Roundup: PCs for education, IAMCP Chile, Carestream Health, IntraLinks

Friday, January 28, 2011

The government of Argentina's San Luis province will deliver 36,000 laptops to schools this year, the provincial government said in a statement.

The first batch consists of 6,500 units, and will be shipped out when classes begin in late February.

A total of 13,000 PCs will be in student hands by March, according to provincial education minister Marcelo Sosa.

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The Chilean division of the International Association of Microsoft Channel Partners in Latin America (IAMCP Latam) has launched an initiative to attract qualified IT workers, Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) said in a statement.

The program will focus on recent college graduates.

According to a Microsoft study, local companies that do Microsoft-related work will need 800 new professionals within the next 18 months.


Global healthcare IT solution provider Carestream Health has rolled out cloud-based solutions in the Colombian market, Carestream said in a statement.

The services, dubbed eHealth Services, allow for the administration of clinic patient information and its transfer between different healthcare establishments.


US software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions provider IntraLinks has unveiled a Brazilian-Portuguese language website to complement its existing products and services in the local market, IntraLinks said in a statement.

IntraLinks provides cloud-based solutions in Brazil for financial transactions and corporate governance.