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HCL Insys’ ERP project for Sterlite goes live

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, September 8: HCL Infosystems (HCL Insys), a technology integration company, announced that its SAP/ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) solution for Sterlite Industries (I) Ltd. (SIIL) corporate office and four plants comprising SIIL’s Rs 1,350 crore Copper Division, has gone live.

Aarvi Encon, Infotech Enterprise form alliance

By : CIOL Bureau

MUMBAI, September 8: Aarvi Encon Pvt. Ltd. (AEPL) has entered into a strategic alliance with Hyderabad-based Infotech Enterprises Ltd., to market latter’s ERP software in Maharashtra. Infotech Enterprises has developed Enterprise Wide Information System- EWIS -an ERP software for growing

TransEd to introduce Pro@Ne

By : CIOL Bureau

CHENNAI, September 8: TransEd, the training division of Chennai based Tranformation Systems, will soon introduce Pro@Net, a course exclusively for college students. A diploma in Internet and client server technology, the 6-month program will be priced Rs 25,000. To accommodate

NIIT to offer Unicenter training

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, September 8: NIIT Ltd. and Computer Associates (CA) India have entered into a strategic training partnership to impart high-end training on implementation of Unicenter TNG to software professionals. CA has been looking for a partner to train developers and

Ramco launches new EBM products

By : CIOL Bureau

CHENNAI, September 8: Ramco Systems has expanded its range of Enterprise Business Management (EBM) solutions for the financial services segment with the launch of Ramco Fixed Asset Management System (FAMS) and Ramco Procurement and Expense Processing System (PEPS). Ramco’s EBM

Pentafour’s $60m ADR issue cleared

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, September 8: Multimedia major Pentafour Software and Exports has been given "in-principle" permission by the finance ministry to mop up $60 million from the American equity market during the current financial year. The finance ministry gave a nod to

Networking market grows at 40 % in Chennai

By : CIOL Bureau

CHENNAI, September 8: The networking market in Tamil Nadu registered a growth of 40 per cent compared to last year. Tamil Nadu is expected to contribute about 30 per cent to the country’s overall revenue of the networking market, expected

Datacraft Asia reports strong growth of 40% profit

By : CIOL Bureau

NEW DELHI, September 8: The Datacraft Asia Group, for the year ended June 30, 1999, increased its profit tax and minorities to US$21.4 million, representing a surge of 40 per cent over last financial year. The Group’s revenue rose by

IIT Kanpur associates with STP, Kanpur

By : CIOL Bureau

KANPUR, August 25: IIT Kanpur (IITK) has announced a strategic tie-up with Software Technology Park, Kanpur, in the area of computer application in engineering. It is setting up an Advanced Center for Software Education and Training ( ) to meet

Microtek launches low cost multimedia computer cabinet

By : CIOL Bureau

NEW DELHI, August 23: Microtek International Ltd. launched its multimedia cabinet, a package consisting of a mini tower computer cabinet along with a set of High Fidelity 140W PMPO speakers. The speakers are provided with a 12-volt supply, directly from

Cisco pays $6.9b. for Cerent

By : CIOL Bureau

Ever heard of a company called Cerent of Petaluma (above San Francisco)? Probably not. The company makes equipment that combines voice, video and data signals over a single high-speed network. It had sales of just $9.9 million in the first

Texas Instruments India develops ADSL modem chip

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, September 7: Texas Instruments (TI) India has launched an analog digital subscriber line (DSL) modem chip, which is expected to bring down the cost of modems substantially. The chip, code named Monet and designated as TLFD500, has been designed

Pentafour plans development centre in Chennai

By : CIOL Bureau

CHENNAI, September 7: Chennai-based Pentafour Communication Limited (PCL) is negotiating with Washington-based Engineering Systems and Solutions (ESS) to strike an alliance for setting up a development center in Chennai. This center will focus on instrumentation process control and embedded system

Intel unveils Internet communications architecture

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, September 7: Intel announced a new network processor and a comprehensive family of silicon-based products to help enable the networking and communications industry build faster, more intelligent networks. The company said it would base its line of communications silicon

VSNL issue priced at Rs 750

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, September 7: Videsh Sanchar Nigam Ltd., on behalf of the government of India, will make a public offer for one million equity shares at a price of Rs 750 per share. This would reduce governments’ equity in the international

All Indian satellites Y2K compliant

By : CIOL Bureau

NEW DELHI, September 7: The Department of Space is confident that there will not be any Y2K related problems in the operation of the satellites, on-board systems, mission control facilities at Hasan, ground support systems and launch facilities including vehicles.

Datacraft RPG, Samsung push broadband Internet access appliances in India

By : CIOL Bureau

Datacraft RPG has formed a partnership with Samsung Electronics Company to pursue rapidly emerging business opportunities with broadband Internet service providers in India. Under a three year agreement, Datacraft RPG will market, distribute and support Samsung’s highly competitive range of

After India, Adroit offers ERP solutions for USA

By : CIOL Bureau

Adroit Computer Technique (ACT) plans to test the international water with its “Business 2000” – an enterprise resource planning software suite developed in-house. This low cost ERP package is being targeted at the small and medium companies in the manufacturing

‘Software exports could touch $50b ahead of 2008’

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, September 6: India’s exports of computer software and related services could reach $50 billion ahead of the target year 2008, if value-added products get priority attention, according to an Indian official. The exports of computer software and related services

VSNL continues to be top ISP: Survey

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, September 6: Videsh Sanchar Nigam Limited (VSNL) continues to dominate the Internet market. Despite the entry of many private ISP’s, most of the new users preferred VSNL’s service and support, according to an industry survey. PC Quest, a publication