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  • eNTITy1 inches closer to NT outsourcing contract

    Northern Territory IT services company eNTITy1 has won a place on the panel of approved suppliers for small system development in a $21 million Northern Territory Government contract.

  • APC targets channel with services

    American Power Conversion (APC) has announced a series of global services designed to provide a significant value add to the channel.

  • MS rolls out Exchange 2000

    Microsoft launched its much-anticipated and much-delayed Exchange 2000 product line across the US last week at the Microsoft Exchange & Collaboration Solutions 2000 conference in Dallas. Microsoft unveils Bill Gates' .Net vision in Australia this week, which will include the Australasian launch of Exchange 2000.

  • Penman replaced

    Compaq has appointed Paul Brandling as managing director for the South-Pacific region as replacement for the retiring Ian Penman.

  • Sprint PCS inks wireless deal

  • Govt moves to absorb IT offices

    The National Office for the Information Economy (NOIE) has been announced as an executive agency, giving the office a direct link to Government decision-making. NOIE will also absorb the Office for the Government Online (OGO) in the process.

  • Toyota Web-Enables Dealers, Supply Chain

    Toyota Motor Sales USA is pushing the pedal to the metal to get its products and operations as Internet-enabled as possible.

  • BRIEFS: Novell, WAN, Nortel

    Novell ‘Akamaizes' Web speed with partnership, WANs with a difference, Nortel completes Alteon Web Systems purchase

  • Microsoft saves the 24-hour period

    A helicopter pilot narrowly missed disaster when flying above Seattle last week. When an electrical malfunction disabled all of the aircraft's electronic navigation and communication equipment, the chopper pilot was left with limited visibility and no indication of where he was.

  • Austrade seeks innovators at CeBIT

    The Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) is calling for expressions of interest from IT innovators wanting to exhibit at CeBIT, arguably the world's largest IT trade show.

  • Web Developer Briefs: Bullant, Oracle and Sun, ACE 2000

    Bullant stings California, Up to mischief, Open platforms just ace

  • SCO OSs from Tardis

    Operating systems distributor Tardis is set to offer a consistent operating system (OS) interface from small Intel servers right up to high-end Unix boxes after inking a distribution agreement with networking vendor SCO Pacific.

  • Wired beyond sound

    Handheld devices are slowly moving from being cute affectations to serious corporate business tools. David Binning investigates why

  • Systran builds VAR channel for software

    Multilingual software veteran Systran is on the hunt for channel partners to bring its translation packages to the Asia-Pacific market.

  • ASX Takes IBM Tack

    IBM has belatedly let the world know of its $3.4 million software sale to the Australian Stock Exchange. Despite IBM announcing it on October 16, ASX deputy managing director Angus Richards has said the deal was signed at the end of June.

  • Fiorina to McNealy: What Gives?

    Hey, Scott McNealy, Carly Fiorina has a question for you. The Hewlett-Packard chief didn't squirm when Gartner Group analysts here in Lake Buena Vista, Florida on Monday passed along a query from an attendee at the ITxpo, wondering why it is that HP lags behind competitor Sun Microsystems.

  • IBM pursues direct dollar

    While rumours have been reverberating for months within the channel, IBM will begin advertising its Internet sales site - which is already up and running - over the coming weeks.

  • ADE catches WaveRider's eye

    Wireless networking integrator ADE Network Technology has been bought by Canadian-based wireless vendor WaveRider Communications for an undisclosed sum.

  • Brands big in monitor market

    Growth in the desktop PC market has fallen by almost 25 per cent since June, due to a combination of a seasonal slow period, the Olympics and component shortages, according to the latest figures from market analyst Inform.

  • Sun Opens StarOffice; StarPortal Remains Absent

    As promised, Sun Microsystems released the source code Friday for its StarOffice suite of productivity applications, although a Web-based version of the software that can be used online continues to suffer delays.

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