News

The Silver Bullet

Just a few years ago, HCL was known as a hard-ware vendor-the largest, the most aggressive vendor, the largest server vendor, and the largest workstation vendor…It even had the most…

The Videshi Cowboy

Suresh Rajpal, the head honcho of Hewlett-Packard (HP) business in India, has this story to tell: When HP entered India, the Government had all sorts of rules, licenses, and regulations….

Applying Thought

Two years ago, Wipro Infotech shifted its headquar-ters from Mumbai to Bangalore. Roughly around the same time, Bombay Club was making rather loud noises asking for a ‘level playing field.’…

‘Press The Pedal’

“We have to accelerate,” says Ravi Marwaha Chief of IBM business interests in India. And accelerate they have to. After bifurcating the company into solutions and services entities (Tata-IBM Ltd…

Waiting For The Reprieve

The workstations and server market perfor-mance in 1997-98 was influenced by reduced user demand levels and increasing preference for Intel-based systems over RISC systems. With corporate users finding price-performance benefits…