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HP Introduces the Most Energy-Efficient Laser Printer in the World for Small and Midsize Businesses

HP announced an expanded portfolio of environmentally-responsible imaging and printing products and solutions, including industry-first innovations for small and midsize businesses (SMBs).

HP’s new offerings help SMBs to obtain more value from their IT investments in the wake of a strong market recovery and to reduce energy and paper use, reduce costs and reduce environmental impact.
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Posted by on June 28, 2010 in HP

 

HP Unveils a Simple Payment Plan for SMBs to Better Optimize Their Printing Environment and Manage Cash Flow

HP announced HP QuickPage™, a ground-breaking new service designed to help small and midsize businesses (SMBs) to better optimize their imaging and printing environment and control costs as part of HP’s channel-led Managed Print Services (MPS) offering for SMBs. Modelled after a telecommunications service agreement, HP QuickPage™ provides SMBs with one simple contract through which they gain greater control over costs and more choice in how they engage with HP to better manage their printing environment.

According to a recent study by IDC, the SMB segment represents a prime opportunity for Managed Print Services growth as 44 percent of all SMBs surveyed either currently have or are planning to implement an MPS solution within the next 1-2 years.(1) As such, HP is continuing to identify ways to leverage the enterprise-level expertise of its industry leading business partners to provide SMBs with HP-certified solutions.
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Posted by on June 28, 2010 in HP

 

Globe and Mobily launch 1st Kababayan SIM for OFWs in Saudi

Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) can expect to pay lower rates for calls and text messages to family and friends in the Philippines on the back of the recently-inked partnership between Globe Telecom and Saudi Arabia-based mobile operator Mobily. The latter is Saudi Arabia ’s second largest mobile operator with a market share of about 40%. It is the brand carried by Saudi elecom firm Etihad Etisalat.

Mobily partnered with Globe to launch the Mabuhay Kababayan Prepaid SIM, a new service that gives Mobily subscribers special rates for calls and text messages to the Philippines . With the Mobily Mabuhay Kababayan Prepaid SIM, calls to Globe, Tattoo and TM in the Philippines will be charged 99 halala (0.99 Saudi Riyal or about P12.01) per minute, and 30 halala (0.30 Saudi Riyal or about P3.66) per text message.
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Posted by on June 26, 2010 in Globe Telecom

 

Globe taps US firm to beef-up customer promotions and services

Globe Telecom has tapped US-based Telecoms software and services firm Amdocs Ltd to provide it customer experience systems software. The announcement was made at the Amdocs Asia Pacific InTouch Business Forum, an industry gathering of Amdocs customers and executives, dedicated to addressing the needs of Asia Pacific service providers in the connected world.

Amdocs is a provider of software and services for billing, customer relationship management (CRM), operations support systems ( OSS ) with customers in over 60 countries. Its clients include telecommunication firms such as AT&T Mobility, AT&T U-Verse, Cable One, Cablevision, Sprint-Nextel, T-Mobile, Vodafone, Bell Canada, and Rogers Communications. The NYSE-listed company earned revenues of $2.86 billion in fiscal year 2009.
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Posted by on June 25, 2010 in Globe Telecom

 

Lenovo Launches New ThinkCentre Desktops for 2010 PC Refreshes

Lenovo has announced its latest high-performance desktop PCs for large businesses, the ThinkCentre M90 and M90p. The new desktops are designed to meet the complex computing needs of today’s global, 24/7 businesses through enhanced security, manageability and flexibility features.

The ThinkCentre M90 and M90p are also Lenovo’s first ThinkCentre desktops to feature the new 2010 Intel® Core™ vPro™ family of processors, which provide added power to easily multitask even while operating intensive applications. 
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Posted by on June 24, 2010 in Lenovo

 

CANON LAUNCHES BACK-TO-COOL PROMO FOR PIXMA PRINTERS

Be cool and beat the heat this Back-To-School season literally and figuratively with designer eyewear from Esprit and Calvin Klein with Canon PIXMA printers and Canon Genuine Inks with the new Canon Back-To-Cool Promo.

From May 15 to August 31, all purchases of Canon PIXMA printers and Canon Genuine Inks will give you a free pair of designer eyewear. Just purchase any of the following Canon PIXMA Printer models: PIXMA iP3680, iP4760, iP100, MP568, MP258, MP648, MP996, MX347, MX328, MX338, MX868, MX850, MX7600, iX4000, Pro9000 Mark II, Pro9500 Mark II, JX210P and one Canon Genuine Ink within one week of purchase or get the affordable PIXMA iP2770 printer (Php2,195) with two Canon Genuine Inks within one week of purchase in order to be eligible for the free eyewear.
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Posted by on June 23, 2010 in Canon

 

Globe inks interconnection agreement with BayanTel for Camarines Sur and Albay

Globe Telecom announced that it sealed an interconnection agreement with Bayan Telecommunications for the provinces of Camarines Sur and Albay. This enables Globelines and BayanTel subscribers in these areas to make local calls to one another.

The local interconnection between the two telcos took effect June 16, 2010. With this development, Globe is set to provide its wireline products and services to the residents of Camarines Sur and Albay, as it pursues its network rollout in these parts of Bicol region.

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Posted by on June 22, 2010 in Globe Telecom