Roundup: Logica, revenue service computerization, Tivit, Asyst International

- Monday, April 18, 2011

Roundup: Logica, revenue service computerization, Tivit, Asyst International

The South American division of UK systems integrator Logica (LSE: LOG; Euronext: LOG) has appointed two new executives, the company said in a statement.

Fernando Cabral and Luiz Gustavo Furlan were named as pre-sales manager and portfolio manager, respectively.

Cabral has 10 years of experience, including jobs with Procwork, CSCorp and T-Systems.

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Furlan has 18 years of experience and has worked for EDS, Dell, Vésper and IBM.

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Jamaica's government has budgeted J$700mn (US$8.1mn) for computerizing revenue services in 2011-12, especially customs, which will get 50% of the funds, according to the Jamaica Information Service.

Funding for scholarships and other forms of training for public sector workers jumped from J$81mn last year, to just over J$200mn.

The budget is part of the J$545bn budgeted for 2011-12, announced by minister of finance and public service Audley Shaw.

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Brazilian IT and business process outsourcing firm Tivit has appointed Valdinei Cornatione as its new IT infrastructure outsourcing business director, Tivit said in a release

The executive has worked for Tivit since its foundation and previously worked for Lojicred and Martinelli.

Tivit services include hosting, colocation, managed services and security services.

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Brazilian IT services provider Asyst International, which specializes in service desk, has received the ISO 20.000 certification for its operation in Argentina, the company said in a statement.

Asyst was founded in 1985 and currently maintains affiliates in Argentina, Chile and the UK.