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India-Europe IT Summit a grand success: Nasscom

By : CIOL Bureau

The recenlty held India-Europe IT Summit, organised by Nasscom, was a stupendous success with more than 200 visitors attending the summit that showcased the advantages of outsourcing to India.

NIIT invests in Deutsche Bank tech venture

By : CIOL Bureau

CoKinetic Corporation is engaged in the creation of Web-delivered applications. The move helps NIIT become the venture’s key development outsourcing partner.

General Atlantic may make $100m investment in PCS

By : CIOL Bureau

The venture capital giant plans to enter the Indian market through a $100 million investment in an IT services company and is believed to have closed in on PCS.

Sify sees no hit from software sale

By : CIOL Bureau

Following parent company’s announcement that it wished to sell of its stake in Sify, the ISP has said that acquisition of its software services business, which brings in 20% revenues, to the parent company would not impact adversely.

Windows XP to debut amid hopes, concerns

By : CIOL Bureau

Microsoft’s latest baby, Windows XP, is all set to be launched even as the market and anaylysts hold mixed reactions to the product. While some agree that there are improved features in it, others wonder if there would be any reason to upgrade.

Intel introduces smaller flash memory chips

By : CIOL Bureau

Intel has introduced new flash memory chips, where some dimensions
on the chips are 0.13 microns that are widely used in cellular phones. The world’s
largest chipmaker says the new chip is nearly 50% smaller and consumes less
energy than its 0.18 forerunner.

Axcend to play mentor for innovators in India

By : CIOL Bureau

Axcend Group has launched its India operations offering
assistance in financial investments, infrastructure in terms of space, man
power and IT. The US based company focuses on Indian innovators entering the
global telecommunications market with intellectual property business as its
primary objective.

Mindtree and iPlanet tie-up for Enterprise Application solutions

By : CIOL Bureau

Mindtree Consulting in an alliance with iPlanet will offer Enterprise
Application solutions for the global market. According to the tie up Mindtree
will develop applications on the iPlanet framework to deliver cost effective
solutions.

Lucent posts $8.8 bn Q4 net loss, takes $8 bn charge

By : CIOL Bureau

Lucent reported a $8.8 billion Q4 net loss, mostly due to a massive
restructuring charge amid a bruising industry slowdown. The telecommunications
equipment maker has slashed its work force from 106,000 to 77,000 and intends to
reduce it to 57,000 by the end of March.

Satyam Q2 net jumps 100% YoY

By : CIOL Bureau

Satyam Computer Services has posted $28 million rise in its Q2 profit. The company that derives majority of its revenues from North America has
added 24 new clients in its second quarter.

Zoning to manage SAN devices

By : CIOL Bureau

SAN technology makes information highly accessible and this accessibility generates a need for heightened network security and the optimization of data transfer processes. And here, the technique of Zoning
incorporates an efficient method of managing, partitioning and controlling
access to devices in a SAN.

Operating systems and backup interoperability issues

By : CIOL Bureau

There is an increasing need for enterprise and departmental information storage strategies. Different solution types can coexist, but require different management skills and possibly, different
management tools. Here we deal with interoperability issues and some of the
major open SAN solutions.

Setting up a SAN infrastructure

By : CIOL Bureau

Once companies accept the fact that they need to install a SAN, the remaining is easier to handle. The process includes choosing
a SAN tailored to their needs and prerequisites. Depending on the budget, the amount of data and other requirements, an ideal SAN infrastructure can be set up.

SANs provide succor to storage infostructure

By : CIOL Bureau

SANs provide the infrastructure to change storage from a mere static and laborious task into a
strategic factor in managing the e-business aspect. But how does it happen? Here
is the answer with a brief analysis on E-Business and Information Intensity, and
how SANs can be significant to you.

SAN: Capacity unlimited

By : CIOL Bureau

In this information driven economy where accessing
information often that runs in terms of terra bytes or even peta bytes of data, can always be tedious. And we are aware that data forms the vital asset of any
enterprises. Be it for online browsing, online transaction, data warehousing, data mining, and virtually all segments calls for a huge data storage capacity. This is where Storage Area Network or SAN in short plays a significant role. We discuss here this new method and its advantages.

Storage network wars: Taking the best of both

By : CIOL Bureau

The storage area networks and network-attached storage have always been looked upon as competing technologies. However, in actuality, they complement each other to provide access to different types of data. Each is designed for explicit environments and applications, and are the best bet for a good return on investment.

Reverse Auction: a novel approach to e-procurement

By : CIOL Bureau

Reverse auction, also known
as Blind Bidding is catching up with businesses worldwide. The focus of the auction is generally on the lowest price. The auction reduces
research time and process time by a substantial amount and also promises a wider audience reach.

Infrasoft ties up with Australian financial solutions firm

By : CIOL Bureau

Infrasoft in a tie up with CCK Financial Solution company will
provide banking products and e-commerce solutions to the financial institutions,
insurance companies and banks. The partnership would include marketing and
support of the CCK’s banking products.

Consortium to take control of Net2Phone

By : CIOL Bureau

IDT Corp led consortium including AT&T and Liberty Media will
have 49 per cent ownership Net2Phone Inc.
Newark based Net2Phone routes voice calls over the Net.

SLMsoft bags $50 m contract in West Africa

By : CIOL Bureau

SLMsoft.com, provider of e-financial solutions, has signed a $50
million contract with the largest bank on the ivory coast. SLMsoft India will
deploy the project to provide a smart card solution to support multiple banking
applications.