Tech

Som Mittal appointed Managing Director of Digital India

By : CIOL Bureau

At an Extraordinary General Meeting, the Digital India Board announced that Som Mittal will head the new Digital India (now focused on the software and services exports business) as its Managing Director. The announcement was made by Kannankote Srikanth, Chairman

TRAI asks DoT to withdraw Rs 15,000 levy

By : CIOL Bureau

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has directed the department of telecommunications to keep its order charging levy of Rs 15,000 prior to May 1, 1999, in abeyance till the matter is resolved. The authority, under a complaint from the

Polaris opens office in Atlanta

By : CIOL Bureau

GE Capital International Services (GECIS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of GE Capital, signed a memorandum of understanding with the Government of Andhra Pradesh for establishing an IT-enabled services business at Hyderabad. GECIS will purchase the land from Andhra Pradesh Industrial Infrastructure

SQL Star public issue opens on June 18

By : CIOL Bureau

SQL Star International Ltd, an IT company involved in integrated operations of software development, education, and IT consulting, is launching a public issue of 26 lakh equity shares of Rs 10 each for cash at a premium of Rs 45

HP expands commitment to enterprise storage

By : CIOL Bureau

Hewlett-Packard recently launched new initiatives to provide guaranteed stress-free storage for its enterprise customers. The company unveiled the HP SureStore E brand of enterprise-storage solutions to address the growing customer demand for utility-class storage that provides deployment flexibility, around-the-clock uptime,

Cisco to invest $ 20 million in India–opens a R&D center in Bangalore

By : CIOL Bureau

Cisco Systems, Inc. has announced a major market expansion in India that will include an increase in the company’s Indian staff strength expanding headcount by over 250% in the next one and a half years. A Global Engineering Development Center

Expressindia.com, karROX Technologies in strategic alliance

By : CIOL Bureau

Expressindia.com has entered into a strategic alliance with karROX Technologies Ltd, a highend certification training company in India. This alliance is a culmination of Expressindia.com’s move to become the leading player in content, commerce and community, the three pre-requisites of

Cabletron elects Piyush Patel President, CEO and Chairman

By : CIOL Bureau

Cabletron System announced that Piyush Patel has been elected President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the board of directors, effective immediately. Patel, 43, formerly CEO of YAGO Systems, a closely held company that Cabletron acquired in 1998, succeeds Craig

LR Swami Group launches LR Narayanan Internet Club

By : CIOL Bureau

The popular name heard in the radio, "Ungal Nanban" LR Narayanan, has started an Internet Club in association with LRS Netjoint Compu-drome at LR Swami Buildings, Teynampet, Chennai. The objective of the club is to spread awareness about the Internet,

Public issue for SQL Star on June 18, 1999

By : CIOL Bureau

As a part of its expansion plans, SQL Star International, an IT company involved in software development, education and IT consulting, is making a public offer on June 18, 1999, for its shares to be listed on the stock exchanges

Xircom appoints Indian corporate & reseller account manager

By : CIOL Bureau

Xircom Asia Pacific, a connectivity solutions provider for mobile computing professionals, announced the appointment of Jayesh H Kotak as its Indian Corporate and Reseller Account Manager. As the company’s direct representative in the country, Kotak will be responsible for facilitating

Tektronix introduces NET-C in India

By : CIOL Bureau

Tektronix introduces NET-C in India Tektronix has introduced the NET-C monitoring system, a new product that provides users with centralized control for assessing quality of service and detecting fraud in real-time, mobile and fixed telecommunications networks. Containing non-intrusive algorithms (INMD/ITU-T

Cisco Systems announces $20 million investment in Indian subsidiary

By : CIOL Bureau

Networking major Cisco Systems Inc announced a major market expansion plan for India. This includes opening a Global Engineering Development/R&D center in Bangalore and consequently increasing staff headcount by over 250 percent in the next 12 to 18 months. Cisco

Interview – Raj Kumar Saraf

By : CIOL Bureau

Raj Kumar Saraf, Chairman and Managing Director of Zenith Computers Ltd., states how the channels have been instrumental in placing Zenith at the top.

The Future – Outlook: 1999 – 2000 and beyond

By : CIOL Bureau

Corporate buying to improve due to expected improvement in industrial growth.

Indian IT Market Overview – Peripherals

By : CIOL Bureau

Scanners records the maximum growth with unit shipments increasing more than 3 times.

Indian IT Market Overview – Server

By : CIOL Bureau

The market for servers other than PC servers declines.

Indian IT Market Overview, 1998-99

By : CIOL Bureau

IDC finds IT the fastest growing industry in the country.

Indian IT Market Overview – Hardware

By : CIOL Bureau

PC formed the largest chunck of the total hardware market

Hughes unveils its broadband products

By : CIOL Bureau

Hughes Software Systems (HSS) has announced the offering of the broadband version of two of its acclaimed narrowband Stacks, the Broadband V5 Stack for the Access Network and Service Node and the Broadband SS7 Stack for the network side. The