Roundup: MercadoLibre, Anixter, CLM, Cantv

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Regional e-commerce platform MercadoLibre has acquired additional SAP (NYSE: SAP) licenses through Spanish IT consultancy firm Crystalis Consulting, the latter said in a statement.

In Latin America, Crystalis has operations in Argentina, Chile, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Peru, Brazil and Mexico.


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US communications equipment distributor Anixter has signed a distribution agreement with Brazilian firm Wolpac, the former said in a statement.

Wolpac focuses on access control products. Though this partnership, Anixter will enable the Brazilian firm to access new markets and segments across the country.

Wolpac expects revenues to expand 40% this year compared to the previous year.


Brazilian IT distributor CLM has created a new business unit targeting the government segment, the company said in a statement.

CLM distributes products from several firms including Blue Coat, Webtrends, Barracuda and Drobo.

Boosted by this new unit, the company expects to grow 33% this year compared to 2010.


Venezuelan state-run telecoms operator Cantv has signed a collaboration agreement with the armed forces' national polytechnic university (UNEFA), Cantv said in a statement.

Under this agreement, the telco will provide 200 computers with internet access to UNEFA facilities in Chuao and in Vargas states.