IBM announced recently that it is strengthening its presence in the CALABARZON region to support and help transform local business communities in the region, as part of the company’s commitment to help bring smarter business and technology solutions to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in key areas outside of Metro Manila. The IBM Comes To CALABARZON event for customers and business partners was held at the Bellevue Hotel Alabang.
IBM showcased its end to end solutions (hardware, software and services) that addresses many of the common IT pain points in the one day interactive (ICTY) IT solutions seminar activity as part of the company’s efforts to increase technology adoption in Batangas, Cavite, Laguna, Quezon and Rizal provinces. Companies regardless of size can leverage on IBM’s accessible, approachable and affordable solutions to help transform their businesses.
CALABARZON, the automobile and electronic manufacturing hub of Luzon is an important market for IBM. The region has huge potential for economic expansion given its strategic location, multinational locators and world class infrastructure & support facilities.
“œWe recognize the increasing demands and challenges faced by businesses in the area. CALABARZON plays a very important role in the economic development of the Philippines. That is why we continue to strengthen our presence here and in the rest of the Southern Luzon,” said Joy Bellosillo, Geo Expansion Leader, IBM Philippines.
“œBusinesses based outside capital cities see great value in information technology (IT) as a way to increase competitiveness and as an enabler for smarter planet. This roadshow is part of our growth strategy to bring our expertise and technology solutions to clients at greater speed and efficiency. It is our strategy to work more closely with our clients outside Metro Manila and to empower them to drive innovation and business efficiencies,” added Bellosillo.
IBM has also built a network of technical resources, distributors and business partners in the region based mostly in Laguna to support the growth and innovation in the CALABARZON region.