Stories by Mark Jones and Philip Sim

  • Startup leads e-revolution

    Reseller Voice Trend Technologies doesn't have a shop front and has no full-time staff. Its proprietor has a day job and the company hasn't had to fork out huge wads of cash to establish a Web site.

  • Telstra settles the score over DMO

    Telstra has moved to end mounting speculation that its prestigious DMO (Data Mode of Operations) project is becoming a farce by naming its preferred suppliers last week. Nortel Networks will provide networking equipment for Telstra's network core, including IP, Frame Relay, ATM requirements, in addition to the Telstra Access Server solution technologies and systems integration.

  • Network juggernaut continues charge

    There's more to come - that was the ominous warning for competitors after South African channel Goliath Datatec made the largest local integration buyout of the year with its acquisition last week of Anite Pacific. Datatec paid almost $25 million (11 million pounds) for the Australia and New Zealand arm of Anite.