Stories by Angelina Forsyth

  • HiServ switches to Triaton

    Global systems integration company HiServ has been renamed Triaton to reflect the merger of the company with the IT business wing of its parent company Thyssen Krupp Information Systems. HiServ was acquired by German-headquartered Thyssen Krupp Materials & Services AG in May.

  • Opportunity amidst market slowdown

    The maturity of the printer market in Australia is bringing both advantages and disadvantages to distributors and resellers. First the bad news. The sale of printers through the channel, according to research company Inform, has been slow, growing at a dismal rate of 1 per cent in 2000 over 1999 unit sales. Besides the maturing market, the millennium, GST and the Olympics distraction are factors for the slowdown, said Chris Herbert, research manager at Inform.

  • VivaNET lists below issue

    Internet infrastructure service provider (IISP), VivaNET, listed at 19 cents per share on the Australian Stock Exchange last week, slightly below its issue price of 20 cents.

  • Integrators partner over CRM

    Melbourne-based systems integrator Australian Information Processing Centre (AIPC) and UK systems integrator Logica have formed a partnership to deliver CRM product and service solutions.

  • Retailers slow on e-commerce uptake

    Only 6.7 per cent of Australia's traditional (bricks-and-mortar) retailers have cited developing an e-commerce strategy as a major business concern, according to Rod Mewing, industry director of Telstra Retail.

  • Systems integrators partner over CRM

    Melbourne-based systems integrator, Australian Information Processing Centre (AIPC) and UK systems integrator, Logica, have formed a partnership to deliver CRM product and service solutions.