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Intel's Transparent Supply Chain

Posted on March 02, 2016 0 comments

Media coverage of cyber attacks in recent years have turned the public’s attention towards enhancing network security. While most of these high-profile intrusions were the result of software-based attacks, a more concerning threat lurks behind the scenes: hardware compromises. Research data shows that around 16 percent of companies purchased counterfeit hardware equipment from 2006 to 2008.  Read More

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Why Should You Build on Dell with UNICOM Engineering?

Posted on March 01, 2016 0 comments

UNICOM Engineering and Dell are better together. Maintaining a strong relationship with Dell for over a decade ensures that we understand their technology platforms backwards and forwards. As a trusted partner we believe in joint problem solving, listening to your needs and designing solutions that optimize performance while controlling costs. Above all else, we intend to deliver on our promises while becoming an integral part of your team and protecting your brand.  Read More

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Global Expansion Partner: Eliminating Risks and Harnessing Revenue

Posted on February 24, 2016 0 comments
Category: Global Logistics

No matter how successful your solution is on your home shores, expanding overseas can mean navigating treacherous waters. Many successful Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) have had their lucrative operations scuttled when they try to scale internationally. Without the knowledge or resources to handle unfamiliar regulatory and certification requirements, manage support abroad or even to navigate challenging customs and export rules; ISVs jeopardize important opportunities.  Read More

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Application Deployment with Intel’s Next-Gen Haswell Microarchitecture — Part 3: Next Steps for Transitioning to Haswell

Posted on February 23, 2016 0 comments

Now that the Intel’s new Haswell and Broadwell versions of their Xeon processors families are available, Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) will consider transitioning solutions to this new architecture. Doing so early takes the best advantage of new capabilities while simultaneously meeting the demands and expectations of customers.  Read More

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Come Meet with UNICOM Engineering at RSA 2016

Posted on February 18, 2016 0 comments
Category: Events

UNICOM Engineering will be attending RSA 2016 on February 29 to March 3 in San Francisco. You can find us at booth #S1915 in the South Hall. We are excited to invite you to join us in the following activities surrounding the show.  Read More

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Application Deployment with Intel’s Next-Gen Haswell Microarchitecture — Part 2: “Tick, Tock”

Posted on February 10, 2016 0 comments

Part I of this guide introduced you to the reasons applications developers should consider the latest microprocessor technology for their next-gen deployment solutions. Since countless industries utilize Intel microprocessors and plan their upgrades according to Intel’s release schedule, focusing on making your application platform compatible with the latest microarchitecture is crucial. Just as important is understanding how to leverage the full level of potential that Intel’s latest products offer.  Read More

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What We Do — Value-Added Systems Integrator and Deployment Partner

Posted on January 20, 2016 0 comments

When a software design team has finished bringing their vision to life in the form of a stable, consumer-ready application, they may realize that their job is still far from over. Suddenly, thousands of considerations come into play that the software team was not prepared to tackle, all of which add cost, time and risk to their business model. The need for a value added systems integrator and deployment partner becomes all too apparent. Issues like regulatory compliance, branding, global logistics and long-term product support mean that completing the coding and product design was only half the battle.  Read More

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Application Deployment with Intel’s Next-Gen Haswell Microarchitecture — Part 1: Overview

Posted on January 14, 2016 0 comments

Software developers know that their products do not exist in a bubble. All of their design capabilities, limitations and general guiding principles are governed by the environment in which they intend their product to run. When getting ready for application deployment, they must be sure that their platform is not only compatible with the latest architecture, but that it is prepared to take full advantage of the resources at its disposal.  Read More

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Accelerating Your Time to Market on Dell OEM Platforms with UNICOM Engineering

Posted on January 08, 2016 0 comments
Category: Dell EMC OEM

You have finished your software development, chosen Dell EMC OEM as your hardware platform and are now trying to bring your product to market. The challenges you face with software application deployment include distribution, systems integration and long-term support along with many others. Ask UNICOM Engineering for help.  Read More

Regulatory Uncertainty Continues in South Africa

Posted on September 11, 2015 0 comments

The wheels of government turn notoriously slow, and in South Africa the regulatory agencies responsible for electromagnetic compatibility and safety have been grinding to a halt. As you may already be aware, each country has standards of conformity requirements to insure imported products meet standards for trade within their region. The purpose is to protect their consumers and preserve the environment. In an uncertain regulatory environment like South Africa where the rules seem to be changing but the official word has yet to be released, our best advice is to stay informed. Protect yourself and your business by understanding the current approved rules, be aware of the undercurrent of speculation regarding changes and determine your exposure to mitigate risk in an ever changing international marketplace.  Read More