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  • BT's CEO exits a year early

    British Telecommunications CEO Sir Peter Bonfield will step down in January 2002, a year ahead of schedule, he announced Wednesday.

  • Matsushita reports a large H1 loss

    Matsushita Electric Industrial made a large net loss for the first half of fiscal year 2001, the company reported Tuesday. It also predicted that the severe economic environment will continue through the current fiscal year, and revised its full-year earnings forecast to a greater net loss.

  • WaveSmith to unveil switch manager

    ATM (Asynchronous Transfer Mode) edge switch start-up WaveSmith Networks Inc. next week will unveil the management system behind its upcoming Distributed Node switch, which is designed to enable migration from ATM to IP/Multi-protocol Label Switching (MPLS).

  • NetTest releases QoS tester for wireless nets

    NetTest has announced the release of QUEST GPRS, an IP (Internet protocol)-based protocol analyzer for wireless network operators.

  • Sydney wins Gartner's 2002 conference

    It's bye-bye Brisbane, hello Sydney for the biggest IT conference on the Australian calendar.
    Gartner Group next year will move its annual symposium and IT expo to Sydney after holding it in

  • Asia-Pacific IT managers do more with less

    Asia-Pacific IT managers do more with less money, less equipment and fewer staff than their counterparts in
    the rest of the world, according to market researchers Gartner Group.

  • Will XP help Microsoft?

    As the IT industry waits in anticipation to see whether or not Windows XP will come to the rescue of an
    ailing PC market, there is an almost equal amount of interest in how its reception will impact on Microsoft

  • Refocus on business to ride out 'grim' economy

    The September 11 World Trade Centre attack is gradually turning companies on their head, creating an anxiety previously unknown to business in the developed world. However, IT executives should seize this opportunity to focus on getting business back on track, a Gartner senior vice president of research said.

  • Creditors keep E-Store afloat

    The creditors of IT e-tailer E-Store have voted to keep the company afloat under a deed of company arrangement.

  • Up to 351 jobs to go at Hutchison Telecommunications

    The telecommunications industry shakeup continues with Hutchison Telecommunications announcing the scraping of its GSM network and the sacking of up to 351 workers.

  • Exec slams Australia's 'poor' innovation record

    Gartner senior vice president Bob Hayward used the Symposium keynote speech to lambaste Australian companies for their poor track record on innovation.

  • QT invests in software upgrade

    Queensland Transport has invested more than $200,000 in software with the dual aim of assisting some 250 operating staff and applications developers as well as more than 3.2 million customers.

  • Hutchison drops GSM, focuses on CDMA, 3G

    While cutting ties with Optus on the one hand -- with a $53 million bow out of the GSM market, Hutchison Telecommunications (Australia) has partnered with SingTel to strengthen its CDMA and 3G networks.

  • Security faces the threat within

    Despite an increased occurrence of the like of Nimda and Code Red, many companies still believe an "expensive lock" on their IT systems will keep them out of harm's way.

  • APRA adopts XBRL

    The Australian Prudential Regulatory Authority (APRA) is leading the pace by being the first major regulatory body in the world to adopt Extensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL).

  • IT consultancies feel the budget pinch

    The economic downturn that hit vendors hard in recent months has sideswipped IT consultancies -- the latest
    casualties of shrinking customer budgets.

  • SPSS buys NetGenesis to bolster CRM division

    In keeping with its push to provide integrated, multichannel analysis of customer behavior, SPSS Inc. announced plans this week to acquire NetGenesis, a provider of software for analyzing Web trends.

  • Ariba taps CascadeWorks on human resources procurement

    Ariba and CascadeWorks have teamed up to offer a spend-management solution designed to reduce the cost of procuring temporary workers and consultants, the companies announced Tuesday.

  • Stampede looks to rev up Lotus iNotes

    Stampede Technologies on Tuesday announced that its TurboGold acceleration software can now speed the performance of Lotus iNotes browser-based clients within a Notes/Domino network.

  • IBM introduces new 2GB Fibre Channel server

    IBM announced today it will begin shipping a new storage server that provides 2GB Fibre Channel connectivity, as well as enhanced network-attached storage and Internet protocol storage products aimed at the midrange market.

  • Supporting the workplace of the future

    Businesses are now combining technologies with widespread connectivity to support increased mobility in the workforce

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