Business briefs: Aceweb adds bandwidth, services By Dennis Sellers Aceweb Internet (http://www.aceweb.net), a Los Angeles based ISP (Internet Service Provider), has upgraded its Internet infrastructure by installing 24 pairs of fiber optic and dual-redundant OC-3 hardware. The new configuration gives Aceweb the ability to provide up to 155 megabits of bandwidth per pair of fiber. The additional bandwidth has enabled Aceweb — whose SoftwareArchives network (http://www.softwarearchives.com) 0has been expanded in recent months with the addition of, among other things, Mac and computer gaming sites — to make available a variety of new Internet connection and Web hosting services. The company will be offering dedicated server and co-location options that will allow clients to house their own web servers at Aceweb’s Los Angeles data center. In addition to bandwidth, Aceweb will offer various service and support packages hosting to its clients. Iomega (http://www.iomega.com) has entered into a joint marketing agreement with Adobe in which information about Iomega’s new Peerless drive and Peerless 10GB and 20GB disks to be placed on Adobe.com and in the boxes of Photoshop software packages. And a trial version of Adobe Photoshop Elements software for Mac and Windows systems will be included with Iomega Zip 100MB and 250MB drives. Acer and Palm have announced (http://www.prnewswire.com/cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/06-0 1-2001/0001505056&EDATE=)that Acer has licensed the Palm OS operating system through 2005. Acer will use the Palm OS platform to deliver its first Acer Mobile Device, expected later this year as part of Acer’s Mobile Data Strategy — the company’s strategy aimed at providing “easy wireless access and exchange of enterprise and personal information via a handheld computer.” REAL Software (http://www.realsoftware.com) will be making the REALbasic through Australian distributor Streetwise Software. Streetwise Software (http://www.streetwise.net.au) will immediately assume all sales, marketing, and support of REALbasic in Australia. Wireless WebConnect! has announced (http://biz.yahoo.com/bw/010606/2023.html) that it has expanded and simplified the ordering process for its new Ricochet WebConnect! Dial-Out service. Wireless WebConnect! was the first Ricochet Authorized Service Provider (RASP) to make the service available to its customers who do not have access to a Virtual Private Network (VPN). Ricochet WebConnect! supports the Mac.