Tag Archives: cloud

Questions for manufacturers connecting devices to IoT clouds

Microprocessors or microcontroller? 32-bit or 64-bit? How many devices can your IoT cloud partner manage? Is your opportunity about having more devices in the cloud or, more types of devices with greater functionality and features sets?
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Microsoft, Facebook meet hyperscale computing demand with data center footprints: Current v planned infrastructure maps

Completed, new, and expanding data centers worldwide are shown below for Microsoft and Facebook as companies like Microsoft, Alibaba, Facebook, Amazon, Baidu, Apple, IBM, Google, Tencent and others hyperscale computing and benefit from data storage from distributed data centers and …
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Commodity buyers for data center cloud hardware rack solutions transformed by supply chain outsourcing

Growing data center demand and bill of materials (BOM) line items impact how commodity buyers use contract electronics partners as global data center IP traffic is expected to grow 25 percent CAGR, five years through 2021, from 6.8 zettabytes per …
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ODM Cloud server assembly firms adjust manufacturing footprints

ODM plans to distribute manufacturing likely to cause higher costs in several areas. Favored geographies are outlined with percent production at each.
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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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