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Why Is Simple Task Management Crucial for Productivity of any Company?

December 6, 2011 |

Task management software has become essential for professionally managing multiple tasks of an individual or team. It is necessary to manage any task throughout its life cycle. Task management starts from planning stage and rolls out seamlessly in setting goals, assigning responsibility, deciding timeline, reporting and tracking of the task. Task management Software can be either used by an individual for achieving certain goals or by a group of individuals to collaborate and share knowledge for attaining collective goals.

Productivity of a company is defined as value of the output divided by time. With variation of time component it can be further subdivided into hourly, daily, etc, output. In business higher productivity means higher profit. One of the significant ways to increase productivity is to manage tasks efficiently.

In order to manage a task effectively you should encompass several aspects of that task like evaluating status, assigning priority, framing timeline, estimating financial resources and so … Read More

Turnkey Websites for Your Business

July 26, 2011 |

So what is a Turnkey Website? For someone not into the technical side of things, this may sound a bit complicated and expensive all together. But it is a pretty simple concept.

In technology, the term Turn-Key is used to describe something that is both complete and easy to use. Therefore, a Turnkey Website is a complete, functional website that is for sale. Complete meaning, it comes with a domain name, web hosting, installed shopping carts, affiliate codes, forms, scripts, images and a whole lot more that comprises a live website. The cost of this is much cheaper than hiring a web design service london which is ideal for someone who’s on a tight budget.

To make it simple and easier to understand, imagine buying a house. The previous owner locks the door and hands you the keys. The next morning everything needed to make the house an efficient home is already in place. Couches, … Read More

Dell Completes Acquisition of Compellent Technologies

February 23, 2011 |

Dell has completed the acquisition of Compellent Technologies which is a rapidly growing provider of highly- virtualized storage solutions with automated data management features, including tiering and thin provisioning, for enterprise and cloud-computing environments.The Compellent Fluid Technology combines a powerful data movement engine, intelligent software and modular hardware that can help cut costs up to 80 percent. This architecture provides block level intelligence to automatically place data on the right storage tier to optimize performance and maximize cost savings.

Dell has also announced a dramatically expanded Dell Storage Forum 2011, which will now include Compellent solutions and channel partners. With the expansion of PartnerDirect channel program new initiatives will be taken to help partners accelerate profitably through higher volume, grow relationships and deliver value and choice to customers. Dell’s storage portfolio already includes EqualLogic and PowerVault. This new development would help customers better manage data growth, reduce storage costs and simplify management of IT infrastructure.

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Amazon Offers Prime Video Service in U.S

February 22, 2011 |

Amazon started offering streaming content to its prime members free of cost. The launch of the service had been rumoured for about a month now, and now that the release is official, it is available only in the U.S. With more than 5000 titles to choose from, a single click on the “Prime instant video” button would let users to select their interest. The service features a large number of movies including recent ones together with a lot of TV shows. However,one will have to “rent” or “buy” certain foreign movies like ‘The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet’s Nest’ and more to be able to download. With a reasonably good broadband connection,the streaming movies and shows are expected to work well owing to lack of commercials. The Amazon Prime membership is priced at $79 per year and the service is available only to paid Prime members. Hence, free membership premium members will have to stay … Read More

Acer re-entering the U.S. server market

February 21, 2011 |

Acer has released a line of servers and storage products for the U.S market. With the aim of reinvesting in the market, the fourth top PC-maker in the states will now manufacture server products using third party makers. Acer earlier had a strong hold in the server market which had diminished in recent years. Now, the re-launch aims to increase the support and service capabilities Acer has with a better supply of services.

Acer has re-entered the market with network attached storage products,a tower rack, blade system, and specific cloud computing devices. To be sold through channel partners, these systems will range from $721 for a tower to $10,499 for storage.To add-on, Acer will be providing ‘option kits’ which are additional memory, hard drives and other components.

Proposing to build and deliver services that have better performance, the re-launch of Acer in the server domain in the U.S economy is significant. This time,however, Acer … Read More

AMD launches marketing campaign to bank on Intel’s Sandy Bridge flaw

February 20, 2011 |

It seems AMD couldn’t wait to take advantage of the misstep of the king of CPU’s, Intel. With Intel still smarting from the chipset flaw that is tampering the rollout of its new Sandy bridge processors, AMD announced a new marketing campaign that takes a swipe with its tagline.

The campaign has been dubbed as ‘Ready. Willing. And Stable” which makes it quite clear to a chip engineer the reference. AMD will also run ad’s on several DIY sites, linking to a page on AMD’s site that flaunts the advantages of its Phenom II X6 processors over Intel’s latest.

Phenom II X6 1090T was the only unlocked hexa- core processor in AMD’s arsenal. Additionally, the Phenom II X6 is designed for heavily threaded workloads. Even though the Sandy Bridge flaw is a minor one that most buyers probably wouldn’t even notice, any opening Intel could offer AMD  is considered as too foolish to let … Read More

ClairMail introduces Fraud Solution to mobile banking

February 17, 2011 |

ClairMail released a new mobile fraud management solution today. The Fraud Solution will enable financial institutions to deliver real-time alerts to customers. This in turn would provide customers the option to monitor account spending and thereby identify fraudulent transactions if any.

Together, Fraud Solution system will automatically identify suspicious transactions and alert users. Users can then resolve the issue from their mobile phones. The alerts can be user-defined like setting a maximum limit to which a transaction can amount to. When transactions go beyond the set limit, text or in-app alerts will be send to user. As the base device is the mobile phone, the system seems pretty simple to set-up and implement.

For the past seven years,ClairMail has been processing customer transactions across a wide zone including retail banks and credit unions. With the problems of stolen credit cards and identity thefts creating havoc in online financial transactions, the Fraud Solution system seems … Read More

Microsoft India introduces Office Web Apps

February 9, 2011 |

Microsoft Office Web Apps has arrived in India. Web Apps is on the same platform with Google Docs, which helps users create, access, edit and share documents from the Office suite, which includes Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote from any PC which has an internet connection. And the best thing of all is that the service is absolutely free.

Office Web Apps  is claimed to be a key piece of Microsoft’s overall cloud strategy. There are also features like ease of sharing and high document fidelity that make Office Web Apps a favorite for modern information workers and consumers alike.

The basic requirement to run Office Web Apps is a Windows Live ID on SkyDrive or Hotmail to access Microsoft Office Web Apps from any of the supported web browsers like Internet Explorer 7 or later, Mozilla Firefox 3.5 or later, Google Chrome and Safari 4. The documents that are ported retain their style, formatting, … Read More

ARC Video Marketing Plans

February 4, 2011 |

The concept of business is quickly changing as more and more new entrepreneurs make their entry into the business world. Today, the power of internet has really changed the way people work and do business and therefore business owners have to be on their toes at all times as the competition gets tougher. Since there is more competition the level of online marketing has to improve as well and therefore business owners are now looking for new ways to impress their audiences and they couldn’t find a better way than video marketing where they don’t have to do much.

Video marketing has recently got a lot of momentum because it is simple and effective as people can watch the videos about your new products and services on the web and always keep that in mind when they are buying products. This helps business owners to establish their brands in the market very quickly but limiting … Read More

Organic Marketing Serves The Best For Long Lasting Results

January 14, 2011 |

Organic marketing is the natural way of attracting more and more visitors at any website. If you are using the best services of any internet marketing company then you might achieve the desired results. Many tools are used to make the web marketing plan successful.

Along with right selection of SEO Services, affiliate marketing is one such way that brings targeted customers at the client website. If you want to earn money online then affiliate marketing is one such way. You have to promote the products of a company and company will pay you back some specific share of the profit gained.

In order to gain online success you need to get in depth knowledge of the market and of the competitors as well. Google provides good support for starting the marketing campaign. You can use it to know what keywords are good for marketing certain products or services as preferred by users. This is … Read More

Excellent Accounting Software from AccountEdge 2010

October 27, 2010 |

Although AccountEdge for Windows, retailing at $299, may not as famous as QuickBooks, $399.95, it is now and has always been a marvelous accounting program for smaller businesses, since its beginnings on the Mac in the early 1990’s, under the name MYOB.  Acclivity bought the product more than a year ago, and the 2010 edition is named AccountEdge 2010; there is also a version available for Macs.  This edition has the distinction of possessing the simplest, most contoured and user friendly interface to ever grace an accounting program for small businesses.  It further boasts a feature set and navigational tools that are sturdy enough to offer serious competition to the QuickBooks and Peachtree desktop versions.  Although it does suffer from a shortage of connectivity features, the standard online bill payment being one of them, it does show us new online marketing tools.

It has matured very gracefully in terms of appearances, especially when compared … Read More

Nine Likely Ways You May Inadvertently Ruin Your Commercial Website

October 9, 2010 |

If you’ve visited hundreds or even thousands of business sites in the past ten years, you may notice many things that don’t necessarily bad for the visitors, but can be quite harmful for the sites themselves.

These are nine things that can ruin your business site easily.

9) Misspelling Your Domain

Today, it becomes harder and harder to get short and catchy name for your commercial domain. As the result many people must contend with longer domain names and it may mean that they’ll make mistakes in showing their site’s URL in the brochures, emails and promotional letters.

It is possible to use dashes to allow you use shorter domain, but make sure the printing company include them in your printed materials. You may also make spelling mistake when using a regional domain, for example if you have medical-equipments.com.au, it is easy to tell people that your site is medical-equipments.com.

8) Forgetting the Expiration … Read More

Is Cloud Hosting Living Up to the Hype?

October 6, 2010 |

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Cloud hosting is rolling out in full force right now, with most major hosting providers having already either switched completely to the new technology, or at least started offering packages that work on the cloud. A lot of new businesses and startups have opted to launch their work using the latest and greatest offer from the hosting world, and a lot of people are watching them with interest, wondering if they’ll be successful.

Everyone is talking about the current and future possibilities of this new technology, with most people agreeing that this one is in fact the major player of the future, unlike Virtual Private Servers and shared hosting before it. But is the cloud really living up to the hype?

Well, despite a few problems, which are usual business for any new technologies, especially in the software world, cloud servers have indeed delivered everything they promised they would.

The biggest two … Read More