shrink-wrapped software


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shrink-wrapped software

Store-bought software, which implies a standard platform that is widely supported.
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Disk Servers: An Alternative Made Possible by Shrink-Wrapped Software
Marketing tactics: Intuit's shrink-wrapped software is "an incredibly powerful tool" for service marketing, Heeger points out.
Characterization issues, however, are not solely limited to shrink-wrapped software.
Internet In A Box is the industry's first shrink-wrapped software package to offer automatic installation and configuration, an easy-to-use front end and complete information resources for the Internet.
Publishers of traditional shrink-wrapped software who are moving or considering a move to software-as-services will also find this patent beneficial.
Shrink-wrapped software companies are often surprisingly clueless about what their customers need to build a complete solution, so the "everything you need.
As CEO of a software startup he also designed and developed one of India's first shrink-wrapped software products for the international market.
Enterprise software companies know one magic trick that still baffles most shrink-wrapped software developers: How to make money from support.
Providing a server and workstation HBA with shrink-wrapped software is an extension of the company's strategy to develop the highest performance and lowest price solutions to accelerate IP networks.
According to research firms that survey end users, service performance (which, in the shrink-wrapped software world, usually means tech support) now ranks as one of the top two or three checklist items for comparing rival vendors.
Protocall's SoftwareToGo(R) (STG) system is a new approach to selling software, allowing customers to review software features and to then purchase shrink-wrapped software, complete with manufacturer's Certificate of Authenticity, directly from a software display and delivery kiosk within the retailer's store.