Roundup: Neoris, SAP, Afore XXI, Westcon-Check Point

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Latin American IT consultancy Neoris was ranked as one of the main companies in the industry in the region, according to IDC's Latin America Semiannual IT Services Tracker 2010, Neoris said in a statement.

Based on revenues, growth and market share in 2010, Neoris held second place for the sixth consecutive year, bettering more than 150 companies and improving its position in several markets such as Brazil and Colombia.

"Neoris still leads, by a wide margin, the IT consulting and systems integration market in Mexico. In Brazil and Colombia, the company continues to grow rapidly, gaining market share in verticals such as telecommunications, finance, healthcare and manufacturing," company CEO Claudio Muruzábal said.

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Software giant SAP (NYSE: SAP) is holding the eighth edition of its annual LAC Executive Partner Summit, the company said in a statement.

The event will take place in the Riviera Maya, Mexico, on August 9-12.

This year's event will focus on providing guidelines for channels and partners to help SAP customers increase efficiency and flexibility, lower total cost of ownership and accelerate the return on investment.


Mexican private sector pension fund manager Afore XXI has implemented version 6.0 of the SAP ERP human capital management (SAP ERP HCM) solution, SAP said in a statement.

The solution, implemented by SAP's local partner Syaat, will allow Afore XXI to integrate staff management under one tool. The solution was also needed to streamline communication with other business areas such as finance and accounting.

The initiative is part of a series of technological renovation projects that Afore XXI is developing for its information management systems.


US telecoms distributor Westcon Group and compatriot internet security software firm Check Point (Nasdaq: CHKP) are embarking on a roadshow on digital security in Brazil in August, according to a release.

The road show will include some of the main Brazilian state capitals, with presentations from experts in digital security, digital corporate law and digital governance.