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  • Lotus slips again on delivery of Discovery Server

    The long-awaited release of the server at the heart of Lotus's knowledge management platform will be delayed another month, company officials said Thursday.

  • AOL, PurchasePro ink B2B deal

    Though the business-to-business marketplace shakeout continues, it hasn't stopped America Online (AOL) from stepping into the fray.

  • IDC: MP3 players to sell like hotcakes

    Music fans will trade in their portable CD players for MP3- and other compression-technology players ... eventually, according to market research from International Data Corp. released Thursday. But new devices will probably rely on something other than flash memory to store the music.

  • UPDATE Bankrupt NorthPoint shuts down DSL network

    NorthPoint Communications, which had struggled to stay afloat for the past four months following the collapse of a planned merger deal with Verizon Communications, yesterday announced that its high-speed Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) network is being shut down because of a lack of funding.

  • MarchFIRST Calls in the Administrators

    UPDATE: Troubled US internet consulting company marchFIRST has called the administrators into its Australian operation, The Industry Standard has learnt. A spokesman for Arthur Andersen confirmed that it had been appointed as the voluntary administrator.

  • Pfizer, IBM, Microsoft to sell software to doctors

    Drug manufacturer Pfizer, IBM and Microsoft are forming a joint venture aimed at developing software and services to cut the amount of administrative paperwork in doctors' offices, the companies said today.

  • Gateway closes 27 U.S. stores

    PC vendor Gateway Inc. has closed 27 -- about 8 percent -- of its Gateway Country stores in the US, amid efforts to cut costs, the company said Thursday.

  • Nokia adds to its VPN appliances

    Enterprise customers looking to rapidly deploy a single inexpensive box to extend firewall and VPN protection to small offices now have new options from Nokia.

  • Fill that toolbox before tackling Active Directory

    The votes are in, and it's clear that deploying Microsoft 's Active Directory is a task like none other ever attempted by seasoned Windows NT administrators. The complexity of the directory - from planning, to corporate politics, to the actual technology - is stretching some deployment projects well past their original timetables.

  • Net provider sold on ASP model

    Network service provider Expanets has been growing fast, acquiring more than 25 businesses, including a division of Lucent Technologies, during the past 3 years. Given that uniting these operations would be no easy task, Expanets decided to go the application service provider route for its integration needs.

  • Dun & Bradstreet to buy iMarket

    Dun & Bradstreet today said it would buy iMarket, a privately-held provider of business-to-business sales and marketing software for small and midsize businesses.

  • European B2B e-biz growth slower than expected

    Despite a growth rate of 294 percent to 81 billion euros (US$71.8 billion), European business-to-business (B2B) electronic commerce isn't ramping up as fast as expected, market researcher Gartner Group said Thursday.

  • Upwards movements change Yahoo!'s top team

    Big changes will be in force at the Australia and New Zealand operation of Internet player Yahoo! in April when the company's regional operations are shifted Down Under

  • Dick Simpson to lead Telstra's new international focus

    Telstra has achieved something of a coup in recruiting former IBM managing director David Thodey to become group managing director of its OnAir group, where he will replace Dick Simpson who has been appointed president of the telco's newly formed international operation

  • Bullock grabs reins at IBM Australia

    IBM veteran Phil Bullock has been appointed managing director of IBM Australia and New Zealand following David Thodey's resignation in order to join Telstra

  • Peg appointments boost US operation

    Peg Technology has added some muscle to its activities in the US by appointing a president of US operations and adding a US lawyer to its board

  • Directors flee CBD Online

    Four directors, including former Liberal Party identity Dr John Hewson, have jumped from CBD Online, a listed company that was formed in 1999 to create building-specific Web sites for commercial properties in the CBDs of the world's major cities

  • Sofcom dumps distribution deals in favour of Aussie package

    Listed Web development and content company Software Communication Group (Sofcom) has terminated agreements with a number of overseas developers in order to seal a distribution agreement with Australian financial services provider Online Trading Systems

  • NetComm turns to Uecomm for bandwidth

    As it busily makes the transition from modem manufacturer to broadband carrier, NetComm has signed up for the supply of bandwidth services from Victorian carrier Uecomm for use in a pilot project on the north side of Sydney.

  • Open Telecommunications wins big US contract

    Open Telecommunications has won a multi-million dollar contract for its openCI management solution from US fibre optic network operator Williams Communications. Williams will deploy openCI software across its entire North American network, as well as on points of presence in Europe and Asia that interconnect with the North American network

  • The evolution of public cloud in Australia

    Despite early resistance to Cloud migration, the evolution of Public Cloud offerings has reached a tipping point and mainstream adoption of such services is on the rise.


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