Archive for December, 2009

COMDDAP recently concluded its annual Manila event with flying colors. As expected, people from all walks of life trooped to SMX Convention Center of the SM Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City from December 3 to 6, 2009.

No less than Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero and CICT commissioner Ramon Ibrahim grace the opening ceremony of the said event.

Acer introduces their latest line of laptop, notebook, netbook and desktop PCs during their recent event dubbed “Innovation”.

Acer paraded the Acer Ferrari One FO200-313G50n, Acer Aspire 5738PG-874G50Bn, Acer Aspire 5738DG-744G50Mn, Gateway EC14D03i, Acer Aspire M7721 and Predator G7750, and Acer Aspire M5810

Fuji Xerox recently launched their latest lines of DocuPrint and Phaser printers and multi-function printers. These latest offerings cater to the SME and SOHO markets by offering fully featured printers and MFPs at affordable prices.

Seagate introduced the Seagate Pulsar drive, the first product in its new enterprise solid state drive (SSD) family. Designed for enterprise blade and general server applications, the Pulsar drive uses single-level cell (SLC) technology, delivers up to 200GB capacity, and is built in a 2.5-inch small form factor with a SATA interface. The Pulsar drive leverages Seagate’s 30 years of leadership in meeting large enterprise customer needs in product development, qualification, and support.

Sony Ericsson announced that they have issued software fixes and they are now available for download after their latest handset Satio and Aino experienced some technical problems that prompted shops in the UK to pull it out from the shelves.

The software updates will allow Satio and Aino owners to easily update their handset and benefit from improved handset speeds and battery usage. An update for Yari is reportedly on its way as well.

Mr. Ramon Arteficio will step down as Canon Marketing Philippines President and CEO by the end of 2009 due to the company’s retirement policy. Mr. Arteficio’s term was actually extended by one year. The well-loved President said he wanted to retire to allow for a new generation of leadership to step forward.

In his place, Mr. Allan Chng (pronounced as “Chung”) will take over the helm of Canon Philippines starting January 2010.

See related article here – “No Goodbyes, Just See You Later…” – Ramon Arteficio

HP Philippines country general manager, Imaging and Printing Group (IPG) Miss Jenny Sotto-Siquioco will leave her post by the end of the year 2009 to migrate to Canada with her entire family.

HP is still currently looking for a worthy replacement. For the meantime, HP IPG Southeast Asia vice president, Miss Margaret Ong will oversea the Philippine operation.

Symantec Corp. announced Symantec Data Loss Prevention 10, the industry’s first open data loss prevention (DLP) platform, giving customers more options to find and fix data loss problems. As organizations strive to center their security strategies around information, DLP becomes essential.

To help customers better protect sensitive data , Symantec’s open DLP platform will help organizations effectively leverage content-awareness across security deployments enterprise-wide and take actions that secure data and prevent its loss. Symantec Data Loss Prevention 10 will allow companies to apply encryption and enterprise rights management (ERM) based on content and will integrate with additional Symantec solutions.

By partnering with leading third-party providers, including GigaTrust, Liquid Machines, Oracle and PGP Corporation, Symantec will offer customers the broadest range of integrated remediation options.