Grange on the Fast Track
Project management software distributor Grange Systems has announced the release of a new Web-based management tool that enables executives to see how a project is progressing from any browser regardless of location.
Artemis' new View Fast Track product suite allows users to update expenses, timesheets and other project-related information which is sent back to the company's headquarters.
The new modules of View Fast Track integrates with Microsoft's Project 98 Gateway, has an alert messaging function and enables users to compile various reports.
Grange claims that with low deployment costs and minimal training required, the product is suited to SMEs embarking on major project work.www.grangesys.com.au
Veritas teams with QLogic
In an attempt to capture a larger piece of the growing SAN market, Veritas Software and storage infrastructure company QLogic have joined forces to bundle and resell VERITAS SANPoint Control with QLogic's host bus adapters and switches.
Together, the products consist of end nodes, switched fabrics and software to manage them. The agreement also outlines plans for collaboration on delivery of the next level of integration between VERITAS SANPoint Control and QLogic SAN hardware.
The new offering will be branded "VERITAS SANPoint Control for QLogic," and is scheduled to be included with QLogic switches and host bus adapters in October 2000.
Big profits for SecureNet
Australian security software company SecureNet announced big profits last week, coming off a number of big investments into the company over the past year.
The company posted an operating profit before tax and equity accounting of $3.62 million, up 90 per cent on the previous year. Earnings before interest and tax was $2.19 million. After equity accounting, the operating profit before tax was $2.91 million, up 152 per cent on last year. The company's operating revenue increased 75 per cent to $21.1 million.
SecureNet attributed the success to several major investments and contracts won during the year. These included: a $US5 million investment by Intel, a $1.5 million contract to develop security infrastructure for ANZ's online service network, an investment by Pacific Century CyberWorks of $32 million and a $US16 million injection by the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation in SecureNet's Cable & Wireless HKT joint venture.