Roundup: Euclides, CSC, CPM Braxis Capgemini, Guyana computer laboratories

- Thursday, July 14, 2011

Roundup: Euclides, CSC, CPM Braxis Capgemini, Guyana computer laboratories

Spanish IT consultancy Euclides has introduced in Argentina the new e-Project management solution for the construction and engineering industry, the company said in a statement.

The solution, which optimizes business control and projects profitability, has been selected as Microsoft Latin America's Dynamics ERP Partner of the Year.

In Argentina, local construction and engineering companies Lo Bruno Estructuras and Cocyar are already implementing the software.

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Euclides is a Microsoft Dynamics Gold Certified Partner.

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US IT services provider CSC (NYSE: CSC) has hired Hércules Maimone as director of the natural resources and consumer goods industries in Brazil, focused on steel production, consumption, retail, paper and pulp, the company announced in a statement.

With a degree in computer science from Brazilian university PUC-RJ, the executive has more than 20 years of experience in consulting in companies such as PwC and IBM.

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Brazilian IT services firm CPM Braxis Capgemini has won beverage company Ambev's infrastructure challenge, the companies said in a statement.

CPM Braxis Capgemini was recognized for the performance achieved in help desk management and field services from October 2010 to March 2011, considered the most critical operational period for Ambev.

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Guyana's permanent secretary at the education ministry, Pulandar Khandi, has signed a G$223mn (US$1.08mn) contract with IT provider Digital Technology for the procurement of ICT equipment for secondary schools, according to government information agency Gina.

Secondary schools across the country will have functional computer laboratories by September, when the new school year starts, with 1,400 computer workstations, 64 servers, 64 overhead projectors and 300 UPS.

The program is a part of the Education Strategic Plan, which calls for computers in all secondary schools.