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Wipro launches Internet
services for corporates

Wipro Net has launched
corporate class Internet services for corporates. Presently, these include
Internet mail, Internet access, Web hosting, and virtual private networks
(VPNs). The company plans to add services such as secure mail, plug-n-play
VPNs, application services like ERP on the Net, virtual education
networks, and managed firewall services.

CIOL becomes a new entity

Cyber India Online (CIOL),
the Internet division of Cyber Media (India) has become a separate company
from September 1, 1999. The IT portal ( was launched in
August 1996, and has won several awards. These include Best of
Asia-Pacific Website, Chip Web Award ’99, Best Indian Webzine from, Best Career Section from Infoseek, etc.

Datapro offers Web-hosting

Datapro has entered into a
strategic alliance with Verio–the world’s largest domain-based hosting
company–to offer Web-related services like domain registration, Web
hosting on a shared or dedicated server, and managing commerce-enabled
Websites. It’ll make use of its 900-channel partners and 215-educational
franchisee partners to market these services.

Makess ERP package on the

Eastern Software Systems
has launched its Makess ERP package on the Internet. Makess on the Net is
targeted at small-and-medium enterprises (SMEs) that can’t afford to
invest in hardware and other costs associated with traditional ERP
implementation. Those of you who want to access the Makess modules on the
Net will need to pay a monthly rent of Rs 9,000 for unlimited number of
terminals. The package will be hosted at an ISP and will run on your

Microland launches
technology portal

Bangalore-based Microland
group has launched,, a technology portal. The portal
offers domestic/international news and analysis, IT policy and market
happenings, live stock feeds, discussion forums, etc. The Website is
divided into six sections–Web applications, enterprise management, IT
services, manufacturing, finance, banking, and IT policy.

Informatics launches cyber

Edutech Informatics India,
a part of Singapore-based Informatics, has launched its cyber campus in
the country. Called Informatics1, the cyber campus will facilitate online
learning and certification in IT and non-IT programs from several leading
universities in the world. The first program open for registration is the
Bachelor of Science (Hon) in computing from the University of Portsmouth,

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