Stories by Tom Allen

  • IBM business partners flock to e-business

    IBM has given the IT channel its new buzzword for the act of doing business over the Internet. It's e-business, and according to some resellers, it will mean new business.

  • Towards CBA 2000

    An estimated 6000 active Focus Software customer sites in Australia and New Zealand are primed and ready to be upgraded to the Y2K-compliant version of the vendor's popular CBA accounting package.

  • Towards CBA 2000

    An estimated 6000 active CBA customer sites in Australia and New Zealand are primed and ready to be upgraded to the Y2K-compliant version of the popular accounting package.

  • Zip dispute in Nomai land

    A worldwide legal dispute between data storage solution providers Iomega and relative newcomer Nomai has brought with it a quandary. Is it viable to sell an alternative supplier's disk for use on an Iomega zip drive?

  • Smart cookies chase mega-buck deals at CeBIT

    Yet another troupe of Australian innovators was rewarded recently at the CeBIT trade show in Hanover, Germany, as the thought of securing mega-buck overseas contracts becomes more enticing.

  • Channel gears up for e-business

    If you are in a business which is about providing or enhancing business tools that help other businesses do more business, you'd better become conversant with e-business. That's with a stylised trademark "e".

  • Alcatel channels PABX sales

    In line with a worldwide initiative, telecommunications equipment provider Alcatel Australia has established a national reseller network for its voice communications products that cater for small to medium enterprises.

  • Teco gets RealHelp

    Software distributor, Teco Business Software (TBS) has extended its range of OEM software agreements to include Quarterdeck.

  • Leading Edge plays straight bat

    IT retail group, Leading Edge Computers (LEC) is set to establish what general manager Ross Whitelaw describes as "something unique in Australian retailing."

  • Anabelle ramps up Internet access

    Anabelle Bits has signed a master distributor agreement with US venture investment company Ramp Networks to distribute its Web Ramp Internet access products.