Archive for October, 2010

HP announced integrated solutions that simplify operations and accelerate IT resource consolidation, enabling clients to streamline their delivery of mission-critical application services.

Chief information officers must ensure high availability of their most critical applications while simplifying management of the technology infrastructure and reducing costs. The new HP StorageWorks P9500 Disk Array and enhancements to the HP-UX portfolio for Integrity systems improve application service delivery by providing an open, integrated architecture for the most demanding workloads, virtually anywhere and at any time.

SAP AG announced an innovative new approach to business analytics designed to provide people across organizations with critical, industry-specific information wherever and however they want to use it. As a first step in that strategy, the company launched SAP® BusinessObjects™ analytic applications, a family of solutions tailored to address today’s challenges in specific industries and lines of business.

Co-created with customers and designed to work in any environment, the applications facilitate better business decision-making by knowledge workers, providing the insight and best practices required to better understand risk, uncover opportunities and make the right decisions to optimize business. Designed to be deployed quickly and deliver value to customers rapidly, the solutions are complete and ready to go, and can also be customized further to meet particular business goals with the help of the SAP Services organization or partner ecosystem.

Astaro Corporation, a leading Unified Threat Management vendor, prides itself for its comprehensive and powerful internet security solutions that are aimed at simplyfying the way networks are protected. Astaro believes that regardless of the growing threat of Internet security and the complex methods by which attacks are being perpetrated, companies are assured that their networks remain secure and their most valuable information continuously protected without the technical complications.

The company offers a variety of network security products using hardware,software and virtualized products. These solutions have been throughly tested and have been deployed in thousand of environments to ensure stability and reliability. Astaro sees a very strong potential in the robustly growing market that is the South East Asia region, which include Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, vietnam, Thailand and Philippines.

Google is gearing up for the official release of a new Android flavor, which would sport the codename of Gingerbread. Earlier reports indicated the new OS will have a graphical overhaul, integrated Google apps, video chat support, and a faster operating speed.

The next question is whether Gingerbread will be Android 2.3 or Android 3.0? Regardless of the version, Gingerbread will definitely come packed with new functionalities that will give its competitors a run for their money.

BlackBerry manufacturer RIM launched an online version of its transactional mobile app store called BlackBerry App World. Mobile apps can be downloaded from the online store, which was previously only accessible from BlackBerry handsets.

According to RIM, the new BlackBerry App World Storefront offers the following features:

– Purchase apps directly from the website
– Edit My World accounts to sync app downloads directly to the BlackBerry smartphone
– Read and write reviews and recommend items to peers
– Access purchased or downloaded apps from a computer via the My World page in the BlackBerry App World storefront

Acer Liquid E Ferrari Edition Debuts

Posted: October 23, 2010 in Tech

Acer Philippines recently launched the new Acer Liquid E Ferrari special edition dedicated to those who refuse to settle for mere perfection and demand something extra from their technological devices: passion, cutting-edge technology, performance, and above all, exclusive features!

Passionate, like the red of its livery, Sophistication, expression of the utmost perfection, High performance, like the finnest race cars, Exclusive, like a tailor-made suit, and Fully-equipped, like a luxurious object: these ingredients make the Acer Liquid E Ferrari special edition utterly unique and in a class of its own.

Innovation giant Microsoft Philippines signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with leading network provider Smart Communications, Inc., for a collaboration to introduce new offerings that promises to transform the Filipinos’ mobile lifestyle.

“We are very happy to join forces with SMART as we bring an enhanced digital experience to the Filipino public through Windows Phone 7,” said John Bessey, Managing Director, Microsoft Philippines. “With this partnership, we hope to maximize the potential of the smartphone market and let the Filipinos take full advantage of the benefits of the mobile lifestyle.”