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ICICI Infotech in pact with Saudi Group

By : CIOL Bureau

ICICI Infotech has signed a joint venture with the Riyadh-based Al Faisaliah Group. The joint venture would leverage opportunities in the Middle-East region.

CPUs and hard disks in short supply

By : CIOL Bureau

There has been a sharp
decline in the supply of hardware in the market. The sudden drop in supply has
forced the vendors to increase prices.

Cisco to buy private firm for $113 m in stock

By : CIOL Bureau

Cisco Systems Inc., which has a minority share in Ayr Networks, has announced that it would buy out the firm for $113 m in stock.

Caldera eyes Brazil, signs partnership deal with Conectiva

By : CIOL Bureau

Caldera International has signed a partnership deal with Brazil-based Conectiva Inc. This move would help Caldera in expanding its markets in Brazil.

neoIT in partnership with Lawson Software

By : CIOL Bureau

neoIT has announced a partnership deal with Lawson Software.
The alliance would simplify outsourcing by making it easier, faster and more cost-effective to partner with strategic
external service providers.

SAS leads information access tools market

By : CIOL Bureau

IDC study has reported that SAS, with a 9.9% market share,is in a leading position in the information access tools market. The company also has the top market share in data mining at 38.3 % and statistical and technical data analysis categories with 25.5 %.

Borland rolls out Kylix 3

By : CIOL Bureau

Borland software corporation has introduced its first Rapid Application Development solution called Kylix 3. The solution would provide critical technology that helps adoption of Linux in an enterprise.

Wind River, LSI Logic sign pact

By : CIOL Bureau

Wind River Systems and LSI Logic Corporation have come together in joint agreement to leverage the former’s software and development capabilities with the latter’s interactive digital video products.

Apple Computers may open outlets in India

By : CIOL Bureau

Apple Computers is evaluating the market trends in India and is looking at the possibilities of opening retail outlets in India. With this, the company hopes to give a stiff competition to its competitors.

Synopsys buys inSilicon for $ 64 m

By : CIOL Bureau

Synopsys has announced to buy out inSilicon for $64 m. It says the acquisition would enable customers with access to a strong portfolio of open format and digital and mixed signal connectivity IP.

Satyam sets up ITeS subsidiary

By : CIOL Bureau

Following the steps of other Indian IT services giants, Satyam has announced the launch of a back-office subsidiary called Nipuna. The ITeS division will have 250-seat capacity to start with and will soon be expanded to 750 seats.

i-Way to have P4 Pentium experience zone

By : CIOL Bureau

In its efforts to create awareness for a good processor driven
internet-experience, Intel will soon reserve a space for itself in Satyam’s
Internet cafes. This space would be called ‘P4 Pentium experience zone’.

‘There is hope for server market’

By : CIOL Bureau

Despite the fact that the server sector has performed dismally in the domestic markets in the recent quarters, the future looks bright. With finance and banking industry IT enabling themselves aggressively and government and academic institutions increasing their IT spending, the server sector is poised to grow at a faster rate.

Identify opportunities in the rebound: IDC India chief

By : CIOL Bureau

The worst of the slowdown is behind us and we will soon experience the signs of a recovery. Speaking at IDC Directions 2003, IDC India managing director Pradeep Gupta identified the opportunities that will open up for Indian IT companies to prepare themselves for the recovery period ahead.

Drushti introduces prepaid hosting pack

By : CIOL Bureau

Drushti Info Networks has introduced Insta Host, a pre-paid hosting pack which consists of domain name, web space, POP accounts, SMTP relaying and other web related services. The product has been priced between Rs 999 to Rs 7000 depending on the features.

CMC net profit rises by 116%

By : CIOL Bureau

CMC has recorded a gross profit of Rs 11.48 crore in Q1. It says improved synergies with TCS and Tata group will enable CMC to accelerate replication of its products and services to larger geographies.

MAIT to tie up with Sri Lankan counterpart

By : CIOL Bureau

MAIT, representing the Indian hardware industry, will sign an MoU with its Sri Lankan counterpart in an attempt to expand opportunities for the sector in international waters.

IBM announces e-gov center in Gurgaon

By : CIOL Bureau

After working closely with state governments of Kerala and Andhra Pradesh, IBM has now set up an e-governance center in Gurgaon, Haryana. The center would soon offer end to end solutions in the e-governance sphere.

Aithent bags $100 million US e-governance project

By : CIOL Bureau

Aithent Technologies has bagged a 10 year contract from the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), US. Its Insurance Regulatory Solutions will now be deployed in insurance departments of the US.

Spectramind becomes COPC certified

By : CIOL Bureau

Spectramind has become the first contact centre company to be COPC certified using the Six Sigma platform. The certification was provided after a three-day assessment of both inbound voice and e-mail processes at Spectramind’s facility in New Delhi.