Die Einführung virtueller Technologien führt zu drastischen Veränderungen im Management der IT-Infrastruktur. Einer Erhebung der xTigo Software AG zufolge sind die herkömmlichen Management-Systeme in den Augen von Unternehmensanwendern dafür jedoch nur bedingt geeignet. …mehr
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In einer gemeinsamen Studie mit dem Business Application Research Center (BARC) hat Peter Gluchowski, Professor für Wirtschaftsinformatik an der TU Chemnitz, Open-Source-Lösungen im Bereich Business Intelligence (BI) verglichen. Ein Gespräch über den jüngsten Hype aus der Welt der BI. …mehr
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Premium-Inhalt. Listed enterprise technology vendor Technology One has announced its results for the half year ending March 31, 2009. Total revenue for the half increased 13 per cent, or $6.4 million, to $55.9 million, while total license fees were up 10 per cent, or $1.2 million, to $13.3 million.
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Premium-Inhalt. You can save office energy from common sense; turn off the lights, printers, and PCs when you go home. But other, more nuanced tips can help you save even more. From laptop and gadget battery use to hardware leeching energy even when off, here are some of my favorite ways to save energy and money.