Brazilian IT firm Softcorp saw its Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) related contracts spike 133% last year, the company said in a statement without providing hard numbers.
"Our expectations for 2011 continue to be positive," said Softcorp sales manager Ricardo Giudice. "Softcorp expects to double the number of [Microsoft] contracts and already has a pipeline that assures this."
Softcorp has business units in São Paulo, Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro, Paraná, Espírito Santo and Pernambuco.
Mello has more than 12 years of IT experience, including nine years of work with SAP solutions.
The Mexican unit of global provider of IT automation software Kaseya will hold a roadshow in March, the company said in a statement.
The event will pass through Guadalajara, Monterrey and Mexico City on March 1, 2 and 3, respectively, and will focus on helping companies become providers of value-added services.
The roadshow will also feature analysts from companies such as local ICT consultancy Select.
Venezuela's government has kicked off a campaign to promote open source software use among local radio stations, the country's science and technology ministry said in a statement.
Adopting open source software will help democratize access to information and improve information systems, the statement read.