Tech

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

Summit appointed national distributor for Kodak digital cameras/CD-writers

By : CIOL Bureau

NEW DELHI, 23 August : Summit Data Products, a distributor of IT products and solutions to the print and publishing industry, has been appointed national distributor for Kodak digital cameras and CD-Writers by Kodak India Ltd. Summit has a strong

IIPL launches new site

By : CIOL Bureau

CALCUTTA, August 23: To get in touch with an ex-colleague, you can log in to www.companymates.com, a web site launched by India Internet Pvt. Ltd. (IIPL). The site offers free registration for individuals and organizations. All that one needs is

Essae Technologys introduces Zebra Barcode printers in India

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, August 23: Bangalore-based Essae Technologys announced the launch of a new range of barcode printers- “Stripe S400” and “Z4000” manufactured by Zebra Technologies Corporation, US. Essae has a strategic marketing and technical tie-up, representing Zebra for their entire range

Birlasoft attracts equity investment

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

Apple to focus on home segment

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, August 24: Apple Computer International plans to increase channel partners for iMac in India and target the home segment. Announcing the startegy for iMac, Apple Computer International managing director (India and SAARC countries) Naren Ayyar said, "iMac is not

Synopsys to provide EDA tools

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, August 20 : Synopsys Inc. will provide all front-end EDA (electronic data automation) tools for special manpower development for VLSI (very large systems integration) design related software project of the DoE. VLSI education is key to the Government’s goal

Y2K compliance picks up speed: NASSCOM

By : CIOL Bureau

NEW DELHI, August 20 : India is now in a much better position to avoid the Year 2000 (Y2K) bug, than was the case just a few months ago. This has been the findings of Nassom (National Association of Software

Tektronix delivers first continuous, real-time program quality of service monitor

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, 20 August : Tektronix has introduced a real-time, continuous monitoring solution for ensuring the quality of compressed digital video. The PQM300 Program Quality of Service (QoS) Monitor gives providers of compressed digital video the most effective way for managing

Software exports cross Rs 3,500 crore in Q1

By : CIOL Bureau

NEW DELHI, August 20: Software exports generated a total revenue of Rs 3,520 crore during the period April-June 1999 as against Rs 2,270 crore during the corresponding period in 1998. This was revealed in a survey conducted by National Association

Wipro to set up R&D unit

By : CIOL Bureau

HYDERABAD, August 20: Wipro Technology Solutions, a division of Wipro Infotech Software and Services, focussing on engineering and research and development services in hardware, systems and networking areas, is reaching out its Global R&D Labs by setting up offshore development

Symantec launches Norton Ghost 5.1 in India

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, August 20: Symantec has introduced Norton Ghost 5.1 personal edition of PC cloning utility software for home and self-employed computer users. The new software includes disk drive cloning and imaging utility that speeds up and simplifies PC system migration,