Archive for May, 2011

Mr. Muralikrishnan B, eBay Philippines’ Country Manager

eBay Philippines launches eBay Motors Philippines, an online used vehicle trading platform that helps corporate, automobile manufacturers, financial institutions and leasing companies sell their vehicles to a large registered buyer base across the country.

“We are excited to launch eBay Motors, a high velocity transaction platform for corporate to liquidate their used vehicle inventory in the most efficient & transparent manner. We have successfully pioneered the B2B Motors concept in India and have brought this domain expertise to set up the Philippines Motors business,” said Mr. Muralikrishnan B, Country Manager, eBay Philippines.

SAP Philippines, the global leader in business intelligence and a leader in sustainable business practices, brings together key industry leaders to talk about the growing need to share best practices in business sustainability.

Jennie S. Ligones, SAP Philippines Country Manager says, “Our definition of sustainability is the holistic management of social, environmental, and economic risks and opportunities for increased short- and long-term profitability. Sustainability is core to our strategy of making the world run better. In a better run world, IT drives opportunity for everyone, market leaders become sustainability leaders, and better run companies operate profitably and sustainably.”

(L-R) Philips Consumer Lifestyle Executives Mr. Franco Flameño, Business Developer Manager and Mr. Mark Sng, Trade Marketing for Accessories, together with Ms. Karylle, Philips Brand Ambassador for the Philippines

Philips launches three new headphones, which offer a generous supply of solutions to keep you moving and let you stay in the groove, wherever life may take you. Its on-the-move technology boasts of style and comfort that are intuitively designed around your modern mobile life.

Mr. Stanley Chen, Country Manager at ASUS Technology Philippines Inc.

ASUS launches its Eee Pad Transformer, the best tablet choice for users looking for both media consumption and mobile productivity. Featuring an expandable keyboard docking station and combined battery life of up to 16 hours*, the Eee Pad Transformer is running the new Android operating system, Honeycomb. Combining Honeycomb with ASUS’ intuitive Waveshare user interface and the most powerful hardware features available makes the Transformer an exciting portable device supporting both office work and social communication.

The Nielsen Company’s most recent research on mobile connected devices sheds new light on how consumers are using their tablets, eReaders and smartphones – and where they are using them, too. According to Nielsen’s recent survey of nearly 12,000 connected device owners:

– Seventy percent of tablet owners and 68 percent of smartphone owners said they use their devices while watching television, compared to only 35 percent of eReader owners.
– Sixty-one percent of eReader owners use their device in bed, compared to 57 percent of tablet owners and 51 percent of smartphone owners.

When asked how they spent time with their device:

TNS launched results of its study dubbed “Mobile Life 2011,” the largest ever global research study into today’s mobile consumer. Now on its sixth year, Mobile Life 2011 is the result of more than 25,000 hours of interviews with over 34,000 respondents in 43 countries, including the Philippines. It provides a complete understanding of consumer experiences with mobility today and insights into how this will change tomorrow.

“Research results of Mobile Life 2011 highlighted that as “static” functionality such as SMS and still imaging become commoditized, growth will be driven through further demand for social functionality and new demands for video calling, streaming and sharing services,” explained Gary de Ocampo, TNS Managing Director.

(L-R) Ricky Lopez, Country Manager – Medium and Large Enterprise, Dell Philippines; Winston Siy, Managing Director, International MicroVillage, Inc.; John Tan, Solutions and Strategy Manager for CSMB – South Asia and Korea, Dell; James Anthony Jimeno, Network Consultant – South Asia Developing Markets, Dell and Mary Anne Feliz, AVP for Product Marketing – Integrated Computer Systems.

As businesses and organizations continue to be challenged with increasing complexities and data growth, they look for solutions that offer the right balance of performance, energy efficiency and easy-to-manage capabilities. To address these needs, Dell launched its new line of networking switch appliances with the PowerConnect series.

Ms. Lycette Ventura, Diliman Preparatory School Executive Director

For forty years now, Diliman Preparatory School (DPS) in Commonwealth Avenue, Quezon City, has been providing children with a platform that focuses on holistic learning. And for DPS, this mission starts by having a state-of-the-art learning environment for its promising students. Seeking to create the perfect learning space, DPS turns to leading IT company, HP, to become the first campus designed using environment-friendly HP Scitex and Designjet printers that feature HP’s Latex printing technology.

“HP is delighted to take part in creating an enriching learning space where students of Diliman Preparatory School can grow and develop their full potential. Leveraging on the eco-friendly benefits of HP Latex technology, Diliman Preparatory School can now offer its students a safe and vividly stunning environment that kids can enjoy,” said Armando Pascual, HP Philippines Country Manager for Imaging and Printing Group.