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Computer Manufacturers Shifting Their Focus to Start-Ups
Sun Microsystems and Gateway have announced initiatives designed to make their products and services more appealing to start-up companies, especially those

lease vs buy equipment  today, Gateway will initially lease computers and related equipment to help emerging businesses establish their technology infrastructure. The Gateway eBusiness Accelerator Leasing program gives emerging companies competitive options to build their important technology infrastructure with a trusted technology partner, while developing a positive credit rating. And unlike other dot-com leasing programs, Gateway's eBusiness Accelerator Leasing does not have program restrictions or membership fees - only

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lease vs buy equipment  standards could interpret the lease to be 75%, 80%, or 95% of the estimated economic life of the asset. Understanding IFRS Impact on Group Financial Reporting The broad reach of IFRS touches many corporate systems, including enterprise resource planning (ERP) and enterprise performance management (EPM) systems. The impact of the change is often most significant on financial systems, especially on group financial reporting practices. Managing group close and local close activities - for corporate Read More

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lease vs buy equipment  existing stocks and about lease vs. buy opportunities. While rogue buying, the scourge of the commodities quadrant, may be less of an issue in the asset space, the equivalent problem here is purchasing new equipment that may be already available in the back room. Preventing this is certainly on the most wanted list of many IS shops, where new employees get newly purchased desktop systems despite the fact that an equivalent system may be sitting unused in the next department. Get.Resources highlights Read More

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