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  • Burton Group: Change Your Infrastructure or Die

    The enterprise of the future will need to have a flexible, general purpose infrastructure in order to survive in an economy increasingly defined by electronic commerce, according to Jamie Lewis, CEO of The Burton Group Corp.

  • PwC wins corProcure deal

    After announcing PricewaterhouseCoopers as its sourcing and procurement provider last week, joint e-marketplace initiative corProcure has closed its ranks and will say no more.

  • Unisys on the reseller hunt

    With a new top-end server in its quiver, Unisys is targeting the high-end corporate and government NT/2000 server market and needs resellers to come to the party.

  • PC Shipments Slow in U.S., Grow Overseas

    While PC sales in the U.S slowed during the second quarter, overseas shipments went up, and new offerings may spur growth at home by year's end, according to two reports on PC sales.

  • Camtech cashes in on online boom

    The convenience of shopping online is quickly overtaking consumer security concerns, with recent reports showing a 600 per cent increase in the number of Australians buying online in the last three years.

  • Sprint Executive Details Post-Merger Direction

    Now that the WorldCom Inc. deal to buy Sprint Corp. is dead, Sprint is busily looking to restrengthen relationships with employees, customers and Wall Street analysts. Other potential suitors are fewer now that Deutsche Telekom AG announced its intentions to buy VoiceStream Wireless Corp., eliminating DT's want of Sprint's wireless business. Sprint Business President Len Lauer recently talked with Network World's Senior Editor Denise Pappalardo about the repercussions of a deal gone wrong and where the carrier might go from here.

  • The Net effect

    The Internet is our universal excuse for everything that's right and, often conveniently, wrong with the IT industry. Sales booms and new market opportunities are attributed to the Internet while industry problems, such as the dark cloud over e-tailing, reflect the harsh economic realities of totally relying on the new technology.

  • Legal issues - Australia Drags Its Feet On E-commerce Law

    Australia needs a legal environment to support global e-trading

  • 3Com and Mangosoft Bring Remote Web Caching

    For users in remote and branch offices, Web access can be somewhat of a waiting game. 3Com Corp. aims to shorten the wait by providing small businesses and remote offices with Web caching technology without the added cost of a caching server.

  • Cisco Buys VOIP Concern

    Cisco Systems Inc. Tuesday announced a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Komodo Technology, which develops voice-over-IP devices, for US$175 million in stock.

  • BT Taps Nortel, Marconi for US$5B IP Upgrade

    LONDON (07/25/2000) - British Telecommunications PLC has contracted Nortel Networks Corp. and U.K.-based Marconi PLC to upgrade its core national network to an optical Internet system that works over data and IP (Internet protocol) networks, the companies announced today.

  • Compaq Reports Q2 Profit of US$387 Million

    BOSTON (07/25/2000) - Compaq Computer Corp. Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of US$387 million or 22 cents per diluted common share compared to a loss of $184 million a year ago.

  • Focus on Linux - Water-cooled, air-cooled, now Linux cooled

    It's official: The mainframe is 'cool'; S/390 supports Linux.

  • Channel classifications and role descriptions

    Throughout this report you will see that all companies listed are categorised in terms of their Inform Information Technology Industry Classifications (IITIC) channel type. The categories include Distributor, Mass Merchant Retailer, Direct Marketer, Dealer, Corporate Dealer, VAR, Systems Integrator and Service Company. This article is designed to explain these classifications.

  • Strathfield embarks on e-tail campaign

    Announcing its acquisition of last week, Strathfield Group joined the ranks of bricks-and-mortar companies expanding their e-commerce strategies by snapping up emerging e-tailers.

  • The End of a Reign in Spain?

    Juan Villalonga's aggressive dealmaking as chairman of Spain's Telefonica SA transformed it into an international powerhouse. But disaffected shareholders are stepping up pressure on him to do his wheeling and dealing elsewhere.

  • IT management - To Keep Your Best IT People, Keep Them Learning

  • Message Delivery Service Enhanced

    A Billerica, Mass., startup offering a Web-based service that guarantees the delivery of time-sensitive messages to any platform - e-mail, telephone, fax, pager or wireless device - has announced a new company name and added several features that will be available next month.

  • Sounding Privacy Alarms

    A nonprofit Web privacy trade organization received wide industry support Tuesday for a program that aims to educate online consumers about their privacy rights and options.

  • Singapore Enters the Machine Age

    SINGAPORE (07/25/2000) - Only a small proportion of Web surfers are likely to have heard of Vashti and Kuno, the heroes of a short story by E.M. Forster called "The Machine Stops."

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