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Solving issues of Virtualization and Cloud Computing

As more companies apply IT virtualization to improve operational efficiency, unforeseen issues on the physical infrastructure of data centers crop up, such as cooling and power.

These issues will only spike as shown in a study by AMI-Partners which finds that the SMB cloud market is growing 1.5 times faster than any ICT technology in the Philippines and Asia Pacific region. The study also estimates that a total of US$16.5 billion will be spent on cloud computing solutions among SMEs in the region.
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Posted by on September 21, 2012 in APC, Technology

 

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Magsaysay Transport and Logistics moves to the Cloud with Salesforce CRM

(L-R) Bobby Aquino, Strategic Marketing & CRM Mgr, Magsaysay Transport & Logistics; Doris Magsaysay Ho, President & CEO, Magsaysay; Rene Huergas, President IP-Converge; and Zakir Ahmed, Regional Vice President, Salesforce.com

Magsaysay Transport and Logistics Corporation (MTLC), a subsidiary of Magsaysay Maritime Corporation, recently signed an agreement with IP Converge Data Center, Inc. (IP-Converge) for its subscription to Salesforce.com Customer Relationship Management (CRM), world-leading cloud-based CRM solution for the “social enterprise”.

IP-Converge says today’s business operations require tools that allow employees to collaborate and share information in real time – similar to popular social networking websites and applications. This way, business applications are easier to learn and are more engaging, giving companies a more dynamic and social business environment, which results in increased productivity in the workplace.
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Posted by on January 20, 2012 in IP-Converge, Technology

 

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Microsoft Philippines joins BSA, CICT and ITAP in Promoting Cloud Computing in Asia

In the recently concluded policy workshop on cloud computing organized by the Business Software Alliance (BSA), Commission on Information and Communication Technology (CICT) and the Information Technology Association of the Philippines (ITAP) dubbed, “Leveraging the Cloud to Promote Sustainable Development,” Microsoft Philippines expressed its support to promote cloud computing services as an effective solution in organizing government and commercial infrastructures.

“We, at Microsoft, recognize the advantages of deploying cloud computing services, which can enhance work productivity, enable better business processes, and support green computing. We support the government and private sector in their advocacy of cloud computing and we recognize its potential to spur economic activity and job generation,” said Dondi Mapa, National Technology Officer, Microsoft Philippines and one of the speakers during the event.

The workshop aimed to increase the awareness of integrating cloud computing in business and government operations as well as to ensure that appropriate policies are in place. During the event, BSA showcased and launched its comparative study called the “APAC Digital Economy and Cloud Computing Scorecard 2011,” which evaluates 14 Asia Pacific countries on the readiness of their legal and regulatory frameworks for the deployment of cloud computing.
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Posted by on August 8, 2011 in Microsoft

 

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Globe brings new machine to machine and cloud services to enterprise customers

Globe Telecom recently introduced its latest machine to machine (M2M) and cloud computing services to business customers. Offered through its Globe Business unit, the company said as M2M and cloud services are the next phase in communications, it is ready to provide these solutions to enterprise customers whose telco needs continue to evolve.

Globe Business has been providing a variety of fixed, data and mobile services including managed services to enterprises, and now it announces its venture into series of M2M and cloud offers. Today, Globe Business moves further into the future by offering more M2M services. Aside from Tracker GPS, a fleet management service it currently provides enterprise customers to monitor moving company assets, Globe Business now supports new M2M capabilities. Asset management involves accessing data such as temperature, power and motion sensors, while security and surveillance includes CCTV and motion detection, among others. M2M services connect and enable various devices and equipment that we use as we go about our daily lives for relevant applications.
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Posted by on February 2, 2011 in Globe Telecom

 

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