Intelligent CIO LATAM Issue 16 | Page 15


IDB and Red Hat partner to promote development in Latin America and the Caribbean

The collaboration between IDB and Red Hat will focus on three key themes : recognition , digitization and strengthening the value chain . It aims for a prosperous future for IDB member countries in the region through collaboration on digitization .
Paulo Bonucci , Senior VP and General Manager , Red Hat Latin America , said : “ We continue our efforts in social areas aligning with the bank ’ s interest and policies in the region . For example , the Digital Transformation of governments brings transparency and efficiency to management and issues such as innovation based on diversity and inclusion . We believe that our experience will impact the region much more with this agreement .”

The Inter-American Development Bank ( IDB ) formalized its partnership with Red Hat through an agreement to promote digitization , strengthen value chains and empower women in the region . Thus , Red Hat joins the Coalition of Private Sector Partners for the Future of Latin America and the Caribbean , a historic alliance led by IDB to mobilize the private sector to advance in sustainable development .

Mauricio Claver-Carone , President , IDB , said : “ The IDB is very excited to welcome Red Hat to the coalition and to collaborate in line with three of the five pillars of Vision 2025 , our agenda to promote recovery and development in the region , such as digitalization , strengthening value chains , and empowering women . We are convinced that collaboration with private sector partners like Red Hat is critical to the region ’ s recovery .”

Xerox Managed Print Services enhances cybersecurity confidence

For Xerox , a global technology company , the shift to remote working has made it more difficult for organizations to keep up with print security . Those that use security , analytics , scanning , and cloud technologies and software can deliver a more seamless work experience on physical and digital platforms .

Organizations of all sizes express a need to accelerate their Digital Transformation with a guided path through cybersecurity . According to the Print Security 2022 Survey conducted by Quocirca , 70 % of IT decisionmakers in large and midsize businesses plan to increase their print security in the next year .
Ricardo Karbage , Managing Director and Enterprise Business Leader , Xerox Brazil and LATAM , said : “ Xerox continues to lead a competitive market when it comes to generating value and innovation for customers through our Managed Print
Services . We offer an expanded range of security products and services based on a commitment to continuously improve security in our hardware , software , processes , content portfolios and services .”
The study revealed that 61 % of CIOs say it is increasingly challenging to maintain cybersecurity in print , so having a trusted partner with complete market expertise is needed . Xerox was named a leader in Quocirca ’ s Print Security 2022 Landscape report for its cloud-first policy , which enables zero-trust security , print monitoring tools , security and analytics services .
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