Einige Hersteller von ERP-Software statten ihre Lösungen mit besseren Tools zur Datenauswertung aus und gestatten Anwendern, über Smartphones Daten zu übermitteln. Andere ergänzen ihre Business-Software um Zusatzbausteine. Hier lesen Sie, was Softwarehäuser auf der diesjährigen CeBIT zeigen. …mehr
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Der Freiburger Softwarehersteller United Planet hat seine 0Java-basierende Portalsoftware "Intrexx Xtreme" erweitert. Durch einen Adapter lassen sich nun Office-Dokumente direkt im Portal verwalten, ohne dass dafür der Microsoft SharePoint Server eingesetzt werden muss. …mehr
Programmieren für 13 Dollar in Stunde und dann noch vom Auftraggeber überwacht werden? In den USA ist dieses Szenario für Freiberufler schon Realität, rein rechtlich könnte auch hierzulande Spyware zum Einsatz kommen. Allerdings nur, wenn der Freiberufler einwilligt. …mehr
Mit Hilfe der so genannten Deduplikation verspricht der IT-Dienstleister Gingkom eine Verringerung der Netzwerklast um 90 Prozent. Auf der CeBIT stellt das Rottweiler Unternehmen erstmals ein modulares Lizenzmodell für seine Komplettlösungen für die Bereiche Backup, Storage und Archivierung vor. …mehr
Premium-Inhalt. "Rhetoric is the art of ruling the minds of men," according to . The latest attempt to massage our brainwaves with persuasive oratory comes from Sony Chairman Kazuo Hirai, the Xbox 360 "lacks longevity" and that the PlayStation 3 will eventually pull ahead.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft has denied that it makes money when users "downgrade" to the older XP, as a lawsuit filed last week alleges.
Premium-Inhalt. Acer has jumped head first into the smartphone market with its Tempo family of devices. They are all touch-enabled and based on Windows Mobile, the company announced on Monday.
Premium-Inhalt. A consortium of eight banks led by the Bank of Taiwan reached a tentative agreement to loan DRAM maker ProMOS Technologies the money it needs to make payments on a convertible bond, the bank said in a statement late Monday.
Premium-Inhalt. Chinese telecommunications company Huawei has announced its first Android-powered smartphone at the GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona to be commercially available in the third quarter of 2009.
Premium-Inhalt. IBM says that green IT is growing rapidly among large and small enterprises. IBM expects its green offerings such as the SMDC (Scalable Modular Data Center) and our EMDC (Enterprise Modular Data Center) designs will lead the way for green initiatives across the country.
Premium-Inhalt. Technologies such as virtualization, consolidation, de-duplication, enterprise content management are gaining a lot of traction, and EMC is committed to train and enable its partners to convey the value proposition of these emerging technologies to the customers. To help channel partners overcome recession, EMC is investing on building skills for its partners through education, demand- generation activities, and strengthening its technical support to them, besides improving incentive schemes. With organizations in a cautious mood, convincing them to invest in products and solutions by making them realize the value associated with EMC solutions in terms of cost and energy savings and better management of information is a testing task, said Praveen Sahai, Head Marketing and Corporate Affairs, EMC India. Customers no longer are looking for box pushers. What they want are solution providers, he said. EMC's Global Financial Services in India provides financial assistance to organizations in need of them. "It lets solution providers choose from a wide range of programs designed to help preserve cash, match payments to utilization, and avoid technology obsolescence," he added.
Premium-Inhalt. Lenovo has announced the debut of ThinkPad W700, the first-ever 17-inch widescreen mobile workstation engineered to deliver unparalleled performance to data and graphics-intensive user environments. The ThinkPad W700 supports the upcoming Intel mobile quad core processor, thus benefitting users with the highest level of mobile workstation, power and performance. In line with Lenovo's environmental commitments, the ThinkPad W700 meets and exceeds criteria for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Energy Star 5.0 program for computers, which takes effect in July 2009.
Premium-Inhalt. Exactly one year ago, PC World looked at the state of GPS devices in India. That story studied the emergence of GPS and mapping devices in our country, and explained how GPS works. Now, one year on, GPS is increasingly becoming a standard feature even on relatively low-cost phones. Most towns in India have been mapped, with both MapMyIndia and SatGuide claiming street level maps for over 200 cities. More importantly, GPS apps for Smartphones are now available. These work on a subscription model and pull the information they need over the air. Does this mean that there's no need for a standalone GPS device anymore? To find out, I tested two standalone GPS devices and compared them to two Smartphones: a Blackberry Bold and a Nokia N95. GPS devices can do a whole lot more than just take you from point A to point B. In the second part of this feature, we'll take a look at how you can extend the utility of your GPS device. Knowing your location accurately opens up a world of interesting possibilities, and there are a plethora of free and commercial applications that are using this knowledge to do cool things.
Premium-Inhalt. The meme of people writing lists of 25 random facts about themselves and distributing them across Facebook like a chain letter hit a fever pitch early this month, though it's subsided a bit since. Some credit it with alone and quadrupling the number of Facebookers who use its "notes" feature. Even the mainstream media took notice.