Archive for August, 2011

Globe Telecom recently introduced its latest suite of cloud computing services for enterprise customers. The company believes that the cloud services are the next phase of communications. Thus, they are now providing Cloud Solutions to business customers that are in need of innovation with their telecommunication processes.

Globe Business has been offering a comprehensive range of ICT solutions relevant to the needs of various small, medium and large enterprises in the country. This suite of solutions comprises fixed, data and mobile services, including managed services, and last June 2011, Globe announced its venture into a series of cloud offers by introducing Globe Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS).

Commercial Partner of the Year

Symantec Corp., announced the winners of the Symantec Philippines Partner Awards 2011. The event aims to recognize the significant contribution of Symantec’s partners in promoting the brand in the country. The awards given are based not just on the revenue, but for the effort and commitment these companies have exerted.


(L-R) Mr. Faycal Bouchlaghem, General Manager Asia Pacific Telecom Sector, Microsoft Philippines, Mr. John Bessey, General Manager, Microsoft Philippines, Mr. Ernesto Alberto, SVP and Head of Customer Sales and Marketing Group, PLDT, Mr. Puay Koon Lim, Managing Director of ASEAN Region, Dimension Data, Mr. Juan Victor Hernandez, VP and Head of Corporate Business Group, PLDT, and Mr. Neville Burdan, General Manager, Microsoft LOB

Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co., Inc. (PLDT), Microsoft Philippines and Dimension Data join forced in announcing the commercial availability of Managed Microsoft Solutions in the market, under the PLDT AppFarm Private Cloud Services portfolio which is the first ever cloud based Microsoft solution in Asia.

PLDT Senior Vice President Ernesto Alberto said, “This partnership allows us to really serve our customers better as this provides them best of class, high quality services and solutions that are available in ICT today.”

Jesus Romero, Head of Globe Business; Richie Ricafrente, Product Manager for M2M; Peter Bithos, Head of Consumer Business; Ernest Cu, President and CEO; Gil Genio, Head of International and Business Markets

Globe Telecom, one of the leading telecommunications providers in the Philippines, presents more innovative ICT solutions for enterprises with the current development of its Machine-to-Machine (M2M) services. The Globe Business unit, its company that is the first local telecom to offer and bring M2M services in the country, is now providing more M2M solutions that can help customers from various industries to take better control of their businesses.

Globe Business’ suite of M2M solutions includes Fleet Management, Fixed Asset Management, and Security and Surveillance.

Symantec Corp. announced the availability of Symantec Endpoint Protection 12 as well as results from independent tests demonstrating that the product outperforms the competition in both virtual and physical environments, providing unrivaled protection and blazingly fast performance.

According to Symantec’s Internet Security Threat Report, attackers have unleashed more than 286 million distinct malicious programs in 2010, creating a challenge for traditional signature-based security solutions that can’t keep up with this volume of attacks. Symantec Endpoint Protection 12 and Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition are now available to combat the sheer volume of sophisticated attacks targeting organizations of all sizes today.

Mr. Manny Pangilinan, Chairman of the Board of PLDT

Telecoms leader Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) and wholly-owned subsidiary Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) opened the country’s first “Jump” experience center at SM Megamall in Mandaluyong City. It will showcase the PLDT Group’s latest devices, services, and technologies.

Jump is the latest Experience Center built to offer customers the new phase of communication – a bold shift from the usual retail center to a cutting-edge display of convergence and innovation. It is also designed to cater to your mobile, internet, home and business needs.

Toshiba’s Singapore Computer Systems Division (CSD), a division of Toshiba Singapore Pte Ltd, unveiled the Qosmio F750 3D, the world’s first glasses-free 3D notebook PC. It provides a totally new 3D experience as the users can view 3D and 2D content concurrently on one screen.

“The Qosmio F750 3D perfectly demonstrates how Toshiba uses its outstanding expertise in research and development to turn innovative technologies and applications into real products,” said Ms. Wong Wai Meng, Senior Manager of Product Marketing, Toshiba Singapore Pte Ltd. “This new Toshiba flagship model offers the cutting-edge technology that multimedia enthusiasts and early adopters are looking for,” she added.

Mr. Simon Dale, Head of Technology and Innovation, SAP Asia Pacific Japan

SAP AG unveils solutions that will drive business competitiveness. This was presented at the 2011 World Tour held at the EDSA Shangri-la Hotel in Mandaluyong. The business event gathered many of the country’s key large enterprises to come together and share best practices in harnessing the power of business intelligence to business help keep up with the changing business landscape.

Speaking before the country’s top business personalities, Tim Moylan, SAP President for Southeast Asia (SEA) shared with the delegates how businesses can maintain their competitive advantage in the face of a rapidly globalizing world made more challenging by uncertain economic conditions. “We must embrace change. The key is to evolve and transform with the times. Mobility, analytics and cloud are more than just buzzwords but starting a real revolution in information technology.”