"Find a good established partner" and "hang in there."
Stories by Solomon S. Emanuel
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.
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.
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.
An electronic-banking channel provides a bank with a low cost offering that the financial institution can leverage to target at low-value customers.