Employee innovations save Globe US$6.7 million, reduce processing time by 80% using Google AppSheet

Employees often have many ideas to make their jobs more efficient, making it beneficial for enterprises to nurture a culture of innovation in the workforce. Citizen Development is one of Globe’s employee engagement strategies that bring out innovation and support for high-potential initiatives that result in better ways of doing business.   The digital solutions […]

How these top-performing sellers grow their businesses through Shopee’s mega sales

In the Philippines, double day dates such as 9.9 and 11.11 have become highly anticipated due to shopping festivals offered by platforms such as Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan. In fact, last year over 2 billion items were purchased by shoppers during 11.11 alone across the region. This uptick in […]

Alibaba Ranked the World’s Third Largest IaaS Provider for the Fourth Consecutive Year

For the fourth year in a row, Alibaba is ranked as the third largest Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider in the world and the biggest in Asia Pacific in 2021 by revenue. The latest Gartner® report, Market Share: IT Services, 2021, showed Alibaba’s global market share expanded to 9.55%, while in Asia Pacific the company has achieved […]

Microsoft introduces Microsoft Security Experts to help organizations achieve more secure, compliant, and productive outcomes

Microsoft today announced that it is offering new and expanded services for security under a new service category, Microsoft Security Experts. Security Experts includes three new managed services—Microsoft Defender Experts for Hunting, Microsoft Defender Experts for extended detection and response (XDR), Microsoft Security Services for Enterprise—as well as two existing services, Microsoft Security Experts for […]

Converge sustains subscriber growth with revenues up 40% in Q1 2022

The country’s leading fiber broadband provider Converge ICT Solutions Inc. has grown its revenues by 40% to P7.75 billion in the first quarter of the year compared to the same period last year, on the back of continued strong residential subscriber increase and accelerating demand from enterprise clients.    In its first quarter financial and […]

Converge Reaccelerates Residential Subscriber Additions, Resulting in 39.7%% Y.O.Y Revenue Growth for 1Q2022, EBITDA of P4.6BN (58.8% EBITDA Margin) and P2.0BN Net Income (25.4% Net Income Margin)

The Philippines’ only pure-play high-speed fixed broadband operator, Converge Information and Communications Technology Solutions, Inc. (PSE: CNVRG) (“Converge”) ended 1Q2022 with 1,802,202 residential subscribers, a 52.5% increase from March 2021. The Company deployed 643,528 new fiber-to-the-home (“FTTH”) ports during the first three months of this year, fastest among the local players in the industry. As […]

Digitalization in Rural Banking: Key to Ensuring Financial Inclusion

Rural banking has always been considered a critical sector in the financial service industry. These banks help promote and expand the rural economy and provide essential financial services to rural communities unserved or underserved by commercial banks. The community segment it caters for is primarily those in the retail sector and the unbanked or those […]

Microsoft announces general availability of Microsoft Defender for Business designed to boost small and medium business (SMB) security

On Monday, Microsoft Corp. announced the general availability (GA) of the stand-alone version of Microsoft Defender for Business. Defender for Business brings enterprise-grade endpoint security to SMBs, including endpoint detection and response capabilities to protect against ransomware and other sophisticated cyberthreats.   In April 2022, Microsoft surveyed more than 150 small and medium businesses in […]

Converge signs up to the UN Global Compact

Converge ICT Solutions Inc. (PSE: CNVRG) has officially joined the world’s largest corporate social responsibility initiative, paving the way for it to align its sustainability strategy to universally-recognized and world-class standards.    “Today, Converge is pleased to announce that we have joined the United Nations Global Compact initiative — a voluntary leadership platform for the […]

Huawei: Attracting world-class talent with world-class challenges

Huawei kicked off its 19th annual Global Analyst Summit in Shenzhen. Huawei’s Rotating Chairman Ken Hu said that the company will continue to boost investment in innovation to build new products and enhance and accelerate new technologies.   “At Huawei, when we talk about innovation, the first thing we think is people. We hope to […]