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MAPICS To Leap Forward In A Frontstep Way
MAPICS’ acquisition of Frontstep is a real positive given that Frontstep had already spent ~$60 million to deliver its entire product line, which includes ERP

db2 antenna  solely IBM iSeries and DB2 platforms to include Microsoft Windows NT, UNIX and Linux operation systems and Oracle database platforms. However, while expanding its offering and platform support bundled with a functionally strong former Pivotpoint's Point.Man ERP product for high-tech industries, the company has since been burdened with an immense task of blending different corporate cultures (i.e., less formal Pivotpoint's vs. more rigid MAPICS' one) and with the inherited problems of Pivotpoint. At the

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Enterprise Application Integration - Where Is It Now (And What Is It Now)? Part 1: What Is It Now?


Since January 2000 when TEC last addressed the trends in Enterprise Application, there have been massive changes in the overall direction of Application Integration in general and EAI in particular.

db2 antenna  , CICS, IMS, IBM DB2 UDB). Note that the data acquisition component is crucial to EAI success , and is tied to Data Cleansing (see below). Most vendors refer to these interfaces as adapters or connectors . Especially to many large corporations, efficient access to legacy systems such as ADABAS or IDMS may be required, and not via flat file extracts which are expensive, time consuming, and bandwidth intensive. In addition, Event-based data acquisition can be difficult to define, usually requiring Read More

Server Platform Situational Analysis: IBM AS/400


Customers value IBM's AS/400's reliability, stability, and security. However, despite its impressive performance and use of independent software vendors to broaden its functionality, AS/400 suffers from the perception that its an ancient technology.

db2 antenna  Connectivity (ODBC) to access DB2 on the iSeries. iSeries Navigator GUI was also designed so that the product could integrate well with Windows, and the function is now also available (with iSeries Power5 Release 3 ) from a browser. However, these developments are not widespread, public knowledge. Customer Requirements Change Therefore, while the product's configuration has worked well for more than ten years, from the late 1990s on, customers' requirements for enterprise applications capabilities have Read More

Are You Tuned into Radio Frequency Identification?


This article examines the organizational fit of radio frequency identification (RFID) and its technology’s basic mechanics. Its prohibitive costs often account for the decision to not implement RFID. Yet some factors influencing adoption may shed new light on why RFID is important.

db2 antenna  You Tuned into Radio Frequency Identification? Originally published - June 15, 2007 Radio frequency identification (RFID) has been around for over 60 years, so why does it have such negative connotations? Many misconceptions and horror stories of organizations' failed implementations have been plastered all over the press, which has contributed to the negative perceptions of this re-emerging technology. Yet these failures are often due to a lack of the correct technology, deficient IT knowledge, Read More

Lilly Software Visualizes Its eBusiness Offering, NOW. Part 2: Market Impact


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db2 antenna  Server, Oracle, and IBM DB2/400) and operational systems (NT, Unix and OS/400) platforms. Earlier this year, the company launched its portal product, called LSAGateway.com . The offering provides access to the Knowledge Center, a customer-support portal; Education Center, for information on education and training opportunities; Market Place, a place to identify other Lilly users as potential customers, vendors, and business partners; and Collaboration Center, for on-line design collaboration. Therefore, Read More

What’s New in Microsoft SQL Server 2000


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db2 antenna  largest competitors are IBM's DB2 Universal Database and Oracle's 8i. The database market is growing at approximately 20% per year, and since Microsoft will continue to thrive with mid to low-end customers, they should profit greatly in these markets. In addition, Microsoft has announced that they are running 20 critical internal systems, including their worldwide sales data warehouse, on SQL Server 2000. In the vendor world, this is referred to as eating your own dog food , and their commitment to the Read More

IBM’s DB2 Tops TPC Benchmark List


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TIBCO Rings the Bell with New TIBCO Silver Mobile


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db2 antenna  Rings the Bell with New TIBCO Silver Mobile At TUCON 2012, TIBCO announced the launch of TIBCO Silver Mobile 1.0, entering the mobile space with a product for mobile application development and management. Focused on rapid development of user-focused mobile applications, organizations will be able to develop applications for different mobile devices to work with information in real time. Matt Quinn, CTO of TIBCO Software, asserts the following: Mobile devices have changed the way employees work, and Read More

Aspen - To Netfinity and Beyond


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IBM Buys What’s Left of Informix


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Enterprise Software Migration Alert: Is SAP the Alternative?


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Intentia's Movex for Food and Beverage: Gaining a Foothold in North America Part Two: SCM and Other Functions


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IBM’s Big Data Strategy: Will the “Big Blue” Become the “Big Data” Company?


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