products that invest in passive funds are probably as cheap as they get, says O'Meara.
Unless the company has some amazingly unique scenario (that would not have been picked up by the thousands of off the shelf solutions) many companies can buy a suitable off-the-shelf
solution that is the result of hundreds of thousands of man-hours of development and fine tuning.
Thus, it was cheaper to buy an off-the-shelf
LOS than to reprogram the company's internal system.
"eXtremeDB and BlueCat Linux usage are both growing rapidly, fueled by technology organizations' desire for innovative and stable off-the-shelf
software components supported by companies with proven track records.
VDC's analysts forecast that use of the off-the-shelf
bar-code labeling software will decline between now and 2007.
Several criteria should be considered when evaluating off-the-shelf
The purpose of the Foreign Military Sales Integrated Logistics Support Acquisition Manual (ILSAM) is to provide a reference document for international customers that are planning to purchase an off-the-shelf
weapon system under either an FMS case or direct commercial sales (DCS) contract.
Why you should care: Hamamatsu says that its sensors provide highly accurate intensity measurements of the infrared sun-load on a vehicle needed by automatic climate control systems at an off-the-shelf
price that is lower than custom sensors.
A key example of our interest in commercial off-the-shelf
solutions is the Surface Transportation Management System initiative, intended to replace both the Global Freight Management system and the Integrated Booking System.
" alternative to customized implants, complex grafts, and other implant materials approximates the contour of the half-cranium.
Since the robot is made with off-the-shelf
products, a manufacturer could reproduce the prototype at a minimal cost.
Improvements were made with off-the-shelf
products, such as energy-saving lighting and energy-saving office equipment.
The magazine Military Training Technology hailed the installation as a sign that conventional training facilities were "smack in the middle of a PC-based invasion." With its usual acronym-for-everything approach, the Defense Department even developed a term for these products: COTS (commercial off-the-shelf
software and hardware will save money and cause fewer support headaches.
240 Will Jerram is another to have failed a random test, having taken an off-the-shelf