Tech

Lucent to enter Indian ISP market

By : CIOL Bureau

US telecom major Lucent Technologies will enter the Indian Internet market through its recently constituted Internetworking Services (INS) division by introducing a faster and cost effective DSL connectivity technology. INS Country Manager, Hirendra Gupta said that the company had already

Cyberspace Infosys to set up Lotus Authorized National Support Center

By : CIOL Bureau

Lotus Development International Corporation, India Branch Office, along with its partner, Cyberspace Infosys Limited (CIL), has announced the opening of a state-of-the-art Lotus Authorized National Support Center (LANSC) in Mumbai. This center is equipped with leading edge call center technologies

ERIL expands market reach

By : CIOL Bureau

Chennai based IT distributor, Electronic Resources India Limited (ERIL), has re-located its corporate office and warehouse to a 15,000 sq ft space at the Guindy Industrial estate in Chennai. This comes after US based Ingram Micro, the world’s largest distributor

Satyam Infoway launches online political game

By : CIOL Bureau

Satyam Infoway has introduced `Polit-Ex’ – an online political stock exchange game as part of the website, satyamonline.com. The virtual stock exchange allows users to buy and sell securities (Indian politicians) on the net. The player is given Rs 20

Easy Call offers email access through pagers

By : CIOL Bureau

Easy Call, a paging service provider, has teamed up with VSNL to provide email access through paging services. This enables its subscribers to access as well as to be notified of emails instantly. In this regard, an agreement was signed

Bharti BT to set up two international gateways

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE: Bharti BT Internet Pvt. Ltd. will apply to the department of telecommunications (DoT) for setting up two international gateways which will enhance its Internet services in Delhi and Bangalore. Disclosing this, Bharti BT chief executive officer N. Arjun said

Essar announces offers for preferential subscribers club

By : CIOL Bureau

Essar Cellphone has announced new offers for its priority and preferential members club, called Club Plus. Club Plus is the Capital’s first club for cellular subscribers. Members of this club will have access to a host of special services and

MTNL net up 8% in first quarter

By : CIOL Bureau

Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd. (MTNL) announced a net profit of Rs 325.06 crore during the first quarter ended 30 June of 1999, posting a growth of 8.39 per cent. Interest costs for the period went down to Rs 1.07 crore

Escotel provides cellular services for Indian Railways

By : CIOL Bureau

Escotel, a national cellular operator, has announced the launch of mobile services in the Delhi to Chandigarh Shatabdi Express. The passengers of this train can now make STD calls while travelling in the train. The other two Shatabdis from Delhi

An idea for the Millennium

By : CIOL Bureau

Seven system integrators have come together in Mumbai to form a group and create a brand called the Millennium PC. Their mission is to take on the established brands in the market with a quality product and unmatched service.

New Telecom Policy put on hold

By : CIOL Bureau

Bangalore: The Union government on Friday gave an undertaking to the Delhi high court that it would not go ahead with its new telecom policy till August 3 when the court is expected to hear a petition filed against the

Networking–The sky’s the limit

By : CIOL Bureau

The opening up of Internet services kept the cash jingling in

Human Resources-Time To Spruce Up

By : CIOL Bureau

1998-99 saw Indian IT companies becoming leaner and meaner, closer to their US counterparts

Servers & Workstations:Changing Contours

By : CIOL Bureau

Intel-based machines are edging out RISC systems

Hardware Services

By : CIOL Bureau

Third Party Maintenance gathers steam

Desktops & Notebooks

By : CIOL Bureau

A healthy growth in PCs but still not good enough for the ‘million’ mark.

Mastek announces 1:1 bonus, announces 40%

By : CIOL Bureau

Mastek Ltd. has recommended a 1:1 bonus issue as well as a dividend of 40 per cent from 35 per cent. Mastek reported a higher net profit of Rs. 9.94 crores for the year ended June 30, 1999, as against

Wipro to split shares at 1:5, announces 15%

By : CIOL Bureau

Bangalore-based Software major Wipro Ltd. has announced that it would go for stock split of five shares for every one held, while declaring 15 per cent dividend. The company has posted a revenue growth of 27 per cent during the

Autodesk launches AutoCAD Architectural Desktop Release 2

By : CIOL Bureau

Autodesk recently launched AutoCAD Architectural Desktop Release 2. This extends the production drafting and design functionality of AutoCAD 2000 with features tailored to meet the needs of architects, engineers and other building professionals. The product offers more than 50 enhancements

PeopleSoft to introduce PeopleSoft India

By : CIOL Bureau

Peoplesoft is planning to introduce an ERP package especially for the Indian SME segment called PeopleSoft India in the coming three to four months. The company has also signed with PriceWaterhouse Coopers, which is a partner of PeopleSoft, to provide