Stories by John Ribeiro

  • i2 looks to India to cut costs

    i2 Technologies, a provider of supply chain management software, is moving a significant part of its product development from the US to Bangalore, India, as part of a cost-cutting program following the recession in the US, according to a senior company executive.

  • Intel invests in lab at Indian software company

    Intel has invested in an e-Business Solutions lab at Bangalore-based Infosys Technologies, one of India's leading software services companies. The lab was inaugurated today by Intel's president and chief executive officer, Craig Barrett, who is on a stopover in Bangalore as part of an Asian tour.

  • Cabletron to invest in SI partners

    Even as it decides to sell off its own systems integration and consultancy service business, Cabletron Systems plans to invest in systems integration and consultancy partners that will help the company grow its networking equipment and management businesses.

  • Microsoft extends university program to India

    In a bid to popularise its .NET initiative, as well as to tap development resources, Microsoft is introducing its University Relations Program in India, with plans to include about 20 educational institutions in the program by 2003.

  • MS India migrating Java to .NET

    Microsoft's software development subsidiary in Hyderabad, South India, has announced it is developing JUMP to .NET, the company's Java User Migration Path (JUMP) for Microsoft .NET, consisting of a set of tools and technologies that will enable Java programmers to migrate projects to the Microsoft .NET platform.

  • IT services firms find gold in dot-com shakeout

    The declines in technology stocks on the Nasdaq stock market, and the overall waning of investor confidence in information technology companies, is turning into a windfall for some IT services companies that see a way of acquiring smaller, ailing companies at basement prices.

  • Ingram expands in Asia with branded PCs

    Ingram Micro plans to offer a certification program for assemblers of unbranded PCs in the Asia-Pacific region. The move follows the California-based distribution company's introduction of branded components for PCs under the Vesta name.

  • Gates in India: Local Players Aid .Net Effort

    To deliver on the promise of its .Net platform, Microsoft is turning to Indian software development resources -- both those within the company itself, as well as third parties, such as Infosys Technologies.

  • Iomega to set up software business unit

    Utah-based portable storage vendor Iomega plans to set up a separate business unit to market and sell its backup and data management software, independently of its sales of storage products.