InDetails


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Glasswall Solutions email security
By: Fran Howarth

Glasswall Solutions' email security platform helps organisations to counter a large and growing threat - that of the security and integrity of emails.

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Agile Designer Javelin
By: Philip Howard

Javelin is the latest extension to Grid-Tools' Agile Designer, adding an automated testing framework.

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Uniface Development Platform version 10 A high productivity development platform
By: David Norfolk

Uniface has been a successful (profitable) highproductivity, model-based, development platform for many years, with a loyal set of enterprise customers.

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Uniface for High Productivity Mobile Development
By: David Norfolk

The prime use case for Mobile Development in Uniface is the addition of a mobile channel to existing Enterprise applications.

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Ancelus
By: Philip Howard

Ancelus is an ACID compliant database with extreme performance characteristics, developed and marketed by Time Compression Strategies Corporation (TCSC).

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NuoDB Swifts Release 2.1
By: Philip Howard

NuoDB is a very interesting product, both from a conceptual and an architectural point of view.

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Kdb+ and the Internet of Things/Big Data
By: Philip Howard

Kdb+ is a column-based relational database with extensive in-memory capabilities, developed and marketed by Kx Systems.

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Uniface 9.6 update
By: David Norfolk

The focus in version 9.6 of Uniface is on providing developers with a rich graphical environment that rivals any other Windows 8 development platform.

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InterSystems Caché
By: Philip Howard

Caché can do what conventional transactional databases can do, only better.

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InterSystems Ensemble
By: Philip Howard

InterSystems Ensemble is not quite like any other product in the market ...

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SolarWinds Log & Event Manager a full-functioned, yet affordable, SIEM
By: Fran Howarth

SolarWinds LEM provides all of the essential features required of a SIEM, but at a fraction of the cost of many competing products.

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Glasswall Solutions a technology engine for document content security and integrity
By: Fran Howarth

Glasswall Solutions is a technology vendor that has developed an alternative way of countering threats related to documents.

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RainStor archiving
By: Philip Howard

In this paper we will discuss the facilities provided, supported by the views of a number of RainStor customers to whom we have spoken.

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NuoDB
By: Philip Howard

NuoDB is a very interesting product, both from a conceptual and an architectural point of view.

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CSI Tools Access Governance for Identities in SAP Environments
By: Fran Howarth

CSI Tools provide the automation required to solve the access governance problems that are inherent in SAP environments.

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Compuware Uniface v9.6
By: David Norfolk

This release streamlines the product (Uniface Flow is now deprecated, for example) and improves its support for Windows.

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FireMon Security Manager Platform
By: Fran Howarth

FireMon is an enterprise security management technology vendor. Its technology helps organisations to visualise, analyse and automate security management processes.

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Denodo Platform 5.0
By: Philip Howard

The Denodo Platform 5.0 (best described as a Data Virtualisation and Enterprise Data Services Platform) is a data virtualisation solution provided by the company of the same name.

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Safyr
By: Philip Howard

Safyr provides a deep understanding of ERP environments including SAP R/3, SAP BW and all of Oracle's major ERP and CRM packages.

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Optimising back office performance with eg solutions
By: Simon Holloway

In Bloor Research’s view, eg have produced one of the leading products in the operations management platform space

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uRiKA
By: Philip Howard

uRiKA is an appliance for graph analytics which contains a graph database, but what exactly is a graph database or, for that matter, a graph, and why should you care?

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Sage ERP X3 An ERP for the mid-market
By: Simon Holloway

Sage has gone a long way to produce an ERP package that is easy to use and able to support organisations that have a small IT department.

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Sybase IQ 15.4
By: Philip Howard

Sybase IQ is a columnar database that was designed to support data warehousing from its inception.

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expressor 3.5 to 4.0
By: Philip Howard

Talk to any vendor in the data integration market and they will tell you that their biggest competitor is hand coding. Why? The simple answer is...

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EXASolution 4.0
By: Philip Howard

EXASolution has a number of potential advantages over its rivals, which range from ease of implementation to performance and from low cost of ownership to rapid

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Innovator for Business Analysts an agile Business Process modelling tool
By: David Norfolk

With Innovator for Business Analysts, MID offers a modern, forwards looking tool for the business analyst role-oriented towards business stakeholders (rather than mainly targeting IT).

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Composite Information Server for Netezza
By: Philip Howard

This paper contains a brief consideration of Composite's technology, together with details of how it interrelates to Netezza, plus a discussion of potential uses of this combined technology.

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IBM InfoSphere Data Replication & Federation
By: Philip Howard

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Saphir from Silwood Technology
By: Philip Howard

It is not often that one can give an unequivocal recommendation for a product or technology. There are nearly always some sort of mitigating or offsetting factors...

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Grid-Tools Data Masking
By: Philip Howard

This paper argues that using manual methods for data masking will typically be inadequate, is time consuming and costly.

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Sybase IQ 15.3
By: Philip Howard

Sybase IQ is a column-based relational database that has been designed specifically for analytics and business intelligence applications.

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Composite Data Virtualization Platform
By: Philip Howard

Data virtualisation is now a mainstream technology with a significant number of major organisations employing it for a variety of purposes.

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Compuware Uniface version 9.5
By: David Norfolk

Uniface aims at being the RIA development tool of choice for organisations that want to get up to speed quickly with efficient web and cloudbased applications,

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Grid-Tools Test Data Management
By: Philip Howard

As far as we know, Grid-Tools is the only specialist vendor in this space. In our view, Datamaker is the most extensive and most complete test data management product that is available on the market today.

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The Interactive Medica Life Sciences Application Suite
By: Gerry Brown

Interactive Medica's SaaS-based Application Suite is optimised for Life Sciences companies. CRM, KAM embedded analytics and KPI dashboards are included.

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expressor 3.x
By: Philip Howard

expressor has taken a leaf out of the open source book by introducing its Community Edition that you can download and try out for free.

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EMC Data Domain Replicator for enterprise environments
By: Peter Williams

In this paper, Bloor looks at the capabilities and functionality of EMC Data Domain Replicator software.

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Talend Data Management Platform
By: Philip Howard

Talend is established as the leading open source provider for data integration and the introduction of a unified data management solution represents a major step forward for the company.

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Sybase ETL for Sybase IQ
By: Philip Howard

Sybase ETL is tightly integrated with Sybase IQ, has performance optimisations for Sybase IQ, and serves as a reasonable-cost alternative to enterprise-grade ETL solutions.

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Netfira - a B2B software solution Connecting buyers and sellers in real time
By: Simon Holloway

Netfira have identified a niche in the market place and produced a service that provides a solution to the issue of handling all the suppliers or partners/dealers of an organisation.

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No Software. No Source Code. No Problem.
By: Nigel Stanley

Why a new kind of security testing in the cloud just might change everything we knew about application security

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Sybase IQ 15.2
By: Philip Howard

The column-based approach advocated by Sybase will provide substantially better performance at lower cost than traditional approaches for analytical, reporting and data warehousing environments.

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Optimising Back Office Performance With eg solutions
By: Simon Holloway

The key to choosing the right Operations Management Platform for your organisation is to understand the main areas that you want to have control over.

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Composite Data Virtualization Platform
By: Philip Howard

Composite Data Virtualization Platform is the general-purpose product of choice within this sector of the market.

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Netezza Data Virtualizer powered by Composite Software
By: Philip Howard

Powered by the Composite Information Server, the Netezza Data Virtualizer provides a method for linking multiple Netezza appliances into a single, federated environment.

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Compuware Uniface 9.4
By: David Norfolk

Compuware continues to gain significant numbers of new customers for Uniface: not only does the product warrant such an investment, it merits even more widespread consideration.

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Sybase IQ 15.1
By: Philip Howard

Sybase IQ is a column-based relational database that has been designed specifically for analytics and business intelligence applications.

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Infobright
By: Philip Howard

Infobright's high performance analytic data warehouse is designed to handle business-driven queries on large volumes of data - without IT intervention.

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Sybase IQ 15
By: Philip Howard

The column-based approach advocated by Sybase will provide substantially better performance at lower cost for analytical, reporting and data warehousing environments.

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ParAccel PADB 2.0
By: Philip Howard

The ParAccel Analytic Database provides exactly what it says on the tin: a massively parallel, columnar database that has been optimised for analytics and ad hoc queries.

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Artisan Studio a standards-based tool for Systems and Software Engineering
By: David Norfolk

Artisan Studio is a standards-based, graphical, systems and software engineering tool.

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eIQ SecureVue
By: Philip Howard

SecureVue is the most complete product in the SIEM market in terms of its breadth of data collection capabilities.

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Nuxeo ECM Solutions
By: Bharat Mistry

Nuxeo is able to manage large volumes of data and supports hundreds of users to fit the scalability requirements of critical ECM business applications.

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expressor software
By: Philip Howard

expressor is a data integration tool that also provides significant capabilities to support data stewardship. However, it differs significantly from other products in the market.

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New Model Marketing - building on experience
By: Martin Banks

The Think Smart approach is to build a consistent, industrialised process through which to manage the four major elements of the marketing process.

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EXASolution
By: Philip Howard

EXASolution is a massively parallel database management system especially developed for data warehousing applications.

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BakBone NetVault: Real-Time Data Protector continuous backup with recovery
By: Peter Williams

BakBone's NetVault: Real-Time Data Protector carries out data recovery in a unique way which sets it apart from all other CDP software in a Windows environment.

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Caché 2008
By: Philip Howard

We have no doubt that Caché offers better performance both for the developer and in production than comparable systems from much more well-known vendors.

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LogLogic
By: Philip Howard

LogLogic is a major contender in the security and event management markets, and one of its leaders.

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LogRhythm
By: Philip Howard

LogRhythm represents disruptive technology, since it has combined what were previously regarded as separate markets into a solution based on a single platform

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QuickRecover Mainframe Virtual Tape Library solution from Shoden Data Systems
By: Peter Williams

QuickRecover is the only VTL/de-dupe solution currently available for IBM mainframes.

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Data Domain DD690 data deduplication appliance
By: Peter Williams

Data Domain is a pioneer and the market leader in data deduplication technology implementation; its appliances currently hold a market share in excess of 50%

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Exeros
By: Philip Howard

Discovery offers clear technical advantages and has extended capabilities not generally found elsewhere.

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Talend Open Studio 3
By: Philip Howard

Talend Open Studio is worth serious consideration in more or less all circumstances.

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ShoreTel 8.1 Unified Communications solution
By: Carl Potter

ShoreTel has an innovative approach to providing UC solutions based around its distributed ShoreGear voice switches.

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Compuware Uniface 9.3
By: Philip Howard

Compuware Uniface continues to gain new customers for not only does the product warrant such an investment, it merits even more widespread consideration.

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Rever
By: Philip Howard

This paper focuses on the use of REVER for migration projects, but also considers the complementary nature of its use for data quality purposes.

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Progress Apama 4.0
By: Philip Howard

Progress Apama is a complex event processing platform aimed at building real-time, event-driven applications and supporting event driven architectures.

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Composite Discovery
By: Philip Howard

This InDetail paper discusses Composite Discovery, which provides search capabilities against structured data that may be stored in multiple locations.

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EXASolution
By: Philip Howard

EXASolution has a number of potential advantages over its rivals, which range from ease of implementation to performance and from low cost of ownership to rapid time to value.

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IBM WebSphere RFID Information Center and WebSphere Premises Server
By: Simon Holloway

The new strategy, involving the move from RFID to sensory devices, shows that IBM really understands where this market is going.

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InSync Edgeware
By: Simon Holloway

InSync Edgeware Development Platform is a web-based development platform for RFID, GPS and other location-driven applications.

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QPR Business Process Management Suite
By: Simon Holloway

QPR have put together an impressive set of products to provide an environment for the development and management of business processes.

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Datanomic dn:Director
By: Philip Howard

dn:Director from Datanomic is a single product with a single repository that encompasses all of the sorts of facilities that are needed for data quality purposes.

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DataDirect Shadow v7
By: Martin Banks

Shadow v7 expands the range of SOA and data connectivity options available to existing System z mainframe users.

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BEZVision
By: Philip Howard

BEZ Systems provides predictive performance management (PPM) for various databases and, with BEZVision, this extends to encompass the application that goes alongside that database.

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SEEBURGER RFID Gateway/SCM Portal
By: Simon Holloway

RFID Gateway/SCM Portal builds upon the solid base of the Business Integration Server.

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Oracle Sensor Edge Server
By: Simon Holloway

Oracle Sensor Edge Server is an integral component of Oracle Application Server forming part of the Application Server group of Oracle's Fusion Middleware stack

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PNMsoft SEQUENCE
By: Simon Holloway

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RFID Anywhere from Sybase iAnywhere
By: Simon Holloway

Sybase iAnywhere has engineered a very compelling product to support the middleware functionality in RFID and sensory management applications.

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Open-Tec CStore Content Archive
By: Peter Williams

There are as yet no direct competitors in this niche, yet it addresses a growing requirement. CStore has major disruptive market potential.

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Cordys BPMS
By: Simon Holloway

Cordys is a 2nd generation BPMS tool with its support for SOA principles built in.

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GlobeRanger iMotion
By: Simon Holloway

The iMotion 5.2 platform separates business logic from device management. All device management occurs within the Edge Device Management (EDM) architecture where devices are configured and monitored, while business logic and context is applied within the

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OATSystems OAT Foundation Suite v6.0
By: Simon Holloway

OAT Foundation Suite is one of the most deployed pieces of RFID middleware in the world. Obviously being first in the market helps get a company established...

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RF-iT You-R OPEN
By: Simon Holloway

RF-iT Solutions uses a concept called a 'Tube'. What is a Tube? A Tube is a complete solution for an identification point. They represent a communication channel between tags or devices and IT back-end systems...

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K2 blackpearl
By: Simon Holloway

K2 realised that modelling of business processes is only a small part of a complete BPMS. This factor, in conjunction with the need to support a declarative driven-model, was the fundamental principle behind the development of K2 blackpearl.

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SAP Auto-ID Infrastructure and SAP Auto-ID Enterprise
By: Simon Holloway

When SAP entered the RFID market initially, they offered a product (AII) which seemed to sit between the real edge devices and the centralised SAP system; so it was a site solution. This year, their strategy has broadened to support the management of mast

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Composite Information Server
By: Philip Howard

Composite Information Server is, technically speaking, an enterprise information integration (EII) platform...

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NetSuite SuiteBundler
By: Martin Banks

SuiteBundler, a new component in a larger platform of development tools called SuiteFlex, is an easy-to-use tool for building extensions and applications within NetSuite's integrated on-demand enterprise business management suite.

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Sybase IQ technology overview
By: Philip Howard

Sybase IQ can offer significant performance and total cost of ownership advantages over traditional products for query-intensive computing requirements.

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Enterprise RTView
By: Philip Howard

In our opinion, Enterprise RTView would be recognised as a market leader for BAM or Operational BI if it were better known.

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SL Systems
By: Philip Howard

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Metastorm BPM
By: Simon Holloway

The Metastorm BPM product has a strong Microsoft pedigree, but has been sold on its merits as a BPM tool rather than on its platform.

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Ultimus BPM Suite
By: Simon Holloway

Ultimus is a no-code BPM product, meaning that, in the majority of applications, there really is no code written by any developers.

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Compuware Uniface 9.2
By: Philip Howard & David Norfolk

The sort of productivity gains to be attained from a product such as Uniface, both in initial development and on-going maintenance, are significantly more substantial than those deriving from code-based development environments such as Vis

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Lombardi Teamworks 6
By: Simon Holloway

Lombardi Teamworks 6 has all the features that one would expect for a full BPM Suite, all neatly packaged into 2 components.

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Cisco Application-Oriented Networking (AON) for RFID
By: Simon Holloway

In a world where Cisco have the lion's share-the network market-AON, with its combination of RFID technology on the network router, makes a lot of sense.

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Cisco Location Solution
By: Simon Holloway

The Cisco Location Solution is a good choice for organisations deploying their first location and telemetry solution.

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Ubisense Series 7000
By: Simon Holloway

Bloor sees Ubisense as one of the foremost RFID companies in the UK at this time both in terms of thought leadership and in terms of potential growth opportunities.

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Fiorano SOA 2007 Platform
By: Simon Holloway

All the components you need for SOA, Event processing and BPM are in place. Fiorano should be of interest to Java shops as a way of supporting SOA, Event and BPM projects

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InRule Business Rule Engine
By: Simon Holloway

InRule Technology is a small company that has hitched its future to Microsoft. Even if you are not a Microsoft shop this might be the tool for you.

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Adeptia BPM Server
By: Simon Holloway

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Talend Open Studio v2.1
By: Philip Howard

In our view, Talend is the most enterprise oriented of the open source data integration vendors.

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Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 R2 (RFID Component)
By: Simon Holloway

If you are looking at RFID middleware then Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 R2 is a real contender for selection.

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iLog Rules Engine family
By: Simon Holloway

For any organisation implementing SOA, then BRMS software should be part of the supporting software portfolio, and iLog is certainly one of the vendors that should be considered.

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Axway Healthcare Supply Chain Solution
By: Simon Holloway

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eXpresso
By: Philip Howard

No other vendor has any collaborative capabilities for sharing spreadsheets and we are similarly unaware of any other product that can provide the automated conversion of spreadsheets that is provided within eXpresso.

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Spreadsheet Advantage
By: Philip Howard

From an enterprise perspective Spreadsheet Advantage should properly be considered as a suite of tools and utilities, primarily focused on detecting errors and auditor functions.

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Spreadsheet Professional
By: Philip Howard

Spreadsheet Professional offers something for everyone which is, no doubt, why it has been so successful.

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ExSafe
By: Philip Howard

ExSafe, then, is a control and compliance tool with security at its heart.

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CIMCON Spreadsheet Compliance Solutions
By: Philip Howard

CIMCON is one of the few that is not just well-established but which has focused on the compliance arena for a considerabe time. That is a major strength.

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Prodiance Spreadsheet Compliance
By: Philip Howard

Prodiance Spreadsheet Compliance consists of a suite of products that forms a subset of the Prodiance Enterprise Compliance Platform.

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Actuate e.Spreadsheet
By: Philip Howard

Actuate, by focusing on the development and automation of spreadsheets, adds considerably to both the BI and control and compliance environments.

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ActivCard's Single Sign-on Software
By: Fran Howarth