Tag Archives: Frost & Sullivan

Microsoft announces Windows XP end of support

Microsoft announced today that the 11-year old operating system Windows XP will no longer receive security updates, non-security hotfixes, free or paid assisted support options, or online technical content updates from Microsoft after April 8, 2014. More than 3.6 million Filipino XP users need to upgrade as early as this year to avoid risks of destructive malware attacks.
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Posted by on April 14, 2013 in Microsoft, Technology


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Globe Broadband hailed as RP’s Broadband Service Provider of the year

GLOBE Broadband, the most preferred broadband service in the country, is once again recognized as the 2012 Broadband Service Provider of the Year by the global business research and consulting firm Frost & Sullivan. This is a back-to-back achievement for Globe Broadband after also receiving the said recognition last year.

“We are very honored to receive this award once more as the Philippines’ Broadband Service Provider of the Year coming from a highly-respected global firm such as Frost & Sullivan. This award validates that we are on track in providing the best broadband service for our subscribers,” said Nikko Acosta, Head of Globe Broadband business.
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Posted by on October 19, 2012 in Globe Telecom, Technology


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Apple’s iTunes stores will complete ecosystem, offer multiple benefits, says Frost & Sullivan

Apple recently launched its long awaited itunes stores across 12 countries in Asia. Already available in Japan, Australia and New Zealand, now consumers with credit cards in Brunei, Cambodia, Hong Kong, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Sri Lanka and Vietnam will be able to access millions of songs and movies.

Manoj Menon, Partner and Asia Pacific Managing Director for Frost & Sullivan said “This is a fantastic development for consumers in Asia. Apple’s growth in these markets was predominantly fueled by the hardware sales. This announcement will help Apple leverage the completeness of its ecosystem a lot better in these markets”.
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Posted by on July 2, 2012 in Apple, Technology


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Frost & Sullivan: A Rise in the Number of Mobile Workers Creates a Strong Case for the Implementation of Enterprise Social Media and Web 2.0 Market

Asia Pacific, with its large Gen-Y population, has become the fastest growing region of social networking users in the world. Southeast Asian countries such as Philippines and Malaysia have already achieved penetration rates of as much as 85 percent for popular social networking sites. Social media platforms are becoming rapidly commercialized due to the escalating need for social interaction between businesses and customers to promote products and services.

However, free-to-use consumer social networks and the Internet regulation in countries such as India and China, which offer only limited access to social media platforms, have slowed regional adoption of these global platforms. The deployment of localized versions of Facebook and Twitter in these countries could limit the impact of the regulations on the market.

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Posted by on May 25, 2012 in Web Site


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