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Microsoft Philippines empowers SMBs by helping them modernize their business through IT

In line with its strong commitment to empower small-medium businesses (SMBs) in the country through relevant and accessible technology, Microsoft Philippines, together with its partners, encourage SMBs to modernize their IT infrastructure before the end of support for Windows XP and Office 2003 on April 8, 2014 through a beneficial promo called Get2Modern.
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Posted by on May 2, 2013 in Microsoft, Technology


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Microsoft Philippines and ADB in search of AppsforAsia: Redefining Development

Microsoft and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) partnered to launch AppsforAsia: Redefining Development to harness the creative power of hundreds of independent software developers across Asia. Over the next six months AppsforAsia will create sustainable technological solutions for the economic, commercial and social benefit of governments, NGOs, citizens, and enterprises in the region.

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Posted by on January 28, 2013 in Microsoft, Technology


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Windows 8 celebrates 88th day, avail of discount offers to end on January 31

With 60 million sold out licenses since its launch in October 2012, Windows 8 is still available under discount offers until January 31, 2013 to continue delight more consumers of the fast, fluid and no-compromise computing experience specifically designed to complement the lives of today’s consumers. Starting February 1, upgrade editions of Windows 8 and Windows 8 Pro will be offered for $119.99 (roughly Php8,900.00).

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Posted by on January 22, 2013 in Technology, windows 8


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Microsoft PH partners with Acer PH to strengthen its mission of transforming Filipino communities

(L-R): Jennifer Chua-Teng (Finance and Administration Director, Acer Philippines, Manuel Wong (General Manager, Acer Philippines), Karrie Ilagan (General Manager, Microsoft Philippines), Raul Cortez (Legal and Corporate Affairs Director, Microsoft Philippines)

Microsoft Philippines recently partnered with one of the country’s leading hardware companies, Acer Philippines, to further the company’s advocacy of enabling Filipinos to maximize their full potential through the power of technology.

The partnership will allow Microsoft powered Acer hardware to be donated to Filipino nonprofit organizations.

Since 2005, Microsoft in the Philippines has been providing innovations, software and training communities and non-profit organization (NGOs) across the Philippines. Provinces such as Iloilo,Cebu, Bacolod and Davao have been helped by the company through nationwide events such as NGO Connection Days and mini NGO tours wherein Microsoft reached out to umbrella NGO organizations to strengthen their productivity. Now, with the help of Acer hardware, nonprofit can increase their productivity and enhance their community programs with a cutting edge technology. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on November 19, 2012 in Microsoft, Technology


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JG Summit Holdings Inks Enterprise Agreement with Microsoft Philippines

JG Summit Holdings, Inc., a leading Philippine conglomerate, recently signed an Enterprise Agreement with Microsoft Philippines, the local subsidiary of the world’s leading software manufacturer, to enhance its IT infrastructure and power the business processes of one of the largest conglomerates in the Philippines.

JG Summit Holdings had initially partnered with Microsoft Philippines in the past via its individual core businesses. In April of last year, Cebu Pacific Air entered into an enterprise agreement with Microsoft to implement a host of Microsoft solutions meant to enhance its IT infrastructure. Prior to that, Universal Robina also entered into a similar partnership with Microsoft.
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Posted by on July 14, 2012 in Microsoft, Technology


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P. J. Lhuillier, Inc. Empowers Employees through Microsoft SQL Server and .NET Bootcamp Program

P.J. Lhuillier (PJLI), a preferred and trusted cash solutions provider in the Philippines since 1935, has once again engaged dB Wizards, the country’s leading IT solutions provider, to conduct authorized Microsoft training sessions under the Microsoft Certified Partner for Learning Solutions (CPLS), in its efforts to provide its employees with empowering and exceptional assistance.

This partnership has paved the way for the technical team of PJLI to gain access to needed IT and developer training services based on Microsoft technologies such as Visual Studio 2012 and SQL Server 2008 for PJLI’s employees.
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Posted by on July 3, 2012 in Microsoft, Technology


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Enabled by Technology, Former OFW Is Now Local BPO Founder

Photo above shows Myrna Padilla, founder of local BPO firm Mynd Consulting, speaking at the recent ADB conference about the empowering nature of technology and how it helped her reach her full potential.

Staying true to its goal of helping Filipinos reach their full potential, Microsoft Philippines recently invited Myrna Padilla, founder of local BPO firm Mynd Consulting, to share her inspiring story at the recent ADB conference, co-sponsored by Microsoft Philippines.

With this year’s theme of “Inclusive Growth through Better Governance and Partnerships,” more than 5,000 delegates attended the 45th ADB conference, an annual four-day event that gathered finance ministers, policy makers, business leaders, civil society representatives, and media to discuss one of the most pressing issues today – how to bring the benefits of Asia’s rapid growth to all levels of society, especially the poor.
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Posted by on June 21, 2012 in Microsoft, Technology


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JCI-Manila partners with Smart, IdeaSpace, Microsoft to boost start-up culture in Mapua

For two Saturdays in May, participating students, teachers and alumni from the Mapua Institute of Technology (MIT) will work together to develop innovative technology ideas that may have the potential for commercial success.

Dubbed as the JCI-MIT Technopreneurship Bootcamp, the event aims to promote the spirit of technology entrepreneurship or technopreneurship among the academe. The event is organized by the Junior Chamber International (JCI) Manila in partnership with the MIT.

IdeaSpace Foundation, Inc. (IdeaSpace), Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) and Microsoft Philippines (Microsoft) are the industry partners for the event. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on May 14, 2012 in Smart Communications


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Microsoft Philippines Supports the first Startup Weekend in Cebu to help Spur Technopreneurship in the Visayas

The first-ever Startup Weekend event in Cebu offers opportunities for local startups in the Visayas region to network with founders and jointly pursue the most promising ideas. As Microsoft Philippines aims to further support local developers and startup entrepreneurs, the IT leader has once again collaborated with other major companies to sponsor and co-organize another Startup Weekend event, this time in Cebu. Startup Weekend: Cebu (SWC) happens from May 11 to 13 at the University of the Philippines, Cebu.

Together with major event partner DOST-ICT Office and other sponsors like Globe, Kickstart, UP Cebu, and CebuinIT, Microsoft is supporting the 54-hour event that will allow IT professionals and participants to gather and share ideas, form teams, create business plans, build products and create startups.

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Posted by on May 4, 2012 in Microsoft


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Davaoeño wins brand new 2012 Mitsubishi Montero Sport in Microsoft’s Windows Holiday Raffle

John Bessey, Managing Director, Microsoft Philippines (second from left) as he awards the prize to Jalilah Ampuan Tiburon. Flanking them are (from left to right): George Parilla, Partner Territory Manager, Microsoft Southern Philippines; Ivan John Caballero, Senior Sales Manager, Columbia; and Alexis de Guzman, Business Development Executive, Acer Philippines

Microsoft Philippines, the local subsidiary of Microsoft Corporation, recently awarded a brand new 2012 Mitsubishi Montero Sport to Jalilah Ampuan Tiburon of Davao City, after winning in the Microsoft Windows Holiday Raffle.

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Posted by on March 14, 2012 in Microsoft


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