October 2000

  • October 30, 2000 30 Oct'00

    Former ilion chairman returns to spearhead launch of Asita

    Former ilion chairman Wayne Channon has returned to the IT industry — but steered clear of the distribution channel — by taking on the...

  • October 25, 2000 25 Oct'00

    Barclaycard in £40m smartcard deal

    Daniel Thomas

    As part of its commitment to issue smartcards to all customers by 2003, Barclays Merchant Services (BMS) has signed a...

  • October 25, 2000 25 Oct'00

    Bluetooth-enabled server is launched

    Daniel Thomas

    The first Bluetooth enabled access server has been released by Red-M, a subsidiary of Madge Networks.

    The Red-M 3000AS access...

  • October 25, 2000 25 Oct'00

    Bank calms crash fears

    Hazel Ward

    Bank of Scotland has spoken out to reassure its customers that the near-total computer failure, which caused its systems to crash...

  • October 25, 2000 25 Oct'00

    AMD and Intel price war rages

    Intel and its main rival Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) have resumed a price war on microprocessors in the face of slowing demand in the European and US...

  • October 25, 2000 25 Oct'00

    Oracle forces upgrade on users

    Oracle has come under fire for putting pressure on users to upgrade to its 11i suite of applications and exacerbating the...

  • October 25, 2000 25 Oct'00

    PCG makes its mark in public

    Representative body, the Professional Contractors Group (PCG) began what it calls its "first public marketing exercise" last week when the organisation...

  • October 25, 2000 25 Oct'00

    New Bayer IT chief sets out grand plan

    Antony Adshead

    Steve Humby, newly-appointed head of IS at global pharmaceutical company Bayer, has said his number one task is to...

  • October 25, 2000 25 Oct'00

    MPs fight on for independent Chinook inquiry

    As peers and MPs rally to the cause for a new independent inquiry, former defence minister Malcolm Rifkind is among those to criticise the reasons for the...

  • October 25, 2000 25 Oct'00

    New switches for e-commerce

    Foundry has released two switches aimed at enterprise users and e-commerce operations as well as a core enterprise switch for behind the firewall, writes...