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  • Global, OS, office systems
  • Middleware and Utilities
  • Applications - database, text, statistical, business management (ERP, financial), Knowledge Management
  • Multimedia and Design (image, sound, scanning, graphics, CAD, ...)
  • Web authoring and other tools (separate page)
  • Online collaboration
  • Global, OS, office systems, web stuff

    The Macintosh world
  • Apple
  • mactopia Microsoft Mac support (*11 May 2010)
  • Open Source Mac very slow, may be defunct? (*11 May 2010)
  • Info-Mac community, searchable (*11 May 2010)
  • Media4 Productions Mac/PC file sharing solutions including MacDrive for Windows (*11 May 2010)
  • Thursby Software "The File Sharing folks", specialised stuff for Macs on mixed networks etc (*11 May 2010)
  • Microsoft and Windows
  • Microsoft main site and Microsoft UK (*11 May 2010)
  • Microsoft Developer Network (UK) (*11 May 2010)
  • Microsoft UK: Technet (*11 May 2010)
  • Unixes
  • Starnet Communications X software for PCs
  • Linux (linux.org) (18 Jul 1999)
  • VA Linux vendor (linux.com) (18 Jul 1999)
  • Cross-platform and connectivity
  • VMWare Virtual Machine player to run Linux and Windows on Windows and/or Linux (28 Jan 2006)
  • Citrix
  • FTP Software Connectivity software including OnWeb Host Java terminal emulation
  • Other
  • Corel
  • Novell
  • Stac Remote access (ReachOut) ) and management
  • Applications

    Development

  • Cincom Smalltalk (was ObjectWorks, now open source) (14 Jul 2006)
  • IBM Software: application development and object technology
  • Rational Software (Rational Rose etc)
  • Select Software Tools (18 Jul 1999)
  • Knowledge Management & Reporting

  • Mind Manager mind mapping tool (23 Oct 1998)
  • Sqribe Enterprise reporting (18 Jul 1999)
  • Database and text

  • Adobe (*28 Dec 1999)
  • Acrobat Reader (*28 Dec 1999)
  • Ardent Software data management, object technology and O2 (8 May 1999)
  • Business Objects
  • Computer Associates Ingres (backtrack for CA homepage)
  • Documentum
  • GATE – General Architecture for Text Engineering (open source project) (23 Apr 2007)
  • Gemstone - object database, EJB server (28 Oct 1998)
  • IBM's Lotus (*20 Jan 2000)
  • MAXqda Qualitative (text) Data Analysis from Scolari (20 Nov 2001)
  • Open Text Corporation (unstructured text and knowledge management), BASIS text/document management (12 Jun 1998)
  • Oracle
  • Quark
  • SPSS Inc.
  • Verity
  • Business management and financial

  • Business & Accounting Software Developers' Association BASDA (3 Aug 1998)
  • SAP AG
  • BPCS Enterprise-Wide Client/Server
  • Intentia Swedish company with UK and US presence among other countries (10 Oct 1998)
  • J D Edwards
  • SSA
  • SAS Institute "Business Solutions for Decision Makers"
  • Multimedia (images, sound)

  • ACD Systems (ACDSee etc)
  • Alchemy (Mindworks, GIF Constructor, etc)
  • Apple Quicktime
  • i/us - "Your graphics community", links to a wide range of information, fonts and vendors
  • Macromedia Shockwave etc – now part of Adobe (*25 May 2006)
  • Real Networks "The home of streaming media" (4 Oct 1998)
  • Microsoft Windows Media Player (even for Mac) (24 Oct 2001)
  • Cubase - Steinberg Cubase Virtual Studio Technology (28 Jul 1998)

  •   If anyone knows the Web reference for Cubase proper, please mail me
  • JASC (PaintShop Pro)
  • Design & Technology

  • Vectorworks from Nemetschek (3 Oct 2000)
  • Middleware and Utilities

  • Middle-aware commentary and resources (19 Oct 1998)
  • IBM MQSeries
  • Century Analysis, Inc. TDM and other products
  • BEA Systems Tuxedo, Messaging, ORB etc (28 Jul 1998)
  • Iona Technologies (Orbix family)
  • Microsoft: Component Object Model (COM)
  • Candle (18 Jul 1999)
  • Symantec for Norton Utilities, Norton/Symantec anti virus etc; awkward site, find your local country from the home page unless it is Symantec UKor Symantec US
  • check the Symantec Anti-Virus Research Center(15 Nov 1999)
  • Network Associates (NAI), the home of McAfee anti virus (26 May 1998)
  • AVERT response centre (15 Nov 1999)
  • Dr Solomon's (15 Nov 1999)
  • Virus Central (15 Nov 1999)
  • NH&A WWW page anti virus, security, network management + links (15 Nov 1999)
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