The recession hit manufacturing companies hard, but if there are any midmarket industrial manufacturers still growing, they can now buy a pre-packaged bundle of HP hardware, Oracle Acclerate software, Oracle Consulting services to help manage their businesses.
The recession hit manufacturing companies hard, but if there are any midmarket industrial manufacturers still growing, they can now buy a pre-packaged bundle of HP hardware, Oracle Acclerate software, Oracle Consulting services to help manage their businesses.Created and delivered by Oracle Consulting, the package consists of Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 pre-loaded, pre-configured, and pre-tested on HP BladeSystem infrastructure and HP StorageWorks Modular Smart Arrays. Actual configurations vary depending on the number of users, and the package includes onsite hardware set up and tech support for the application implementation.
Oracle Accelerate, the company's 3-year-old effort to address midsize companies, has been aggressively expanding its vertical market offerings. What seems unusual here, is that except for the largest mid-market customers, these solutions are typically sold to SMBs through Oracle partners who specialize in those vertical markets. In this case, though, the package is coming direct from Oracle and HP via Oracle Consulting.
InformationWeek Elite 100Our data shows these innovators using digital technology in two key areas: providing better products and cutting costs. Almost half of them expect to introduce a new IT-led product this year, and 46% are using technology to make business processes more efficient.
The UC Infrastructure TrapWorries about subpar networks tanking unified communications programs could be valid: Thirty-one percent of respondents have rolled capabilities out to less than 10% of users vs. 21% delivering UC to 76% or more. Is low uptake a result of strained infrastructures delivering poor performance?
Top IT Trends to Watch in Financial ServicesIT pros at banks, investment houses, insurance companies, and other financial services organizations are focused on a range of issues, from peer-to-peer lending to cybersecurity to performance, agility, and compliance. It all matters.
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