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
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
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
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.