktop (in a limited way). This will increase market growth for Palm Read More

Desktop Management's Dirty Little Secret


ESD (electronic software distribution) promises to simplify software distribution and management, and eliminate ''sneakernet'' the costly, time-consuming manual process that some companies still use to do upgrades and installations. Unfortunately, the cure often has some of the same pitfalls as the problem, not to mention a few snags of its own.

windows desktop  million to roll out Windows Server 2003 on the promise that you could reduce the number of Microsoft application servers throughout your global enterprise by 25 percent. There were other assurances of more streamlined application delivery and performance. Here's a tip: Don't start counting the return on investment (ROI) yet. The ROI that software vendors promise often ignores the time and expense of installing and maintaining the software. Rolling out a new application or installing a patch for a Read More

Gateway, Dell Plan Windows-free Appliances


Gateway, Dell and others plan desktop 'Internet appliances' -- running on little or no Microsoft software.

windows desktop  won't use Microsoft Corp.'s Windows PC operating system, the source of the software giant's market power. The desktop machines, which are expected early next year, will be designed primarily to surf the Internet and be priced far below standard PCs running Microsoft's Windows 98 operating software, industry executives said. These Internet computers, or appliances, won't soon supplant Windows PCs, which will likely dominate the market for years. But if they take off, they could begin to erode Read More

Concur eWorkplace Projects Vision Onto Desktop


Concur announced a comprehensive release of its eWorkplace portal and the components for purchasing, human relations, and travel and expense management.

windows desktop  eWorkplace Projects Vision Onto Desktop Event Summary Concur Technologies (NASDAQ: CNQR) made good on its promises to deliver more functionality with increased integration in the second quarter by releasing versions 6.0 of its eWorkplacetm portal, and its applications Concur Procurementtm, Concur Expensetm, and Concur Human Resourcestm. The new suite features a more uniform and integrated front end, access to Concur's Commerce Network, and new features in each application. Concur Human Resources 6.0 Read More

Lexiguard&;: The Coming "Adobe Acrobat" of Encryption


A cool new desktop encryption product has been unveiled by Lexias, Inc. at RSA Conference 2000. With a simple and easy-to-use interface and affordable price, even novice Internet users can master the art of sending secure encrypted data. As security awareness heightens, Lexiguard may soon become as ubiquitous on desktops as Adobe Acrobat.

windows desktop  vulnerable. It runs on Windows95, Windows98, and Windows2000, as well as Solaris 2.6 and 2.7, AIX 4.3, and Red Hat Linux 2.2. For added security, you can store your private key on a floppy disk, or a PCMCIA RAMcard. With its affordable pricing plan of $29.00 a desktop, even PGP freeware users will want to see what all the fuss is about. Lexias also offers enterprise pricing packages for licenses purchased in bulk. User Recommendations If your organization is resource constrained and does not have the Read More

Caldera eDesktop Edges Out Microsoft Windows 2000 in Functionality - Part II


TechnologyEvaluation.com has completed its analysis of the innate functionality of three desktop operating systems – Microsoft Windows 2000, Red Hat Linux 6.2, and Caldera OpenLinux eDesktop 2.4. The winner is Caldera.

windows desktop  Windows 2000 Professional Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional is Microsoft's premium desktop operating system. Released in February 2000, Windows 2000 is the successor to Windows NT. Windows 2000 promises cross-compatibility with existing Windows 95/98, while extending the stability and security of Windows NT. Executive Summary Based on TEC's weighted scoring, we find Caldera eDesktop 2.4 to have a slight edge in functionality over Microsoft Windows 2000, and a significant edge over Red Hat Linux 6.2. Read More

Microsoft Windows Me -- The Millennium DOES Begin in 2001


Windows Me, the operating system formerly known as Millennium Edition (TOSFKAME), will eliminate support for many networks. And it’s running late. La plus ça change…

windows desktop  Windows Me -- The Millennium DOES Begin in 2001 Event Summary Windows Me, the operating system formerly known as Millennium Edition (TOSFKAME), will eliminate support for many networks. And it's running late. La plus a change [CNet] March 15, 2000 - Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) has dropped support for some networking technology from its upcoming Windows Me consumer operating system in a move analysts say is intended to nudge customers to the company's more lucrative Windows 2000 software. Windows Me, Read More

Dell Tops in Customer Satisfaction


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

windows desktop  Tops in Customer Satisfaction Dell Tops in Customer Satisfaction C. McNulty - June 2, 2000 Event Summary HAMPTON, NH -- (May 3, 2000) Technology Business Research ( >www.tbri.com ) just completed its First Quarter 2000 Corporate IT Buying Behavior and Customer Satisfaction Study, part of a quarterly tracking service measuring corporate end-user satisfaction with desktop, Intel-based server and laptop/notebook systems vendors. This quarter's study is based on the opinions of 550 IT managers at large Read More

Prophet 21


Prophet 21 enterprise software solution for wholesale distribution, utilizes a Windows-based platform and a Structured Query Language (SQL) Server database. This technology gives Prophet 21the familiarity of other Windows programs and can shorten the learning curve for new users. Prophet 21 includes the following functionality: order management, which features one-screen quote and order entry, customer relationship management (CRM), and pricing and availability features; inventory management, which can help reduce inventory levels while improving customer service; warehouse management, which provides flexible real-time control, and is designed to help minimize inventory losses, decrease shipping errors, and increase profitability; purchasing, which automates processes from a centralized location in order to optimize buying power and inventory levels across multiple warehouses and stocking locations; financial management, which includes real-time general ledger capabilities as well as cash collections and accounts receivable processes; and reporting and analysis. In addition, Prophet 21 is fully compatible with Trading Partner Connect, which can help streamline the commerce process between distributors, manufacturers/suppliers, and end users. Prophet 21 can be implemented either on site or remotely via an application service provider (ASP) or a hardware hosting option.

windows desktop  21the familiarity of other Windows programs and can shorten the learning curve for new users. Prophet 21 includes the following functionality: order management, which features one-screen quote and order entry, customer relationship management (CRM), and pricing and availability features; inventory management, which can help reduce inventory levels while improving customer service; warehouse management, which provides flexible real-time control, and is designed to help minimize inventory losses, decrease Read More

KernSafe iStorage Server High-Availability iSCSI SAN for Windows Server 2008


KernSafe iStorage Server is an IP SAN solution that allows for quick exporting of existing storages, such as disk images, physical disks, partitions, etc., to a client’s machines. The software thus delivers immediate benefits, allowing storage to be consolidated, virtualized, and centrally managed. This document gives you detailed step-by-step instructions on KernSafe iStorage Server configuring for Windows Server 2008.

windows desktop  High-Availability iSCSI SAN for Windows Server 2008 KernSafe iStorage Server is an IP SAN solution that allows for quick exporting of existing storages, such as disk images, physical disks, partitions, etc., to a client’s machines. The software thus delivers immediate benefits, allowing storage to be consolidated, virtualized, and centrally managed. This document gives you detailed step-by-step instructions on KernSafe iStorage Server configuring for Windows Server 2008. Read More

GNOME Will Try to Buff Up Linux


In its fight to catch up to Windows for desktop mindshare and market share, Linux has received a boost from the Gnome Foundation and a number of key systems manufacturers.

windows desktop  by Microsoft, i.e., the Windows desktop is essentially the same, and it's simpler to use than any Linux desktop. Whether we agree with that contention is immaterial, the market believes it to be true. The other key to Linux desktop success is, as we've said before, getting enough useful desktop applications ported to Linux. In this case, we continue to believe that the key application (at least for business users) is MS Office. Sun's StarOffice, with more than 3 Million downloads to date, is a good Read More

Server and Desktop Solutions: What the Research Means for Small and Medium Enterprises


Different types of organizations show distinct preferences when assigning importance to the criteria on which to base their operating system selection. Small and medium enterprises need to carefully analyze the available data to accurately evaluate their strategic IT investments.

windows desktop  to non-commercial software. The Windows platform is still the leader in the desktop segment, but it competes very well in the server arena as well. Moreover, Microsoft has advanced licensing policies with an expanding strategy that includes free or privileged licensing contracts for educational institutions, students, governments, and non-profit organizations. This research suggests that the best alternative for most SMEs in terms of cost and benefits is to implement both Windows and Linux solutions; Read More

Microsoft Tech Ed 2000 Win2K Attendee Network Fails Miserably


While sitting at one Windows 2000 desktop we waited a solid five minutes just to complete the logon process only to find that the wide area network speeds and feeds were so poor as to make the entire process pointless.

windows desktop  While sitting at one Windows 2000 desktop we waited a solid five minutes just to complete the logon process only to find that the wide area network speeds and feeds were so poor as to make the entire process pointless. More advanced Win2K users were using the 'NET SEND' command, (which allows a user to send an immediate pop up window to every user on the network), to air their concerns. A few examples of user comments include: Whoever put this network together should be fired Windows 2000 Should be Read More