Desktop Donation Enables Online Learning

In light of the pandemic, and in order to ease how COVID-19 has been reshaping our way of life, Coca-Cola Beverages Philippines, Inc. (CCBPI) has intensified its People First policy—extending continuous support to its associates and to the communities it serves. Most recently, the Company donated 200 desktop units to its rank-and-file employees, which will serve as valuable tools for families struggling to facilitate distance learning for their children, as face-to-face classroom sessions remain on hold.

The selection of associates was based on criteria such as employee attendance and performance, as well as the number of their dependents – such as siblings or children – attending virtual classes.  

“Because distance learning at this scale is unprecedented, not everyone is prepared for it,” said Gareth McGeown, CCBPI President and CEO. “But by providing these desktops, we hope to help enable effective learning among the children of our associates, and aid in

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SimpleCloud Launches Virtual Desktop Platform for Higher Education to Maintain Class Continuity and Equitable Access to Technology

LOS ANGELES and MADRID, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — SimpleCloud, the cloud-based remote workplace, today announced its education platform that allows classroom instruction to go remote in a matter of hours and maintain instruction continuity in applications like Autodesk, Adobe, Unity and Unreal Engine just to name a few. A short video explaining the key capabilities of SimpleCloud for Education can be viewed here

Reducing the technology barrier for students entering universities and colleges this year, SimpleCloud can help retain students for the semester and lower costs without compromising access to technology. Classes that require specific software suites or team collaboration in sectors such as design, animation, architecture, game development and engineering, can work with professors in virtual classrooms and labs, lowering health risks. 

The usage of virtual desk solutions, with unlimited graphic capacity in the cloud, allows users to connect to powerful virtual desktops from anywhere.

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