Stories by Solomon S. Emanuel

Singapore firms use Internet for intelligence

Singapore firms have a greater degree of dependence on the Internet for market research, external collaboration and dissemination than their peers elsewhere in Asia, according to a survey on the use of the 'Net for competitive intelligence. The survey, conducted by the National University of Singapore (NUS), also revealed that local firms tend to enjoy a higher level of competitive intelligence.

SANs give Exabyte new business focus

Exabyte hopes the industry will stop seeing it as just a 8mm tape drive vendor. With SAN (storage area networks) being the buzzword of the day, the company wants to be taken as a serious network backup system contender.

IBM goes after SMEs with RS/6000

Singapore's SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) market has become the latest target for IBM's RS/6000 systems. As the icing on the cake, the vendor has also reduced prices for its entry and mid-range servers on the platform.

Electronic-Banking Creates a Paradox

An electronic-banking channel provides a bank with a low cost offering that the financial institution can leverage to target at low-value customers.