Roundup: SAP, BT, Informat, Intel

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Mexican pharmaceutical supply company Farmacéuticos Maypo has acquired technologies from SAP (NYSE: SAP) and IBM (NYSE: IBM), SAP said in a statement.

Farmacéuticos Maypo implemented a SAP ERP, as well as Power 570 servers, AIX operating system, DB2 database and solid-state drives from IBM.

The technologies will help Farmacéuticos Maypo increase the number of products available to clients, and also improve management of those products, according to SAP.

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The Brazilian division of UK telecoms operator British Telecom (BT) will launch virtual private data center services, BT said in a statement.

The service allows clients to construct private, dedicated clouds. The solution can be implemented in clients' private data centers or hosted in one of BT's data centers.

The offering will complement BT's virtual data center services, which were launched last year.


Chilean IT firm Informat has introduced a service aimed at securing operational continuity, Informat said in a statement.

The service will be available in ASP format to all clients currently using Informat ERPs, according to company client services and operations manager José Cereceda.

Headquartered in capital Santiago, Informat has roughly 550 clients.


The Costa Rican division of US chip manufacturer Intel (NYSE: INTC) will hold a conference on new technology development, local IT and telecoms chamber Camtic said in a statement.

The event will take place February 3 in the town of Pavas.