Muntazir Abbas
Pacnet to Expand Telecom Operations in India
Mar 24, 2009
Following approval from the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB), telecom service provider Pacnet has increased its stake from 55 percent to 74 percent in its joint venture Pacific Internet India. According to Bill Barney, CEO, Pacnet,...
BJP IT Vision Ignites VoIP vs Telecom Debate
Mar 20, 2009
BJP's IT Vision Document, promising unlimited VoIP access to all if elected to power, has been hailed by the VoIP service provider fraternity, but has queered the pitch for telecom operators Web telephony or VoIP has emerged as a...
CPI-M Bitten by Internet Bug, Launches Website
Mar 19, 2009
As the Lok Sabha elections approach, various parties are turning to Internet to reach out to voters. Not to be left behind, the Communist Party of India- Marxist (CPIM) has launched its dedicated Website, vote.cpim.org, for election...
PMO Replaces MS Outlook With SquirrelMail
Mar 18, 2009
Plagued by a technical bug in its Microsoft Outlook Express e-mail system, the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) switched over to SquirrelMail during mid-2008. This was revealed by the PMO in a hearing concerning the RTI Act. In its reply to...
Aircel to Launch GSM Service in Delhi
Mar 17, 2009
Aircel, a joint venture between Malaysia's Maxis Communications and Apollo Hospital Enterprise, is all set to launch its GSM services in Delhi on March 18. In the next phase, the company plans to introduce the service in Mumbai as well as...
Upbeat in Recession, LG to Enhance HR
Mar 17, 2009
The human resource division at electronics major LG Electronics India is leveraging technology and developing a talent pool to beat the economic crunch. With this technology-driven initiative, the company's focus areas include operational...
Fortis, Max and Metro Deploy NextGen Solutions
Mar 16, 2009
As the Indian healthcare technology market is all set to become more than $250 million by 2012, NextGen is already facilitating some of NCR s leading private-sector hospitals, including Fortis, Max and Metro hospitals  NextGen...
Data Storage Regulation - Challenge & Opportunity
Mar 16, 2009
Laws and regulations on where data can be located are creating both challenges and opportunities for hosting companies, says SUMEET SABHARWAL, managing director, NaviSite India, in an interview with Muntazir Abbas. What are your...
Recession Promotes Internet Business Model
Mar 12, 2009
The economic downturn has increased the reliance on IT, and various companies are showing retroflexion, NaviSite, a provider of managed hosting and application services to retail, manufacturing, financial services and the public sector as well...
Recession an Opportunity to Grow
Mar 12, 2009
As the recession has set in the Indian landscape, the companies in IT and ITeS sector are turning toward innovations. Quint Wellington Redwood, which is one of the leading companies in development and deployment of knowledge-based tools for...