Mining companies are gradually introducing automation to avoid disruption to operations, virtualizing servers to distribute risk, edge computing for faster data processing, and using augmented reality for inspections and training.
Sovos acquired Santiago-based Paperless, reportedly the world's largest e-receipts and e-documents company, expanding its presence expand its presence in Brazil and extending Latin American operations into Chile, Colombia and Peru.
The Mexican government is working alongside the Organization of American States on the much awaited national cybersecurity strategy. According to experts, the proposed path could complicate an already difficult issue.
Sales to general business clients in the region reached 29% of total sales in the first half.
According to consultancy Gartner, the digital business is expected to create 100,000 jobs in Latin America by 2020, most of which do not currently exist.
LatAm interconnection bandwidth is forecast to grow by 62% per year through 2020, reaching 626 terabits per second (Tbps) of installed capacity. In the same period, total global interconnection is seen growing by 45% yearly to 5,000 Tbps.
Mexican independent service providers and micro-enterprises lack sufficient support to adopt digital solutions and expand their business, says trade-service app Zastask.
A new report details the IT spending of the country's state-run agencies and private firms. SaaS and PaaS drove double-digit growth in the cloud market.
Colombia presented a proposal to join the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime, which contemplates the creation of a network to guarantee international cooperation in case of a cybersecurity incident.