Roundup: Indra, SAP, Microsoft, Alternet Systems, Prioridad 1

Friday, May 20, 2011

Spanish system integrator Indra has signed a partnership agreement with SAP (NYSE: SAP), Indra said in a statement.

As a SAP global services partner, Indra will promote the implementation of Indra solutions integrated with SAP applications to customers in emerging markets across the globe.

The Spanish firm said SAP will benefit from Indra's experience in the management of projects for emerging countries, as well as its active presence in Latin America, where it currently employs more than 7,000 professionals and has offices in almost all countries in the region.

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Indra's 2010 sales in Latin America grew 41% and accounted for 15% of the total.


Software giant Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has appointed Enrique Martin as senior director for human resources in Latin America, the company said in a statement.

The recently appointed executive will be based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Martin previously worked for Cisco Systems and Nokia.


US hosted application services provider Alternet Systems has named Michael Viadero as CFO, Alternet Systems said in a statement.

The executive has experience in diverse industries and markets throughout Latin America.

Headquartered in Miami, Alternet has presence in 17 countries throughout Latin America through a network of partners and agents.


The Argentine unit of office equipment supplier Ricoh has selected local security technology provider Prioridad 1 to implement a surveillance solution, the latter said in a statement.

Prioridad 1 provides electronic security systems based on in-house software.

Founded in 1990, Prioridad 1 implements tailor-made security solutions for each of its clients, including design, supply, installation and maintenance. The company's solutions include biometric devices, CCTV and internet image transmission systems.

Based in Buenos Aires, Prioridad 1's clients include the local units of Sistemas Bejerman, Siemens and Burger King.