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 Industry leader with extensive experience in the region to drive the company’s growth and help organizations on their path to digital transformation

 

LONDON-Wednesday 19 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mitel®, a global leader in business communications, today announced the appointment of Feras Zeidan to lead the company’s operations in Middle East and Africa (MEA). As part of his role, Zeidan will be responsible for accelerating the company’s growth and strategic initiatives in the region. With the #1 market share position in EMEA1 and #2 in UCaaS worldwide2, Mitel is building on this momentum to further accelerate cloud adoption across EMEA while increasing its leadership position in the on-site market.

Zeidan brings more than 20 years of experience to the Mitel international team, having previously served as Vice President MEA and Turkey at Unify for three years, where he led the transformation of the com ... Read more »

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COURBEVOIE, France -Wednesday 19 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, launches its video analytics application enhancing security in public and private places.

Augmented Vision supports security officers in identifying persons of interest in real-time, and helps speed up post-event investigations. This latest cutting-edge technology from IDEMIA will enhance security in transport hubs (airports, stations…), stadiums and arenas, retail and commercial buildings, as well as gaming and entertainment sites that face growing security challenges.

The application is based on IDEMIA’s long-standing expertise in deep learning and biometrics for video and image analysis including IDEMIA’s facial recognition technology: a longstanding best-in-class combination of efficiency, scalability and accuracy for facial recognition as evidenced by IDEMIA’s leading position in the most recent NIST benchm ... Read more »

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TOKYO-Wednesday 19 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Toshiba Memory Holdings Corporation, the world leader in memory solutions, announced today that it has reorganized its capital structure. The company refinanced loans from its main financial banks and issued non-convertible-bond-type preferred stock as a third-party allotment to Development Bank of Japan Inc., aiming to further strengthen its business base. Toshiba Memory Holdings used the proceeds of the issuance to redeem all non-convertible-bond-type preferred stock that it issued in June 2018. Going forward, the company will continue to implement disciplined investments targeting growth and aims to increase its enterprise value under the new capital structure.

(Reference)
Toshiba Memory Holdings to implement 1.2 trillion yen financing through preferred stock and loans (May 31, 2019)
https://global.toshiba-memory.com/content/dam/toshiba-tmc/portal/tmchd/news/tmchd-news-20190531-en.pdf

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HOUSTON -Wednesday 19 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ascend Performance Materials, a global provider of premium chemicals, fibers and plastics, announced today the completion of a multimillion-dollar reliability and capacity investment in nitrilotriacetic acid production at its Chocolate Bayou facility in Alvin, Texas. The investment increased production of the company’s biodegradable chelate, FlexaTrac™-NTA, by over 10 percent.

“Demand for our FlexaTrac-NTA has increased by nearly 30 percent over the past two years,” said Jonathan Craig, vice president of specialty chemicals at Ascend. “Our continued investment in capacity and production is about providing our customers with a biodegradable, cost-effective solution that meets their needs.”

FlexaTrac-NTA is a highly effective chelating agent used primarily in industrial cleaning and oil and gas applications to bind to and isolate heavy metal ions. NTA has a high ... Read more »

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 KSP Legal and Tax Advice to Adopt Andersen Tax & Legal Name


SAN FRANCISCO-Wednesday 19 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Just a few months after joining Andersen Global as a collaborating firm, KSP Legal and Tax Advice (KSP T.Srokosz i Wspólnicy Sp.k.), has adopted the name Andersen Tax & Legal and joined the Andersen Tax & Legal team in Poland. The Andersen name now has broad coverage in Poland with Andersen Tax & Legal offices in both Warsaw and Katowice. Marcin Matyka will be Managing Partner of Andersen Tax & Legal in Warsaw, while the team in Katowice will continue to be led by Office Managing Partner Magdalena Patryas.

“We are excited to adopt the Andersen name and be a part of a global organization where we can provide best-in-class services in a seamless manner across the globe,” said Magdalena. “Very early in our relationship it was obvious that our group was very much aligned with Andersen ... Read more »

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Data Centric Security Provider Announces Seamless Integration with Apache Kafka


WIESBADEN, Germany & LONDON-Wednesday 19 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- comforte AG, a leading provider of enterprise data security and digital payments solutions, has announced new integration capabilities for Apache Kafka with the latest release of its Enterprise Data Protection Suite. Apache Kafka is a distributed data streaming platform that allows users to collect and examine real-time data streams from a variety of popular applications. These new capabilities enable organizations to integrate data protection methods, like tokenization or format-preserving encryption, into their Kafka environments. Anonymization and pseudonymization can be applied to sensitive data on the fly within Apache Kafka to help organizations protect information and fulfil compliance regulations. The additional capabilities cater to use cases unique to the Apache Kafka environment, esp ... Read more »

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 Industrial automation and information leader increases differentiation for electric vehicle manufacturers, helping automakers start and improve their EV production

 

SAN JOSE, Calif. -Wednesday 19 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rockwell Automation, a leading solutions and services provider to the automotive industry, today opened a new 8,000 square-foot Electric Vehicle (EV) Innovation Center at 111 North Market Street in San Jose, California, within its Information Solutions development facility. The center will provide live manufacturing demonstrations, hands-on trials utilizing new technology and events showcasing collaboration with industry experts and Rockwell Automation partners.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190618005201/en/

Utilizing augmented and virtual reality modeling, the EV Innovation Center provides automotive start-ups and esta ... Read more »

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 Visa’s suite of sensory branding elements arriving at more than one million points of sale

 

CANNES, France & SAN FRANCISCO -Wednesday 19 June 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Visa (NYSE: V) today announced global adoption of its sensory branding suite in 25 countries via more than a dozen new partnerships. The suite is comprised of sound, animation and haptic brand cues that occur with a Visa payment transaction. In a digital world increasingly filled with voice-commands, networked appliances and unattended retail environments, Visa’s sensory branding cues offer new ways to enhance the customer experience and convey the trust and security that the Visa brand represents.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190617005240/en/

Visa was the first major payment brand to introduce multi-sensory branding, which included animation, sound and haptic ... Read more »

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