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December 2001 News

  • Traffic control system

    Despatch has launched an on-line purchase and administration system for all types of transport services. It offers customised Web...

  • Wise financing

    Sage has teamed up with leasing, finance and rental service provider Syscap, and its resellers will have access to a host of...

  • Successful collaboration, a far from standard storage tale



    The success of the linear tape open (LTO) standard is an example of how co-operation works in the storage world.

    The partnership between Seagate,...

  • Staff training without cost and stress

    Contact centre staff can be trained at a fraction of the cost with a new browser-based on-demand video solution. vcContact from...

  • 2001 worst year yet for global IT

    The recent terrorist attacks, combined with the global economic downturn, have made 2001 the worst ever year for the global IT...

  • Direct sales set to increase

    Direct sales will increase next year as a result of tough trading conditions and the decline in hardware spending, reports...

  • New product for Brand-Rex

    Brand-Rex has launched SMARTpatch, an IT infrastructure management system backed by an extensive channel programme.

  • Post CTI offers a "best-of-breed" selection

    Post CTI has become the sole UK distributor for Vocalis' SpeechWare technology. This is Vocalis' proprietary third generation...

  • Firewall-on-a-card to hit channel

    Specialist manufacturer of Internet and Intranet security and throughput solutions, Canada's Galea Secured Networks, is to ship...

  • Flood of SMEs set to sink

    Floods, power cuts or sudden evacuation could prove disastrous for a startling number of UK companies. But this represents huge...

  • Palm revenue drops by 44%

    Palm has reported revenue of $290.6m (£144m) for its fiscal second quarter of 2002, down 44% from the same period last year.

  • Listen out for network traffic intruders

    Outsourced Internet security provider Objectronix, which offers consulting services for the channel, has developed KeyDetect - an...

  • Henkel ends paper chase

    Multinational chemical company Henkel has made significant savings by outsourcing a large portion of its paper-based mailroom...

  • Sony to meet expected storage demand

    Despite the falling price of hard disk drives, tape storage is still a common choice for low-cost data back-up. Demand for tape...

  • Mobile payment system goes live

    Circus, the trendy London restaurant and bar, now allows customers to pay for their meals and drinks using their mobile phone.

  • IBM and Oracle square up for database battle in 2002

    The leading database heavyweights are flexing their muscles in what could become the major technology battle of next year.

  • Web users want biometric security

    More than 25% of the UK population is in favour of digital payment systems that use eye or fingerprint recognition, according to...

  • Quantum encryption gets nearer

    Two staging posts on the road to unbreakable encryption have been reached in the world of quantum encryption.

  • Lastminute looks to new channels

    Online travel and leisure retailer Lastminute.com plans to focus on new ways of interacting with customers next year, including...

  • Users warned over block on Outlook attachments

    Microsoft's e-mail attachment security feature in Outlook Express 6.0 should be used with caution, according to Arie Slob,...