Tech

Compaq Presario First to bring Pentium III 500 PCs to India

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, August 19: Compaq Computer India Pvt. Ltd. has announced the debut of the Compaq Presario 4016 home PCs run on the new Intel Pentium III 500 MHz processor. The new Compaq Presario is a Pentium home PC, whose high-end

CDS opens new facility in Bangalore

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, August 19: CDS International Ltd (CDSIL) has inaugurated its Rs 4-crore facility at ITPL in Bangalore. CDSIL has offices in India and the UK, and also operators through offices of its associates in the US, Switzerland and Germany. The

CTS ties up with Tata-IBM for AS/400

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, August 18: Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTS), an applications outsourcer providing software development and maintenance services, announced its strategic partnership with Tata-IBM on the AS/400 environment. It would also participate in Tata-IBM’s Partners in Development (PID) program on AS/400.

Asymetrix appoints InTouch World as distributor

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, August 18: Asymetrix Learning Systems, the provider of Internet-based enterprise learning solutions, has appointed Bangalore-based InTouch World as distributors. InTouch World and it’s dealer network will provide online learning solutions to corporate, government and educational sectors comprising of the

Ashok Soota’s MindTree Consulting launched

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, August 18: MindTree Consulting, a high-end software solutions start-up, was formally launched here today as a “business-to-business” company that will deliver net enabled solutions in the twin domains of e-commerce and telecommunications. MindTree’s mission is to deliver business enabling

Wipro’s mantra is Faster, Better, Speedier: Vivek Paul

By : CIOL Bureau

The newly appointed chief of Wipro Infotech Software and Services Group, Vivek Paul comes in with an enviable track record. Will he succeed in giving shape to Premji’s dream of becoming the leading software exporter from India?

Wipro partners with Sun, Netscape

By : CIOL Bureau

Bangalore, August 17, 1999 : Wipro Software and services has partnered with the newly formed Sun-Netscape alliance which has launched the iPlanet brand of Software products. As the sole distributor of iPlanet, Wipro will provide advanced scalable and integrated infrastructure

Satyam Infoway earmarks Rs 100 cr. for services expansion

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, August 17: To substantially improve its services and provide a better surfing experience with its own international gateway, Satyam Infoway, India’s first private ISP, plans to invest Rs 100 crore in the next 12 months. Satyam has already applied

Companies’ name reflecting software made difficult

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, August 17: The Registrar of Companies (ROC) will allow change of name to companies to reflect the business of software only if a substantial portion of their income is reflected in their audited accounts or accounts certified by a

Ashok Soota venture to be called MindTree Consultancy

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, August17: The new venture of 57-year-old Ashok Soota and Co will be called MindTree Consultancy. Mr. Soota recently resigned as Wipro vice chairman to start an e-commerce solutions company. Others who have joined Mr Soota are, N. Krishna Kumar,

Some telecom firms pay portion of license fee

By : CIOL Bureau

NEW DELHI, August 17: A few cellular and basic telecom companies on Monday submitted part of the license fee dues and liquidity damages to the government. According to reports, Rs 159.89 crore in license fee and Rs 63.47crore in liquidity

Maars Software buys Saphire

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE, August 17: Maars Software International Ltd. has announced that it had acquired the Systematic Products division of UK-based Saphire Systematics. As per the agreement between the two companies, Maars Software has obtained the intellectual property rights (IPR) of the

Apple to offer printers with iMacs

By : CIOL Bureau

BANGALORE: As part of its fresh marketing effort, Apple Computer International has tied up with Hewlett Packard to bundle its iMacs with HP printers. The iMatch Program will offer HP printers the colours of which will match that of the

Cabletron breaks bandwidth barriers with new high-speed ATM interfaces

By : CIOL Bureau

Cabletron Systems (NYSE: CS) announced a new set of high-performance ATM interfaces for the company’s SmartSwitch 9500 cell-switching platform. These new modules provide ATM switching at OC-48 speeds to answer the performance requirements of the most bandwidth-intensive networks for service

Mro-Tek ties up with Cobalt Networks

By : CIOL Bureau

The Bangalore-based Mro-Tek announced that it has entered into a strategic alliance with Cobalt Networks Inc, US, as Master Distributors to market, distribute and provide support for Cobalt products in India. Cobalt Networks is a developer of network communication and

Unison to distribute Apple notebooks

By : CIOL Bureau

Unison Infotech India Ltd., the Delhi-based distributor of SNI systems, has been appointed to distribute Apple PowerBook G3 series and ibooks in the country. Unison has become Apple’s business partner in selling the notebooks along with the other national distributors

Spice announces soft launch of mobile data services in Punjab

By : CIOL Bureau

Spice Telecom, the cellular service provider in Punjab and Karnataka, has announced the soft launch of its data services over the GSM network. With this, subscribers in Punjab will be able to surf the Net, exchange files and send and

Seagate, Ingram Micro Asia join forces

By : CIOL Bureau

Forming a strategic alliance to facilitate regional business growth, Seagate Technology Inc recently announced that it has named Electronic Resources India Ltd (ERIL), a subsidiary of Ingram Micro, as an authorized distributor for its storage products. Ingram is Seagate’s third

Ontrack brings Pronto to India

By : CIOL Bureau

In a crowded scenario of ERP vendors (big and small) in India, a new entrant is an Australia-based ERP vendor, Prometheus Software Development , with its ERP package- Pronto. It is partnering Ontrack Solutions, a Rs 20 crore hardware and

Spice sans Motorola

By : CIOL Bureau

Motorola Inc. moved out of its cellular services joint venture with Modicorp Network, known as Spice Telecom-cellphone operator in Punjab and Karnataka. It has transferred its 10 percent stake to Distacom Communications (Hong Kong), a foreign joint venture partner in