Tech

VSNL to be listed on US bourses

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, August 26 : VIDESH Sanchar Nigam Ltd (VSNL) will be listed on the US bourses by the end of the year, the company’s chairman and managing director Amitabh Kumar said. The company is preparing for a Level-3 listing, which

DoT revenue loss due to new tariffs

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, August 26: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) officials have refuted statements issued by the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) officials on the extent of revenue loss due to the new telecom tariffs, stating that estimates could not be

Telecom group on IT services to be set up

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, August 25 : The Telecom Commission has decided to constitute a `Telecom group on information technology enabled services’. This is being done as a follow-up to the National Telecom Policy-99 (NTP-99) recommendations on the registration policy for Other Service

RCS ties up with Informix

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, August 25: Bangalore based RCS Education and Informix International Inc announced their strategic education partnership. RCS has become the first Informix Authorized Education Center (IAEC) in the Asia-Pacific region to conduct training on the Informix Redbrick data warehouse (RDW)

SatyamOnline announces schemes for its subscribers

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, August 25: SatyamOnline, India’s first private national Internet service provider, has announced new offers for its products. With every new 25 hours pack, the customer would get an additional 25 hours of night usage. Customers going in for 100

QAD overtakes Oracle as fourth largest US-based ERP vendor

By : CIOL Bureau

NEW DELHI, August 25: QAD, developer of supply-chain-enabled enterprise software, has overtaken Oracle to become the fourth largest supplier of ERP software to manufacturers worldwide, and the largest US-based supplier of UNIX-based and Windows NT-based enterprise solutions, according to Yankee

Telecom Viewpoint initiates Internet debate on NTP

By : CIOL Bureau

New Delhi, August 25: Telecom Viewpoint, an Internet information exchange platform on telecommunications has been launched by ModiCorp at its website www.modicorp.com. Telecom Viewpoint is a forum for open discussion, exchange of opinion, suggestions and information on the telecommunications industry

BEA sets up liaison office in Bangalore

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, August 25: US-based $289 million BEA Systems Inc has set up its Indian liaison office in Bangalore. BEA provides middleware for enterprise applications. In India, it is in the process of evangelizing middleware, apart from setting up a network

Ram N Agarwal to be Executive Vice President, Wipro Corporation

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, 25 August : Wipro has appointed V. Rama Kumar as chief executive, e-commerce in Wipro Software and Services. He will report to Wipro Ltd. Vice chairman Vivek Paul. Prior to this, Mr. Kumar was Wipro Corporation Corporate Vice President

Satyam plans private placement with FIs

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, August 25: Hyderabad-based Satyam Computer Services Ltd. has approached financial institutions, including Unit Trust of India, Life Insurance Corporation and General Insurance Corporation, to place shares worth around Rs 350 crore on a private placement basis. Top-level institutional sources

Pentafour Comm bags CAD service order from Eaton

By : CIOL Bureau

CHENNAI, August 25: Chennai-based Pentafour Communications Ltd.’s CAD/CAM division or 3CRC announced that it has bagged a major CAD Services order from the global automobile giant, Eaton Corporation of USA. “This project deals with developing a system through which Eaton

HNC RETEK partners with Infosys

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, August 25: California-based HNC Retek Retail Solutions, a retail management solution provider and business unit of HNC Software, announced a strategic partnership with Infosys Technologies Ltd. As a result of this partnership, Infosys will support HNC Retek implementations and

Compaq announces new pricing strategy

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, August 25: Compaq Computer India Pvt. Ltd. has announced the multimedia Compaq Presario 4010 at a price point of Rs 29,995 exclusive of the monitor. Buyers can choose between a 15″ colour monitor priced at Rs 9,995 or a

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