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Desktop PCs: Meet the New Boss, Same as the Old Boss… (Dell)
This year, the market can be summed up as 3D: Dell Direct Desktop. In comparison, Compaq and IBM are looking a little flat.

ibm pc compatible  market. Late in 1999, IBM announced they would withdraw from the consumer/retail PC portions of the very market they created in the first place. IBM's consumer line, the Aptiva, has not been able to compete against the Presarios and Pavilions of the world. Consumer: Aptiva Business: PC 300 High-end: Intellistation Appliance: NetVista (not yet shipping) IBM needs to capture mind share, as well as market share, with the NetVista. It must avoid supply problems that have plagued IBM in the past (especially

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What’s All This Benchmark Stuff, Anyway?


Vendors love to quote benchmarks in their product literature, press releases, and any place they think someone will use the numbers to make a buying decision. But what do the benchmarks mean, and which ones really matter?

ibm pc compatible  a group that includes IBM-compatible personal computers. With the advent of RISC ( R educed I nstruction S et C omputer or C omputing) machines, measuring the number of instructions executed became an apples/oranges comparison, with the conflict akin to religious warfare. In addition, the lines between CISC and RISC have become more blurred. This conflict led to the need to develop benchmarks more focused on system performance than component performance, as well as to provide more refined performance Read More

Intel Faces 820 Chipset Problems (Again)


In the latest round of setbacks to beset Intel’s performance-oriented 820 chipset, the manufacturer announces a recall of nearly a million motherboards shipped in 1999 & 2000.

ibm pc compatible  in its 820-based motherboards. IBM IBM [NYSE:IBM] has stated that they are unaffected , since only RDRAM is used on IBM's 820-based motherboards. Hewlett Packard Unfortunately, Hewlett Packard [NYSE:HWP] has used the 820/SDRAM combination is some of its systems, such as the Kayak XM600. HP has not yet announced a repair/replacement policy. Gateway According to Gateway, although Gateway uses SDRAM extensively, it has never deployed the 820 chipset and customers are unaffected. Others The systems builders Read More

GNOME Will Try to Buff Up Linux


In its fight to catch up to Windows for desktop mindshare and market share, Linux has received a boost from the Gnome Foundation and a number of key systems manufacturers.

ibm pc compatible  of Compaq, HP, and IBM, GNOME stands a decent chance of being more than just a pipe dream. If the Gnome Foundation can also secure the support of Dell, Gateway and eMachines (less likely, but still possible), this will mean they have the support of all the top PC manufacturers in the US market, which will lead to increased market share - not enough to topple Windows, but enough to turn Linux into a legitimate desktop contender. We have deliberately omitted discussion of KDE, the other main Linux desktop e Read More

Gates Previews Pen-Based Computer


Microsoft chairman Bill Gates used Comdex to present his next hardware solution, a pen-computing tablet-sized PC code named, amazingly enough, the Tablet PC.

ibm pc compatible  However, in recent weeks IBM and Compaq - while not precluding the possibility for future products - have said they will not use Crusoe in various upcoming notebook products. (Note: Compaq has more recently stated they have not made any decision re: designing out Crusoe). Dell won't even switch to AMD, never mind an unproven CPU from a startup company. All this combines to dim Transmeta's prospects, but we do not believe they are in trouble - for now. The next 3-6 months will of course make their picture Read More

Analysis of SAS Institute and IBM Intelligence Alliance


The SAS Institute and International Business Machines announced a new business intelligence relationship on January 24, 2000. IBM has announced that it is refocusing its partnering efforts "to provide world-class e-business applications." The SAS Institute will provide BI expertise and leverage IBM's consultant force.

ibm pc compatible  of SAS Institute and IBM Intelligence Alliance Event Summary At IBM's PartnerWorld 2000 in San Diego this Monday (24Jan00), SAS Institute and IBM will announce a new business intelligence relationship that will include the formation of consulting practices focused on SAS solutions, and further development of e-business intelligence solutions that integrate IBM's DB2 database product family and SAS software. The announcement between the two business intelligence leaders is the latest in a select group of Read More

IBM Nabs Another Application Vendor


Vignette is IBM's latest partner. This global strategic alliance promises to boost revenue for both parties. The verdict is still out on the impact to future software development.

ibm pc compatible  Nabs Another Application Vendor IBM Nabs Another Application Vendor L. Talarico - August 31, 2000 Event Summary International Business Machines Corporation. (NYSE: IBM) recently entered into a global strategic alliance with Vignette (NASDAQ: VIGN), a developer of e-businesses applications including CRM software. Under the agreement Vignette will closely integrate the V/5 E-business Applications suite with IBM's WebSphere Commerce Suite and Application Server. As part of the agreement Vignette promises to Read More

JBoss Enterprise BRMS Compared to IBM Operational Decision Manager and IBM Business Process Manager Standard


The combination of business rules management systems (BRMS), complex event processing (CEP), and business process management (BPM) allows companies to create business solutions with less variability, improved accuracy, and greater environmental awareness. This competitive brief presents a mix of similarities and differences between JBoss Enterprise BRMS and the combined IBM Operational Decision Manager and IBM Business Process Manager Standard software.

ibm pc compatible  Enterprise BRMS Compared to IBM Operational Decision Manager and IBM Business Process Manager Standard The combination of business rules management systems (BRMS), complex event processing (CEP), and business process management (BPM) allows companies to create business solutions with less variability, improved accuracy, and greater environmental awareness. This competitive brief presents a mix of similarities and differences between JBoss Enterprise BRMS and the combined IBM Operational Decision Manager Read More

Compaq and IBM Alliance for Storage


Compaq and IBM will now cross-sell each other’s storage products, and will work together to make their storage hardware and software interoperable.

ibm pc compatible  and IBM Alliance for Storage Compaq and IBM Alliance for Storage R. Krause - August 3, 2000 Event Summary [Source: IBM Press Release] In July, Compaq Computer Corporation and IBM announced a strategic agreement to accelerate customer acceptance of open storage networking solutions. Both companies are committed to interoperability of each company's storage hardware and software, and will also sell significant products from each other's storage portfolios. The total of investments currently planned by Read More

IBI + IBM = EAI


The latest entrant in the race to support IBM's MQSeries Integrator Version 2 is Information Builders (IBI) with its Middleware Technology Group's 'Enterprise Connector for MQSeries Integrator'. The product provides SQL access to over 80 different data sources, and should prove a good fit with MQSI. In addition, IBI has announced support for IBM’s WebSphere Application Server.

ibm pc compatible  + IBM = EAI IBI + IBM = EAI M. Reed - December 14, 2000 Event Summary Information Builders (IBI) , has announced support for IBM's (NYSE: IBM) MQSeries Integrator Version 2 via IBI's Enterprise Connector for MQSeries Integrator product. The combination of the two products provides application support on over 35 different platforms and over 120 relational, non-relational, transaction, and application sources. Information Builders has worked with IBM to provide rapid integration solutions for more Read More

B2Big Deal for IBM, Ariba, and i2


IBM, Ariba and i2 announce a partnership whose goal is to accelerate the real value provided by E-commerce and whose effect is to leave some companies quaking in their boots.

ibm pc compatible  and vertical market makers. IBM will build its own $45 billion private supplier marketplace on Ariba's and i2's technologies. IBM will make minority equity investments in Ariba and i2. Ariba and i2 will target their products to use IBM's business software and hardware, and will run on the Linux operating system. The three companies will create a competency center to further the application of E-commerce technologies. IBM Global Services will provide hosting, support and systems integration services. Read More

Understanding IBM Lotus Web Content Management Software


IBM Lotus Web Content Management software is IBM’s Web content management system offering. Lotus Web Content Management software provides tools to apply business rules and processes to content, helping to ensure that specific information assets from across the enterprise are delivered via Web sites and portal. This factsheet provides a detailed overview of key Lotus Web Content Management features.

ibm pc compatible  IBM Lotus Web Content Management Software IBM Lotus Web Content Management software is IBM’s Web content management system offering. Lotus Web Content Management software provides tools to apply business rules and processes to content, helping to ensure that specific information assets from across the enterprise are delivered via Web sites and portal. This factsheet provides a detailed overview of key Lotus Web Content Management features. Read More

A More Social IBM (for Enterprises, at Least)


On November 8, 2010, IBM announced its Global Business Services initiative to help companies address their social networking initiatives and issues, and use social network technologies and strategies.An important part of this announcement was the unveiling of IBM Lotus Connections 3.0, an application that provides tools for social networking and collaboration: forums, blogs, and social

ibm pc compatible  More Social IBM (for Enterprises, at Least) On November 8, 2010,  IBM announced its Global Business Services initiative to help companies address their social networking initiatives and issues, and use social network technologies and strategies. An important part of this announcement was the unveiling of IBM Lotus Connections 3.0 , an application that provides tools for social networking and collaboration: forums, blogs, and social analytics, as well as other interesting tasks. This complete initiative Read More

IBM & ILOG Matrimony: Good for BPM, Uncertain for SCM? -- Part 3


Part 2 of this blog topic continued to analyze IBM’s rationale behind acquiring ILOG to bolster its service oriented architecture (SOA) and business process management (BPM) platforms, in part due to the capabilities of archrival Oracle. What About ILOG's SCM Products? Whether as a sort of “collateral damage” (given IBM’s foremost interest in beefing up its SOA/BPM infrastructure product) or

ibm pc compatible  topic continued to analyze IBM ’s rationale behind acquiring ILOG to bolster its service oriented architecture (SOA) and business process management (BPM) platforms, in part due to the capabilities of archrival Oracle . What About ILOG's SCM Products? Whether as a sort of “collateral damage” (given IBM’s foremost interest in beefing up its SOA/BPM infrastructure product) or maybe not, the acquisition also leaves IBM with the supply chain management (SCM) applications business that ILOG has Read More

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