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The The webhost industry: week review - Nov 23, 2001 - It was a slower week than normal in the world of Web hosting, thanks largely in part to the early weekend many companies took because of Thursday's Thanksgiving holiday in the United Sates.

US markets were closed for Thanksgiving, and although they re-opened Friday, volume was expected to be light.

Because of the holiday, the only thing of interest to happen Thursday was the results of the first half of the fiscal year for Japanese communications giant Nippon Telegraph and ...
Telia Tests OSGi Services - Nov 23, 2001 - A unique solution for delivering services to the home is being tested in a residential section of Stockholm. Under the motto: "No New Boxes," the service gateway is placed inside of the network instead of placing a residential gateway in each home.

Telia (http://www.telia.com) has developed this Network Service Gateway based on the OSGi specification, which enables the network delivery of value-added, managed services and applications. Currently the Gateway is being used to enhance ...
Merilus CEO to Join Team Canada Trade Mission - Nov 23, 2001 - Merilus, Inc. (http://www.merilus.com) CEO, Dana Epp, has accepted an invitation to join the upcoming Team Canada West trade mission led by Canada's Prime Minister Jean Chretien, Western Provincial Premiers and
Territorial Government Leaders to Los Angeles, California on Nov. 27-30,

Merilus will be using this mission to increase their profile in the western
states while supporting their established US distribution partners, Ingram
Micro and Insight. This mission follows a ...
Nokia to Establish a R&D Center In Hangzhou - Nov 23, 2001 - Nokia Networks (http://www.nokia.com) and the Zhejiang Provincial
Government of China yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the
establishment of a new R&D center to be located in Hangzhou, the capital
city of Zhejiang province in China.

The center, expected to employ up to 500 people in 3 - 4 years' time, will
focus on software development, and will develop platform technologies
related to Nokia's 3G mobile networks. The Hangzhou R&D center will have an
important role ...
Cable & Wireless to Enhance Alliance & Leicester's Customer Service - Nov 23, 2001 - UK's Cable & Wireless (http://www.cw.com) announced yesterday a five-year, multi-million pound strategic agreement with Alliance & Leicester

Cable & Wireless will integrate Alliance & Leicester's inbound and outbound
call centre operations into one "virtual contact centre" and manage several
third party call centre suppliers, giving the organization a seamless, fully
managed contact centre solution. The rollout phase will involve six of
Alliance & ...
Groupe 2MB Selects IBM Canada for Hosting - Nov 23, 2001 - IBM Canada (http://www.can.ibm.com/services/webhosting) has announced that Montreal-based Groupe 2MB (http://www.g2mb.com) has selected IBM to host and
manage its Intranet solution online. IBM will provide real estate, bandwidth
and power for Groupe 2MB's servers housed in IBM's e-business Hosting Centre
in Montreal.

"Groupe 2MB's expertise is in developing software tools that manage personal
data for very small businesses and departments within large enterprises,"
said Roger Doré, president, ...
Crosswave to Launch Yokohama Data Center - Nov 23, 2001 - Crosswave Communications Inc. (http://www.cwc.co.jp) yesterday announced that the company began construction of its Yokohama data center, one of Japan's largest facilities with 40,000 square meters of floor space in total. The first stage of construction, for approximately half of the total floor space, began to be built with the service launch scheduled for January 2003.

"We are proud of this data center as it will be one of Japan's largest
facilities with a seismic isolation ...
Host Europe Wins 2nd Place in Fast 50 Awards - Nov 23, 2001 - Host Europe (http://www.hosteurope.com) announced today that it has been recognized as one of the fastest growing technology companies in the UK, receiving an award for 2nd place in the Deloitte & Touche Technology
Fast 50 (http://www.fast50.co.uk), having achieved turnover growth over a three year period (1998-2000) of 2,105%.

The Technology Fast 50 programme seeks out those companies that have shown
impressive growth rates in the telecommunications, hardware, software and
biotechnology markets ...
F-Secure, Gartner Schedule Webinar on Integration of Wireless Devices into Security Solutions - Nov 23, 2001 - F-Secure (http://www.f-secure.com) today announced a seminar focused on the security aspects of incorporating wireless devices into the enterprise. The provider of data security for mobile devices will conduct its interactive Web-based seminar with research firm Gartner Group
(http://www.gartner.com), on Nov. 28.

Entitled "Incorporating Wireless Devices into a Complete Corporate Security
Solution," and offered free of charge, the seminar will feature John E.
Girard, vice president and director ...
Ebone Enhances Streaming Services with Speedera Fusion - Nov 22, 2001 - Speedera Networks Inc. (http://www.speedera.com), a global provider of
content delivery services, and Ebone (http://www.ebone.com), a European broadband IP
and optical networking company, announced that they have entered into a
partnership agreement. This partnership falls under the Speedera Fusion
program, a strategic channel program that provides partners with a turnkey
solution for a full set of managed content delivery services.

The alliance ensures that Ebone achieves global reach, with ...