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ATM Forum stresses on its technological superiority

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE: The Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) Forum has said that ATM technology could directly benefit a cross section of Indian industry. The ATM Forum is an association whose charter is to promote the development and deployment of ATM products and

Novell to invest $100 million in Whittman-Hart

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE: Novell Inc. has announced that it would invest $100 million in Whittman-Hart Inc. to accelerate the deployment of Novell Directory Services in enterprise and e-business solutions. Whittman-Hart is a provider of integrated business and technology solutions for middle-market companies.

Interview – Hemant Bharat Ram

By : CIOL Bureau

MAIT president Hemant Bharat Ram speaks on various issues that plague the Indian IT hardware industry.

INTEL names its first IA-64 processor as Itanium

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE: Intel Corporation on Tuesday named its first product in the much talked about IA-64 family of processors as Itanium. Formerly code-named Merced, Itanium brand extends Intel’s reach into the highest level of computing enabling powerful servers and high-performance workstations,

Intel invests in Silicon Automation Systems

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE: Silicon Automation Systems (SAS) has received financing from Intel. According to SAS chief executive officer Rajiv C. Mody, the investment would help SAS strengthen its marketing activities in its core areas of business. Mr Mody however refused to reveal

Sprint accepts MCI WorldCom’s $100 billion buyout offer

By : CIOL Bureau

The secong largest telecom company in the US, Sprint has accepted the more than $100 billion offer of a buyout by MCI WorldCom, the third largest telecom company, making it the largest buyout in corporate history. The deal will create

VXL Instruments to supply thin clients to Panalpina

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE: Panalpina World Transport (India) Pvt Ltd, a subsidiary of the Switzerland-based freight-forwarding group, has chosen Bangalore based VXL Instruments Ltd to supply thin clients for their offices in India, Mainland China and Hong Kong. VXL Instruments bagged the order

Anna Univ., Dishnet tie up to offer web-based PG courses

By : CIOL Bureau

CHENNAI: Anna University recently signed an MoU with Dishnet to provide web-based Post Graduate courses. Under this, the ETH Research Lab, which is a sister concern of Dishnet, will provide the web server for the University to post its materials

Groupcom launches Safenet security systems

By : CIOL Bureau

CHENNAI: Groupcom, the public mobile radio trunking service from Arya Communications and Electronics Services Ltd (Aryacom), recently launched Safenet, a wireless security system. Safenet uses a remote wireless radio connected to panic buttons or sensors placed in the user’s premises.

Edutech Informatics appointed as Lotus national training partner

By : CIOL Bureau

NEW DELHI: Lotus Development Corporation, India Branch Office (Lotus), has signed an agreement with Edutech Informatics India Pvt Ltd (Informatics) appointing Informatics as its National Training Partner for India. The partnership entitles Informatics to extend ‘Lotus Authorized Training Partner (LATP)’

Symantec to focus on content security

By : CIOL Bureau

NEW DELHI: Symantec Corporation, a provider of anti-virus technology, plans to launch content security products in the late quarter of the year in India. It has targeted the Internet Service Providers for providing these solutions and has a set of

Infosys to announce second quarter results on October 8

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE: Infosys Technologies has announced that it would announce its results for the quarter ending September 30, 1999 on October 8, 1999. The results will also be available on the Infosys web-site at http://www.itlinfosys.com, said a company release. Following the

Sun Microsystems to make Solaris code available

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE: Sun plans to open the source code for its Solaris operating system in hopes of replicating the success of Linux. However, the company has said that instead of giving away the source code free, it would release Solaris code

Political instability could hit PC market: IDC

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE: Although the personal computer market continues to remain steady in India, international research agency, International Data Corporation (IDC), believes that political instability in the country, as well as in Indonesia and Malaysia, could inhibit the future expansion of the

Qwest, HP to open high-end data storage centers

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE: Qwest Communications and Hewlett-Packard have agreed to work together on high-end data storage centers. In the e-services deals, HP gives away hardware to companies that use it to house services they sell over the Internet. HP gets a cut

Spice investing Rs 100-cr

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE: Spice Telecom, one of the two licensees for mobile phone service in Karnataka, will be making an additional capital investment of Rs 100 crores over the next two years towards expanding service and strengthening infrastructure. The decision comes in

Taiwan’s high-tech production comes back online

By : CIOL Bureau

While most of Taiwan’s semiconductors and other key electronics producers report their production has resumed one week after a 7.8 earthquake hit the island, aftershocks of the tremor are starting to be felt throughout the electronic toy and personal computer

75% e-business ventures will fail their objectives: GartnerGroup

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE: GartnerGroup has predicted that up to 75 per cent of e-business projects will fail their objectives due to fundamental flaws in project planning. The research agency has said in a release that its analysts have highlighted the pitfalls facing

Avtar Saini appointed joint chief of Intel South Asia

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGLORE: Intel has announced that Avtar Saini would join Atul Vijaykar to lead its South Asia operations. The two of them will jointly manage the activities for the next few quarters. Atul Vijaykar will relocate back to the US by

Union Govt. plans JV with IUNet

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE: The Union Government will shortly enter into a joint venture with IUNet of the US for executing a high-speed data transmission network in the country at a cost of Rs 800 crores. The Department of Telecommunications (DoT), along with