Integration and Services: News

  • Wanted: Systems integrators for developer

    Internet software developer Agillion has announced a multi-tiered distribution strategy and is looking for systems integrators to take its products to the Australian small-to-medium enterprise (SME) market.

  • Channel partners called in to outsource ERP

    US ERP vendor JD Edwards has decided to leave the ASP delivery of its products to partners, but local officials are tight-lipped as to whether ASPs in this country are going to gain any new opportunities as a result.

  • Phoneware targets ISP sector

    Net services provider Phoneware Online, has extended its ISP/ASP coverage, following the $1.8 million acquisition of Australian ISP Blue Planet.

  • New standard set to bind complex B2B transactions

    Five US vendors have committed to developing a standard for the processing of online transactions between multiple parties in XML-based Web services. In its initial stages, the XAML standard (Transaction Authority Markup Language) will be developed by Bowstreet, HP, IBM, Oracle and Sun Microsystems.

  • Solution 6 announces reforms

    Just two months into his term as Solution 6 CEO, Neil Gamble has announced an extensive reform of the company's various business units to bring the company into profitability next year.

  • Powerlan and CPS bet on B2B

    IT-listed services company Powerlan has struck a deal with the CPS group whereby it will acquire CPS's ageing NEIS B2B exchange without actually paying a cent.

  • What Microsoft bought for $US135 million

    When Microsoft "bailed out" Corel for $US135 million earlier this month, analysts compared the move to Microsoft's investment in Apple in 1997. A recent US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing has confirmed that like its deal with Apple, Microsoft has more to gain than first realised.

  • Tuning in and out

    The ability to stay financially afloat has proved quite a challenge in recent months for Internet companies, particularly for streaming radio stations, with youth station becoming the latest casualty.

  • Solution 6 offers stock info services

    Listed software company Solution 6 has launched a share market information site for Australia and New Zealand, which it plans to rebrand for portals and Internet media companies under an ASP agreement.

  • Telstra revamps PCCW deal

    Telstra and Pacific Century Cyberworks (PCCW) have moved to end any uncertainty over their Pan-Asian market alliance, which includes the sale of Telstra's and PCCW's wholesale network business into a new entity.

  • Security vendor guns for ASPs

    Baltimore Technologies has announced a new scheme to attract the business of application service providers (ASPs), after acquiring two specialist security software companies in the last month.

  • Tax information portal launched

    The Taxation Institute of Australia (TIA) and Solution 6 have developed an information portal for tax practitioners to keep up to date with the huge amount of legislation being passed in the Federal Government's expansive tax reform.

  • Southern Cross to pay off for ISPs

    The completion of the Southern Cross Network should benefit ISPs and corporates that resell capacity to end users, with AAPT subsidiary being one of the first service providers to adjust how it sells the capacity on to other ISPs.

  • Local carriers take broadband to Singapore

    A three-way alliance which includes Australian telecommunications carriers Telstra and Davnet will market broadband services to corporate customers in Singapore, Davnet said in a statement last week.

  • Mining exchange launched

    A consortium of mining suppliers have launched MiningXchange, an Internet-based vertical trading hub which will service the mining, oil and mineral processing industry on a global basis.