True North Technology NORTHSTAR (060079N1A) Product Details
Imagine having instant access to all of your software and personal files - at any time, anywhere in the world. Imagine on-demand accessibility on your terms at a cost less than what you might pay for a single computer today.
That's software delivered as a service by Northstar.
The Northstar network is specifically designed to deliver software as a service, instantly, on any Internet-enabled device, at any time, anywhere in the world.
By delivering software as a service, Northstar empowers its users and offers unique benefits and features to its unique user groups.
Benefits to Individual Users (Mac and PC Users):
^^ Instant access to software and personal files at any time, anywhere in the world
^^ Information is always secure and protected
^^ Peak performance – anywhere, anytime
^^ Cross-platform capabilities – from Mac to PC and back again
^^ Management and control over software and personal files, including file-sharing
^^ Able to select from growing library of applications
Benefits to Organizations:
^^ All the benefits afforded individual users, plus more
^^ Control over software and licensing
^^ Creates an easier-to-use, cost-effective management system for staff and business accounts
^^ Reduce the number of support platforms
^^ Delegate administration of software applications
^^ Choose level of control over software for staff members (including IT, managers, direct reports)
^^ Enjoy cost advantage by purchasing for group members
Benefits to Independent Software Vendors (ISVs):
^^ Ability to Web-enable current software applications without modifications
^^ Alternative to developing additional software versions for different platforms
^^ Ability to reach new markets where on-site infrastructure is a barrier
^^ Reach new markets with an Internet-based, subscription-based offering without the financial investment of a typical offering
^^ Macintosh computerwith a PowerPC:
^^ Mac OS X v10.3.x or later
^^ 28MB RAM (256MB recommended)
^^ Hard disk drive
^^ X11 installed
^^ Windows PC:
^^ Windows 98 or later, Internet Explorer version 5 or higher or Firefox.