ePLDT to provide Microsoft solutions to UCPB
The digital enterprise enabler of the PLDT Group forged a partnership agreement with the United Coconut Planters Bank for the latter’s adoption of Microsoft Office 365.
Office 365 is a suite of productivity tools, which allows users to work anytime, anywhere and on any device. It boasts of communication solutions built for effective team collaboration—from e-mail and IM (Instant Messaging) to social networking and video conferencing. UCPB also adopted Skype for Business Cloud PBX on top of the Office 365 package.
Hignio Macadaeg Jr., UCPB president and CEO, said the partnership with ePLDT helped in providing resolution to its disaster recovery requirements through the cloud-based application while improving internal collaboration among its employees.
“We look forward to more opportunities to enrich our working environment through powerful solutions that will further enable our associates to deliver the Bank’s personal and proactive service to our clients. With our partnership to ePLDT, I am confident that we will be able to make significant progress towards achieving our mission,” Macadaeg said.
Eric Alberto, chief revenue officer of PLDT-Smart and ePLDT president, said the partnership reaffirms ePLDT and PLDT Enterprise’s commitment in delivering smart solutions to organizations, injecting innovative business technologies into their day-to-day operations to move forward in the market and gain a competitive edge in their specific industries.
“We continue to endeavor to transform PLDT from its telco roots into a trusted and leading technology provider for all our market constituencies, be they consumers or enterprises. And here we are today, along with our industry-leading ICT arm ePLDT exactly doing that, driving our business further as a true and capable enabler of your enterprise, as your prestigious bank goes into your own transformation,” Alberto said.
ePLDT is the top cloud solutions provider of Microsoft Office 365 in the Philippines and one of the leading in the Asia Pacific region.