Roundup: Trade mission, SAP, Global Crossing, GMG

Friday, May 27, 2011

The Spanish chamber of commerce in Chile is organizing a trade mission that includes 26 companies from Galicia region, the chamber said in a statement.

The trade mission will take place in capital Santiago on June 9-10.

Among participating companies that operate in the communications and IT field are Arteixo Telecom, Coremain, Macrosistemas, Nextvision Ibérica and Open Soft Servicios Informáticos.

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Mexican financial company Grupo Financiero Multiva has selected SAP (NYSE: SAP) for implementation of the latter's business consolidation system and business warehouse solutions, SAP said in a statement.

The financial institution has some 38,000 active clients in Mexico, while SAP has around 3,000 clients in the local market.


IP and ethernet solutions provider Global Crossing has added virtualized security services to its virtual hosting on-demand service infrastructure, the company said in a statement.

Global Crossing is using unified threat management solutions from US information security systems supplier Fortinet (Nasdaq: FTNT).

Global Crossing's virtual hosting solutions, available through 15 data centers in Latin America, deliver virtual servers, as well as all necessary support services for their deployment, including monitoring, backup, storage, operating systems and applications management and security.


US developer and supplier of high-end color management software solutions GMG has launched a website for its customers in Latin America, the firm said in a statement.

The new site gives customers a direct link to information about GMG's technology, in a choice of two languages - Portuguese and Spanish.

"The site confirms our commitment to deliver comprehensive support to our customers in Latin America, one of our fastest growing regions," said Paulo Monteiro, company business manager for Latin America.