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.
As CEO of a software startup he also designed and developed one of India's first shrink-wrapped software products for the international market.
Available for both manufacturers and distributors, the system is packaged to be an ideal stepping-stone for companies moving from shrink-wrapped software towards a full enterprise application.
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.
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.
Because it represents the opinions of judges that are real-world computer users, this award truly validates our strategy of providing freedom from the desktop, revolutionizing the shrink-wrapped software model and enabling true anywhere, anytime, any operating system computing.
If that attempt succeeds--or if Corel settles out of court, which we suspect is more likely--it's an ominous precedent for the rest of the shrink-wrapped software industry.
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.
By taking our technology to market as a service rather than a product or shrink-wrapped software, we save businesses time and money and allow them to take advantage of outsourcing their corporate networking needs while retaining complete control of network security, communications and business policies.
In the next two or three years we will complete that conversion and settle back into a more realistic growth rate of 5% to 10%, at least in the traditional shrink-wrapped software market.