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SAP denies maintenance hike is cost-generating ploy

A recent price change on software maintenance contracts will jack up the total cost of owning SAP software. British users are not amused.

Novell ups provisioning in ID offering

Addressing what analysts have said was the main deficiency in its identity management suite, Novell has enhanced the provisioning functionality in the newly released Novell Identity Manager 3 (IdM 3).

Repurposed printers pay off for gas producer

For anything more than marginal cost savings, a large enterprise might consider that printers and other imaging paraphernalia deserve better than peripheral treatment. A leading natural gas producer in Alberta is saving $2 million annually by better managing its fleet of printers, photocopiers and fax machines, according to Michael Traynor, president of ComPrint Solutions Ltd.

Canadians tread carefully on RFID

Canadian retailers and manufacturers are preparing to use Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), but cost concerns are keeping them from going all the way.

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