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Une vente massive d’équipement automobile commence tandis que dix usines de construction automobile sont en panne sèche sur le continent AMSTERDAM-Jeudi 22 Juin 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)--Hilco Industrial Acquisitions B.V. ( a annoncé aujourd’hui qu’il lance un processus de cession de machines et d’équipement dans le cadre d’une vente massive qui conduira à la fermeture définitive des activités de fabrication automobile sur le continent australien. La clôture récente de toutes les activités de Toyota Australia, dernière usine de production automobile du pays, est à l’origine de cette vente d’équipement automobile sans précédent. La vente englobe l’ensemble des ateliers et revendeurs qui font partie du cycle de production automobile depuis plus de 60 ans en Australie. Tout l’équipement sera vendu de gré à gré depuis les ateliers de production : moulage d’aluminium, fourneaux, ligne d’usinage des moteurs, assemblage, robotique, presses, extrudeuses, machines ... Read more »
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New relationship will focus on Skype for Business and BroadSoft UC markets Nuvias further extends its EMEA Unified Communications’ business LONDON-Thursday, June 22nd 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- AudioCodes, the Voice and Unified Communications Networking Solutions vendor, has signed a pan-EMEA distribution agreement with fast-growing, high-value distribution business Nuvias, following the recent launch of Nuvias’ Unified Communications (UC) Practice across EMEA. Nuvias is now able to offer complete end-to-end solutions and technical support for Skype for Business and BroadSoft Business UC environments, based on AudioCodes’ Session Border Controllers (SBCs) and handsets. As part of the agreement, Nuvias has also been appointed as master distributor for AudioCodes’ range of Skype for Business and SIP handsets across EMEA, to ensure a rapid response to meet growing demand from the channel. AudioCodes worked with SIPHON Networks in the UK for two years, prior to SIPHON b ... Read more »
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Achieves critical industry milestone, becomes the world’s first provider to deploy a global 100% software defined network enabling overlay SD-WAN services TOKYO & DENVER-Tuesday, June 20th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] Key Enterprise Benefits: Unrivaled performance and connectivity options via NTT Com’s 1,000+ local ISP partners Global cloud-based SD-WAN Secure Web Gateway and application acceleration services Dynamic, optimized network utilization at every branch office Optimized and reliable access to major cloud and SaaS platforms Real-time network analytics – unmatched ability to visualize the end-user experience (BUSINESS WIRE)-- NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and international communications provider within the NTT Group (TYO: 9432), announced today the launch of NTT SD-WAN Service Portfolio, the world’s first SD-WAN platform with coverage spanning over 190 countries. In another first, NTT Com sets a new industry benchmark by becoming the world’s fir ... Read more »
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Thursday, June 22nd 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Essel Group ME (“EGME”) is pleased to announce that it recently acquired Serena Middle East, the Dubai-based business of media and production company Serena. The acquisition furthers EGME’s diversified growth strategy and provides an attractive entry into the region’s fast-growing and vibrant media and production industry. Serena is the most advanced post production studio in Spain. Renowned for its creative talent and technological skill, Serena has worked with some of the biggest names in the industry including Proctor & Gamble, Nestle, Coca Cola, Unilever, Vodafone and Etisalat. Serena was established in Spain in 2002 and Serena ME launched in Dubai in 2012. EGME is building a diversified portfolio of world-class assets across EMEA. In addition to its natural resources assets, EGME is actively seeking out attractive growth opportunities for its other businesses. EGME’s Chairman and Managing ... Read more »
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Largest Automotive Equipment Sale Begins as 10 Automotive Manufacturing Plants Run out of Gas on the Continent AMSTERDAM -Thursday, June 22nd 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hilco Industrial Acquisitions B.V. ( announced today that it will lead the disposition process for a massive machinery and equipment asset sale which will effectively shut down the automobile manufacturing business on the Australian Continent. The sale comes because of the recent closure of all Toyota Australia manufacturing operations, the last remaining auto production facility remaining on the continent. This unprecedented auto equipment sale will include all the key production shops and vendors that have been part of the manufacture of cars in Australia for over 60 years. All the equipment will be offered for sale via private treaty from their production shops including aluminum casting, furnaces, engine line machining, assembly, robotic automation, presses, extruders, plastic injectio ... Read more »
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Eleven Teams from Seven Countries Move Forward in Competition to Develop Open Source and Scalable Educational Software for Children in Developing Countries LONDON -Thursday, June 22nd 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, XPRIZE, the world’s leader in designing and managing incentive competitions to solve humanity’s grand challenges, announced 11 semi-finalists advancing in the $15M Global Learning XPRIZE. Announced at this year’s EdTechXEurope, XPRIZE is challenging these semi-finalist teams to develop open source and scalable software that will enable children in developing countries to teach themselves basic reading, writing and arithmetic within 15 months. “Throughout my career, I’ve seen the many ways technology has evolved to help children access an education they may otherwise not have,” said Matt Keller, senior director of the Global Learning XPRIZE. “What most excites XPRIZE about these semi-finalist teams is the possibility that their innovative software solutio ... Read more »
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TOKYO-Thursday, June 22nd 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Tec Corporation (TOKYO:6588) announced today that BSI (British Standards Institution) in Japan, the business standards company, has verified Toshiba Tec’s new eco-friendly multi-functional peripheral (MFP) the e-STUDIO3508LP, e-STUDIO4508LP, e-STUDIO5008LP, and the paper reusing device e-STUDIO RD301 meets the stringent requirements of the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) standards ISO 14040 and ISO 14044. The e-STUDIO3508LP, e-STUDIO4508LP, and e-STUDIO5008LP are Toshiba Tec’s unique and eco-conscious product which prints regular black prints as well as erasable blue prints within one device. These products will reduce environmental burden such as CO2 emission from paper production by erasing the erasable blue prints and reusing the paper hence reducing the paper consumption. BSI - the third party organization’s verification ensured that Toshiba Tec’s calculation method of LCA for its eco-friendly MFP is based on IS ... Read more »
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INGELHEIM, Germany-Wednesday, June 21st 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] Findings from global observational study, GLORIA™-AF, reinforce the high need for screening programmes1 Data presented at EHRA-EUROPACE CARDIOSTIM 2017 and selected for Highlights Session (abstract 1669)1 (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim today announced findings from GLORIA™-AF which show that people with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (AF) with few or no symptoms are more likely to have had a stroke prior to AF diagnosis than symptomatic AF patients.1 This may be a consequence of asymptomatic AF patients taking longer to receive a diagnosis. Dr. Steffen Christow, Cardiologist and Head of the Electrophysiology Lab at the Hospital Ingolstadt GmbH, Germany commented, “Without detection, AF patients remain at risk of stroke, which can be a debilitating, life-changing and potentially fatal condition. GLORIA™-AF underscores a public health need for AF screening programmes in high risk populations, so that people can b ... Read more »
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Un groupe des meilleurs hackers mondiaux n'a pas réussi à hacker le nouveau système d'encodage de Wibu-Systems KARLSRUHE, Allemagne-Jeudi 22 Juin 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)--Venus des quatre coins du monde, des centaines ont pris part à un concours de piratage d'un jeu protégé par Blurry Box®, le nec plus ultra du cryptage lancé par Wibu-Systems. Résultat des courses: la toute nouvelle technologie de protection logicielle du leader de la gestion sécurisée des licences reste impénétrable. Les concurrents s'en sont donné à cœur joie pendant trois semaines. Deux d'entre eux ont remis leurs travaux au jury indépendant, composé d'experts en sécurité informatique du Horst Goertz Institute (HGI) et de l'Institute for Internet Security - if(is). Démontrées vaines, leurs tentatives leur a valu un prix de consolation de 1 000 euros chacun, sur les 50 000 euros de la cagnotte initialement mise en jeu pour un piratage complet. Wibu-Systems travaille à la protection du savoir-faire nu ... Read more »
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Beyrouth-Jeudi 22 Juin 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] EuroMena annonce aujourd’hui l’acquisition d'une participation minoritaire dans Retail Holding SA (le «Groupe»), un acteur majeur du commerce de détail au Maroc. Le capital investi sera principalement utilisé pour financer la croissance du Groupe. Au milieu des années 80, Le Groupe fut créé par M. Zouhair Bennani, ouvrant un supermarché à Rabat opérant sous la marque Label’Vie. Au fil des années, le Groupe a considérablement augmenté le nombre de ses magasins, devenu l'un des acteurs principaux au Maroc. Retail Holding est aujourd’hui le partenaire du leader de distribution alimentaire français Carrefour, du détaillant de vêtements Kiabi, de Virgin Megastore et de la chaîne fast-food Burger King au Maroc. Le groupe a récemment commencé son expansion en Afrique en acquérant le contrôle de la Compagnie de Distribution de Côte d’Ivoire (CDCI), le deuxième acteur de la distribution alimentaire en Côte d'Ivoire. Aujourd’hui, le Groupe est le lea ... Read more »
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YuppTV users can now watch Baahubali : The Beginning (Hindi), Kapoor & Sons, Ok Jaanu & other blockbusters from Dharma Productions NEW DELHI-Wednesday, June 21st 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- YuppTV, world’s leading OTT brand for South-Asian content has entered into an alliance with Dharma Productions, one of the most successful productions houses in India today. As part of the association, YuppTV users across the globe, excluding India, can now watch various blockbusters by Dharma Productions, including Kapoor & Sons, Ok Jaanu, Brothers, Baahubali: The Beginning (Hindi), Humpty Dharma ki Dulhania and more. The movies will be available on YuppFlix, an on-demand movie streaming platform by YuppTV. Commenting on the association, Mr. Uday Reddy, Founder & CEO of YuppTV said, “We are happy to announce our partnership with the Dharma Production, one of the most renowned hubs for cinematic brilliance. The association is set to present our global users with an exciting collection o ... Read more »
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MUMBAI, Inde-Jeudi 22 Juin 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)--Sterling and Wilson, l'un des principaux acteurs mondiaux dans l'espace solaire-photovoltaïque, a obtenu un contrat de logistique et construction clé en main ainsi que d'opération et de maintenance pour la plus grande installation photovoltaïque à emplacement unique du monde située à Sweihan, dans les Émirats d'Abu Dhabi. Le projet va fournir une capacité de 1177 MWp, dépassant facilement la plus grande installation à emplacement unique actuelle qui, située en Chine, produit 850 MWp. Cette prodigieuse installation, dont la construction est déjà en cours, s'étend sur une zone désertique de 7,8 km2, et devrait s’intégrer entièrement au réseau dans un délai record de seulement 23 mois. Pour couronner le tout, le projet a été attribué après la plus faible enchère jamais enregistrée dans l'histoire du PV solaire. L'installation est développée conjointement par Marubeni, un géant japonais du commerce et des investissements i ... Read more »
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Entrust Datacard™ IntelliTrust™ authentication service is the only cloud platform to incorporate the strongest levels of authentication with the next generation of mobile and adaptive capabilities providing a unified experience across platforms MINNEAPOLIS -Wednesday, June 21st 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Entrust Datacard, a leading provider of trusted identity and secure transaction technology solutions, today announced the launch of IntelliTrust authentication service – its new authentication cloud service with Mobile Smart Credential technology. This powerful, advanced adaptive authentication solution leverages the low touch deployment aspects of the cloud with new levels of intelligent identity capabilities to provide for a better user experience with stronger security in an easy-to-deploy model. Entrust Datacard is shaping the next generation of authentication through the seamless experience of intelligent identity across users and devices through a single unified ex ... Read more »
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Beirut, Lebanon-Wednesday, June 21st 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] EuroMena is pleased to announce the acquisition of a minority stake of Retail Holding SA (the “Group”), a leading Moroccan Retailer. Proceeds of the investment will mainly be used to fund the expansion of the Group. The Group was established in the mid-80s by Mr. Zouhair Bennani, initially as a single supermarket in Rabat, operating under the Hyper brand. Over the years the Group grew substantially, and is now one of the major retailers in Morocco. Retail Holding is the franchisee for French giant Carrefour, apparel retailer Kiabi, Virgin Megastore and fast food chain Burger King. The Group recently started its expansion to Africa by taking the control of CDCI (Compagnie de Distribution de Côte d’Ivoire), the second largest player in food distribution in Ivory Coast. It is now the number one player in the supermarket segment, the pioneer and only player in the hypercash segment, and a leader in the commercial real estate secto ... Read more »
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KANSAS CITY, Mo.-Tuesday, June 20th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- DSI®, the Digital Supply Chain Platform™ company that creates mobile-first and cloud supply chain solutions for the digital economy, today announced its fifth consecutive placement on the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Mobile Application Development Platforms (MADP). This year’s position marks significant upward progress well into the Challenger quadrant and is placed as the 3rd highest for the Ability to Execute. “We are very excited about this year’s placement as a Challenger on the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Mobile App Development Platforms,” said Matt McGraw, President & CEO, DSI. “DSI’s mission is to make our customers successful as it relates to all things inventory in the digital economy. We have always recognized that mobile first apps are key to digital supply chain execution. Our customers realize that the consumer experience is paramount in developing a digital supply chain strategy. With our MADP and m ... Read more »
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MELBOURNE, Australia & LONDON & DUBAI, United Arab Emirates & SAN JOSE, Calif.-Wednesday, June 21st 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Microland, a leading global hybrid IT service provider, announced that it has been positioned as a “Major Contender” in Everest Group’s PEAK Matrix™ for Solutions: IT Infrastructure Services Automation 2017. As a part of this report, Everest Group analyzed 15 leading service providers on a combination of analyst assessment and feedback, collated from client interviews. Based on the analysis, Microland emerged as a Major Contender that exhibited deep domain expertise across technologies with a business outcome driven approach to deliver both immediate and future requirements for its clients. Microland leverages its comprehensive suite of proprietary platforms, integration expertise in third party tools and in-house developed consulting framework to deliver end-to-end automation solutions across the entire IT stack. Chirajeet Sengupta, Partner, Inform ... Read more »
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MUMBAI, India-Tuesday, June 20th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Sterling and Wilson, one of the dominant global forces in the solar-PV space, has bagged Turnkey Engineering Procurement and Construction along with Operation & Maintenance contract for the world’s largest single location solar PV plant in Sweihan, Emirates of Abu Dhabi. The project will deliver a capacity of 1177 MWp, easily surpassing the current largest 850 MWp single location plant in China. With construction already underway, the prodigious plant, which is spread over a desert area of 7.8 sq. km, is scheduled to be fully integrated with the grid in a record timeline of just 23 months. To top it all, the project was awarded at the lowest ever recorded bid in the history of PV solar. The plant is jointly developed by Marubeni, a Japanese integrated trading and investment giant, along with Jinko, a global leader in the solar industry, and Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA). The consortium has su ... Read more »
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