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background investigation  Micro, Computer Associates Vendor Background Information Symantec Symantec (NASDAQ: SYMC) was founded in 1982 by artificial intelligence expert, Gary Hendrix. It went public in 1989 and merged with Peter Norton Computing in 1990. Headquartered in Cupertino, California (US), Symantec has offices in thirty-five countries and its current CEO is John. W. Thompson. In the fiscal year 2004, the company did $1,870,100,000 (USD) in sales (up 65 percent from the previous year) and produced a net income of Read More

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background investigation  things. Combined with some background research, here’s what I’ve pieced together. The Idea DP&C Enterprises, LLC has been growing continuously since its inception in 2001. It is first and foremost a consulting firm that specializes in providing solutions to all points of the supply chain, such as process enhancements, technology applications, and integration, to name a few. It puts a particular focus on real-time access in the design of its solutions by integrating—among other things—global Read More

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background investigation  still currently paying maintenance. Background - InterBiz at CA On the other hand, by acquiring interBiz, SSA GT has inherited the application products that CA had acquired during the 1990''s. CA did little with these products, other than trying to wrap them up in its proprietary piece of technology named BizWorks , what the company prefers to refer to as its e-Business Process Management Suite, as opposed to a mere data-level enterprise application integration (EAI) suite. BizWorks was devised to layer Read More

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