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DEFINITION: A proprietary solution is a hardware or software product or combination of products and services that is tied to a specific vendor, to the exclusion of all other vendors. While proprietary solutions may be quite effective, the lack of competition from other vendors in the industry can make the solution costly to acquire and maintain, and it may not be fully interoperable with other products in the  … 
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How To Profit with Remote Support
sponsored by LogMeIn, Inc.
WEBCAST: Sponsored by LogMeIn, Inc., this Webcast will arm you with a real-world approach for growing your IT services business.
Posted: 24 May 2007 | Premiered: Jun 4, 2007, 09:00 EDT (13:00 GMT)

LogMeIn, Inc.

Best Practices For Strengthening Your Sales Analytics
sponsored by Qlik
WEBCAST: Access this webcast to learn new sales analytics software capabilities and potential benefits for your company.
Posted: 07 May 2015 | Premiered: May 6, 2015

Qlik

Business Information University: A CIO's Guide to Launching a Big Data Analytics Strategy
sponsored by SearchCIO.com
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: This classroom addresses the challenges enterprises face as they attempt to centralize the BI strategy and the tools and methodologies that are addressing these challenges.
Posted: 25 Apr 2013 | Premiered: 16 Mar 2013

SearchCIO.com

Why Integrated Change Impact Analysis is Critical for Upgrades of SAP Solutions
sponsored by Worksoft
WEBCAST: This exclusive webcast focuses on helping companies understand how they can easily identify the impact that SAP support and enhancement packs will have on their existing transactions and the business processes that rely on them.
Posted: 08 Nov 2011 | Premiered: Nov 4, 2011

Worksoft

Balancing Cost Control with Strategic Investments
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
PODCAST: Listen to this podcast as the Senior Director and Lead in the European Markets for Cisco's Internet Business Solutions Group, explores how CIOs balance cost containment with making strategic investments that will help their businesses accelerate growth today and into the future.
Posted: 16 Mar 2011 | Premiered: Mar 16, 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Microsoft Dynamics CRM Trial
sponsored by Microsoft
TRIAL SOFTWARE: Enable your customers to choose the right deployment model for their specific business and IT needs, with the flexibility to change deployment models over time if their needs or preferences change.
Posted: 10 Mar 2008 | Premiered: 01 Jan 2006

Microsoft

Hybrid IT Service Management
sponsored by FrontRange Solutions Inc.
VIDEO: This brief, two minute video will teach you about a single-platform IT service management (ITSM) solution that provides flexible deployment options, reduces IT costs, improves service delivery, and more.
Posted: 28 Jun 2013 | Premiered: 28 Jun 2013

FrontRange Solutions Inc.

Empower Sales Teams On The Go
sponsored by Microsoft India
VIDEO: To meet the needs of the on-the-go sales rep, you need a CRM system that's flexible, collaborative, and available on any device, from smartphone to tablet to PC. In this video, learn about one such CRM system that provides modern sales teams with the tools they need at the speed and ease necessary for today's fast-paced business world.
Posted: 27 May 2014 | Premiered: 04 Nov 2013

Microsoft India

Delivering OLAP Analytics with Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition 11g
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
PRODUCT DEMO: This product demo illustrates the processes and benefits inherent in a BI solution that provides a common, unified environment that combines OLAP and relational-style analysis for a faster and more in-depth decision process.
Posted: 16 Dec 2010 | Premiered: 16 Dec 2010

Oracle Corporation

What Distinguishes World Class Manufacturing Companies
sponsored by NetSuite
WEBCAST: This webcast discusses the challenges faced by manufacturers and the characteristics that make top enterprises stand out from the pack.
Posted: 14 Dec 2011 | Premiered: Dec 14, 2011

NetSuite
 
 
VAR DEFINITION (continued): … A proprietary solution is a hardware or software product or combination of products and services that is tied to a specific vendor, to the exclusion of all other vendors. While proprietary solutions may be quite effective, the lack of competition from other vendors in the industry can make the solution costly to acquire and maintain, and it may not be fully interoperable with other products in the client's organization. For example, a client's busy order entry system may be built on expensive custom-developed software, but the resulting database built by the order entry system may not export data to Excel or another open database for business analytics -- usually compelling the client to rely on that vendor's own tools or add-ons.
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