Roundup: Sonda, Canieti, MicroStrategy, Eset

Friday, March 25, 2011

Chilean systems integrator Sonda has started offering the Vblock cloud computing solution in Brazil, the company said in a statement.

Sonda will utilize the solution to help clients virtualize their SAP (NYSE: SAP) solutions.

Vblock was developed under the virtual computing environment alliance between US storage solutions supplier EMC (NYSE: EMC), Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO) and California-based virtualization software company VMware (NYSE: VMW).

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Mexican IT association Canieti has re-elected Santiago Gutiérrez Fernández as president, the organization said in a release.

The decision was reached during Canieti's general assembly. Gutiérrez's tenure will last through 2012, during which time Canieti's priorities will include technology exports, technology use in SMEs, a new digital agenda and also spectrum tenders.


Mexican consumer goods industry council ConMéxico has acquired a solution from US business intelligence (BI) software producer MicroStrategy (Nasdaq: MSTR), the latter company said in a statement.

ConMéxico implemented MicroStrategy's BI solution to create reports for member companies.

Founded in 1996, ConMéxico includes 44 firms that produce products such as alcoholic beverages, tobacco goods and domestic products.


Slovakian antivirus and security software developer Eset has kicked off its Antivirus 2011 tour in Latin America, the company said in a statement.

The road show, which includes speeches and educational seminars on IT security, will bring Eset to 70 universities in 15 Latin American countries.