Friday, May 26, 2006

Hummingbird to be acquired for $465 million

May 26, 06

Enterprise software developer Hummingbird Ltd. said on Friday that it agreed to be purchased by holding company Symphony Technology Group in a deal valued at US$465 million.

The Toronto company develops enterprise content management (ECM) software that helps organizations manage documents, records, correspondence and contracts.
A third party, Tennenbaum Capital Partners LLC, will invest $135 million to help finance the transaction.
Hummingbird said the deal will generate immediate cash that will allow the company to continue to focus on its mission of offering ECM and connectivity products.

Wednesday, May 03, 2006

Software for PC remote control on the web

PC Remote Control Software

Providing tech support in a quick effective manner is possible by using remote pc control software on the web. Ordinary software for pc remote control on a network sometimes falls short when it comes to remote controlling system's over the web. One Of the barriers that prevents traditional software from successfully accomplishing the task of accessing the remote pc is the need to establish an inbound network connection to the desktop. One of the features of remote support solutions is that they overcome the common barrier. These packages are specially designed to meet the needs of helpdesks and tech support departments that are trying to reach users anywhere beside their own network to provide remote desktop support. Desktop users need a simple method to trigger on-demand pc remote control software. If the steps requried are too may, confusing, include pop-ups or other decision requiring options, the system will not work as effectively. Microsoft's RDP is a good reliable protocol for desktop remote control. It however falls into the catagory of a LAN or private wan support product since if an attempt to use it over the internet was made without first reconfiguring the remote device, it would fail.