IT outsourcing to gain ground amidst digital wave – ePLDT

Business technology is rapidly evolving and companies are compelled to undergo a “digital transformation” to keep up with competition. It is such a boardroom priority today that according to the latest Worldwide Digital Transformation Spending Guide from the International Data Corporation (IDC), global spending on digital transformation technologies and solutions will reach $2.0 trillion in 2020. ePLDT, the industry-leading enabler of digital business solutions for enterprises in the country, believes that due to the increasing focus on going digital, many companies will find that outsourcing their IT infrastructure & operations is a sound and strategic decision. IT outsourcing is an option where an external (more…)

ASUS Zenfone AR Finally Launches in the Philippines

The World’s First 8GB RAM Tango and Daydream-powered Smartphone is landed in the Philippines. Manila, Philippines (June 24, 2017) — After being the star of the show for various tech conventions and events across the world since the start of the year, ASUS Philippines finally launched today its latest smartphone – the much-awaited and game-changing Zenfone AR. Symbolizing a new dawn for mobile and smartphone technology, the Zenfone AR is actually the world’s first 5.7-inch smartphone that is Google Tango-enabled and Daydream-ready, allowing users to experience both mobile virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technologies. Tango is a set (more…)

IPC receives updated ISO 9001 certification for top-notch service

IPC (IP Converge Data Services, Inc.), pioneering local cloud services provider and data center operator, was recently awarded the new international standard for Quality Management Systems (QMS), ISO 9001:2015. This is the most recent revision of the ISO 9001:2008 standard which IPC previously held. IPC also holds an ISO 27001:2013 Information Security Management Systems (ISMS) certification. Both certifications were issued by TÜV Rheinland Philippines, Inc., an affiliate of the TÜV Rheinland Group – a leading provider of technical services worldwide; with a mission and guiding principle that is to achieve sustained development of safety and quality in order to meet (more…)

ePLDT VITRO Makati, Clark only data centers in PH with global Tier 3 certificate

Companies are highly dependent on IT in delivering mission-critical services. With this, it has become a standard for colocation providers to design their data centers with high availability and efficiency in mind to ensure that their customers’ businesses are at their optimal state. ePLDT, Inc., with its ongoing efforts to push for business resilience through its network of data centers, recently announced that its two flagship VITRO Data Centers in Makati City and Clark, Pampanga are the first and only in the country to receive the ANSI/TIA-942 Rated 3 Design Certificate. The standard is based on all physical infrastructure like (more…)

Global Network provider Continent 8 teams up with IPC to provide world-class Cyber security to PH biz

Cyber security Deal. IPC and Continent8 Technologies team up to provide world-class cyber security to Philippine enterprises amid the growing and evolving cyber threats today.   Companies worldwide are suffering from massive revenue loss due to cyber attacks. According to research firm Juniper Research, the global cost of cybercrime will reach up to $2.1 trillion in 2019 amid rapid digitization in consumer and enterprise transactions. In its bid to further strengthen its suite of web security solutions, IPC (IP Converge Data Services, Inc.), the country’s pioneer DDoS Mitigation service provider, is partnering with Continent 8 Technologies, a global ICT firm (more…)

Skyworth and Toshiba offer Next Generation Home Viewing with Android TV Series

MANILA, Philippines – Filipinos have always loved sharing television time with friends and loved ones. And with the advent of internet-enabled television sets – also known as smart TVs – people today have better and more varied entertainment options than ever before.   Skyworth Digital Holdings Limited (Skyworth), a leading manufacturer of LCD and LED TVs, and Japanese consumer electronics firm Toshiba Corporation (Toshiba) up the ante in the Smart TV market space with their line of UHD smart TVs – the Android TV series. Android-powered TVs. Thanks to both firms, rich, cutting edge viewing is made even more accessible. (more…)

A Peek Into the DJI Goggles

When I was invited to the local product demonstration of DJI’s new product, it was mainly due to my background in immersive technologies and VR/AR head mounted displays rather than in commercial drones. Make no mistake, this is not a VR headset, but with the DJI Goggles, the Shenzhen-based company takes traditional drone FPVs a step closer to the dream of experiencing first-hand the magic of human flight. The size, form-factor, and to a certain extent, the ergonomic comfort, are reminiscent of the PlayStation VR headset. With its ‘crown’ design, the device’s weight is balanced well around the head, reducing (more…)
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