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

Monday, April 18, 2011

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.


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.


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.


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.