Posts From CIOL Bureau

CIOL is rated as the best job site

By : CIOL Bureau

CHENNAI, August 25: The careers section of Cyber India Online (www.ciol.com), the Internet division of Cyber Media India Limited, has been rated as India’s premier career website by Infoseek–a popular search engine. The objective behind the review was to determine

Zeta Infoyech, Synopsys sign R&D contract

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, August 24: Zeta Infotech Pvt. Ltd. announced that it has entered into a multi-year contract with US-based Synopsys Inc. for remote research and development site in Manipal. Under the contract, Zeta will provide expert engineers and computational facilities to

VSNL expands Internet capacity for private ISPs

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, August 24: To provide private Internet service providers (ISPs) with improved and more reliable connectivity, Videsh Sanchar Nigam Ltd. (VSNL) commissioned 45 Mbps capacity through Fibre Optic Link Around the Globe (FLAG) cable system. The new capacity will terminate

TRAI recommendation for domestic long distance by end of September

By : CIOL Bureau

NEW DELHI, August 24: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) will submit its recommendation for the opening up of domestic long distance by September end. It was supposed to submit the same by August 15. However, TRAI apparently told

SSI net rises, recommends 35% dividend

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, August 24: SSI Ltd. has reported a 79 per cent increase in its net profit for the year ended 30 June 1999, at Rs 18.07 crore from Rs 10.08 crore in the previous financial year. The board has recommended

Sovika to set up subsidiary in US

By : CIOL Bureau

MUMBAI, August 24: Mumbai-based Sovika Infotek is setting up a subsidiary in the US to undertake marketing and offshore development projects. The project will come up by October this year on the US East Coast after which it will pitch

Siemens to implement EDMS at NTPC

By : CIOL Bureau

NEW DELHI, August 24: Siemens Information Systems Ltd. (SISL), a joint venture of Siemens Ltd. (India) and Siemens Nixdorf Information System of Germany SISL with a turnover of Rs 135 crore, will design, develop and implement the Electronic Document Management

IBM launches Via Voice in Indian English version

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, August 24: IBM Software Group has launched the Indian English version of Via Voice for the OEM market. IBM’s Via Voice has been developed to suit the Indian English accent with the help of Speech and Software (India), a

HP launches portable CD-RW drive

By : CIOL Bureau

NEW DELHI, August 24: Hewlett-Packard announced its first drive for mobile professionals with the launch of HP CD-Writer Plus M820. The new portable SCSI CD-RW drive weighs less than a pound and fits in the palm of a hand. HP

Gemini to diversify into Internet services

By : CIOL Bureau

CHENNAI, August 24: Intel Solutions partner, Gemini Communications Ltd., is planning to diversify into Internet services, starting with Coimbatore where the company has a strong distribution/reseller network. Gemini Communications is a network solutions provider and till recently, was an agent

HFCL to launch hospital management software

By : CIOL Bureau

NEW DELHI, August 24: Hindustan Futuristic Communications Ltd. (HFCL), the telecom and equipment manufacturing company, is planning to launch a software for hospital management, Medisoft, by the end of this month and a software for the call center by October

Datamatics to acquire 3 US cos

By : CIOL Bureau

MUMBAI, August 24: The Datamatics group has identified three US companies for acquisition during the current financial year, which is a step towards becoming a global player. The acquisitions are expected to cost between Rs 50 crore to Rs 100

Chennaionline.com to cover elections on the Net

By : CIOL Bureau

CHENNAI, August 24: Chennai Interactive Business Services (P) Ltd., the host of www.chennaionline.com, has designed, developed and hosted an exclusive Web site for the coverage of Elections of Tamil Nadu at www.chennaionline.com/elections. The election special on www.chennaionline.com/election99 seeks to give

Ramco creates RADAR for security solutions

By : CIOL Bureau

CHENNAI, August 24: Ramco Systems has created RADAR, a dedicated team of professionals to offer information security solutions and services. RADAR helps customers evolve effective enterprise-wide security policies by deploying a network security solution based on the best available products

NIIT’s to focus on products and solutions

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, August 24: NIIT has decided to strengthen its product portfolio in the new millennium. The company has chosen four focus areas for the development of its new products range: business application, electronic delivery system, customer relationship management and legacy

Crompton Greaves to move out of services business

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, August 23: Crompton Greaves (CG), the Rs 1,800 crore division of Thapar Group, plans to pull out from the services line of business in telecom according to Crompton Greaves president S.M. Trehan. He added, "We do not want to

AMP India launches AMP Netconnect services

By : CIOL Bureau

NEW DELHI, August 23: AMP India, the wholly owned subsidiary of AMP Incorporated USA, announced the launch of AMP Netconnect Services program. AMP Netconnect Services offers programs like engineering and design services, proposal development services, cable system management services, cable

CTS announces contract with HealthPlan

By : CIOL Bureau

CHENNAI, August 24: Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTS), an applications outsource company, announced its agreement to provide a range of application outsourcing services to HealthPlan Services Corporation (HPS), a health care services company. The first project centers on re-engineering applications

Intel to slash Pentium III prices

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, August 23: Chip major, Intel Coporation is planning to cut prices on its Pentium III chips by as much as 41 per cent, according to reports on the Internet. The huge cuts are aimed at increasing the demand for

Intel releases re-engineered 810 chipset

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, August 23: Intel has released its re-engineered 810 chipset for the value PC, providing next generation features and graphics performance for 2D and 3D graphics. The new chipset has been optimized to integrate chipset design that utilizes second-generation graphics