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Legato Systems Inc is to bundle its storage management software, NetWorker BusinessSuite Module for Oracle, with Oracle's Oracle8i Appliance database server to provide customers with enhanced backup and recovery services.

Telrad, a provider of telecomms systems, and SWAN Solutions have signed an agreement whereby Telrad's dealer network will be promoting SWAN's Callview computer telephony integration enabling package for use with its own product ranges.

Iggesund Paperboard AB, a manufacturer of fibre paperboard with plants in Sweden, the UK and the Netherlands, is installing Windsoft UK's Visual Elk customer relationship management system for its European sales and customer service staff.

HISCOM and POLYDOC have signed an agreement to collaborate on medical information technology products for the Dutch healthcare system.

Honeywell UK's systems integration division has completed the network infrastructure for a new communications centre for Egg, a Prudential division that provides financial services.

Eicon Technology Corp, a provider of remote access products for PCs, has decided to convert its product prices into the Euro currency for its channel partners in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

QA Training, a UK supplier of IT training courses, has opened a public course training centre in Dublin, Ireland.

QSP says that it has signed up five resellers, two in the UK, two in the US and one in the Middle East, to sell its Financial Collaborator financial information system, and it hopes to sign more agreements shortly as part of its global channel marketing programme.

eToys Inc, a California-based online toy retailer, is upgrading it data centre with Sequent Computer Systems' NUMA-Q servers to accommodate the company's rapid growth and to provide a highly available and secure environment for its e-commerce site.

The US Senate and the US House of Representatives have awarded contracts to Lawson Software for the provision of the human resources component of its LAWSON INSIGHT II business management system.

Compuware Corp and Data Processing Resources Corp (DPRC), a California-based provider of information technology professional services, have reached an agreement whereby Compuware will acquire DPRC through a cash tender offer of US$24/share. The total value of the transaction was not disclosed.

CyberGuard Corp says that its Firewall for Secure UnixWare and Firewall for Windows NT products have entered an evaluation process to maintain the security certification that the products have already received from the UK ITSEC.

Tektronix Inc is to create two separate publicly traded companies from its measurement division and its colour printing and imaging division and it intends to sell or find a strategic alliance for its video and networking division.

ONTRACK, a US-based data recovery company, says that it has succeeded in recovering all the data from an IBM engineer's laptop which had been placed on the back seat of the owner's car and became completely submerged in water during a sudden storm.

SAP, a vendor of database and enterprise resource planning (ERP) tools, has installed Overland Data Inc's DLTtape automated libraries in Denmark and Sweden to meet its network backup and storage needs in Scandinavia.

Planet Online Ltd, a UK ISP, has teamed up with the International Curriculum & Assessment Agency to deliver free Internet access and hosting for the Central Technology College in Gloucester.

European Telecommunications Holding E.T.H. AG and Tangens GmbH, two new entrants into Germany's telecomms market, have both chosen LHS Group Inc to provide them with a customer care and billing system.

The BPMA and Pira International has signed a partnership agreement whereby BPMA's members can access Pira's information centre to request information and seek advice on technical problems and packaging related legislation.

Siemens Computer Systems says that according to new research by IDC, in 1998 the company's BS2000 mainframe for the first time overtook IBM in popularity in Germany, taking the number one mainframe position with 41% of the German market.

Oracle Corp has acquired Netherlands-based Geodan EDT BV, a supplier of products that offer planning, scheduling and routing management for field service engineers. The terms of the acquisition were not revealed.
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