Tech

IBM unveils data storage systems

By : CIOL Bureau

International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. is introducing a new generation of high-volume data storage systems as part of a bid to recapture momentum from EMC Corp., the dominant storage systems provider, in a business IBM pioneered decades ago. The new

Compaq, Dell in race

By : CIOL Bureau

Dell Computer Corp. nears top market slot by capitalizing on Compaq Computer Corp.’s ongoing turmoil. But, Compaq held on to a generous lead worldwide according to recent surveys. Battle for market share took place as global shipments of PCs grew

AOL battles rivals

By : CIOL Bureau

America Online Inc is battling to maintain a grip on one of its most popular features, instant messaging, after rivals Microsoft Corp and Yahoo! Inc introduced competing software. The battle began when Microsoft and Yahoo launched free software that promised

Microsoft, EDS alliance

By : CIOL Bureau

The two computer giants Microsoft Corporation and Texas based Electronic Data Systems (EDS), will announce an alliance focused on offering comprehensive network services to business customers. A statement said that the deal would allow businesses to benefit from EDS’ comprehensive

MTNL’s online billing services

By : CIOL Bureau

To mark its foray into the world of e-commerce, Mahanagar Telecom Nigam Ltd. (MTNL) will launch online billing and payment for telephone bills from August 15, despite lack of cyberlaws regulating Net-based transactions. Besides billing, MTNL will also allow people

Vintron Elixir – Internet ready PC at Rs. 29,995

By : CIOL Bureau

Vintron, a pioneer in the field of personal computers and peripherals has announced Internet ready PC. This personal computer has all the essential components along with a choice of 33.6/56KBPS Modem and an Internet package registration with 10 hrs of

Polaris, NEC forge tie-up

By : CIOL Bureau

Chennai-based Polaris Software Lab Ltd. has forged an alliance with Japanese multinational Nippon Electronics Corporation (NEC) for its $83 million project to evolve a banking solution in the United States. As per the agreement, Polaris with three other companies would

IBP Caltex implements Makess ERP solution from ESS

By : CIOL Bureau

Eastern Software Systems (ESS) has announced that IBP Caltex has adopted its Makess ERP software (HR and payroll modules). IBP Caltex is a joint venture between IBP and Caltex (a US oil MNC). IBP Caltex markets the Caltex bran of

SGI, SDRC extend mechanical design automation solution for Windows NT

By : CIOL Bureau

SGI announced that SDRC has certified its award-winning I-Deas software on Silicon Graphics innovative visual workstations, and has optimized the software. The Windows NT operating system release of I-DEAS Master Series 7 is optimized to take advantage of the graphics

Wipro launches Apollo printers

By : CIOL Bureau

Wipro Peripherals has announced the entry level Apollo range of Inkjet printers in the Indian market. The new range Apollo 1200 or Apollo Spectrum is focused on the SOHO and SMB segments. Apollo consumer product is a fully owned subsidiary

STG inaugurates new center in the capital

By : CIOL Bureau

Software Technology Group (STG) recently inaugurated its new center in South Extension in the capital. Initially, the center would be offering the Oracle Education Career Program in association with Oracle and the e-business program in association with IBM. The 45-day

Microsoft ties up with ICIL

By : CIOL Bureau

Microsoft Corp India Pvt. Ltd. and International Computers (India) Limited (ICIL) recently announced an alliance to address the growing domestic and international e-commerce markets. The web market in India, according to a recent NASSCOM study, is slated to cross the

Rediff’s faster search engine

By : CIOL Bureau

Rediff-on-the-Net (www.rediff.com) has unveiled a new, faster and user-friendly Rediff Search, powered by Inktomi’s back-end software, giving its users access to over 110 million documents on the Web. Rapidity with which information is made available is its key feature. A

Symantec’s pcAnywhere 9.0 reduces remote network management

By : CIOL Bureau

Symantec has introduced pcAnywhere 9.0, the leading remote control and file transfer system for mobile users and the IT professionals who support them. pcAnywhere Version 9.0 features easier central administration, improved integration with industry-leading network management solutions, increased security and

Verifone offers Post-Terminal-Management solution

By : CIOL Bureau

VeriFone, a division of Hewlett-Packard Company,today announced that two processors have implemented its new VeriTalk Lite terminal-support software, a Windows NT(R)- based solution that offers businesses the ability to increase profitability in their terminal operations by simplifying the deployment and

Symantec to open liaison office in India

By : CIOL Bureau

Symantec Corporation, best known for its Norton range of security and utility products, will establish a liaison office in India before September. The move is necessitated to support a new corporate product–the Digital Immune System (DIS)–that the company will launch

OBSI develops DST for data warehousing

By : CIOL Bureau

Chennai based Open Business Solutions India (OBSI), in association with Systech, US, has developed IntelliMine, a Decision Support Tool (DST) for datawarehousing. It is targeting 35 to 40 installations in the country during the current fiscal year. Developed indigenously, the

Polaris IPO opens on August 4

By : CIOL Bureau

Chennai-based Polaris Software Lab Ltd is tapping the capital market with an initial public offer (IPO) of 43.65 lakh shares to raise Rs 91.68 crore. While 35.12 lakh new equity shares of Rs 10 each at a premium of Rs

HP launches complete IT solution for small offices

By : CIOL Bureau

Hewlett-Packard, global provider of computing and imaging solutions and services for business and home, introduced a complete professional IT solutions for small offices. The complete IT solution includes an HP Brio PC, HP DeskJet 610C internet ready color printer, HP

TCS, Moldflow Corp tie up for global leadership

By : CIOL Bureau

TCS, a software and consultancy organization, has tied up with Moldflow Corp for distribution of the entire range of Moldflow products in India. Moldflow is into process wide plastic simulation with over 85% market share. TCS will provide the technical