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iGate EGM on May 22
BANGALORE: iGate Global Solutions Ltd has informed the NSE that the company's EGM will be held on May 22 to consider the grant of 150,000 stock options to Mr Phaneesh Murthy, CEO and MD, under the Stock Option Plan titled `iGate Global ... More

STORAGE
Intransa solutions for Wipro
BANGALORE: Intransa, a provider of IP-based SAN (storage area network) solutions, announced on Friday that Wipro Spectramind would be implementing its solutions. Intransa's solutions will ensure greater availability of customer data at ... More

OUTSOURCING
Lason India sets up shop in Pondicherry
MOST players in the ITES space dread to move out or position themselves in tier II towns or cities though they generally are appreciative of the talent pool in such places. Lason India, a player in the MBPO (medical business process ... More

TELECOMMUNICATIONS
Tata Tele to launch operations in Bengal by year-end
TATA Teleservices has firmed up plans to launch telecom operations in West Bengal by the year-end under the Indicom brand. This was stated by Mr Kishor Chaukar, Managing Director of Tata Industries Ltd, during an interface with members of the ... More

Bharti, Reliance lead in mobile user base
THE total number of mobile phone users in the country has touched 34.57 million as of April 2004. The GSM mobile subscriber base has gone up to 27.15 million customers while the CDMA subscriber base reached 7.42 million, according to figures ... More

SOFTWARE
Kale sets up arm for customised software
KALE Consultants Ltd has announced the launch of its subsidiary Synetairos Technologies Ltd, a spin-off of its generic software and professional services business. This move was aimed at providing greater focus and flexibility to the growing ... More

MRO-TEK net up 36 pc; to pay 20 pc
LAST-MILE access solution provider, MRO-TEK Ltd, has reported a 36 per cent jump in net profits and 14.5 per cent growth in its revenues for the year ended March 31, 2004 over last year. The company reported net profit of Rs 3.67 crore on ... More

PCS forays into logistics solutions with ASP model
PCS Industries Ltd, part of the Patni group, has announced the launch of their application software designed to meet the requirements of the courier and logistics industry. The Web-based solution apart from integrating disparate systems helps ... More

Oracle pushes Linux as enterprise-ready
ORACLE India has lined up a series of programmes across the country through its Technology Days under `Wings of Progress' focusing on Linux. About 1,000 participants attended the Oracle Technology Days from various industries such as telecom, ... More

SpectrumSCM 2.0 released
BANGALORE: The Atlanta-based Spectrum Software, a systems designer and developer of software productivity tools, has announced the availability of SpectrumSCM 2.0. This latest product release provides powerful new features like a ... More

INTERNET
Portal content for IIM-B students
HYDERABAD: ManageMentor.com, a portal that caters to business and management professionals, and IIM (Bangalore) have joined hands to facilitate the faculty and students of the latter to access the portal's content through intranet. "A ... More

IPR
ICT sector wires up for IP creation
SME software and services companies need to proactively protect IP relating to software and business methods in order to remain competitive. More

HUMAN RESOURCES
Bangalore-bound, but still inside Intel
R2HC is catching on at Intel's US offices. And no, the abbreviation does not indicate a new technology or a next generation product. It's the company's HR programme enticing international hires to return home. The Return To Home Country (R2HC) ... More

VIRUSES
Loss due to Sasser estimated at Rs 120 cr
THE Sasser worm may have slowed down a bit, but it has left behind a trail of destruction with experts estimating the damage due to time lost by Indian companies at nearly Rs 120 crore. The estimated downtime due to the worm was four to eight ... More

Sasser pattern of attack changing
SYMANTEC, the Internet security solutions provider, has tracked 23 submissions for Sasser.B, the Internet worm rated as Level 4, in India. Pattern of attack is changing and vulnerabilities are being exploited. Currently, the Symantec Security ... More

E-GOVERNANCE
DGFT digital signature facility in Chennai
THE Union Government's goal is to bring down transaction costs for the Indian exporter and its move to allow digital signatures and bring in paperless transactions is a step in this direction, the Director General of Foreign Trade, Mr L. ... More

EVENTS
`Indian cos must tap Singapore linkage to build Chinese ties'
SINGAPORE can be a major link between India and China in trade development. It can help Indian companies to do business in China and vice-versa. For instance, in the IT sector, Indian companies can collaborate with Singapore firms to enter the ... More

Project management conference in Bangalore
BANGALORE: QAI will host the first International Project Management Leadership Conference in Bangalore on May 7-8 as part of its ongoing efforts to promote process excellence in knowledge-intensive organisations. A unique forum for ... More

STANDARDS & BENCHMARKS
Tarang gets Visa certification
BANGALORE: The Bangalore-based Tarang Software has announced that it has received 3-D Secure 1.0.2 certification from Visa International for its software product MDSS 3.0 which is used as a plug-in for authentication of credit cards and ... More




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