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Visa, the Official Payment Service Partner of FIFA, releases travel and spend data timed with the Final Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ SAN FRANCISCO -Thursday, November 30th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- In celebration of the Final Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, Visa (NYSE: V), the Official Payment Service Partner of FIFA, released travel and spending data for the 2018 FIFA World Cup™. Throughout official FIFA venues, Visa will enable a cash-free fan experience by implementing point-of-sale terminals that accept a Visa credit or debit card and a range of digital payments, such as those made via phone or watch. These enhancements ensure official FIFA venues are equipped with the latest in payment innovation and are ready for the increase in expected international visitors to Russia. Based on spending trends and insights from Visa, it is projected that Russia will host an additional 300,000 to 500,000 international visitors1 during the months of June an ... Read more »
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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -Thursday, November 30th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Running for fifteen years, the Middle East Organic and Natural Products Expo connects companies from around the world with distributors, retailers, and import-export companies as well as consumers in the region. The event is held under patronage of the UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment and is supported by IFOAM (International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements). The exhibition is the only Organic and Natural trade show in the Middle East and North Africa embracing the growing trend of natural and organic way of living and acting as the perfect platform for global brands to reach growing consumers. For the consumer, this is the best place to explore the latest buzzworthy brands and discover next best sellers of natural and organic products; fewer pesticides, more nutritional value and to gain overall boost in Organic and natural lifestyle. The natural and organic trend ha ... Read more »
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2018 Edition Expected to Attract More Than 60,000 Attendees, 600 Participating Companies HONG KONG-Wednesday, November 29th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced the first details of the 2018 GSMA Mobile World Congress Shanghai, including confirmed exhibitors and sponsors, as well as a range of programmes and activities taking place at the annual mobile industry event. Under the theme “Discover a Better Future”, Mobile World Congress Shanghai will be held 27 – 29 June 2018 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC). The GSMA expects that more than 60,000 professionals from across the mobile ecosystem and adjacent industries will gather for the 2018 event. “Today, mobile connects more than two-thirds of the world's population. It revolutionises industries and improves our lives, creating exciting new opportunities in our global communities, while providing lifelines of hope and reducing inequality,” said Michael O’Hara Chief Marketing Officer, G ... Read more »
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Hyper-converged Secondary Storage for Backup is ‘Clear Winner’ in Category WESTBOROUGH, Mass.-Wednesday, November 29th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- ExaGrid®, a leading provider of hyper-converged secondary storage (HCSS) for backup with data deduplication, today announced that its EX series of appliances has been honored by SVC with its 2017 Hyper-converged Backup and Recovery Product of the Year award. Winners were announced at the SVC Awards Gala Ceremony on November 23 in London, UK. The SVC Awards recognize the products, projects and services – as well as honor companies and teams – operating with excellence in the cloud, virtualization, and storage sectors. The SVC Awards also recognize the achievements of end users, channel partners, and vendors. The ExaGrid EX series of appliances is a hyper-converged secondary storage system for backup that revolutionizes how organizations back up and protect data. ExaGrid’s scale-out backup storage systems deduplicate and store ... Read more »
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Accredited Analyst Firm Ranks ExaGrid in the Top Category in 2018 Buyer’s Guide WESTBOROUGH, Mass. -Friday, December 1st 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- ExaGrid®, a leading provider of hyper-converged secondary storage (HCSS) for backup with data deduplication, today announced that independent analyst firm DCIG once again ranked the ExaGrid disk-based backup appliance in the top category of “Recommended” in its recently published 2018 Deduplication Backup Target Appliance Buyer’s Guide. This body of research assists organizations in matching their business and technical requirements for disk-based backup to best available products. “This is the fourth consecutive year that ExaGrid has earned top-most positions in the DCIG Buyer’s Guides, which continues to validate the power of our differentiated product architecture and the speed and reliability it delivers,” said Bill Andrews, CEO of ExaGrid. “We’re very proud of this continued distinction.” DCIG’s analysts concluded that ... Read more »
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NEW YORK -Dimanche 3 Décembre 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] L'organisation tunisienne a été sélectionnée parmi plus de 1300 organisations de base qui ont postulé pour le prestigieux Prix de l'Innovation Interculturelle, un partenariat entre l'Alliance des Civilisations des Nations Unies et le BMW Group. La cérémonie de remise du Prix de l'Innovation Interculturelle s'est tenue à New York au siège des Nations Unies, en présence d'ambassadeurs et de hauts fonctionnaires de l'ONU (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Les Jeunes Leaders Entrepreneurs avec leur initiative «Unleash Tunisia Venture Bus» est l'une des dix organisations mondiales de base à recevoir le Prix de l'Innovation Interculturelle 2017 décerné par l'Alliance des Civilisations des Nations Unies (UNAOC) et le BMW Group. La cérémonie de remise du Prix de l'Innovation Interculturelle, organisée cette année pour la première fois au siège des Nations Unies à New York, était présidée par M. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, Haut Représentant de l'Alliance de ... Read more »
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Study concludes that total arthroplasty patients treated with PREVENA™ Therapy were four times less likely to experience surgical site complications compared with traditional gauze dressing SAN ANTONIO -Thursday, November 30th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- New independent data recently published in the Journal of Arthroplasty further demonstrates the body of expanding clinical evidence that closed incision negative pressure therapy (ciNPT) with the PREVENA™ Incision Management System reduces post-surgical wound complication potential. Results of a recent trial of nearly 600 patients undergoing total joint replacement illustrated the benefits of the PREVENA™ Incision Management System in reducing several surgical site complications. Patients in the study treated with PREVENA™ Therapy had statistically significant lower rates of overall infection, and were four times less likely to experience a surgical site complication. “These results are significant as this is one of the ... Read more »
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HOUSTON -Thursday, November 30th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) will hold a conference call on January 19, 2018 to discuss the results for the fourth quarter and full year ending December 31, 2017. The conference call is scheduled to begin at 8:30 am US Eastern time and a press release regarding the results will be issued at 7:00 am US Eastern time. To access the conference call, listeners should contact the Conference Call Operator at +1 (800) 288-8967 within North America or +1 (612) 333-4911 outside of North America approximately 10 minutes prior to the start of the call, and ask for the “Schlumberger Earnings Conference Call.” A webcast of the conference call will be broadcast simultaneously at www.slb.com/irwebcast on a listen-only basis. Listeners should log in 15 minutes prior to the start of the call to test their browsers and register for the webcast. Following the end of the conference call, a replay will be available at www.slb.com/ ... Read more »
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NEW YORK -Thursday, November 30th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] The Tunisian organization was selected among over 1,300 grassroots organizations that applied for the prestigious Intercultural Innovation Award, a partnership between the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations and the BMW Group. The Intercultural Innovation Award Ceremony was held in New York at United Nations headquarters, in the presence of ambassadors and high-level UN officials. (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Young Leaders Entrepreneurs and their “Unleash Tunisia Venture Bus” initiative is one of the ten global grassroots organizations receiving the 2017 Intercultural Innovation Award bestowed by the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the BMW Group. The Intercultural Innovation Award Ceremony, held this year for the first time at United Nations headquarters in New York, was chaired by Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, High Representative for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations, and Mr. Bill McAndrews, Vice Pr ... Read more »
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SAINT PETERSBOURG, Russie -Dimanche 3 Décembre 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- La société biotechnologique russe BIOCAD et la société pharmaceutique marocaine Sothema Labs ont annoncé le lancement de médicaments dérivés, fabriqués à l'aide de la technologie fournie au marché nord-africain par le fabricant russe. La fabrication de biosimilaires russes du rituximab et du bevacizumab indiqués pour le traitement du cancer, approuvée au cours de la première quinzaine d'octobre 2017, sera basée au Maroc. Outre ce pays, ces biosimilaires devraient être commercialisés au Sénégal, au Gabon et en Côte d'Ivoire. La société russe BIOCAD a développé des biosimilaires du bevacizumab et du rituximab, utilisés pour le traitement des maladies oncologiques, qui sont très demandés à la fois dans les pays développés et en développement. Le médicament originel est 30% plus onéreux que son biosimilaire fabriqué par BIOCAD. "Les efforts réalisés par notre société, combinés au vif enthousiasme de nos ... Read more »
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NEW YORK -Friday, December 1st 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] The organization, awarded for the initiative “Safarni” promoting diversity through simulated travel adventures, was selected among over 1,300 grassroots organizations that applied for the prestigious Intercultural Innovation Award, a partnership between the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the BMW Group. The Intercultural Innovation Award Ceremony was held in New York at United Nations headquarters, in the presence of ambassadors and high-level UN officials. (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Egyptian organization Etijah received 2nd place at the 2017 Intercultural Innovation Award Ceremony for their "Safarni” initiative. The ceremony was held this year for the first time at UN headquarters in New York and chaired by Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, High Representative for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations, and Mr. Bill McAndrews, Vice President BMW Group Communications Strategy, Corporate and Market Communications. S ... Read more »
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SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia -Thursday, November 30th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Russian biotechnology company BIOCAD and Moroccan pharmaceutical company Sothema Labs announced the launch of medicines derived using the technology provided by the Russian manufacturer into the North African market. The manufacturing of Russian biosimilars of rituximab and bevacizumab indicated for the treatment of cancer, approved in the first half of October 2017, will be based in Morocco. Besides Morocco, thеse biosimilars are planned to be marketed in Senegal, Gabon, and Côte d’Ivoire. The Russian company BIOCAD developed the biosimilars of bevacizumab and rituximab, which are used in treatment of oncological diseases and are highly demanded both in developed and in developing countries. The original drug is 30% more expensive than the BIOCAD's biosimilar. “The efforts of our company combined with the eager enthusiasm of our Moroccan colleagues in transferring the production of biosimilars t ... Read more »
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Results of more than fifty major Communication Service Providers (CSPs) surveyed around the world RICHARDSON, Texas -Thursday, November 30th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mavenir, focused on accelerating software network transformation and redefining mobile network economics for Communications Service Providers, announces the results of a new global 5G Operator Survey. The survey, just completed by Heavy Reading in November 2017, unveils important new findings regarding the 5G development and deployment plans of more than fifty major Communication Service Providers (CSPs) around the world. Among the highlights, CSPs overwhelmingly—94% combined—responded that they intended to deploy Cloud RAN architectures in their 5G networks either partially or in their entirety. As Gabriel Brown, Principal Analyst at Heavy Reading, points out, “Our survey shows strong support for Cloud RAN as the 5G deployment architecture. The response indicates the architecture will be widely adopted as ... Read more »
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SAN FRANCISCO -Friday, December 1st 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Andersen Global continues its expansion in Switzerland as the Partners and professionals at Reviglobal SA join the existing Andersen Tax team in Lugano, effective January 1, 2018. Andersen Tax in Lugano has been a member firm of Andersen Global since 2014 when it joined under the name MDR Advisory Group and later adopted the Andersen name. Tiziano Ballinari is the Founder and Managing Partner of Reviglobal and joins Andersen Tax as a lead Partner, adding to the five Partners already on the team. He specializes in corporate and tax consulting and provides advice on corporate matters at a national and international level. Tiziano’s experience includes involvement in the restructuring of companies domestically as well as start-ups in Switzerland and abroad. “We already have a very familiar working relationship with Tiziano and the rest of his team, and I am excited to become even closer partners,” said Founding a ... Read more »
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Comnet is the first customer in Latin America to use SES Networks Enterprise+ Broadband to seamlessly deliver reliable broadband services LUXEMBOURG -Thursday, November 30th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Comnet, one of Guatemala’s leading service providers, is the first to tap into the newly-launched SES Networks Enterprise+ Broadband for Latin America to enable the delivery of Quantum, a high-performance next-generation broadband service, to its end customers spanning the agricultural, tourism and mining industries. SES announced today that in the multi-year contract Comnet will utilise the carrier-class managed services platform on the SES-10 satellite to extend reliable connectivity to underserved communities. The turnkey broadband multi-tenant platform is underpinned by SES’s comprehensive and high-performance fleet coverage over Latin America, an extensive global teleport infrastructure, and iDirect’s ground system capabilities. By using Enterprise+ Broadband, Comne ... Read more »
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Provides End-to-End Network Slicing Selection across Applications, Core and Radio RICHARDSON, Texas -Thursday, November 30th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mavenir, focused on accelerating software network transformation and redefining network economics for Communications Service Providers, today announced its virtualized network slicing software solution called CloudRange™ Network Slice Suite that enables end-to-end network slicing for radio, core and applications, both in 4G and 5G networks. As mobile operators are preparing their networks for 5G and IoT, the increasing and varying connectivity demands present an opportunity for new business models. Network slicing creates multiple networks that share the same physical infrastructure. This allows operators to dedicate a portion of their network to a certain functionality and makes it easier to deploy 5G applications. Operators can use their existing network for slicing selected services and create additional slices for new, ... Read more »
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The Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) and the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan (METI) host two events in Dubai to promote mutual understanding between UAE and Japan on judicial affairs and operations relating to IP infringement and counterfeiting Dubai, United Arab Emirates.-Wednesday, November 29th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] The Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) and the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan (METI) held two events to discuss the development of appropriate collaborative measures for tackling IP infringement and counterfeiting in the region. IP Judicial Workshop – 26 November 2017 The first event aim to promote mutual understanding of judicial system protocol and operations between the UAE and Japan. The workshop emphasised the importance of IP, and was attended by a broad selection of court judges, prosecutors, government officials and lawyers from the two countries, including Dr. Mohamed Alkamali, General Manager of the Instit ... Read more »
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Dual-mission satellite will enable SES to accelerate delivery of HD and UHD channels using C-band capacity across the US, while Ku-band payload will serve EchoStar’s enterprise, media and broadcast customers LUXEMBOURG & ENGLEWOOD, Colorado-Wednesday, November 29th 2017 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- The EchoStar 105/SES-11 satellite has been successfully positioned at the 105 degrees West orbital location and is now fully operational and able to serve the video and enterprise markets in the US. The dual-mission satellite, providing SES with a C-band payload of 24 transponders of 36 MHz, marketed under the name SES-11, and providing EchoStar with 24 Ku-band transponders of 36 MHz, marketed as EchoStar 105, was launched into space on 11 October 2017 at 6:53 PM EDT. Since then, extensive in-orbit tests have confirmed the flawless functioning of the spacecraft. This is the second time SES has launched on a flight-proven Falcon 9 rocket, and is SES’s fourth launch with SpaceX. Th ... Read more »
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