Hinesh Jethwani
Star Can Save Millions; But Look Before You Leap
Feb 12, 2004
Sun Microsystems' 10,000-seat deal with United India Insurance Company (UIIC) for StarOffice7, has delivered a jolt to the Microsoft dominated office application market, causing many IT head's to bring out their calculators and Â'Pro & Con'...
Digital Certificates Revolutionize EXIM License
Feb 09, 2004
The Director General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has decided to allow importers and exporters to now apply for licenses online, using digital certificates provided by SafeScrypt. The traditional paperwork system was discarded sometime back,...
UTI: Linux Users By Accident, Pushers By Choice
Feb 05, 2004
Linux is bagging significant wins in the enterprise front, with most users migrating platforms only after careful consideration and evaluation of cost metrics. However, some companies like UTI Bank have discovered the benefits of Open Source...
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Sun Pushes Open Source Wagon At NASSCOM 2004
Feb 04, 2004
At the NASSCOM 2004 technology forum held in Mumbai today, Sun dispelled many misconceptions on Open Source, besides eagerly pushing its Java desktop system. Speaking on the occasion, Matt Thompson, director, technology outreach & Open...
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Go Up The Linux Learning Curve? No Thanks Says PNB
Feb 04, 2004
The enormous paradigm shift and steep learning curve involved with switching platforms to Open Source, has discouraged several multi-tier organizations from going the Linux way. Punjab National Bank (PNB) is no exception, and like many, the...
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CIO Speak: Travel Industry Needs Standardization
Jan 30, 2004
With IT revolutionizing business practices globally, a segment, which is struggling to keep pace with the automation wave, is the travel industry. Speaking to CXOtoday, Satish Pendse, Chief Information Officer, Kuoni Travel group, India,...
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Oracle 10g Stuns NSE.IT In Beta Test Phase
Jan 20, 2004
NSE.IT, the first beta-test users of Oracle 10g in India, have embarked on an extensive testing phase running since the last four months, which has delivered extremely promising results. Speaking to CXOtoday, G.M. Shenoy, senior vice...
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$55 bn loss Due To Viruses in 2003: Trend Micro
Jan 19, 2004
Antivirus solutions provider Trend Micro announced its survey analysis on Friday, stating that virus attacks in 2003 caused an estimated loss of $55 billion in damages to global businesses. The company expects the figure to increase this year....
L&T Sargent & Lundy Seeks Buyers For O&M Software
Jan 19, 2004
L&T Sargent & Lundy (L&T-S&L), a joint venture between Larsen & Toubro of India, and Sargent & Lundy LLC, USA, has developed a software package for Operations & Maintenance (O&M), and is actively scouting for buyers. The software, called...
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XServe India Launches SANGenie 215R NAS Server
Jan 19, 2004
XServe India, the service, marketing and sales arm of the Wistron Group, has launched a NAS Server, christened the SANGenie 215R, for the Enterprise/SMB Segment. The AnexTEK SANGenie 215R NAS Server has been designed to facilitate the use...
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