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TELECOMWORLDWIRE-(C) 1994-9 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD Computer Associates International Inc's TransportIT Enterprise Edition data transfer solution has been 'Recommended' in an approval system run by trade publication Computer Reseller News.

Shell UK Oil Products Limited has awarded a contract for the supply of provide services and E90 point-of-sale (PoS) and back office systems based on Microsoft Windows NT to all 850 Shell-owned service stations in the UK to It company, ICL.

EUTELSAT has signed a contract with Deutsche Telekom to provide follow-on capacity for the latter's DFS Kopernikus satellite at 28.5 degrees East via a new 24-transponder Ku- band satellite due to be launched by the end of 2000.

Y2K expert and consultant Peter de Jager has endorsed Greenwich Mean Time's Check 2000 product for companies to check the compliance of their PC and most software according to the company.

LaCie has released it new AiT2 tape backup drive and its 36/72Gb AIT2 tapes through its reseller channel.

Corel Corporation has launched a toll-free number for its Fax on Demand and Interactive Voice Answering Network services.

The number, which can be accessed across North America, is 1- 877-42-COREL.

Supernova, a provider of adaptable software solutions for enterprise application development and integration, and Unisys Corporation have announced that their respective Process Integrator and Universal Repository products are fully supported and interoperable.

Lernout & Hauspie has acquired the Flanders Dialogue Company for US$6.5m, a deal which will enable Lernout to expand its telephony business.

AXTENT Technologies, a developer of security assessment and intrusion detection software, has launched a branch of its independent consulting arm, SNCi Europe Ltd in Europe.

Schlumberger has received Microsoft approval for its Reflex 20 and Reflex 72 smart card readers.

On 15 July Kingswood Ltd, a British computer-based mapping firm, is running a seminar on Internet mapping called Mastering Mapping on the Web, which will cover topics including mapping applications, digital map data, licensing and copyright.

Edo Ltd, a consultancy and software vendor, has announced a move into the knowledge management market and will use end- user solutions to advise customers on knowledge management issues.

Dataquest has ranked Eicon Technology the premier vendor of ISDNBRITerminal Adapter and internal card products across Europe.

Sports Internet has acquired Opta, a sports media and information company and provider of official statistics to FA Premier League, for GBP3.87m.

BullSoft, the software division of Bull, has joined PS'SOFT UK's partner programme, which means BullSoft can now sell Qualiparc, an IT infrastructure management software suite.

Rockwell Electronic Commerce Ltd, a developer of call centre technology, has partnered with Dacon Electronic Plc to launch its UK channel strategy, with Dacon to vend Rockwell's Transcend call centre application.

SpeedWeb, a new web design package providing Businesses with the ability to produce a web site and launch it themselves at a cost of GBP240 per annum, which includes a five-page web site including an e-mail response form.

Applix, an OLAP manufacturer, and arcplan Information Services, a provider of front ends for information systems, have expanded their distribution arrangement and arcplan's inSight and dynaSight products will now permit platform- independent access to information provided by the Applix TM1 OLAP Sever Applix Tm1 via OLE Db for OLAP and TM1 API.

Bluestone Software Inc's Bluestone XML Suite is now available through its online service at Intraware Inc's at

Woolwich plc, a UK financial institution, has selected the Ericsson ACP6000 call centre application to support its new customer service management initiative, Open Plan.

Carnival Cruise Line has purchased a ClearPath HMP IX 5800 enterprise server from Unisys Corporation in a multimillion dollar deal.

Excel Computer System plc, a UK software author, is integrating Microsoft's Visual Basic for Applications into its EFACS E/8 product suite for manufacturing, financial and distribution.

One Galaxy Solution Inc has successfully deployed its One Galaxy Marketplace, an online store front for software, utilising enCommerce's getAccess 3.0 software and professional services.

Motorola Computer group has appointed RECAB Realtime Computer Ltd as its specialist distributor of telecom and telephony platforms within the UK.

Planet Online, a free ISP in the UK, has successfully deployed Riversoft's interventionless network management solution, RiverSoft.

ESOFT has become a member of the Application Service Provider (ASP) Industry Consortium, which is comprised of 25 members to promote the benefits of ASP and renting applications.

Vodafone and AirTouch Communications Inc have completed their merger, which was first announced on 15 January.

Equant is to acquire TechForce in a deal worth US$73.4m.

Tadpole-RDI has received orders totalling US$800,000 from the US Air Force for its Solaris based range of portable workstations UltraBook.

QA Training has opened a new training centre in Dublin that offers both Compaq accreditation courses and Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer Training.

In an attempt to improve its relationship with European customers Quark Inc has opened a new European headquarters and introduced an Internet-based support and service for their customers.

An office has been opened in New York by the Amman-based company SYNTAX Design+Interactive.

Glaxo Wellcome has chosen Livelink from Open Text to enable automating business processes, workgroup collaboration and improve the capture and reuse of corporate knowledge.

A new search engine has been launched at aimed at providing the users in the Southern California region with a local service.

Telstra has signed an agreement with GX Networks allowing Telstra offer their customers dedicated Internet access and web hosting.

Users of Excite's Classifieds and auctions will now be able to carry out secure credit card transactions over the Internet thanks to Billpoint's suite of payment processing and reporting services.
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