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Focus on providing Digital Infrastructure Services to the Council LONDON-Wednesday, May 23rd 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Microland, a Digital Accelerator, today announced that Ealing Council has chosen to extend and expand its partnership with Microland to accelerate its digital transformation journey. This partnership signifies an expansion in Microland’s scope of services being offered to the Council, reinforcing its credentials in the UK public sector. The scope of the contract includes some of IT services, data centre migration to Hybrid cloud and support to various Digital Transformation programs. “As part of our Future Ealing Transformation Programme, the Council is committed to looking for new and innovative solutions that place our residents at the core of everything we do, while ensuring robust, sustainable and viable council actions. We have ambitious plans for the Council’s digital future and our relationship with Microland in the past year ensures they not on ... Read more »
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New Consumer Research Confirms Environmental and Social Efforts Are Central To Hotel Guest Booking Decisions MCLEAN, Va. -Wednesday, May 23rd 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hilton today announced it will cut its environmental footprint in half and double its social impact investment by 2030. With this commitment, Hilton will become the first major hotel company to institute science-based targets to reduce carbon emissions and send zero soap to landfill. The company will also double the amount it spends with local and minority-owned suppliers, and double its investment in programs to help women and youth around the world. These goals are part of Hilton’s Travel with Purpose corporate responsibility strategy to further the United Nation’s 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. New consumer research reaffirms Hilton’s corporate responsibility strategy. According to a survey of 72,000 Hilton guests, social, environmental and ethical considerations are central to their buying pr ... Read more »
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SINGAPORE-Friday, May 25th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hybrid Stock Exchange, a blockchain based trading platform using the released IBIN as a blockshare identifier, are all set to adopt innovative features to sustain the needs of the ever growing industry. Watch the HYBSE trailer here: http://www.hybse.com The International Securities Identification Number (ISIN) is a 12 character code that uniquely identifies a specific security, such as stocks, and is the most popular global securities identifier. With the pre-registration for issuers and users opened, the DIM Ecosystem introduces the International Blockshare Identification Number (IBIN), a 13 digit, unique serial number used by a company for listing on the Hybrid Stock Exchange or other Blockchain Exchanges. Tradable securities on HYBSE currently include Cryptonized equity, Cryptocurrencies, Exchange-traded commodities, index, and more. Any issuers are able to apply for their IBIN at no charge. This limited time offer ... Read more »
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Partnership integrates processes and data between cloud and third-party applications and on-premise solutions to deliver powerful linking, auditability and control features AMES, Iowa-Friday, May 25th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Workiva (NYSE:WK), a leader in cloud-based data collaboration, reporting and compliance solutions, today announced it has signed an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) agreement with SAP (NYSE:SAP). Through this agreement, Workiva is partnering with SAP to provide a first-party integration with the Wdesk platform using the SAP® Cloud Platform Integration service. The bundled solutions are expected to provide customers with powerful linking, auditability and control features. “Today’s announcement demonstrates that Workiva and SAP are committed to providing customers with a rich integration experience,” said Matt Rizai, chairman and CEO of Workiva. “Through our OEM partnership, we will help customers all over the world improve the value of the ... Read more »
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New Drone and Land Target Detection Radars Plus Lightweight Monocular Offer Advanced Portable Surveillance Capabilities WILSONVILLE, Ore. -Wednesday, May 23rd 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) today announced the availability of three products for use by global militaries and government agencies including border patrol agents. These products include two FLIR Ranger® mid-range panel radars, one with airborne drone and ground target detection, and the Recon® V UltraLite thermal monocular. The products, unveiled at the Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (SOFIC) 2018 in Tampa, Florida, are part of FLIR’s Soldier Solutions family and demonstrate the company’s commitment to deliver the most advanced equipment to armed services personnel. The FLIR Ranger R8SS-3D and R8SS radars, part of FLIR Ranger family of radars, offer mid-range detection capability for both fixed-based installation and forward-deployed operations personnel. The R8SS-3D d ... Read more »
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LONDON-Friday, May 25th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE)-- The world’s first retail platform that connects consumers to their own carbon footprint has been launched in London by non-profit ogranisation the Poseidon Foundation (“Poseidon”). Poseidon’s platform uses blockchain technology to integrate carbon markets into transactions at the point-of-sale, giving retailers and their customers the opportunity to support forestry conservation projects around the world when they buy and sell everyday items, and in turn support action on climate change. The retail platform launched on 1st May, and a pilot is currently underway at Ben & Jerry’s newest ice cream Scoop Shop in Wardour Street, London. For every scoop of ice cream sold the values-led ice cream company is contributing towards carbon credits from a forest conservation project in Peru, and is offering their customers the opportunity to join them in taking action at the point of sale, using blockchain technology. Ben & Jerry’s has ... Read more »
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LONDON-Sunday, May 27th 2018 [ AETOS Wire ] (BUSINESS WIRE) -- As is fitting for the home of technical invention and innovation, IBC2018 will present a broad range of ambitious and timely elements to engage, inform and inspire content creators and owners from around the world that will visit the RAI, Amsterdam from 13-18 September 2018. The must-attend event includes fresh inspiring conference themes that will focus on innovative new platforms, audience engagement and interaction/immersion, as well as a wide-ranging exhibition that will encompass all the latest technologies from AI and VR to advanced cloud-based workflows. Registration for IBC2018 is now open at: https://ibc.itnint.com/IBC18/Online/RegLogin.aspx “The media landscape is evolving at an unprecedented rate, with new platforms, technologies and even new realities at our disposal that offer greater opportunities for content innovation and audience engagement,” said Michael Crimp, CEO, IBC. “IBC is preparing an outstanding ... Read more »
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