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Remaining Cybersafe in the Digital Transformation

By Cinthya Alaniz Salazar | Fri, 07/22/2022 - 09:00

Company leaders balance internal digitalization initiatives, a market transformation and cybersecurity concerns as market conditions shift. These compounding pressures have prompted a demand for strategic digitalization, consulting and automated cybersecurity solutions, according to industry leaders.


This week in Tech news and developments:



Microsoft Mexico Names New Director General

The technology behemoth appointed Rafael Sanchez Loza to advance the company’s commitment to contribute to Mexico’s development and technological transformation, according to a press release from Microsoft.



Balancing Business Transformation with Digitalization

AT&T Mexico has a three-year plan to deploy its 5G network in Mexico’s main cities, starting with Mexico City, Guadalajara and Monterrey. “The digital transformation has accelerated our route to market now that companies have a greater appetite for the possibilities of this new technology. Furthermore, we fully expect 5G to trigger a second transformation as it continues to enable new technologies and solutions across all industry sectors in Mexico”, said Jerónimo Diez de Sollano, CIO, AT&T.


Accelerating Digitalization: The Next Wave of Mexican Innovation

Following the deep market changes caused by the pandemic, market competitiveness hinges upon the adoption of new, disruptive technologies, explained Pablo Gallegos, Vice President and Country Head of Mexico, HCL Technologies. “The proven results derived from [the digital] transformation has moved companies to examine additional operational efficiencies that can be generated by other disruptive technologies as needed to continue advancing their business model.”


Guidelines for a Good IT Plan

“Experts from vertical industries, consulting firms, and technology providers are constantly sharing their predictions on what will make headlines and drive information technology (IT) sales in the coming year. The list profiles innovative solutions that are creating buzz and gaining sales momentum,” according to MBN expert contributor Jose Rivero, Director, Infor Mexico.


Automated Cybersecurity Solutions Simplify Digital Growth

The added complexity of managing evolving infrastructures has created a demand for a holistic security platform, according to Oscar Montes, Country Manager, Radware. To circumvent risks created by the digital transformation Radware delivers automated solutions to facilitate detection and response.



US-China “Tech Terrorism”: A Opportunity for Market Expansion

The US decision to revise its export policies for semiconductor chip manufacturing technology to China presents Mexico with an opportunity to draw investment as manufacturing companies look to open operations in Latin America. In order to seize on this interest, Mexico needs to provide clear legislative and compliance legislation according to a IMMEX KPMG partner.

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Cinthya Alaniz Salazar Cinthya Alaniz Salazar Journalist & Industry Analyst