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In what may be another attempt to gain some kind of foothold in the handheld and embedded-OS market, rumors are floating that Microsoft will open the source

floating license  MS try the Open Source Gambit with WinCE? Why Not - Nothing Else Seems to Work Event Summary Updated 5:20 AM ET March 17, 2000 By John Spooner and Mary Jo Foley, ZDNet News Feeling pressure from Linux in the embedded-device market, Microsoft Corp. is contemplating giving away Windows CE to some developers for free. The company is unlikely to go so far as to try to claim its effort to be Linux-like open source, but it nonetheless seems to be counting on riding the open source movement's coattails.

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Is Kenandy Turning into a Manufacturing Workday?


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floating license  more of the still floating legacy ERP products will likely die off as a result of Kenandy’s entrance. Related Reading: Plex Systems at a Crossroads: Part 2 (July 2013) In Conversation with Rootstock Management (January 2013) Cloud ERP Wars Intensifying in Full Force(.com) (May 2012) Read More

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floating license  has been this idea floating around that it is not as necessary to have strong sales teams for open source products as it is for proprietary ones. Possibly this is related to a focus not on selling software as a product but rather on paid consulting and development engagements around the software. I don't know whether you subscribe to that theory or not, but how are customers finding you, how does business flow in? Would you agree that in a lot of these cases the onus is more on the customer to do the Read More

Case Study: NumeriX


Since 1996, NumeriX had been using in-house-developed licensing tools to manage and protect its applications. In 2006, it outsourced licensing to a third-party vendor that could provide a scalable solution with two licensing options. After some problems with integration, NumeriX consolidated on one commercial licensing management solution. Find out about the benefits of the licensing solution the company chose.

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floating license  sorts of different users floating around it at different distances away from the project, depending on how involved they are with the project itself. Mostly, in dealing with the open source project we primarily deal with service providers or more technical end users so Undersun consulting . . . falls under a similar category, we're a service provider that works based on OFBiz. Andy and I as individuals also happen to be the people running the open source project, which is how it's organized. TEC : An Read More

Soft Economy Dents SAP’s Armored Shield As Well


Since the license revenue plunge in the US, a likely cascading economic slowdown worldwide, and SAP’s high stakes in struggling Commerce One happened much before the fatal September 11, one is only to wonder why SAP’s management woke up to reality and revised its projections so belatedly.

floating license  Economy Dents SAP’s Armored Shield As Well Soft Economy Dents SAP's Armored Shield As Well P.J. Jakovljevic - November 9, 2001 Event Summary On October 18, SAP AG (NYSE: SAP), the leading provider of business software solutions, announced mixed financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2001. In Q3 2001, revenues increased 16% over the same period last year from EUR 1.42 billion to EUR 1.85 billion (See Figure 1). However, net income in the quarter dropped 55% to EUR 37 million Read More

IFS Far Cry From Running Out of Breath


In May, IFS reported results for Q1 2000. It generated revenue of $57.0 million, a 21% increase compared to a year ago. License revenue grew 73% quarter over quarter to $18.6 million, while net income was $6.0 million.

floating license  Far Cry From Running Out of Breath IFS Far Cry From Running Out of Breath P.J. Jakovljevic - June 29, 2000 Event Summary In May, IFS, a Swedish ERP vendor, reported results for Q1 2000. It generated revenue of $57.0 million, a 21% increase compared to a year ago. License revenue grew 73% quarter over quarter to $18.6 million, while net income was $6.0 million (See Figure 1). IFS has continued its investments in the US market. Net sales in North America rose by 248% to $13.2 million, and the US market Read More

Stalled Oracle Fumbling For A Jump-Start Kit Part 1: Recent Events


While Oracle's declining revenue and profit continue across main businesses, SAP and Siebel have been extending their leads in respective enterprise application markets, while PeopleSoft has been anticipating turning on the overtaking flashing indicators.

floating license  Oracle Fumbling For A Jump-Start Kit Part 1: Recent Events Event Summary On March 27, Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ: ORCL), the largest database provider and one of the largest providers of software applications for e-business, announced it reshuffled the responsibilities of two key executives with a view to revive precipitously dropping sales of its business software applications. Senior vice president Mark Barrenechea will now lead the company's new market development group, which will track Read More

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