Die Gebauer GmbH erhielt für ihre ERP/PPS-Lösung "TimeLine" im Rahmen des Wettbewerbs "ERP-System des Jahres 2008" insgesamt zwei Auszeichnungen. Die Solinger Firma war Bestplatzierter in der Kategorie Serienfertigung und gewann den Sonderpreis "System für kleine und mittlere Unternehmen". …mehr
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Premium-Inhalt. Hewlett-Packard hopes to widen the use of its desktop virtualization products with new software that will improve video playback and allow the use of USB peripherals such as webcams, the company announced Monday.
Premium-Inhalt. Texas Instruments pulled down its profit forecast for the December quarter by as much as two-thirds on Monday, and it also cut its revenue expectations, saying the economic downturn is having a powerful impact on the market for its chips.
Premium-Inhalt. Google has released new software designed to let Web developers write more powerful programs that can work directly with an operating system, rather than having to be run through a browser.
Premium-Inhalt. Linden Lab and Rivers Run Red have partnered to create a turnkey product for companies interested in holding meetings in . But Second Life's interface may hinder adoption among some users.
Premium-Inhalt. In a sign of how difficult times have become in the print media industry, two major newspaper companies made significant financial moves Monday.
Premium-Inhalt. A number of companies have adopted Twitter as a way to keep in touch with their customers. One of the more famous (that I've personally used, natch) is -- a Twitter account staffed by Frank Eliason and several other Comcast employees, all of whom should get a raise for the amount of good they do for that company. Now, Comcast has a lot of unhappy customers, so any route for direct feedback is useful -- and the company uses that Twitter account very well.
Premium-Inhalt. , and other companies announced last week that they were backing out of their booth commitments at the Macworld Expo in San Francisco next month. In addition, Belkin is not exhibiting at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas later in January. This late in the process, it is unlikely that either company will get their money back from IDG World Expo, the company behind the conference.
Premium-Inhalt. Regular readers may have noticed that with all my ranting lately about , , and , I don't do many straight-up consumer complaint posts any more.
Premium-Inhalt. Earlier Monday morning reported that Playstation will be released to the masses "in the next 10 days". This announcement comes just in time for Christmas, which should help boost Sony's online presence for the holidays.
Premium-Inhalt. Building on 25 years of open system innovation and leadership, Sun announced its first open storage product line - 'Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage Systems' radically simplifying the way enterprises manage their storage with breakthrough cost savings, speed and scale. "This new innovative product line is part of Sun's Open Storage business - the business that grew more than 100% this past quarter," informed Jagannath A.L, GM-Marketing, Sun Microsystems India. With more than 7.7 lakh developers from India being part of Sun Developer Network, the vendor expects to see tremendous open source community growth from India in near future. "Sun is the only vendor open sourcing storage software, with a choice of operating systems, middleware, and devices on extremely scalable, modular hardware to meet industry needs. These eco-friendly storage solutions help enterprises store more data in less space, manage more with fewer people, protect their investments and reduce their environmental impact,"he said.
Premium-Inhalt. In the face of recession, where most of the IT companies are looking at ways to increase the demand for their products, Seagate is seeing an upward trend for their products. Talking about the same, Rajesh Khurana, Seagate country manager -- India and SAARC said, "Although the PC market is going down, the hard drive market is pushing up. Though people are not buying new PC's and Laptops, the need to store more and upgrade their storage is definitely there. So although, we may not see much demand from the enterprise section, the end-consumer market is increasing as we speak".
Premium-Inhalt. AMD has announced the launch of a new initiative to provide single-window access for all matters related to the channel community. The channel partner community can now directly contact Sandip Naik, AMD's head of channel sales and distribution for India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal, to provide feedback, get queries addressed, resolve issues or receive information. The route to reach Naik is a dedicated email address "firstname.lastname@example.org" that is diligently monitored, allowing Naik to respond to each inquiry, quickly.
Premium-Inhalt. has bucked the trend of rivals such as Marston's and reported an increase in sales. The company, which is a leader in using technology in its sector, owns the Premier Inn, Beefeater and Brewery's Fayre chains.
Premium-Inhalt. When I , I included an application called iGas, which I didn't find terribly impressive. While version 1.1 did offer the best pricing information, it couldn't display the distance to stations, wouldn't let you sort by closest station (for those times when you need gas now) and that it crashed quite often. Something I didn't note in my article was that the driving directions didn't work very well, either, as they didn't use the iPhone's built-in Google Maps feature.
Premium-Inhalt. Pamela Hunt understands the importance of recognizing accomplishments in the workplace. Since being named CIO of Lockheed Martin Simulation, Training & Support three years ago, Hunt has instituted several such programs for the company's 60-person IT staff, says Lawrence Davis, a senior IT manager and colleague. Among them is the Innovator of the Quarter award to honor IT team members who generate ideas for delivering IT support to the company's 3,300 engineers and other employees.