Internet News - In Brief


- SA’s MTN Network Solutions last week launched a new offering, giving corporates free Internet access with unlimited local bandwidth, free GPRS for six months and a free firewall with its virtual private network (VPN) offering. Stuart Hardy, MTN NS sales and marketing director, says most corporates run their networks at 100% and still don’t have the bandwidth they require. This offering will reduce local Internet bandwidth bottlenecks and boost network capacity, he says.

- EnterWeb is launching Plumtree portal software in SA to help local business harness the power of the Internet and compete on an international level. Single sign-on front-end integration tools used to integrate across all corporate systems and data sources are changing the way companies do business, says Andries Louw, EnterWeb MD. "Bringing all data sources into one environment increases productivity by giving users real-time access to everything they need to know.