Posts From CIOL Bureau

Sun Microsystems India revenue rises 26%, sanctions slow down growth

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE: Sun Microsystems India Pvt. Ltd. has announced 26 per cent growth in revenue for the financial year ended June 30, 1999. The company has posted 24 per cent rise in value and 53 per cent growth in units. However,

Icon to open development centre, plans expansion in US

By : CIOL Bureau

Bangalore-based Icon plans to open another software development centre at Electronic City in Bangalore in the next one year. The software solutions company, with Internet as its focus, would also expand its business in the US market. Speaking on its

Dataquest forecast 2000

By : CIOL Bureau

Dataquest predicts Channels to become the biggest marketing differentiator

Networking

By : CIOL Bureau

Prices drop and features increase as the networking industry grows by a whopping 92 percent.

We want to develop products, cries software engineers: Study

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE: The fast growing and upwardly mobile tribe of software engineers in India feels that it would be better off with more work on the software development side than merely attending to projects and services. It also seeks better compensation

Nortel to slash 500 jobs

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE: Nortel Networks Corp announced details of the latest step in its three-year restructuring program, the sale of some of its communications equipment-making operations to five companies and about 500 jobs slashed. Reorganization would mean plant sales, greater reliance on

IIS Infotech

By : CIOL Bureau

IIS Infotech has introduced a scheme in which all its employees would be offered free shares of its parent FI group, listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). All the 1,100 staff would get shares in the FI group worth

Fujitsu–one more feather in Aditya’s cap

By : CIOL Bureau

Fujitsu Ltd, an international computer products business group having centers worldwide, has now made its products available in India through Aditya Promoters. Aditya Promoters will initially market Fujitsu’s ‘DYNA MO’ External & Internal Rewritable Magneto- Optical Drives of 640MB and

DSQ negotiates with Softplus for project

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DSQ Software Limited, software solutions and engineering consultancy provider, is negotiating with Mumbai-based Softplus Systems India, a subsidiary of California Softplus Inc, to offer communication solutions for Etisalat, a Middle East Telecom company. The project is reportedly valued at $1

Dragon-HCL launch Naturally Speaking mobile

By : CIOL Bureau

US-based Dragon Systems Inc, a speech recognition software developing company, has launched Dragon Naturally Speaking Mobile in India in collaboration with its distributor, HCL Infosystems. The Mobile is one of the four products of Dragon Systems namely, For Teens, Standard

Website for consumers

By : CIOL Bureau

Professional Softech (P) Ltd, an Internet Training school, launched a consumer website, www.consumerindia.com, an online consumer adalat. The site is a forum for consumers to share their problems, seek online legal advice and popular consumer activists’ opinion before starting proceedings

CMC software to facilitate de-materialized securities trading

By : CIOL Bureau

CMC Limited, a systems integration company, announced the commencement of live operations of its C-DAS (Centralized Depository Accounting System) software by the Central Depository Services Ltd (CDSIL). This application software, developed indigenously by CMC to meet the requirements of Central

3Com to launch palmtop computers

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE: 3Com India Pvt. Ltd., the wholly owned subsidiary of the $5.8 billion global networking and communications technology major, 3Com Corp, is planning to launch a range of palmtop computers in the country in the next six months. These palmtops

Business Communications

By : CIOL Bureau

DoT’s adding of a large number of DELs last year means more market activities for this segment.

The Top Shots

By : CIOL Bureau

The Top 100 companies of Indian comms industry have contributed over 90 percent of the total revenues that the entire industry generated.

The Year That Was…

By : CIOL Bureau

A look at the previous years achievements and failures in Telecom

Wipro and KPN form JV for Internet Services

By : CIOL Bureau

Wipro Ltd. and KPN (Royal Dutch Telecom), a global telecom operator with a total revenue of $8 billion, have signed a MoU to form a joint venture company to offer Internet Services in India. Internet services will be offered through

MTNL to list on NYSE

By : CIOL Bureau

Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd. (MTNL) plans to time its listing of shares on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) with its proposed disinvestment programme giving its European stake holders an option to convert their equity into American Depository Receipts (ADRs).

Wipro will be number one software exporter in four years, says its new chief

By : CIOL Bureau

Bangalore: The newly appointed Wipro Ltd. vice chairman, Vivek Paul has given himself four years to make the company number one software exporter in the country. Mr Paul, who is also the president and chief executive officer of Wipro Infotech

E-commerce will drive India’s software growth: Dewang Mehta

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE: India is expected to emerge as a major e-commerce services provider during the next 2-3 years with exports from this sector touching $1 billion by 2002. This was pointed out by National Association for Software and Services Companies (Nasscom)