Roundup: Informatica Corporation, Eticom study, TQTVD, Camtic

- Monday, February 28, 2011

Roundup: Informatica Corporation, Eticom study, TQTVD, Camtic

The Brazilian division of US corporate solutions provider Informatica Corporation (Nasdaq: INFA) has named Patrícia Castro as sales director, the company said in a release.

Castro previously held sales positions in IT companies such as IBM (NYSE:IBM) and Oracle (Nasdaq: ORCL).

The executive holds a degree in data processing from Brazil's Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, as well as an MBA from IBMEC.

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A branch of Spanish IT industry association Asociación de Empresarios de Tecnologías de la Información y Comunicación (Eticom) has singled out Chile and Brazil among the best global investment opportunities, Chilean IT association Acti said in a statement.

Eticom's Andalucía division has urged local companies to eye Chile because of its economic stability and tax exemptions for many Spanish IT products. In turn, Brazil was praised for its economic growth.

Globally, Poland was also cited for its IT potential.

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Fujitsu Semiconductor Asia has adopted a solution from Brazilian software firm TQTVD, the companies said in a joint statement.

Fujitsu implemented TQTVD's Ginga to help support its Brazilian standard for digital TV (SBTVD) offering.

TQTVD is a division of Brazilian software development group Totvs (Bovespa: TOTS3).

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Costa Rican IT and telecoms chamber Camtic will host a seminar on software testing, Camtic said in a statement.

The event will take place March 28-30 and will allow local firms to receive ISTQB certification.