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Autodesk Jumps on the Browser-based 3D Design Bandwagon
Autodesk is executing well along its main messages: cloud offerings are doing well, there is ongoing expansion in manufacturing, and the complete suite offering

art desktop  which has pioneered the art and science of visual computing, this new capability is an important expansion of the remote access capabilities provided through Autodesk Remote software.   In August 2013, Autodesk Remote was made available to subscription and rental plan customers worldwide. Remote allows users to drive Autodesk software installed on their primary computer from a remote PC or iPad, using its full power for 3D design and modeling work, regardless of the device. The collaboration with AWS

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Outsourcing, IT Infrastructure

The IT Infrastructure Outsourcing knowledge base focuses on the selection of companies who provide outsource services in the areas of information technology (IT) infrastructure. The typical types of activities that these providers perform include data center operations; network operations; backup/recovery services, data storage management services; system administration services; end user support of desktop PCs, laptops, and handheld devices; web site, or application hosting, etc.  

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Business Intelligence: Its Ins and Outs


In today's highly competitive business climate, the quality and timeliness of business information for an organization is not only a choice between profit and loss, it is a question of survival or bankruptcy. No business organization can deny the inevitable benefits of business intelligence.

art desktop  enterprise. BI is the art of knowing and gaining the business advantage from data. Whether it is marketing competition, customer retention, inventory control, financial modeling, or even in national security, BI is the answer. BI can answer a company's critical questions such as, why market shares are going to competitors; which products contribute the most to profit; how can business become more profitable; why some divisions are not profitable; which plants produce at the lowest cost; how can Read More

Software as a Service beyond Customer Relationship Management and Sales


Applications are more often outsourced than infrastructure, and this is increasingly done through software as a service (SaaS). Vendors such as WebEx, Webcom, MCA Solutions, and Ariba are delivering applications as SaaS.

art desktop  aircraft and source its parts and assemblies, or manage a thousand scientists around the world working on a new drug, e-mail is a far cry from being an ideal tool for knowledge worker collaboration. Also, many smaller enterprises may need as much functionality as their larger brethren, making offering enterprise-level functionality via the SaaS model necessary, but also even more challenging. Given their enterprise resource planning (ERP) or accounting origins, the recent successes in the market of Read More

Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services / MS Office SharePoint Server 2007


Collaborative tools are becoming essential to sharing data in today’s office environment. You need a solution that can grow to accommodate new projects and uses—and a storage system that is flexible enough to meet initial demands and adapt to changes. Find out how a multiple-node storage area network (SAN) can maximize the scalability and functionality of your collaboration tools, and ease storage administration.

art desktop  modern, state of the art SAN (e.g. thin provisioning, replication, high availability, snapshots). The storage is sharable from all servers, making the environment lexible and scalable as server farms change and grow. iSCSI SANs from LeftHand are easy to manage, requiring no speciic array management or storage networking expertise. LeftHand SANs perform as well, and are far more scalable than the other alternatives. You can easily apply additional data protection and HA features as needed without Read More

Demand at the Fount of Open Source: A Primer Based in Demand Trends


As we witness the inexorable increase in demand for Free and open source software (FOSS), many organizations have yet to glean the FOSS fundamentals. This series highlights fundamentals for the enterprise as manifested in global customer demand trends.

art desktop  (referred to in this article with a capital F ) is software accessible via a license that grants users permission, in perpetuity, to copy, modify, study, and distribute the software's source code. It is a philosophy about the development, distribution, and accessibility of software, namely the freedom involved to that end—Free does not refer to price. Open source is a pragmatic argument favouring the use of Free software. The open source argument promotes the cost savings, security, stability, and Read More

Shifts in Payment Models for CAD Deployments


Given the recent desktop virtualization move for PTC Creo, it will be interesting to watch whether PTC will start offering subscriptions for some Creo apps (and Dassault Systèmes for SolidWorks). This is especially interesting in light of the recent move of Siemens Solid Edge to subscription licensing, and also since Autodesk is now offering its desktop and other design products on a pay-as-you-go

art desktop  watch whether PTC will start offering subscriptions for some Creo apps (and Dassault Systèmes for SolidWorks ). This is especially interesting in light of the recent move of  Siemens Solid Edge to subscription licensing , and also since Autodesk is now offering its desktop and other design products on a pay-as-you-go basis . In terms of comparing 3D computer-aided design (CAD) offerings, one can put SolidWorks, Autodesk Inventor , Solid Edge, and even PTC CoCreate (now Creo/Elements Direct ) in the 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.

art desktop  will provide a state-of-the art file manager for GNOME, with a fully-integrated Mozilla web-browser and a number of innovative new features. The Nautilus software will be integrated with web-based services that provide assistance with file management and system administration. GnuCash will provide graphing and financial data handling infrastructure. Helix Code will provide Evolution, the integrated calendar, mail and contacts system, as well as its Bonobo component architecture which enables applications Read More

Introduction to Desktop Virtualization


This paper discusses the barriers of desktop virtualization adoption in the enterprise, the need for convergence in desktop virtualization approaches, and the unique requirements across different types of enterprise users. This paper also reviews one virtualization solution, including how it works and how its workspace virtualization engine overcomes the barriers posed by legacy virtualization technologies.

art desktop  to Desktop Virtualization This paper discusses the barriers of desktop virtualization adoption in the enterprise, the need for convergence in desktop virtualization approaches, and the unique requirements across different types of enterprise users. This paper also reviews one virtualization solution, including how it works and how its workspace virtualization engine overcomes the barriers posed by legacy virtualization technologies. Read More

Realizing Cost Benefits Through Perimeter-based Online Security


Malware infections are becoming more and more severe, making detecting infections before they infiltrate your server or desktop a high priority. Perimeter-based security keeps the malware—and the risks—away from your systems. Adding layers of security, particularly outside the network, can help you identify and stop Internet threats before they infect machines, expose sensitive information, and consume valuable resources.

art desktop  Adding layers of security, particularly outside the network, can help you identify and stop Internet threats before they infect machines, expose sensitive information, and consume valuable resources. Read More

The Art, Science, and Software behind (Optimal) Retail Pricing: Part 1


The “Four Ps” of marketing strategy, also known as the "marketing mix," are basically applicable to all businesses. TEC’s two-part blog post series in 2008 talked about the importance of pricing management in a down economy. Price and promotion in particular are the lubricants in retailing, although the two remaining Ps--product and place, are indisputably important there as well. In his guest

art desktop  Art, Science, and Software behind (Optimal) Retail Pricing: Part 1 The “Four Ps” of marketing strategy, also known as the marketing mix , are basically applicable to all businesses. TEC ’s  two-part blog post series in 2008 talked about the importance of pricing management in a down economy . Price and promotion in particular are the lubricants in  retailing , although the two remaining Ps-- product and place , are indisputably important there as well. In his  guest author article in Retail Read More

New Life for Dead Storage Technologies: Consumer-driven Optical Storage in the Data Center


While optical technology has become the default removable storage medium on the desktop (CD and DVD), in enterprise storage the evidence of failure is unmistakable. After fifteen years, optical technologies in the enterprise storage market account for only a fraction of 1 percent of enterprise storage hardware spending. There is a dramatically different future, however, for some optical storage subsystems.

art desktop  Life for Dead Storage Technologies: Consumer-driven Optical Storage in the Data Center While optical technology has become the default removable storage medium on the desktop (CD and DVD), in enterprise storage the evidence of failure is unmistakable. After fifteen years, optical technologies in the enterprise storage market account for only a fraction of 1 percent of enterprise storage hardware spending. There is a dramatically different future, however, for some optical storage subsystems. Read More

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New CEO at Descartes


Descartes Systems Group has announced the appointment of Edward J. Ryan as Chief Executive Officer, taking the spot that has been occupied by Art Mesher since 2004. Senior SCM analyst Bob Eastman provides some background.

art desktop  has been occupied by Art Mesher since 2004. Mr. Ryan has been serving as Descartes’ Chief Commercial Officer since 2011, and served in other roles since joining Descartes in 2000. The announcement comes just 2 weeks after Descartes’ recent user event, and a week before Descartes is due to announce third-quarter fiscal 2014 (Q3FY14) financial results. Although Descartes states that the elevation of Mr. Ryan is in accordance with a Descartes succession plan, Descartes also references health and Read More

Best Practices for Secure Desktop-based Information Search in the Enterprise


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art desktop  Practices for Secure Desktop-based Information Search in the Enterprise Knowledge workers by the millions are leveraging desktop search (DTS) tools. However, with change comes risk, and failing to proactively establish policies and lock down a centrally managed DTS solution can result in significant civil and criminal liabilities. But by following a few basic principles, companies can realize the full benefits of this new technology, while enhancing their information security. Read More

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Given ever-increasing regulatory pressures, document life cycle management is clearly an issue every enterprise must resolve. Until now, documents stored on local machines and e-mailed outside the organization have presented a particularly thorny challenge. Fortunately, new technologies make it possible to extend document life cycle management to the desktop and enforce document retention policies across every computer in the enterprise.

art desktop  organization have presented a particularly thorny challenge. Fortunately, new technologies make it possible to extend document life cycle management to the desktop and enforce document retention policies across every computer in the enterprise. Read More