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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

Radwell International Selects Epicor to Advance Its Business


Epicor, a provider of business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail, and services organizations, has announced that Radwell International has selected Epicor Prophet 21 as its enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution to streamline its processes and support its growth plans. Operating as PLC Center, Radwell International stocks and sells new and surplus

heating  pneumatic/hydraulic; motion control; electronic; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC); and electrical control equipment for plant floor and facilities maintenance machinery. Radwell International also offers full component-level repair capabilities for industrial electronic and electrical equipment, and buys surplus industrial controls. John Janthor, vice president of information technology at Radwell International, stated: We have a rather large, complex technology environment with over 30 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

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

What Makes a Green Supply Chain?


The Green Philosophy There has been so much hype about “green” that many organizations are adopting it, but what is “green”, really? We hear and see it everywhere—in the food we eat (green beans), during our morning routine (green contact lenses), on our way to work (green traffic lights), in our down time (green tea), and during the course of our work day (green initiatives).  Green

heating  Having controls available for heating and cooling functions will manage energy usage throughout the facility. On a similar note, using paving materials that have lighter colors (e.g., roofing) as well as better insulated facilities, will help maintain the temperature in building. Reduced Packaging. Reducing the amount of packaging in the shipping process will help reduce the consumption of energy and resources.  Using lightweight packaging material reduces the weight of shipments; moving lightweight 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

Beware of Legacy Data - It Can Be Lethal


Legacy data can be lethal to your expensive new application – two case studies and some practical recommendations.

heating  a former company selling heating. One of the old customer information systems turned out to be a real nightmare. Because that system was so slow, call center employees used to enter a new customer record when somebody called. That way they could at least enter a complaint or request in the system. The company got rid of the legacy applications, but not the legacy data. Months after the migration the organization was still struggling resulting in many unhappy customers. Case: A Retailer This retail Read More

Finding Opportunity in Rising Fuel Costs: Strategies for Industrial Equipment Companies


The rising price of fuel has set in motion a series of more profound changes for both consumers and industry. But those companies that take comfort from the recent easing of fuel prices and whose management actions go no further than attempts to mitigate the immediate impact of fuel price increases will end up at a serious disadvantage in the market. Find out how your company can find opportunity in changing fuel markets.

heating  Many also find production heating and cooling cost rises are a challenge. Source: Industry Directions study of MFG.com marketplace North American buyers. Minimizing Freight and Travel Costs The scale of the fuel cost problem for each company will vary depending on a variety of factors. These include the size and weight of components and finished products, supply chain complexity, geographical scope of the supply chain, and the number of staff and site visits required to commission, install, and carry out Read More

They do it like that in the Balkans -- Select and deploy ERP, I mean (Part I)


The launch of TEC’s blog has somewhat coincided with my visit to Belgrade, Serbia (what used to be Yugoslavia and then Serbia @ Montenegro) for personal reasons. Those several days spent in my homeland in late October/early November (whereby I missed my beloved Boston Red Sox’ winning the MLB World Series ’07 Championship, darn it!) I at least used this time to also learn about the enterprise

heating  Novi Sad (a public heating utility in the city of Novi Sad) and Aerodrom Nikola Tesla u Beogradu or the Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport . Oracle has some additional presence, because one investment fund ( Salford ) has bought a majority of dairies and some food and mineral water plants in Serbia (thereby establishing the Danube Food Group in Serbia). The corporation has been trying for years to implement JD Edwards (first acquired by PeopleSoft, and now part of Oracle) as its ERP standard. There are also a 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

Reconnecting with Cincom Systems


Cincom executives lay out some facts, and Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) Principal Analyst P.J. Jakovljevic discovers that Cincom Acquire isn't the old-school client-server sales product configurator he thought it was. Since about 2005, Cincom Acquire has been Web-enabled and functionally expanded to instill knowledge into sales processes (not only into engineering processes).

heating  electronic components, and commercial heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems. The vendor''s go-to-market strategy is via direct sales in North America, EMEA, and Asia-Pacific, and indirectly via Microsoft Dynamics channel partners (e.g., Fujitsu , Avanade , Quantier , Softeco , Topkey , Enhance , i5 , Mimax , Veotos , NessPRO , Probis , MARP , etc.) and niche integrators elsewhere (e.g., eLogic , Resulting Services , Cybercom , EcoSoft , etc.). Cincom''s CPQ offering is marketed under 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

Preparing for Product Development in Process Manufacturing


Combining process industry–oriented product lifecycle management capabilities with process manufacturing–oriented enterprise resource planning ones can help alleviate many of the challenges particular to the process manufacturers, especially in the areas of product development and regulatory compliance.

heating  involve irreversible mixing, blending, heating, melting, and other operations, while the duration, operating conditions, and sequence of production steps can have a dramatic impact on the yielded material. Has anyone ever attempted to turn orange juice back into its original water, sugar, sodium, and, of course, unpeeled oranges; extract crude oil from derivatives; or extract the pigments out of paint? Conversely, one can disassemble a finished car into its original components, such as tires, spark Read More