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Ventyx-Utilities’ One-Stop-Shop Provider?
In 2012, there is still no such thing as a true “total solution provider” for energy and utility companies. These companies just have too many needs across the

one source telecommunication  to meet client needs. One can imagine some social collaboration needs amongst field technicians, but the need is not crystal clear yet. TEC: What is your mobility strategy? Ventyx: We will leverage mobile technology from all mobilized products to create a universal Ventyx mobile application. We are relying on platform-neutral technologies, including HTML5, JavaScript, and the open source Web browser engine WebKit, to create an application that can be easily redeployed on new mobile platforms. We have

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one source telecommunication  sheer fact that it's one of the top-line item expenses for most organizations. As you develop your Telecom Expense Management strategy and solution -and defend it in the boardroom -you will need to be prepared to address the following challenges. Board Members have serious SOX compliance concerns that a Telecom Expense Management solution addresses. Telecom Expense Management addresses many areas of corporate infrastructure found in Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Act. Section 404 requires that Read More

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one source telecommunication  take a packet from one IP address called the source and do its best to make sure the packet gets to another IP address called the destination. What happens internally in the network is quite complex, but the end result is that when you hand off a packet to IP, it (probably) gets to the destination in a short time. IP has the following characteristics: Its job is to get packets from one IP address to another. IP does not make guarantees that the packet will arrive. If you send several IP packets, any of Read More

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RFID Case Study: Gillette and Provia Part One: Background


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A Semi-open Source Vendor Discusses Market Trends


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one source telecommunication  One for SAP Business One Navigator One is a suite of modules for SAP Business One—a business management software application designed specifically for small to midsize businesses (SMBs). Used by over 23,000 customers today, SAP Business One manages business functions across sales, operations, service, and financials, in an integrated software system. The Navigator One modules extend the core SAP Business One functionality in a completely integrated, same-look-and-feel option for Navigator’s Read More

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