Der Vergleich von Kosten und Nutzen hat bei der Auswahl eines geeigneten ERP-Herstellers eine entscheidende Bedeutung für Unternehmen. Gerade der kostengünstige und flexible Einsatz von Software ist für Unternehmen wichtig, um Mittel für zusätzliche Investitionen auch in IT-Produkte freizusetzen. Dies ist auch das kommunizierte Ziel der meisten ERP-Hersteller, wie Oracle und SAP. …mehr
Der Automobilindustrie ist eine der Branchen, die aktuell am stärksten unter der aktuellen Konjunkturkrise zu leiden hat. So glauben neun von zehn IT-Leitern daran, dass sich die aktuelle Konjunkturkrise negativ auf die IT-Investitionen in ihrem Unternehmen auswirken wird. …mehr
Nach den jüngsten Analysen des Security-Dienstleisters MessageLabs ist das Spam-Aufkommen seit Dezember um knapp fünf Prozentpunkte auf 74,6 Prozent gestiegen. Damit erreichte die Belastung wieder fast das Niveau vor der Abschaltung des Internet-Service-Providers McColo im November 2008. …mehr
Die Virtualisierung hat sich einen festen Platz in den IT-Szenarien erobert. Sie wird von Anwendern und Anbieter gleichermaßen geschätzt und vorangetrieben. Für die kommenden Jahre erwarten daher die Marktauguren ein beständiges und starkes Wachstum. Doch die Techniken der Virtualisierung sind so unterschiedlich wie ihre Einsatzgebiete. Im Allgemeinen unterscheidet man heute die vier unten genannten Modelle der Virtualisierung: …mehr
Beide Unternehmen wollen künftig gemeinsam IT-Lösungen entwickeln und vertreiben, die die Infrastruktur von Rechenzentren deutlich vereinfachen sollen. Die Partner wollen ihre wichtigsten Storage-, Server- und Netzwerk-Komponenten kombinieren, um ihren Kunden eine gemeinsame End-to-End-Virtualisierungslösung für Rechenzentren anbieten zu können. …mehr
Premium-Inhalt. Intel plans to detail an eight-core Xeon processor at the International Solid-State Circuits Conference in San Francisco next month, offering an early look at what appears to be the company's first eight-core chip.
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Premium-Inhalt. Lenovo has acquired a secretive startup called Switchbox Labs that was cofounded by a former Microsoft Windows executive, the PC maker announced Wednesday.
Premium-Inhalt. The U.S. House of Representatives has passed an US$819 billion economic stimulus package, with money for broadband deployment, health IT and a national electric smart grid included.
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Premium-Inhalt. The moment the Arizona Cardinals and Pittsburgh Steelers settle matters on Sunday at Super Bowl XLIII in Tampa, we enter a blighted period for sports fans. The basketball and hockey seasons are deep into their dog days with the playoffs to far away to think about, baseball players haven't reported for spring training yet, and the only football on the docket is the execrable Pro Bowl--an all-star game that even the all stars hate participating in. Truly, the month of February is a grim time for our nation's sports pages.
Premium-Inhalt. In a move designed to avoid the time and costs associated with a protracted legal battle, Certegy Check Services Inc. has offered to settle filed on behalf of 8.5 million people whose personal data was compromised by an insider theft that the company disclosed last July.
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Premium-Inhalt. Recent developments in the OpenChange and KDE open source projects are set to bridge a "missing link" in messaging and groupware compatibility from Microsoft's Exchange to open source clients.
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