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How Are the Market Leaders Navigating the World of Value-added Resellers?
Notwithstanding moves from major vendors and value-added resellers, addressing the needs of small and medium businesses requires significant changes within

value added network  strong and based on value augmented by the reseller's expertise. As an example, MSS Technologies Inc ., a provider of business management solutions and consulting solutions in the western US, works with Oracle and IBM to provide its mid-market customers manufacturing and financial management IT solutions based on JD Edwards Enterprise One and IBM. The increased investment is directed at re-establishing and augmenting programs previously in place between JD Edwards and IBM, as well as at delivering new

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Outsourcing, IT Infrastructure

The IT Infrastructure Outsourcing knowledge base focuses on the selection of companies who provide outsource services in the areas of information technology (IT) infrastructure. The typical types of activities that these providers perform include data center operations; network operations; backup/recovery services, data storage management services; system administration services; end user support of desktop PCs, laptops, and handheld devices; web site, or application hosting, etc.  

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Protecting Your Network Against the Growing Danger of Web Attacks


Web-borne malware is now more common than malware entering a company through e-mail. The number of Web sites carrying malware increased by 400 percent in 2008. This can cause serious issues for your business. You need to proactively protect your networks both by instituting acceptable usage policies for employee Web usage and by implementing a solution that can effectively combat these malware intrusions. Find out how.

value added network  that might provide more value to an organization. This white paper, sponsored by MessageLabs, now part of Symantec, discusses the nature of Web-borne threats, the options that are available to organizations to deal with them, and information on hosted Web security services. The Need to Protect Against Web-Based Threats THE WEB REPRESENTS A GROWING THREAT VECTOR For the past several years, email has represented the most serious threat vector for organizations of all sizes ' viruses, worms and other forms Read More

Plante Moran Joins Epicor Partner Network


Epicor and Plante Moran announced a strategic alliance to deliver Epicor’s flagship enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution, Epicor ERP, to its growing manufacturing client base.

value added network  services. More than 400 value-added resellers (VARs) and authorized consultants participate in the Epicor Inspired Partner Network worldwide.   Plante Moran’s relationship with Epicor is in addition to the firm’s longstanding alliances with other business software solution vendors such as Plex . Plante Moran has a staff of more than 2,000 professionals, with offices throughout Michigan, Ohio, and Illinois, as well as in China, Mexico, and India.   As part of the Partner Network, Plante Moran will Read More

Innovative Approaches in the Free-for-all World of Value-added Resellers


The universe of existing applications partners is relatively stable; some occasional movement from dropping one product in favor of another occurs naturally, and no vendor is immune to losing partners. But some innovative vendors are doing their best.

value added network  the region, and add value to customers by providing a greater choice in local partners with new industry skill sets. It currently has a team of twenty people across the region to help drive its indirect sales strategy. By 2008, its aim is to increase license revenues from the channel to represent 30 percent of Intentia's total license revenues. Business partners selected by Intentia will qualify for the EMEA Jump Start Program , which will provide business partners with the tools necessary to Read More

Supply Chain Network Visibility and Analytics


The complexity of the global economy is a powerful motivation for companies to look for new ways to increase efficiency and productivity. That’s why companies must have the ability to transform information into meaningful, accurate insights. Most importantly, these insights must be systematically interconnected, to align business strategy with tactics through a seamless integration of analytical, transactional, and collaborative processes.

value added network  , Demand Optimization , Value Chain , Value Network , Supply Chain Logistics , Distribution , Logistics , Supply Chain Module , Value Chain Management , CONTENTS Executive Summary The Need for Network-Wide Supply Chain Visibility Decision Making and Event Handling Visibility Leads to Better Coordination Process Visibility Supply Chain Event Management Centralized Control, Role-Based Access The Pitfalls of Poor Supply Chain Visibility Collaboration and Coordination Alerting and Event Resolution Product Read More

Concur's Customers Can Network Now


Following the path of other E-procurement vendors, Concur announced a purchasing network for large companies. At the same time, Concur announced that its entire suite of products, including access to its purchasing network, will be available to small and mid-sized companies as an outsourced, Web-based product.

value added network  early adopters recognize the value of their investment. We believe that Concur's marketplace will have no trouble becoming competitive with Ariba's and Commerce One's (at least within North America; see TEC News Analysis: Commerce One to Procure for the Antipodes...and Elsewhere October 5th, 1999) for a discussion of Commerce One's international strategy), and we see no compelling reason for a vendor to want to sign with only one such network. As Concur becomes recognized as an equal in providing Read More

Maximize Value from Your IT Investment


In the informative white paper using technology to maximize business value, you'll learn how to get maximum value from your IT systems.

value added network  Value from Your IT Investment You've made a sizable investment in IT. Now how do you get the maximum value from your investment? In the informative white paper Using Technology to Maximize Business Value , you'll learn how to get maximum value from your IT systems. Find out how you can drive more value from your IT infrastructure by building on your current platform benchmarking and measuring company performance integrating dashboarding into management practices developing the right rewards to Read More

Unleashing the SAN In Your IP Network


Computer storage holds the lifeblood of today's economy. From movies, music, books, and classroom materials, to corporate, personal, and financial data of all sorts, everything is being stored digitally. For this reason, the information and the knowledge derived from today's Internet-reliant world have become the core elements by which our society increases its productivity. Find out more in this white paper from Stonefly.

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The Egenera Processing Area Network (PAN) Architecture


The past decade saw the emergence of the storage area network as a way to centralize, consolidate, and virtualize deployment and management of storage resources. This architecture was developed to address complex problems that arose as storage moved from a central point (the mainframe-based data center) to a distributed model due to growth in departmental systems and applications.

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Network Access Control (NAC): Planning a Successful Rollout and Implementation


With the emergence of network access control (NAC) technologies, network administrators now have tools to gain critical network understanding. NAC solutions can contribute significantly to an organization’s business objectives by automatically enforcing network and security policies, preventing network downtimes, maintaining network integrity, and meeting compliance regulations. With this in mind, it’s important to look at what NAC implementations actually require.

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Standardized Battlespace SOA: Enabling Network-centric Operations


Network-centric operations (NCO) provide the ability to leverage information networks to generate a more dynamic and agile decision-making space. A fundamental enabler is service-orientated architecture (SOA). The use of industry-standard IT architectures helps ensure that systems can be provisioned rapidly, shared as appropriate, and give the flexibility and response times needed within such challenging environments.

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Reduce the Risk of Network and Application Performance Issues


More than ever before, the IT network is a strategic asset to a business, and any downtime or degradation in network or application performance can directly impact an organization’s bottom line. This white paper looks at a methodology for solving network and application performance issues and outlines a new approach to getting to their root causes more quickly.

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Evaluating the Total Cost of Network Ownership


The upfront expenses of a network comprise only 19% of the total cost. The remaining 81% can sneak up on bank management, often unaware of some subtle TCO factors

value added network  in understanding the business value of IT projects. Bank management can ask some questions to help determine the current TCO status. Will purchasing new technology affect the TCO? Which best practices will lower the TCO? Are there hidden costs involved? Are staffing levels appropriate? Is the bank making the right investments? Improving the TCO Each bank will take a unique approach to improving its TCO. Management can start by setting TCO target goals, and then determining the activities that will Read More

Securing Visitor Access through Network Access Control Technology


The network infrastructure in today’s enterprises faces incredible challenges as both business processes and workforce requirements evolve. Furthermore, large public enterprises are hosting exponentially higher numbers of financial auditors due to US federal regulations, especially Sarbanes-Oxley. This has caused a heightened need to ensure that the network remains safe, while still permitting auditors and their unknown devices to remain productive.

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