Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Dimension Data: How to ensure secure enterprise mobility

The capability to adapt to change swiftly and smoothly is one of the best ways to ensure business viability. The last five years has seen data and device use going wireless and mobile, with more businesses making the most of their manpower and the devices these personnel use.

Monday, September 23, 2013

LINE version 3.9.0 Unveils 'Snap Movie' and Video call

Here is something much awaited by many Filipino LINE users. LINE, the world’s leading mobile messaging platform with 240 million users worldwide, has announced that the 3.9.0 version of LINE will be released worldwide. Powered with video features such as Snap Movie and video call, the updated version has opened up a new ground of dynamic mobile communication where users can enjoy various communication tools in one platform.

Snap Movie, a video recording and sharing feature, allows users to create 4-10 seconds of personalized video clips with their choice of background music. In addition to using text and stickers, users can now share special moments via creative and dynamic video messages with their friends and family around the world.

Saturday, September 21, 2013

LINE joins hands with FC Barcelona for collaborative digital content

Filipino fans of soccer and FC Barcelona are in for a treat.

LINE, the world’s leading mobile messaging platform with 230 million users worldwide, has officially partnered with world-class soccer club FC Barcelona to develop several FCB branded digital goods in order to further enlarge its overseas user base.

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Microsoft Philippines partners with FINEX to empower financeexecutiveswith ICT education and modern technologies

Driven by its commitment to transform organizations through innovative technologies, Microsoft Philippines formally seals its partnership today with the Finance Executives Institute of the Philippines or FINEX.
Entering a tie up with a technology partner for the first time, FINEX chose Microsoft so that finance decision-makers in the country can be empowered with ICT education like the megatrends in IT (cloud,social, big data and mobility). In effect, FINEX can leverage on advancedtechnology as a strategy for business. Microsoft’s enterprise-grade solutions can help FINEX scale for increased efficiency and productivity which accelerate business results.
Brian Hachez, ICT Committee Chairman of FINEX said, “Technology provides efficiency, productivity and consistency to any service or manufacturing business. Additionally, technology provides the data needed for the dashboards and reports that monitor and control a company. These are the goals of any modern CFO and CEO.  FINEX chose Microsoft as our ICT educational partner because they are a giant in the industry creating complete, unified, and compatible systems to drive business productivity and modernization.”
"At Microsoft, it is our priority to transform businesses through our family of class-leading devices and services like the recently launched Office 365,” said Karrie Ilagan, Managing Director of Microsoft Philippines. “Moreover, our partnership with FINEX showcases how we empower organizationsnot just withstrategic technologiesbut also the information on the IT megatrends necessary to help them successfully integrate technology into business.”
The event will also celebrate the 9th General Membership Meeting of FINEX where new members will be introduced.
Hau Lu, Microsoft Asia Pacific's Technology Architect will deliver a presentation on technology megatrends that are impacting businesses today. With over 15 years of IT experience, Lu has been helping businesses build strategies to increase productivity through the use of the cloud, social collaboration and communications technology. 
To enable FINEX members with the IT megatrends, Microsoft Philippinesexecutives will deliver a presentation on the role of the cloud in facilitating mobility and productivity, and the value of big data in harnessing insights for business decision-making. The speakers are: Ritchie Arceo (Controller), Mae Moreno (Windows Lead), Joel Garcia (Server and Tools Lead), and Odessa Rosales (Solution Sales Specialist for BI and Big Data).
To learn more on how Microsoft can help transform your business today, visit www.microsoft.com.ph/enterprise.
About Microsoft

Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT”) is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.

Microsoft Philippines, the local subsidiary of Microsoft Corporation, has been constantly bringing innovation and making its technology available to Filipino businesses and individuals since 1995.  As a committed and trusted partner in nation-building, Microsoft Philippines has made it its mission to fuel growth and healthy communities, as well as transform locally-based businesses and empower them to compete in the global economy.

Angat Pinoy, Angat Negosyo. Angat Pilipinas.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Microsoft Philippines launches Office 365 service

After the highly successful consumer and enterprise launch of the newOffice last February, Microsoft Philippines is bringing another innovation to the cloud – the Office 365 for Business and for Education.
Office 365 is a full cloud service for Business and Education that will enable organizations to take full advantage of multiple options when deciding where to deploy their productivity technologies. Whether accessing services from within their own data center or off-premise through Hosting Partners or Microsoft Office 365, organizations will see Microsoft deliver its promise of providing cloud services on the customers’ terms. Enterprises, SMBs, and educational institutions will now have the flexibility of running their applications on the cloud without the need for physical servers. This means that they can attain productivity wherever, whenever and whichever device they use.
“At Microsoft, we work hard to transform organizations and individuals through our family of devices and services,” said Karrie Ilagan, Microsoft Philippines Managing Director. “In line with this, we officially launched the all new Office 365 -- a full cloud service -- to our business and education customers nationwide to provide them ‘the no compromise’ productivity experience built for the modern workplace.”