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Major investment and planned acquisitions to deliver AI-enhanced cyber protection as experts warn of impending spike in cyberattacks targeting the region


Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Sunday 6 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection, today announced a five-year expansion plan in the Middle East, which represents a significant financial investment and major commitment to support the cybersecurity, data protection, and endpoint management requirements of organizations across the Middle East.

Announced at GITEX 2020, the company’s expansion into the region is part of an accelerated growth plan launched in 2019 that has already resulted in three strategic acquisitions, including Israel-based CyberLynx. Several other acquisitions are already under consideration as Acronis looks to embrace every opportunity across the region.

“The Middle East offers key strategic support to businesses worldwide and we are l ... Read more »

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− Primary endpoint defined as the proportion of patients who achieved confirmed CMV viremia clearance at the end of Study Week 8

OSAKA, Japan-Friday 4 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

 

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK ... Read more »

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NEW DELHI-Thursday 26 November 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”), India’s largest integrated telco, together with Mavenir, demonstrated O-RAN Intelligent Controller (RIC), at the recent Global O-RAN ALLIANCE Plugfest it hosted.

The Global Plugfest, which was a first for the India region participation, showcased the growing maturity of the O-RAN ecosystem. The event allowed participants to integrate and validate conformance & interoperability of the solutions implemented based on O-RAN defined architecture & specifications to accelerate readiness of solutions for commercial deployments.

The O-RAN Intelligent Controller (RIC) demonstrated by Mavenir and Airtel makes use of advanced machine learning algorithms to optimize network performance. This demonstration showed RIC in action, ingesting configuration data and performance metrics from a demonstration RAN, and iteratively optimizing the configuration par ... Read more »

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“The Storries XVII” Marks ExaGrid’s Third Consecutive Win at Industry Awards


MARLBOROUGH, Mass. -Friday 4 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ExaGrid®, the industry’s only Tiered Backup Storage solution, today announced that the company was honored with “Enterprise Backup Hardware Vendor of the Year” and “Storage Performance Optimisation Company of the Year” at the annual Storage Awards, “The Storries,” announced virtually on November 26, 2020. Winners are determined by public vote, so receipt of these awards is especially meaningful as it reflects the voices of ExaGrid’s customers and partners, and further validates ExaGrid’s differentiated product architecture and outstanding customer support. This year’s win adds to ExaGrid’s previous wins at “The Storries” including winning “Enterprise Backup Hardware Product of the Year” in 2019, and ... Read more »

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New CBN rules allow beneficiaries to withdraw funds in USD to boost formal remittances to Nigeria


LONDON-Saturday 5 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- WorldRemit, a leading digital cross-border payments business has announced that its customers in Nigeria can now receive remittances in foreign currency (USD) through its cash pick up providers. Following the announcement of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) a day before, WorldRemit quickly adapted to the new requirements making it the first digital service to offer its customers worldwide the option of cash pickup in USD in Nigeria. WorldRemit enables Nigerians in over 50 countries around the world to support their family and friends in Nigeria.

The decision by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to allow international money transfers to be paid in foreign currency, is aimed at providing increased liquidity in the foreign exchange market. The bank explained that the new regulation is part of i ... Read more »

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King of Instagram’s 40th birthday bash planned for Monday, December 7


DUBLIN -Friday 4 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- GGPoker today announces that Dan Bilzerian has joined Team GGPoker as a brand ambassador. One of the world’s most recognizable poker players and social media influencers, with over 32 million followers on Instagram, “Blitz” will represent GGPoker live and online.

To celebrate the news, the online poker room will host a special 40th birthday party for the ‘King of Instagram’ on December 7 in the form of a $100,000 Birthday Freeroll poker tournament. This free-to-enter poker game is open to all new GGPoker players that sign up using code BLITZ40 and deposit $10 or more.

What: Dan’s $100,000 Birthday Freeroll

When: Monday, December 7 at 17:00 UTC

How To Enter: Sign up using code BLITZ40, deposit at least $10 and use your ticket to register for the freeroll to ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO-Friday 4 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Starcity is acquiring Ollie’s key assets, including its technology, intellectual property, and business agreements in major cities, which when combined with Starcity, will create one of the largest coliving developers and operators globally.

Ollie is widely recognized as a pioneer in the coliving asset class and has partnered with institutional owners to deliver much needed affordability and community to top tier cities such as New York, Los Angeles, the San Francisco Bay Area, and Boston. Additionally, Ollie has built a proprietary technology suite of services to foster community engagement, deliver hospitality services and provide roommate matching within its communities.

Following the transaction, Ollie’s key personnel will join Starcity to create a leading organization with the mission to make great cities accessible to everyone. “We are thrilled to bring on board such ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO -Friday 4 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Andersen Global enters the Georgian market through a Collaboration Agreement with Tbilisi-based law firm MG Law Office, further expanding the organization’s coverage in the region.

MG Law, ranked Tier 1 by Legal 500, provides legal services to local and foreign companies, financial institutions, investment funds, governments and public enterprises. Led by its Founder and Managing Partner Archil Giorgadze and Co-Founder Nicola Mariani, the full-service firm focuses on corporate and M&A, banking, finance, energy tax and customs, arbitration and litigation, labor and employment, competition, infrastructure and real estate. The firm’s capabilities also include R&E, trading, blockchain and fintech.

“Our track record and our ability to provide best-in-class and innovative solutions with competitive fees adapted to the local market sets us apart from any other firm in Ge ... Read more »

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IRVINE, Calif.-Friday 4 December 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rand Technology (Rand) has appointed Kim Fix, Chief Operating Officer (COO), Americas & Europe; Frederick Fu, President and Managing Director, Asia-Pacific (APAC); Nami Mokri, Vice President, Sales & Sourcing, APAC; Kevin Sheehan, Chief Information Officer (CIO); and Jennifer Strawn, Director, Sourcing & Procurement, Americas & Europe.

Kim Fix, Global Vice President, QA & Operations, has been appointed to COO, Americas & Europe. Kim will lead Rand’s sales and sourcing teams’ operations across the Americas and Europe and oversee global compliance, quality assurance, and operations. Kim has been integral to Rand’s preferred status with its business partners and multi-site ISO, OHSAS, ANSI ESD, and R2 certifications.

Frederick Fu joined Rand as President and Managing Director, APAC. He previously served as Avnet’s President of APAC. He has been ... Read more »

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