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Local Cloud ERP for Balkan Mining Operations


Local enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendors are often disadvantaged (sometimes fatally) when large ERP vendors enter their turfs with all their marketing might, but occasionally they can strike back. One such example would be Apollo, an e-business software solutions provider company. Apollo just won a cloud ERP deal with a brand new start-up.

red hat madness  HP, Intel , and Red Hat .   Tekomining opted for a cloud ERP solution for reasons of expediency; it did not want to maintain an internal IT staff but needed to handle distributed operations over three countries. Apollo G4 reportedly offers complete functionality—not even common add-ons such as Microsoft Excel reports and business intelligence (BI) are needed.   Tekomining needs a multitenant cloud solution that will enable automatic financial consolidation from its three divisions in three Balkan Read More

IBM Loads Linux on Mainframes


IBM has announced that it will now provide Linux support and services for its largest machines, the S/390 Series of mainframes/servers.

red hat madness  for S/390 will be offered by the companies SuSE and TurboLinux. In addition, IBM Global Services will offer complete Linux for S/390 services and support. IBM is also making available key middleware. A major advantage of Linux for S/390 is the access that mainframe users will have to the applications being written for Linux, including hundreds of open source applications already available on the Internet. In addition, major software developers such as BMC and Software AG are supporting the effort with Read More

Frankie Does ERP, Part 1


[Editor’s note: Frank is not a composite character. He is a real person, employed at a real company. I’ve changed certain identifying particulars at his request. This interactive series, created and published with his permission, is an exercise in what-if analysis based on interviews I am currently conducting with him. You may find Frank’s use of language a little colorful. I have toned

red hat madness  better.” Theodore’s wearing his red Power Tie. That means it’s upper-management-meeting-Monday. Which means I’ve got five days to do what Theodore says. Now what do I do? Eeyarpee ? Guess I'll start with the Google. What should Frank do after the Google? Got any advice? Recommendations? Helpful links? Suggestions? Leave your thoughts in the comment field below. Likewise, if you have any questions for Frank, let me know, and I’ll pass them along to him. [April 16, 2010 update: find out what Read More

IA-64 Linux From Red Hat


Red Hat announces the availability of the source code for IA-64 platforms, the first of which will be Intel’s “Itanium” processor, due later this year.

red hat madness  64 Linux From Red Hat IA-64 Linux From Red Hat R. Krause - June 15, 2000 Event Summary In May Red Hat, Inc. announced the availability of an early release of the Red Hat source code for the forthcoming Intel Itanium processor platform targeting high-end servers and workstations. This distribution enables the development of IA-64 software for the most intensive computing environments, from high performance design automation to enterprise level databases. A free download version of the code can be Read More

Jaspersoft 4, New Year . . . New Gear


On January 11, 2011, Jaspersoft launched a new version of its BI suite named Jaspersoft 4. The open source software provider will be promoting its new business intelligence (BI) suite designed to provide users with self-service BI features via its Web Application user interface (UI). Built on open Web standards, Jaspersoft 4 is a complete Web application, and it’s ready to be deployed on premise

red hat madness  global partners, such as Red Hat , Talend , and Cloudera , and more than 12 million product downloads and customers including Verizon and Virgin Money , Jaspersoft intends to deliver a BI solution capable of accomplishing all functional requirements for a modern BI solution deployment. Figure 2. Designing the Layout It is clear that BI software providers are aware of the need for better, easier, and faster ways to deploy BI solutions without augmenting risk for failure or diminishing quality. The race is Read More

Talent (Human Capital) Management and Sports? Sign Me Up, Please! - Part 3


Part 1 of this blog series introduced and analyzed some mixed feelings and doubts that we might still have about the noble concepts of talent management and human capital management (HCM), while Part 2 provided some definitions of these two software categories' respective scopes. No Laughing Matter, Indeed The discussion so far has ascertained that talent management, as a strategy, requires

red hat madness  Yankees and the  Boston Red Sox . Namely, for the most recent several years (not counting the dismal losing 2008 season), by using facts (stats) to supplement instinct, the A’s have achieved about the same number of regular season wins, about 730. This figure is about the same as those of the Yankees and Red Sox, despite the A’s being outspent multiple times (four times by the Yanks, and threefold by the Red Sox). While this example has certainly convinced me of the importance and general value Read More

Red Hat Summit 2014: Open Source at the Forefront of IT


For Red Hat, the recent summit that took place in California was special in many instances. It marked the 10th anniversary of the Red Hat Summit and the celebration of a company that has for more than 20 years been a key contributor, consolidator, and promoter of open source technology in the enterprise, and is now a key player in the software and IT industry in general.

red hat madness  Forefront of IT For Red Hat , one of the keystones of the open source community as well as one of its most sound success cases, the recent summit that took place in California was special in many instances. It marked the 10 th anniversary of the Red Hat Summit and the celebration of a company that has for more than 20 years been a key contributor, consolidator, and promoter of open source technology in the enterprise, and is now a key player in the software and IT industry in general. In fact, perhaps Read More

Cisco to Become a Player in the DWDM


With the explosion in Metropolitan Area Network world, Cisco has decided to throw its hat into the ring with the Cisco Metro 1500 series. This Dense-Wavelength Division Multiplexing product line will lead to the enhancement of high-bandwidth applications.

red hat madness  is more cost effective compared to lease-line technology. Market Impact Cisco's Metro 1500 Dense-Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM) series will allow large enterprise customers to leverage available dark fiber (unused fiber) for high-bandwidth applications such as high-speed disaster recovery and data center consolidation. This product is available today to provide a logical migration path from LANs into MANs at a relatively low cost while keeping the same look and feel of a standard Cisco product. Read More

Caldera eDesktop Edges Out Microsoft Windows 2000 in Functionality - Part II


TechnologyEvaluation.com has completed its analysis of the innate functionality of three desktop operating systems – Microsoft Windows 2000, Red Hat Linux 6.2, and Caldera OpenLinux eDesktop 2.4. The winner is Caldera.

red hat madness  Corporate Viability The Contenders Red Hat Linux 6.2 Linux is based on a clone of the Unix operating system, originally made by Linus Torvalds in 1991 as a graduate student at the University of Helsinki. The core of Linux is open source ; all version source code is available under open license, and any extensions or modifications must be submitted to the Linux community at large for inclusion in the main, shared body of Linux code. Within the space, Red Hat is the leading provider of Linux Read More

Red Hat Feeds on Mobile


Red Hat announced its intent to acquire FeedHenry, an Irish enterprise mobile application platform provider, for €63.5 million (US$81.9 million) in cash. The acquisition enables Red Hat to support mobile application development in public and private cloud environments.

red hat madness  Hat Feeds on Mobile Red Hat announced its intent to acquire FeedHenry , an Irish enterprise mobile application platform provider, for €63.5 million (US$81.9 million) in cash. FeedHenry expands Red Hat’s broad portfolio of open source application development, integration, and platform-as-a-service (PaaS) solutions, enabling Red Hat to support mobile application development in public and private cloud environments.   Red Hat has had to counteract IBM Worklight, SAP Mobile, Verivo , the Salesforce1 Read More

UNIT4 Continues Its Success in the Canadian Public Sector


Medicine Hat becomes the latest Canadian municipality to choose UNIT4 Agresso ERP. Read TEC analyst Aleksey Osintsev's take on the deal.

red hat madness  Agresso ERP was the preferred package. UNIT4’s Agresso ERP software has proven success in the Canadian marketplace, with 13 other municipal government customers in Western Canada. Agresso has the capability to respond to business change quickly and inexpensively. Agresso provides access to the right information in a timely manner, leading to informed and sound decision making across the organization. The system is agile enough to continue delivering as the city’s requirements evolve.   These are Read More

Red Hat Plays 'Love You, Love You Not' with CPUs


Red Hat has announced the release of Alpha Deluxe, its version of Linux for computers based on Compaq’s Alpha CPU. At the same time, the company announced it would drop support for Sun’s Sparc processor.

red hat madness  You Not' with CPUs Red Hat Plays Love You, Love You Not with CPUs R. Krause - December 21, 2000 Event Summary [Source: Red Hat, CNET, et al.] November 27, 2000 Red Hat Inc. announced the release of Red Hat Alpha Deluxe , its Linux version that will run on computers powered by Compaq Computer Corporation's Alpha processor. Compaq will pre-install Alpha Deluxe on its AlphaServer DS and ES lines, as well as its Alpha-based workstations. In addition to being customized for Alpha, it will utilize the Read More

PeopleSoft: No More a Humble Kid From a Rough Neighborhood?


PeopleSoft has been on a quest to dramatically improve its customer service & support by weeding out its 3rd-party consulting partners. PeopleSoft also has a new platform, a new set of products and a new surprising attitude of lambasting competition. Further, its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2000 are upbeat.

red hat madness  resulting from the 1996 Red Pepper acquisition. While PeopleSoft has so far poorly exploited its purchase of Red Pepper, its new tack of addressing manufacturers' needs may result in far greater success. Namely, PeopleSoft has focused its manufacturing solutions on only consumer packaged goods, high tech/electronics, and wholesale distribution industries. It already has a strong customer base within these industries, primarily with its financial and human resource management systems, but also to a degree Read More

Microsoft Tech Ed 2000 Win2K Attendee Network Fails Miserably


While sitting at one Windows 2000 desktop we waited a solid five minutes just to complete the logon process only to find that the wide area network speeds and feeds were so poor as to make the entire process pointless.

red hat madness  network had raised numerous red flags in their minds, prompting one company to refrain from moving forward until such a time that a multiple node Windows 2000 network has been proved reliable and useable. Read More