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Electronics ODM Quanta riding the cloud

ODM Quanta’s main customers are global top 10 branded notebook vendors. With more than 13 percent of its 30,000 employees worldwide in research and development and engineering development, Quanta is aiming its crosshairs on the cloud. See charts and tables.
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Electronics ODM forecast gain in cloud server, storage market

According to research firm IDC, original design manufacturers (ODM) have grown their share in servers and will see continued growth in the storage segment as cloud service provider continue to disrupt the market with private cloud services poised to disrupt …
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China players, trends in cloud computing services

With earlier years of accumulation, cloud computing is now currently at the fast development stage moving from early mainstream to mainstream. Read more for details on players in China and differences in cloud services
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Timing implementation of PLM and ERP crucial in contract electronics manufacturing

ERP systems are good for planning and accounting, but areas where ERP can fall short include electronics production program scheduling, work-in-progress (WIP) monitoring, and assisting with manufacturing program execution.
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Don’t shoot the IT guy: ERP selection and project management implementation in high-tech manufacturing

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Enterprise resource planning (ERP) industry analyst discussion on ERP vendor selection and avoiding pitfalls with ERP implementation project management. Plus, the benefits of cloud v. on-demand ERP platforms; must have ERP features in manufacturing environments, the future of ERP systems, and more…
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How the cloud and globalization are shaping ERP functionality in electronics manufacturing

As electronics manufacturers look to expand globally, they are also looking at the cloud, security, two-tier strategies, and customization. Software providers like Plex Systems, SAP, Microsoft, Sage, NetSuite and others ERP platform vendors are taking their interests and concerns to heart.
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Wistron’s hope for a good year gets delayed

Wall Street has given up on Wistron for 2011 and is looking for better results from the ODM in 2012 which counts Dell; Acer, Lenovo, IBM and Sony as key customers. Meanwhile, Wistron has invested in after-sales centers in China and Brazil.
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New business emerging at ODM Wistron, and recycling getting traction

Wistron has hired around 1,000 R&D engineers since mid-2010, preparing for its new businesses, including tablet PC, cloud computing and recycling. Wistron notebook growth to exceed growth at Compal and Quanta.
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ODM Quanta focus on white boxes bypasses Dell, HP, Cisco traditional model for OEMs

This model removes one layer (brand vendor) from the equation, removing approximately 25-30% of costs of hardware. Internet companies (like Google or Facebook) and telecom operators (like AT&T, Vodafone) are seeking to optimize their procurement costs for IT hardware further with more configured solutions. Quanta may have an advantage for this opportunity over other ODMs.
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