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EAI - The 'Crazy Glue' of Business Applications
When companies create or change trading relationships or when they swap out business application systems, information systems professionals are required to

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HP e-Vectra Product Follow-up


Hewlett Packard announced that the e-Vectra sealed case would include an “easy swap” hard drive.

swap  would include an easy swap hard drive. We believe this overcomes one of major objections to appliance PCs like the e-Vectra - since the hard drive is typically the most likely PC system component to need replacement. This makes the e-Vectra a far stronger contender for the corporate desktop. Read More

Vanguard Technology


Vanguard Technology was established in 1998. Since then, Vanguard Technology has been focusing on the R& D of enterprise HR management by using information systems. In August 1998, Vanguard Technology's first generation HRMS, HRsoft V1.0 was successfully deployed at Coca-Cola's branch in TianJin, China. This is a client/server based system that can be used by all the staff at the HR department of a whole company. It uses the big database from Microsoft or Oracle. Compared with previous products on the market, it made a fundamental change and achieved a remarkable success in performance,data sharing and functionalities. In 2002, Vanguard Technology developed the first B/S HRMS in China, which enables the access by everyone to HRMS through a browser.After several years of development, Vanguard Technology has developed a large pool of team-work consultants and system deployment engineers that are very experienced and innovative professionals. They are very cooperative and task well-defined. They can provide a full range of services including project planning, implementation, maintenance and system upgrading. The core management team of the company has years of experiences in HR management systems development, deep understanding of HR management. With their leadership and vision, Vanguard Technology has made a great achievement and contribution to the progress and improvement of HRMS development in China. Early in 2008, Vanguard Technology and ShanghaiHW Enterprise Management Consulting Institute (HWEM) which focuses on the human resource and IT consulting have reached an agreement on the restructuring of the company's assets and equity swap, and will carry out in-depth cooperation between the two sides. The full complement between each other, such as the IT and management consulting knowledge and experience, as well as the customer resource, will help further improve the "Vanguard-HWEM" brand value. The two sides will also create exclusive "Vanguard-HWEM" brand, develop exclusive e-HR series products in the field of medical, scientific, technological and national licensing industry show.Vanguard Technology always pursues technology innovation and perfection. We uphold the principle of "Customer First" in project implementation and management through our quality products and professional services. We are the best working partner for enterprise HRMS establishment and development.

swap  company's assets and equity swap, and will carry out in-depth cooperation between the two sides. The full complement between each other, such as the IT and management consulting knowledge and experience, as well as the customer resource, will help further improve the Vanguard-HWEM brand value. The two sides will also create exclusive Vanguard-HWEM brand, develop exclusive e-HR series products in the field of medical, scientific, technological and national licensing industry show.Vanguard Technology Read More

Sun Buys Cobalt


Sun has finally decided to move into the server appliance arena, by purchasing Cobalt Networks, a leader in that marketplace.

swap  deal, Cobalt shareholders will swap each of their shares for 0.5 shares of Sun stock. The acquisition is expected to be completed during Sun's second quarter of fiscal 2001, which ends December 31, 2000, subject to governmental approvals, Cobalt shareholder approval, and customary closing conditions. Current Cobalt products will be sold by Sun's sales force, after the acquisition is complete. Market Impact Positives : This is generally a winner for both Sun and Cobalt. Sun breaks into the server Read More

Infor Delivers CloudSuite Business, Takes Aim at NetSuite


At Inforum 2014, Infor announced Infor CloudSuite Business, a cloud enterprise resource planning (ERP) platform that provides back office management via capabilities such as financials, reporting, HR, supply chain management, project, sales, and more. Infor also announced a swap-out program for NetSuite customers given the functional scope equivalency.

swap  Infor also announced a swap-out program for NetSuite customers given the functional scope equivalency (although Infor touts much stronger functionality per each module than NetSuite). For a limited time, Infor will offer pricing incentives to NetSuite customers who wish to migrate to Infor CloudSuite Business, including a waiver of subscription fees until the customer is live on the application. The jury is still out on how much this all-too-common replacement gimmick will rattle NetSuite’s cage, given Read More

A Preamble to Openbravo ERP v3


Openbravo ERP is an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution on the less expensive side of the spectrum, which is valued by distribution and retail industries as well as by manufacturing, services, public-sector, and nonprofit organizations. I caught up with Openbravo’s John Fandl recently about the company’s latest iteration of its ERP solution (version 3). In the past, we’ve mostly

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To SaaS or Not, Is That a Question? - SaaSy Discussions (Part IIb)


The first part (Part II) of this blog series described the opportunities for software as a service (SaaS) or on-demand applications, especially in the current difficult economic milieu. Part IIa then analyzed the top five SaaS assumptions (misconceptions) recently outlined by Gartner. Before any vendor can embark onto delivering a SaaS offering, it must thoroughly consider a number of harrowing

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Consona’s CEO Clearing the Air (about Compiere) - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series talked about Consona Corporation’s recent acquisition of leading open source and cloud computing enterprise resource planning (ERP) provider Compiere. After reading a slew of speculative blog posts (including the one from TEC’s free and open source [FOSS] buff and advocate Josh Chalifour), I had an incisive briefing with Consona’s CEO Jeff Tognoni, to

swap  CEO Clearing the Air (about Compiere) - Part 2 Part 1 of this blog series talked about Consona Corporation ’s recent acquisition of leading open source and cloud computing  enterprise resource planning (ERP)  provider Compiere . After reading a slew of speculative blog posts (including the  one from TEC ’s free and open source [FOSS] buff and advocate Josh Chalifour ), I had an incisive briefing with Consona’s CEO Jeff Tognoni, to give the company a fair chance to explain its strategy Read More

TEC Talks to the Compiere ERP/CRM ProjectFree and Open Source Software Business ModelsPart Three: Compiere/ComPiere


Compiere project leader, Jorg Janke, reveals to TEC the advantages and difficulties in developing an ERP solution as Open Source software. Jorg explains some of the intricacies in modeling a business around servicing mature Open Source software.

swap  Talks to the Compiere ERP/CRM ProjectFree and Open Source Software Business ModelsPart Three: Compiere/ComPiere Introduction Consider that Free and open source software models, as opposed to the traditional proprietary models, may afford end user organizations a direct line to getting the software that is most well-adapted to their specific needs and at a lower cost. If that tends to be the case, one should ask how it is that the groups providing Free and open source enterprise software model their Read More

To SaaS or Not, Is That a Question? - SaaSy Discussions (Part II)


Wow, how time flies and how many things have happened in the market these days to distract a market observer! Namely, only over a year after my SaaSy Discusions (Part I) and SaaSy Discussions (Part Ia) blog series, some time has at last become available for more discussions on the intriguing topic of software as a service (SaaS). The title of this SaaSy discussions series might be somewhat

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Baan Sinks Deeper into Red Quicksand


On May 3, analysts suggested that Dutch business applications maker Baan faces a takeover bid or a break-up, after the latest tumble in the troubled firm's stock price. Earlier, on April 20, the struggling vendor reported its seventh consecutive quarterly loss, with a first-quarter figure worse than a year ago despite gains from divestments.

swap  a $135 million debt-for-equity swap with Bear Stearns, which, with a series of asset sales, was designed to keep the company afloat. It's obviously a worrying development, ABN Amro analyst Merijn Nederveen told Reuters. I don't think they'd make it another quarter without the Bear Stearns money. Analysts had previously speculated Baan might become vulnerable to a takeover bid if the shares slid below $7, but said the large slice of the company held by Dutch retail investors had persuaded potential Read More

The IT Rights of Digistan


The Hague Declaration, recently published by The Digital Standards organization, proposes that all governments adhere to free and open standards for IT activities. Something that strikes me about Digistan's declaration is its basis in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and not a technical document. The three things The Hague Declaration calls on all governments to do, are as follows

swap  IT Rights of Digistan The Hague Declaration , recently published by The Digital Standards organization, proposes that all governments adhere to free and open standards for IT activities. Something that strikes me about Digistan's declaration is its basis in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and not a technical document. The three things The Hague Declaration calls on all governments to do, are as follows. Procure only information technology that implements free and open standards; Deliver Read More

Consona’s CEO Clearing the Air (about Compiere) - Part 1


In early June Consona Corporation’s analyst relationship (AR) contact forewarned me about the company’s upcoming acquisition of a “leading open-source and cloud computing enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendor” and asked about my availability for a briefing once the acquisition was closed. After consultation with TEC’s free and open source software (FOSS) buff Josh

swap  CEO Clearing the Air (about Compiere) - Part 1 In early June Consona Corporation ’s analyst relationship (AR) contact forewarned me about the company’s upcoming acquisition of a “leading open-source and cloud computing  enterprise resource planning (ERP)  vendor” and asked about my availability for a briefing once the acquisition was closed. After consultation with TEC ’s  free and open source software (FOSS)  buff Josh Chalifour, we quickly identified Compiere [ evaluate this pr Read More

Compaq's High-End Wintel-based Rack Servers - Working Hard to Stay #1


Compaq Computer Corporation, the #1 volume manufacturer of PC Servers, both US and worldwide, is fighting a strong challenge by Dell Computer. This note assess the strengths and weaknesses of its four-CPU rackmount servers.

swap  addition, the ability to swap out power supplies from the front allows the user to do that without pulling the system out of the rack - Dell's are top-access, meaning the system must be pulled out of the rack. 6500R: Functionality: As with the 6400R, the 6500R features HotPlug PCI for systems running Windows NT 4.0. Reliability/Availability: Compaq's redundant fans, internal power modules, and power supplies lead to greater reliability/uptime. In addition, hot-pluggability of fans, power supplies, and Read More