Manufacturing

Case Study

How Micro Inks Virtualized Core Apps and Got Rid of Downtime

Micro Inks was growing at a rapid pace and it needed an infrastructure that could not only handle the load but also ensure zero downtime and uninterrupted business continuity. That's when Head-IT Mayank Desai decided to revamp the company's entire IT infrastructure and move all its core apps to a virtualized environment.

How Omniactive Curbed Losses and Saved Costs Using a Mobile App

When inaccurate data began to eat at Omnikan’s profits—the marigold managed farming arm of Omniactive—the company turned to a mobile app and weeded out losses.

Essar Steel Fixes An Efficiency Bottleneck

A large part of Essar Steel’s orders were customized, creating an efficiency bottleneck Its CIO had a plan to fix that, but it was both bold and untried.

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Feature

The MacBook Pro: An Origin Story

Every component in the Apple MacBook Pro takes a long, interesting journey before it ends up in your hands, and the 'Assembled in China' tag is only just the beginning.

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Video

Stanford Lab Research Could Result in Faster, Lighter Electronics

Inside the Stanford campus—deep in the basement—physicists are working on a project that is proving theories about the ways in which electrons act.

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News

Airlines Told to Modify Cockpits to Stop Mobiles, Wifi Crashing Control Screens

Regulators have recently allowed passengers to use mobile devices in-flight.

Shell Developing Oil Production Tools With SAP Hana

Shell is starting to transition its applications to SAP Hana in the cloud.

Ferrari Revs Up Infor ERP for Supply Chain

Achieves 40 percent performance improvement.

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Opinion

Smartphones? Dumb Move

At a time when even established smartphone players are struggling, HP and Lenovo announce their entry into the market. But right now, it seems like a dumb strategy.

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