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TORONTO-Wednesday 19 December 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Sun Life Financial Inc. (“Sun Life Financial”) (TSX: SLF) (NYSE: SLF) today announced that it intends to merge Bentall Kennedy, its leading North American real estate and property management firm which Sun Life Financial acquired in 2015, with GreenOak Real Estate (“GreenOak”), a global real estate investment firm with approximately $14 billion (US$11 billion) in assets under management and nine offices globally. Sun Life Financial will acquire a majority stake in the combined Bentall Kennedy and GreenOak entity that will be named Bentall GreenOak and be part of Sun Life Investment Management. Senior management of Bentall GreenOak will include executives from both Bentall Kennedy and GreenOak.

 “This transaction is right on strategy, broadening our asset management pillar by expanding the capabilities of our alternatives manager, Sun Life Investment Management,&rdq ... Read more »

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 Windows 10 supports Mopria certified printers without having to install printer-specific drivers

SAN RAMON, Calif.-Wednesday 19 December 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Mopria® Alliance, a global non-profit membership organization providing universal standards and solutions for print and scan, today announced that Microsoft, a member of the Mopria Alliance, has implemented an IPP printing solution based on the Mopria standard, in the latest version of the Windows 10 operating system.

Mopria is a set of standards offering simple and seamless printing to millions of certified printers and multi-function printers. Beginning with Windows 10 October 2018 Update, Windows added support for Mopria certified printers. When users install a new printer and Windows Update is not available, Windows will automatically install the Mopria certified printers. This eliminates the need for users to install any additional software or drivers, allowing them t ... Read more »

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Brightree to innovate and expand adoption of Apacheta’s mobile delivery solution to more HME customers

ATLANTA-Tuesday 18 December 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Brightree, a leading provider of cloud-based software helping out-of-hospital providers improve business performance and patient outcomes, today announced it has acquired privately held mobile delivery and cloud-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider Apacheta Corporation, further expanding the SaaS portfolio of Brightree’s owner, ResMed.

The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Apacheta offers mobile applications that empower companies to automate and streamline business processes in route sales, field marketing, pick-up and delivery, transportation and field services.

Apacheta and its Media, PA-based employees will join Brightree, whose platform it has been integrated with since 2015. A secure mobile delivery module for ordering and tracking medical e ... Read more »

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WASHINGTON-Tuesday 18 December 2018 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) urges UN Secretary-General António Guterres to immediately dismiss Michel Sidibé from his position as Executive Director of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS). The Program Coordinating Board’s inaction to remove Sidibé during this week’s meeting in Geneva is deplorable and an insult to staff who have been subjected to sexual harassment and bullying during his tenure at UNAIDS.

Sidibé told the PCB he will step down in June 2019 giving him an opportunity to dictate the terms of his departure. This is unacceptable given the Independent Expert Panel (IEP) report concluded that he led a secretariat that “fails to accept responsibility for a culture of impunity becoming prevalent in the organisation, a culture that does not ensure a safe and dignified workplace for its staff, and one that fails to respect human rights in line wit ... Read more »

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