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96 percent of IT and business stakeholders responsible for public cloud infrastructure say FinOps is important to cloud success, but only 10 percent have a mature practice


SAN JOSE, Calif.-Friday 13 May 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- NetApp® (NASDAQ: NTAP), a global, cloud-led, data-centric software company, today announced the results of the annual Cloud Infrastructure Report based on a survey of public cloud business and IT decision makers. The report from Spot by NetApp, continuing the annual survey previously conducted by CloudCheckr following its acquisition by NetApp, highlights the current state of cloud management and how organizations are working to optimize their environments.

A key trend surfaced in the report highlighted that while companies continue to accelerate cloud adoption, many do not believe they are effectively optimizing their infrastructure. Businesses are addressing this through the development of internal programs s ... Read more »

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Capability Unlocks Data Gravity and Frees Data-Driven Organizations to Quickly Replicate Production-Grade Cloud-Native Applications Anywhere

VALENCIA, Spain-Wednesday 18 May 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- KUBECON + CLOUDNATIVECON EUROPE—Trilio, a leading provider of cloud-native data protection, today announced a technical preview of a new “Continuous Restore” capability that is being showcased to the cloud-native community at the KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe conference. Continuous Restore offers faster levels of replication, restoration and migration of data and metadata from any storage or cloud platform to another, dramatically improving recovery times for cloud-native applications.

Entirely storage-, cloud- and distribution-agnostic, Trilio’s “Continuous Restore” capability will enable users to continuously stage data at multiple and heterogeneous clouds. This means that applications—regardless of where ... Read more »

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Recent Study on Computationally-Guided Intranasal Spray Protocol to Augment Therapeutic Penetration With Implications Shown for Effective Treatments for COVID-19, Rhinitis, and Sinusitis

AMERICAN FORK, Utah-Tuesday 17 May 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today Xlear announced a new partnership with Dr. Ferrer BioPharma (DFBP), which will make Xlear nasal spray the first nasal hygiene tool to deploy the GentleMist nozzle—the next generation nasal spray technology that research shows achieves better compound dispersion and coverage and a better user experience.

Nasal cleansing studies have found that rinsing the nose and nasal cavity is an important tool for improving health and wellbeing. Numerous clinical and lab studies have found that nasal hygiene is an important adjunct in countering rhinositus, as well as a range of bacterial and viral infections.

New research, published by The European Society of Medicine found that the GentleMist no ... Read more »

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday 17 May 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

Poly (NYSE: POLY) published a new report titled The Journey to Hybrid Working: Twelve Considerations, in partnership with workplace research platform WORKTECH Academy. The new report explores twelve considerations for companies to navigate hybrid working and identifies the key challenges around people, technology, and spaces that employers face.

The Twelve Considerations highlighted in the report are:-

Returners V. Choicegivers

In-Person V. Digital Presence

Always On V. Overwork

Time V. Place

Formal V. Informal Collaboration

Alone V.  Together

Physical V. Psychological Comfort

Diversity V. Inclusion

Siloed V. Unified Services

Standardized V. Personalized

Efficiency V. Experience

Monocentric  V. Polycentric

Hybrid working is here to stay as an increasingly permanent fixture, not a short-term fa ... Read more »

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NielsenIQ Activate allows retailers to leverage their own data to accelerate new revenue streams

CHICAGO-Tuesday 17 May 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, NielsenIQ, a global information services company, announced the launch of NielsenIQ Activate; a software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution that enables retailers to accelerate revenue opportunities through retail media and comprehensive customer insights that activate shoppers with personalized promotional offers.

NielsenIQ Activate is comprised of dedicated applications for hyper-targeted audience building, offer and ads management, and end-to-end measurement. This SaaS tool, part of the NielsenIQ Connect platform, will allow retailers to create sustainable revenues by monetizing their retail media assets across physical and digital channels. Additionally, retailers will be able to boost credibility with brands and inform them of the insights they need to command their customers’ attention, act ... Read more »

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Report communicates progress toward achieving sustainability targets and gives stakeholders an update on the company’s transformation to accelerate the end of smoking.
       

LAUSANNE, Switzerland-Tuesday 17 May 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) released its third annual Integrated Report, which includes an updated Statement of Purpose, a new environmental, social, and governance (ESG) framework, as well as detailed information about PMI’s strategic vision, performance, governance, and value creation model. The content was informed by a formal sustainability materiality assessment conducted in 2021.

“Sustainability and business performance are fully interrelated and mutually reinforcing. Our actions—grounded in data, science, and facts—speak louder than words. PMI is committed to serving as an agent of change and advocate of positive values. ... Read more »

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InterSAT continues to tap SES’s NSS-12 satellite to deliver internet connectivity to its customers, improving digital access for all

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Customers of leading African internet provider InterSAT can continue to rely on SES’s well-positioned satellite to connect their farms, remote offices, schools and hospitals with affordable internet access across Africa due to the latest capacity renewal agreement signed by InterSAT and SES, the two companies announced today.

Under the agreement, SES’s NSS-12, located at 57 degrees East, will enable InterSat to securely and efficiently serve its government institutions and enterprises customers. Since the two companies initiated their partnership in 2010, SES and InterSAT have brought more reliable connectivity services across the African continent. InterSAT customers have been able to optimise their business operations, to create new products and solutions, and to reach never-before-accessed locatio ... Read more »

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Awards recognize member companies for corporate efforts towards sustainable manufacturing

DETROIT-Tuesday 17 May 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Additive Manufacturer Green Trade Association (AMGTA), a global trade organization created to promote the environmental benefits of additive manufacturing (AM), announced today that 20 member companies were recognized as part of its 2022 Sustainability Awards, held during the first annual AMGTA summit. The summit took place on May 16th at the Shinola Hotel in Detroit and was attended by over 70 conference delegates.

Member companies were recognized in one of three categories, and multiple members received more than one award, based on their corporate activities. These categories included:

Environmental Management Systems Award recognized members who have ISO 14001 EMS certifications in good standing
Sustainability Reporting Award recognized members that publicly published their 2021 Sustainab ... Read more »

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Unifying GPO Group under the TYLin name will deliver more effective access to global resources and enhanced collaboration to support clients in the mobility market
       

SAN FRANCISCO-Tuesday 17 May 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The GPO Group and Sam Schwartz, one of its operating companies, as part of a global effort to enhance connections and collaboration among companies in the Dar Group’s Global Infrastructure (GI) Pillar, are formally aligning with TYLin, the leading brand in the GI Pillar.

The GPO Group and Sam Schwartz have added a TYLin “unifier” line to their names. Effective immediately, GPO will be known as GPO, A TYLin Company. Similarly, Sam Schwartz will be known as Sam Schwartz, A TYLin Company.

The addition of the unifier line is part of a global strategic initiative to unify the companies in the Dar Group GI Pillar under the TYLin brand to provide more efficient access to its vast ... Read more »

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Spot PC provides MSPs and enterprises with a comprehensive managed cloud desktop solution with the security, reliability and flexibility businesses need to succeed

SAN JOSE, Calif.-Tuesday 17 May 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- NetApp® (NASDAQ: NTAP), a global, cloud-led, data-centric software company, today announced the general availability of Spot PC, the managed cloud Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) solution — with security, automation, observability and optimization designed for the public cloud and for the needs of today’s remote and distributed working environments.

Available today, Spot PC provides Managed Service Providers (MSPs) and their customers with a cloud desktop solution optimized for security, privacy and infrastructure efficiency, with predictable pricing to reduce overall support burdens and allow existing staff to deliver and support many more desktops, increasing profitability.

With the rapid acceleration of hy ... Read more »

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Global manufacturer celebrates milestone by reflecting on its roots and heritage – the story of a man, a timber beetle and a saw chain design that revolutionized the forestry industry and shapes it still today

PORTLAND, Ore.-Tuesday 17 May 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- In 1947, forester Joe Cox observed the C-shaped jaws of a timber beetle larva deftly chewing through wood. This was the inspiration for his “Cox Chipper Chain,” which he quietly invented in the basement of his home in Portland, Oregon. That same year, Cox started the Oregon Saw Chain Corp. to produce his saw chain – from a basement startup to a global manufacturer. Over time, Cox and his saw chain revolutionized the timber industry, and today the company he founded is the manufacturer of the World’s #1 Saw Chain™.

The company – known today as Oregon Tool – has grown into a multinational organization with numerous acquisitions and mergers. ... Read more »

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SHENZHEN, China-Tuesday 17 May 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- To date, UNESCO and Huawei organized ten Campus UNESCO sessions, focusing on technology and education, reaching students from 39 schools in 20 countries.

Campus UNESCO is an ongoing program that gives young people aged 14 to 18 the opportunity to share views with experts from UNESCO and civil society, for 90 minutes, in either English or French, on topics related to major UNESCO themes such as education, artificial intelligence, sustainable development, gender equality, and citizenship.

Huawei has been partnering with UNESCO on this program since June 2021. The sessions have covered a wide variety of topics, including the relationship between technology and education, the impacts of new technologies for now and the future, and how technology can be used for the good. Students particularly enjoyed the topics related to current issues that were on the agenda when the pandemic closed the schoo ... Read more »

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DEI (Digiphoto Entertainment Imaging) enters the South Korean market, expanding its presence to 18 countries
Dubai, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday 17 May 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

LEGOLAND Korea Resort and DEI, one of the leading imaging services and solutions providers, announced that the two parties have entered into a multi-year alliance, establishing DEI as the official imaging service sponsor. With this agreement, DEI will become the exclusive service provider of the attraction, capturing guests’ awesome moments with their families and friends. It also marks DEI’s maiden entry into South Korea, which witnessed 17.5 million international tourists in 2019.

The 28,000 m² LEGOLAND Korea Resort is the first LEGOLAND built on an island and features 40 rides and attractions and a 154-room Legoland Hotel. It’s the country’s first global theme park and the 10th LEGOLAND attraction globally. DEI will deploy its professional photographers across ... Read more »

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OMAHA, Neb. & GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo-Tuesday 17 May 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) and ANANDA Scientific Inc announce a collaboration in a new clinical trial investigating treatment for adults with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

The trial is being led by principal investigator Mathew Rizzo, M.D., the Reynolds Professor and chair of the UNMC Department of Neurological Sciences and Chief Physician for neurological services at Nebraska Medicine.

The study will evaluate the effectiveness of Nantheia™ ATL5, an investigational drug using cannabidiol in ANANDA’s proprietary delivery technology. An investigational new drug (IND) application for the trial has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

(Clinical Trials.gov Identifier NCT05269459)

“This is our second clinical trial targeting PTSD. We are excited that UNMC’s research team has p ... Read more »

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E-cigarettes are a better alternative to combustible cigarettes; however, authorities must ensure adult consumers have access to quality products that are globally certified and distributed legally

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- RELX International, a responsible multinational electronic cigarettes company, is urging decision-makers in Morocco and Algeria to roll out comprehensive regulatory frameworks for e-cigarettes, ahead of an expected surge in smoking habits. Longstanding research has shown that smoking traditional, tobacco-based cigarettes poses significant health risks.

According to data compiled by website GSTHR.org (Global State of Tobacco Harm Reduction), there has been an upward trend in current smoking prevalence in the general population in Morocco.

In 2015, overall prevalence was estimated to be 23%, with a projection to increase to 28% by 2025 in Morocco. [1]. While in Algeria, current smoking trends for the overall adult population is also projected to in ... Read more »

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ReadSpeaker’s industry-leading bespoke voice expertise leveraged by Sonos to enhance the Sonos Voice Control (SVC) experience
BOSTON-Tuesday 17 May 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- ReadSpeaker, the most trusted, independent digital voice partner for global businesses, today announced that Sonos, the world’s leading sound experience company, has selected the ReadSpeaker VoiceLab to create a custom voice for Sonos Voice Control, the brand’s voice assistant. Sonos selected VoiceLab, ReadSpeaker’s custom voice production unit, because of the company’s proven experience and expertise in state-of-the-art, AI-driven text-to-speech.

Leading consumer brands are looking to develop their own voice assistants to provide consistently on-brand, personalized and engaged automated customer experiences. Those with a visionary strategy and commitment to consumer privacy, like Sonos, are understanding the broader importance of AI-driven digital ... Read more »

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ACHENMUEHLE, Germany-Tuesday 17 May 2022 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Diseases of the pancreas can have serious consequences for patients and are difficult to diagnose. Early detection is crucial for the patient's chance of survival. In Europe today, more than 90 percent of patients die of pancreatic cancer within the first five years after diagnosis. The Medi-Globe Group, a leading international MedTech company based in Achenmühle, Bavaria, will, in cooperation with the French Institut Hospitalo-Universitaire (IHU) Strasbourg, develop the world's first AI software for the detection of diseases of the pancreas in endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) examination. The key technology here is artificial intelligence. As part of large-scale clinical studies prior to market introduction, the AI ​​software has now gone into clinical test with patients, so-called first-in-human applications.

 “The new software has the potential to revolutionize the diagnosis o ... Read more »

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