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Automation for the New Data Center


Data centers are squeezed by a variety of pressures, such as power consumption, heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) requirements, new servers, human error, patching, asset tracking, and more. On top of this, you have to keep up with dynamically changing business requirements. One of the key ways you can address these dilemmas, however, is through server consolidation using virtualization.

heating  such as power consumption, heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) requirements, new servers, human error, patching, asset tracking, and more. On top of this, you have to keep up with dynamically changing business requirements. One of the key ways you can address these dilemmas, however, is through server consolidation using virtualization. Read More

TCLogic, LLC


Headquartered in Indianapolis (US) and established in 1997, TCLogic develops Web-based inventory optimization solutions, built to provide customers with business intelligence about their inventory. The company specializes in inventory management in distribution-intensive operations where balancing service-level commitments and inventory levels is important. TCLogic services various business sectors, including automotive; electrical; heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC); health care/medical; metals processing; construction materials; industrial supplies; pipes, valves, and fittings (PVF); and durable goods manufacturing.

heating  sectors, including automotive; electrical; heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC); health care/medical; metals processing; construction materials; industrial supplies; pipes, valves, and fittings (PVF); and durable goods manufacturing. Read More

Astea International Inc.


Founded in 1979, Astea is a publicly traded company with offices in North America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Astea’s field service management (FSM) solution integrates functionality for call centers, depots, field activity, sales, and office personnel in the same suite. The solution can deal with dynamic schedules that take into account unexpected events such as sick days, delays, high-priority calls, etc. Astea’s solution is utilized in banking controls and instrumentation, fire and security, gaming and leisure, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC), imaging, information, technology, manufacturing, medical devices, retail, and telecommunications.

heating  security, gaming and leisure, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC), imaging, information, technology, manufacturing, medical devices, retail, and telecommunications. Read More

Case Study: American Refrigeration Supplies, Inc.


American Refrigeration Supplies (ARS) is a wholesaler of refrigeration and heating equipment, parts, and supplies. In a difficult economy, there is little margin for error with respect to how ARS manages its clients and vendors. Because a growing number of product vendors are using electronic data interchange (EDI), ARS was pushed to upgrade its distribution processes. Learn about the EDI solution the company chose.

heating  wholesaler of refrigeration and heating equipment, parts, and supplies. In a difficult economy, there is little margin for error with respect to how ARS manages its clients and vendors. Because a growing number of product vendors are using electronic data interchange (EDI), ARS was pushed to upgrade its distribution processes. Learn about the EDI solution the company chose. Read More

Case Study: Stiebel Eltron


With its globally distributed operations, Stiebel Eltron—a manufacturer of high-end heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment—needed to streamline its processes and rationalize data management so teams could work together faster and more efficiently. Discover how implementing new product data management (PDM) and visualization solutions helped the company stimulate new product introductions.

heating  Eltron—a manufacturer of high-end heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment—needed to streamline its processes and rationalize data management so teams could work together faster and more efficiently. Discover how implementing new product data management (PDM) and visualization solutions helped the company stimulate new product introductions. Read More

Quote-to-order Solutions and Key Performance Indicators


Providers of complex products, systems, and services should view quote-to-order (Q2O) systems as enablers that can improve competitive advantage. At the same time, users should remember that Q2O solutions are not necessarily advantageous for all manufacturing departments or businesses.

heating  fluid handling components for heating, ventilating, air conditioning (HVAC) and industrial applications, has reported reductions in pricing errors by 85 percent; pricing inquiries by over 50 percent; average time to generate a proposal by 25 percent; quote-to-cash cycle times by 75 percent; and order errors by over 90 percent. In addition, the company has reported increased quote volume by 50 percent per year for the past two years (with no added headcount). Last but not least, Elliot Tool Technologies , Read More

Mainstream Enterprise Vendors Begin to Grasp Content Management Part Two: Background & Lessons Learned


The requirement for robust PCM is finally being recognized among chief information officers (CIO) and IT managers, who are looking to create and manage a centralized repository of rich product content, and also by many enterprise vendors.

heating  market is just now heating up and the lion share of the market is still up for grabs. Nevertheless, hand in hand with the trend to conduct business transactions electronically via the Internet is an effort to clean up those transactions and reduce the occurrence of errors. Often enough, as already mentioned many times, the trouble with product attributes is that they do not match from one database to the next in the value chain. For every product under its brand umbrella, there are several product Read More

Alice (or Allen) in MobileLand


Cell phones, smartphones, and similar mobile devices are beginning to play an active role in customer relationship management; many of these handheld devices are capable of handling field service and sales, and can make business intelligence available to users.

heating  , a multibillion dollar heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) manufacturer, found that prior to the use of such devices, it was having trouble with the amount of time it would take from when it first identified a need for parts for repair or replacement, to the actual installation of the parts because of the length of time it would take to get the parts to the customer. So, one of the company''s key goals was to reduce this amount of time, which was around six weeks. By using handheld devices Read More

The Greening of SaaS


Traditionally, the advantage of software as a service (SaaS) is that it reduces the costs involved in installing, deploying, and supporting stand-alone software. But recent “green” initiatives have shed light on another benefit: with no hardware to purchase or software to run, SaaS applications require less energy than their on-premise counterparts. Learn how your company can benefit from the “greening” of SaaS.

heating  ratings for computing equipment, heating and cooling standards for computer rooms and so forth-become standard operating procedure for all future activity and acquisition. On the waste front, this means analyzing and assessing the various waste streams that an organization produces, and making arrangements for safe, responsible recycling 1. Green IT is now an essential (97 percent have or are developing a strategy). 2. Green IT budgets are rising (73 percent are increasing their green IT budgets). 3. IT Read More

Q2O Systems: Solutions for Quotation Management and Pricing Configuration


Quote-to-order systems include quotation management and pricing configuration solutions. Pricing configuration engines automate pricing and quoting processes for manufacturers with complex requirements. Their benefits include quotes that are quick and accurate, leading to increased customer satisfaction.

heating  (A&D) products; power generators; heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) equipment; specialty-use engines; and manufacturing equipment that is purposely built to support a specific manufacturing process. Sophisticated customer interactions (such as order and contract definition, and management applications) are required, while customer service needs are also oriented toward hands-on contract management and cost reporting. Frequent changes force contract supplier''s engineers and original Read More

Siemens and TCS Offer Joint ETO Solution


Siemens and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) have announced ETO2Win, a new joint software and services solution for automating complex engineer-to-order (ETO) processes. ETO2Win leverages TCS’ domain expertise and Siemens’ Rulestream software, acquired several years ago and since developed by its product lifecycle management (PLM) business.

heating  segments—such as power generation, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC), fluid flow technologies, heavy equipment, machinery, and the automotive and aerospace supply base—employ ETO business processes that handle customized or customer-specific product configurations (sometimes even one-off).   ETO2Win leverages TCS’ domain expertise and Siemens’ Rulestream software, acquired several years ago and since developed by its product lifecycle management (PLM) business. ETO manufacturers Read More

10 Errors to Avoid When Commissioning a Data Center


Data center commissioning requires tight coordination between vendors, facilities, IT departments, engineers, the commissioning agent, and others. Managed properly, commissioning can deliver an unbiased evaluation of whether a new data center will succeed or not. Managed poorly, it can lead to problematic data center performance issues. Learn 10 common data center commissioning mistakes, and find out how to avoid them.

heating  very large, exterior resistive heating units. These heating units often arrive on the back of flatbed trucks and are wired to the output section of the UPS. The problem with this scenario is that only the UPS is tested, ignoring, for example, the cooling system. The UPS is not tested as part of an integrated system. Since one piece of equipment that generates heat can affect the performance of another piece of equipment in the data center, only a partial evaluation can be made as to how the data center Read More

Case Study: Air International US


Since 1996, Air International US (AIUS) has used an outsourced manufacturing strategy instead of maintaining its own facilities. For the first few years, communication between AIUS and its outsourced partners was manual, which formed a barrier preventing the company from maximizing its contract manufacturing strategy. To improve outsourcing processes, AIUS chose a change management solution with bill of materials (BOM) management and a software-as-a-service architecture. Learn more.

heating  a tier-one supplier of heating ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), seat systems, steering systems, metal pressings, fabrication, modular assemblies and rail and bus HVAC systems to the world’s automotive industry. AIUS, which develops passenger vehicle HVAC systems, works closely with the corporate headquarters in Melbourne, Australia, AI offices throughout Asia and Europe and a global network of suppliers and component manufacturers to serve customers like General Motors and Lear Corporation. A Read More