Datacraft Asia

Datacraft eyes extra buys with US$130m

Singapore-listed network system integrator Datacraft Asia has nearly US$130 million in cash to help it finance acquisitions in the region.

Wednesday, 23 August, 2000, 12:00am

Datacraft wins contract

Datacraft Asia said in Singapore it had won a US$12 million contract from the Fujian Post and Telecommunications Authority to expand the digital data network it set up in 1995. The project is expected to be completed in three months and is Datacraft Asia's single largest contract to date, the company said.

9 Jun 1998 - 12:00am

Datacraft in China buy

Network systems integrator Datacraft Asia has acquired mainland company UCS Communications for US$7.3 million.

UCS, a networking company which markets and services communication equipment in China, will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary. It has offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenyang and Shenzhen.

16 Dec 1997 - 12:00am

International man for boundless industry

Having spent most of his life living and travelling around the Mediterranean, Europe and Asia, Ron Cattell's self-description as an 'international' person is right on the money.

Now based in Singapore, Mr Cattell - Datacraft Asia's new chief operating officer - was born in Britain but grew up in Libya and Cypress.

4 Nov 1997 - 12:00am

Marketing tie

Network systems integrator Datacraft Asia will become the prime marketing channel for networking equipment provider Cascade Communications under a new three-year partnership.

Datacraft will market, distribute and support Cascade's advanced Frame Relay and Access switching products to telecommunications companies and Internet service providers in Asia.

10 Jun 1997 - 12:00am

Datacraft given own bandwidth to manage sites

A commitment to secure its dedicated leased-line circuits in Asia has armed regional telecommunications network integrator Datacraft Asia with its own bandwidth to set up preventive management systems for major customer sites.

14 Jan 1997 - 12:00am

Datacraft wins deal

DATACRAFT Asia has won a US$2.5 million contract to design and set up a digital data network (DDN) for Shaanxi province in northwest China.

To service the contract, Datacraft is establishing an office in the provincial capital, Xian.

1 Aug 1995 - 12:00am

Datacraft Asia eyes ISO

DATACRAFT Asia, a leading data communications systems integrator, aims to have all 11 of its Asian offices ISO 9002-certified in the run-up to the company's proposed public listing at the end of the year, says managing director Des Althorp.

Datacraft Hong Kong recently received its first ISO 9002 certificate.

26 May 1994 - 12:00am

Datacraft expansion

DATACRAFT Asia, formerly a collection of six subsidiaries of Australia-based Datacraft Ltd, has recently restructured to become a separate entity in order to more clearly focus on Asia's booming telecommunications market.

25 May 1993 - 12:00am

Datacraft Asia points the way in unique move

AUSTRALIAN companies are being exhorted almost daily by the government to go out and discover Asia. So why is the Asian arm of Datacraft, one of the first Australian companies to head north, partly buying itself out?

20 May 1993 - 12:00am