- First, because it was my first time to actually get inside the newly opened Radisson Blu Hotel here in Cebu. It was officially opened last September 27, 2010 and the place is really amazing inside and out. You might nor find better photos yet on the web, but try to go there yourself. It's awesome!
- Second, it was the very first Press Conference of Dell in Cebu with Ng Khai as their partner to achieve hyper-growth in the Philippines.
- Third, It was an honor to meet Gerry Tecson, the very first Cebu-based employee of Dell.
- Lastly, it was a great pleasure to finally meet Chris Papa, Dell’s country manager for SMB (Small and Medium Business) Philippines. Also met Ricky Banaag, INTEL's Country Manager in the Philippines.
The partnership's goal is to expand Dell's regional coverage, especially here in Cebu since Cebu is the second biggest growth center in the Philippines next to Metro Manila. With the help of Ng Khai, Dell will easily be able to identify their market in Cebu in no time. Ng Khai is popularly known because of their track record in the advancement and promotion of IT solutions in Cebu.
Below if the Official Press Release of the Dell-Ng Khai Partnership:
NG KHAI JOINS DELL’S PARTNERDIRECT PROGRAM CEBU CITY, Philippines – 01 October 2010 – In its continued commitment to achieve hyper-growth in the Philippines, global IT company Dell (NYSE: Dell) appointed Cebu-based leading IT solutions provider Ng Khai Development Corporation as its certified PartnerDirect affiliate to address the Cebu and the Southern market.
And Becomes Official Certified Dell Partner
The partnership is formed in support of Dell's goal to expand its regional coverage, especially in the primary cities and business districts in the VizMin area. Cebu, being the second biggest growth center in the Philippines next to Metro Manila, boasts of large-scale manufacturing companies, IT parks and complexes ranging from business process outsourcing (BPOs), technical support, IT consultancy, up to web development. It is also a major gateway to other major commercial business districts as well as the prominent academic community in the region.
The new partnership will enable Ng Khai to provide for the IT needs of customers in the southern Philippine market. As Dell's Premier Partner in the region, Ng Khai is tasked to work closely with Dell in selling its line of IT products and services to enterprise users.
“Technology can sometimes be complicated, and having strong local presence and more responsive support for Dell for a local company like Ng Khai will be perceived positively, and will enable customers to buy the products with more confidence. Moreover, Ng Khai has always been a leader in solutions, and support, as well as user education, and we believe that our relationship with Dell will also result in many educational seminars to our people which will allow them to become more exposed and savvy on the various technology solutions available in the market,” Ng Khai Development Corporation Founder and President Wilson Ng said.
The Cebu partner added that the alliance will allow Ng Khai to further cement its positioning as the preferred IT solutions provider for small and medium businesses, south of the Philippines.
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Dell in Cebu is going to be another outburst of progress and innovation in the Queen City of the South! With this partnership, Technological Advancement and massive employment will be just around the corner.