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To help maintain control and remain ever-ready for improvements, healthcare SaaS application developer PointClickCare recently adopted a cloud-based IT service management solution. Whether it's monitoring medication management in a closed-loop integration with pharmacies, or managing ...
Setting up a deployment process on the cloud means a variety of choices. Most likely you’re prepared to make some tradeoffs. But getting a view across these potential tradeoffs can be difficult. Here are six popular deployments and advice for making the best choice for your organizatio...
Moore-Wilson is a British design and development agency, purveyors of "bespoke technology solutions". In other words, they're in charge of the full web app experience, from design and development to lifecycle maintenance. Their projects are mostly PHP-based, often using Drupal as a CMS...
The case study features an organization that has made a broad commitment to Linux and has adopted best practices to optimize that environment. The retailer highlighted in this IDC paper has taken an important step toward building a tightly controlled standard Linux server operating sys...
With more than 40 locations, Catholic Healthcare West was managing user identities across hundreds of applications running on multiple platforms. A streamlined identity management solution running on Linux has increased security and improved regulatory compliance, while dramatically re...
The advantages of running Linux are well known - lower costs, better adherence to open standards, no domineering corporate power, better security, etc. However, there's one area where Linux users are subject to all the same challenges and pitfalls as other systems: corporate e-mail. E-...
One of the most serious problems facing larger organizations considering using Linux and Open Source application stacks is managing the software environment. The basic Linux system has adequate tools to manage a single machine, or even a small group of machines, but once the population...
The DOE funds Sandia to find high-efficiency, low-emission solutions to complex combustion problems. As part of this mission, the CRF conducts complex simulations and analysis of turbulent reacting flows to study interactions between fluid dynamics and combustion chemistry that affect ...
Tulane University is home to the Center for Computational Science (CCS), a unique facility designed to provide computational resources for research projects across many disciplines. The Center provides an infrastructure for investigators interested in computational science to exchange ...
RSA MicroTech produces and distributes industrial fertilizer products to coast-to-coast wholesalers from four production facilities connected through their headquarters in Marysville, Washington. Orders range from a few hundred up to tens of thousands of dollars and total between $12 m...
Inveneo is a non-profit, social enterprise organization that designs, integrates and deploys affordable, sustainable, open ICT (Information, Communications, Technology) solutions for NGOs (Non-Government Organizations) and the remote communities/villages they serve worldwide.
Open source telephony will play a key role in keeping North American companies competitive in today's global marketplace. Not only does open source reduce upfront and operational costs, it increases productivity and furthers innovation in ways proprietary technologies cannot.
Strike a perfect balance between business and technology needs by finding a cost-effective server and operating environment with the large addressable memory space required to power memory-resident database technology.
Justin Smith thinks in practical terms. As CTO of Guilford County Government in North Carolina, budgetary concerns were the driving force in his considering Open Source technologies. Smith saved an estimated $27,000 a year by replacing two servers on the edge of his network, and began ...
This article describes how an industry-leading online pharmacy safely and successfully fills thousands of prescriptions each day using an ordering and workflow system built on top of SUSE Linux and Emic's clustering application solution.
From the start it seemed obvious. In building an electronic voting system (known to the industry as a DRE, or Direct Recording Electronic), you must follow four key principles:
The NAIS (NASA Acquisition Internet Service) organization provides procurement Web applications for the entire agency through a suite of 14 applications. Tools relating to efficient procurement, such as posting solicitations and looking up past performance data for contracts, are provi...
Data protection is never more vital than in the world of health care, where sensitive and life-impacting data is the cornerstone of medicine. More than 3,600 physicians in 26 states turn to our company for outsourced claims reimbursement management, making backup and recovery as critic...
Since its beginning in 1982, Orbital Sciences has become a pioneer in developing smaller rockets and satellite systems for such diverse purposes as intercepting hostile missiles launched against the U.S. or launching satellites for better cellular phone reception. With a range of space...
Mindbridge, the makers of IntraSmart, a software suite for intranet applications, always purchased PC clones for desktop machines. The cost of the hardware came to about $250 each, without the operating system. Testa suddenly realized that they spent twice as much on the desktop softwa...
When the North Carolina Cooperative Extension needed to overhaul the computer system for 1,200 users in multiple remote locations, systems programmer administrator Janyne Kizer found that Linux on thin clients was the best solution.
The Associated Press (AP), the world's oldest and largest news agency, offers a service that allows news providers to integrate AP online content directly into their Web sites. The service, AP Hosted News, is used by approximately 600 affiliate newspapers and broadcasters. The service ...
There has been some controversy recently over a Microsoft-commissioned TCO (total cost of ownership) study claiming that the long-term cost of Windows is lower than that of Linux. It's time to clear up the confusion.