Enterprise business applications

  • October 07, 2004 07 Oct'04

    Desktop Linux making inroads at SMBs

    It's not exactly a tidal wave, but the number of SMBs leaning on Linux for their desktop computing needs is on the grow.

  • October 01, 2004 01 Oct'04

    Linux is small biz boon, enterprise experiment -- for now

    The findings of a new report suggest Linux is making huge gains with small to medium-sized businesses. But will the widespread adoption of Linux on the desktop at the low end mean the operating system will lose its appeal to larger companies?

  • September 30, 2004 30 Sep'04

    The top five IT myths

    A CTO in the know is out to debunk some of IT's tall tech tales -- and help CIOs get the right stuff on their radar.

  • September 24, 2004 24 Sep'04

    SMBs lag behind in adoption of enterprise business applications

    A new study reveals that SMBs are much slower to adopt enterprise-wide business applications than their larger counterparts.

  • August 12, 2004 12 Aug'04

    Fear keeps IT tied to Exchange and away from Linux messaging

    Experts at LinuxWorld evangelized for Linux-based messaging and bad mouthed Exchange.

  • August 05, 2004 05 Aug'04

    Weighing your SMB email options

    Your company may benefit from an email system designed for small businesses or you may be better off with the fuller features found in an enterprise-level application. Our buyer's guide helps you decide.

  • July 12, 2004 12 Jul'04

    Mass. CIO opens up to open source

    Massachusetts CIO Peter Quinn has a plan to reform the state's IT operations, and open source software plays a leading role.

  • June 09, 2004 09 Jun'04

    CRM success requires more than money and a mandate

    It's a good start to have an ample budget and a commitment to making CRM work -- but it's only the tip of the iceberg. This month, columnist Lisa Loftis of Intelligent Solutions, Inc. delves into the critical factors of CRM success.

  • June 08, 2004 08 Jun'04

    Panel taps Web services, Linux, RFID as emerging technologies

    These technologies, along with wireless and ID management, are worth watching, but one big wrinkle has to be ironed out before they're ready for the ball.

  • June 06, 2004 06 Jun'04

    Windows, Linux to win war over data center

    Yikes! It's really happening. Analysts report that the shift toward Linux and Windows dominance in the data center has begun.

  • March 15, 2004 15 Mar'04

    Face-off: Hosted CRM

    Is it really cheaper, faster and simpler? Our editors go toe-to-toe on the merits (or lack thereof) of the hosted model.

  • February 16, 2004 16 Feb'04

    RFID: Obstacles and infrastructures

    Deployment of radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology is getting a little more static. But RFID should start making waves again once it clears a few hurdles. This Meta Group report spotlights some of the biggest obstacles to RFID adoption.

  • February 11, 2004 11 Feb'04

    IBM, ISVs lure NT users with Linux

    IBM shows off the customers it has won from Microsoft like a hunter displays moose heads on his billiard-room wall. But can Big Blue really convince more than a handful of NT users that Linux is a viable alternative?

  • October 06, 2003 06 Oct'03

    Allstate in good hands with outsource management software

    Outsourcing can be a cost saver, but Allstate found an "insurance policy" to guarantee more savings -- software to manage the outsourcing deal.

  • September 02, 2003 02 Sep'03

    Open source: Closing, closing

    Can Linux stay open and still gain acceptance in the corporate world? While "penguinistas" may consider it a sellout, experts think the penguin may have to close up a little before it jumps into the IT mainstream.