Roundup: Ferrovalle-GeneXus, Intel, Totvs, IntraLinks

- Thursday, September 22, 2011

Roundup: Ferrovalle-GeneXus, Intel, Totvs, IntraLinks

Mexican cargo distribution company Ferrovalle has tapped Uruguayan IT firm GeneXus to implement a platform based on GeneXus IT architecture, the latter said in a statement.

The platform has allowed Ferrovalle to develop and consolidate some 70% of its production systems, including its intermodal logistics system SLI - one of the most critical for the company - for online and real-time monitoring of shipments.

GeneXus technology has also contributed to automating almost 70% of Ferrovalle's business, administrative and financial processes.

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Local integrator Alpha Solutions was in charge of implementing the SLI functionalities, as well as updating the company's GeneXus 9 and GeneXus X Evolution 1 platforms.

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US chip manufacturer Intel (NYSE: INTC) has appointed Juan Carlos Barroux as business development manager for the education sector in Chile, Bolivia and Paraguay, the company said in a statement.

Barroux will be in charge of the company's relations with players from the education sector, as well as contributing to adoption of new technologies applied to the education of children and young people.

The executive has more than 20 years of experience in the IT industry and has previously worked for Chilean consultancy Le Conseil and Sun Microsystems.

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Brazilian software development group Totvs (Bovespa: TOTS3) has appointed Alexandre Dinkelmann as executive VP for strategy and finance, the company said in a release.

The executive, who starts October 17, will also serve as investor relations director.

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IntraLinks, a global provider of critical information exchange solutions, has named William Oliveira as VP of Latin America sales, the company said in a statement.

Oliveira will lead the regional sales team, focusing on key markets including Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Argentina and Mexico.

Oliveira has nearly 20 years of experience in the IT industry. Most recently, he served as a senior sales director at Oracle. Prior to that, Oliveira worked for IBM and Electronic Data Systems (EDS).