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New Telecom Policy put on hold

By : CIOL Bureau

Bangalore: The Union government on Friday gave an undertaking to the Delhi high court that it would not go ahead with its new telecom policy till August 3 when the court is expected to hear a petition filed against the

Networking–The sky’s the limit

By : CIOL Bureau

The opening up of Internet services kept the cash jingling in

Human Resources-Time To Spruce Up

By : CIOL Bureau

1998-99 saw Indian IT companies becoming leaner and meaner, closer to their US counterparts

Servers & Workstations:Changing Contours

By : CIOL Bureau

Intel-based machines are edging out RISC systems

Hardware Services

By : CIOL Bureau

Third Party Maintenance gathers steam

Desktops & Notebooks

By : CIOL Bureau

A healthy growth in PCs but still not good enough for the ‘million’ mark.

Mastek announces 1:1 bonus, announces 40%

By : CIOL Bureau

Mastek Ltd. has recommended a 1:1 bonus issue as well as a dividend of 40 per cent from 35 per cent. Mastek reported a higher net profit of Rs. 9.94 crores for the year ended June 30, 1999, as against

Wipro to split shares at 1:5, announces 15%

By : CIOL Bureau

Bangalore-based Software major Wipro Ltd. has announced that it would go for stock split of five shares for every one held, while declaring 15 per cent dividend. The company has posted a revenue growth of 27 per cent during the

Autodesk launches AutoCAD Architectural Desktop Release 2

By : CIOL Bureau

Autodesk recently launched AutoCAD Architectural Desktop Release 2. This extends the production drafting and design functionality of AutoCAD 2000 with features tailored to meet the needs of architects, engineers and other building professionals. The product offers more than 50 enhancements

PeopleSoft to introduce PeopleSoft India

By : CIOL Bureau

Peoplesoft is planning to introduce an ERP package especially for the Indian SME segment called PeopleSoft India in the coming three to four months. The company has also signed with PriceWaterhouse Coopers, which is a partner of PeopleSoft, to provide

Sonata gets listed on NSE

By : CIOL Bureau

Sonata Software Limited on Wednesday got itself listed on the National Stock Exchange (NSE). The company had gone public in December 1998 though an Initial Public Offer at a premium of Rs 80 raising Rs 22.70 crore. The scrips is

DoT, to promote telecom exports

By : CIOL Bureau

The Department of Telecommunication (DoT), Ministry of Commerce and Electronic and Computer Software Export Promotion Council (ESC) have jointly set up a group for boosting exports of indigenous telecom equipment, services and technologies. The group called focus action group (FAG),

HCL Infosystems, Toshiba unveils digital photocopiers

By : CIOL Bureau

HCL Infosystems Ltd. and Toshiba TEC Corporation have unveiled Toshiba’s new generation digital multi-functional copier/printer systems in the Indian market. The new products will be marketed and supported by HCL Infosystem’s Office Automation Division. The new range from Toshiba incorporates

IT Benchmarking introduced in India

By : CIOL Bureau

QAI (India) Ltd. announced the formation of the Consortium for IT Benchmarking in India in association with Larry Putnam’s QSM Inc of USA. Putnam is an internationally renowned authority – a guru, in the area of metrics, estimation, and benchmarking.

TRAI moves court seeking judgment on its role

By : CIOL Bureau

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has moved the Delhi high court seeking its judgment in the case between cellular operators and the government on clarification of the role of the regulator in arbitration. According to reports, the case

IBM launches CATIA V-5 CAD/CAM solutions

By : CIOL Bureau

IBM and Dassault Systems announced the availability of CATIA version 5 on IBM’s family of RS/6000 and intelliStation workstations running both the AIX UNIX and Windows NT operating systems. This announcement extends the availability of the CAD/CAM/CAE system to the

Is America Online Entering India?

By : CIOL Bureau

Market is abuzz with rumors of America online (AOL) planning to enter India through equity arrangement with Satyam Online, India’s first non-government Internet Service provider (ISP). AOL has been moving very aggressively elsewhere in the US and the rest of

Aptech launches Knowledge Management Corporation Service

By : CIOL Bureau

Aptech Ltd. has launched a separate division called Knowledge Management Corporation Services to address the knowledge and e-business requirements of companies. Announcing this, Aptech managing director Ganesh Natarajan said that the new arm would not only target the Indian market

Pentafour’s health & transport SW packages soon

By : CIOL Bureau

Pentafour Software and Exports, with revenue of Rs 500 crore plus, is in the process of developing healthcare and transportation software packages to be released in the second half of 2000-2001 fiscal. The new products will feature extensive multimedia special

DoT to open call centers

By : CIOL Bureau

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has decided to open "CALL CENTRES" for different organizations to facilitate their services to the public. Particularly attractive to industries such as tourism, banking, financial services, hotel chains, etc, Call Centers are established by various