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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Q1 2024 Key figures1

› Revenue of EUR 1,439.5 million in the first quarter of 2024, up 2.5% year-on-year and up 8.0% organically
› Strong organic growth from Industry +16.3%, Certification +13.7%, Marine & Offshore +13.6%, compared to the first quarter of 2023; growth of +6.1% for Consumer Products Services, +3.6% for Buildings & Infrastructure and +3.2% for Agri-food & Commodities
› The scope effect was a positive 0.1%, reflecting bolt-on acquisitions offset by a small disposal
› The currency impact was negative by 5.6% mainly due to the depreciation of some emerging countries’ currencies against the euro

Q1 2024 Highlights

› New strategy LEAP | 28, announced on March 20, 2024, to deliver a step change in growth and performance, built around three pillars: Focused Portfolio, Performance-led executi ... Read more »

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Hacktivist Groups Increase Activity Globally While a Rise in DNS Water Torture Contributed to more than 7 Million DDoS Attacks in the Second Half of 2023

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- NETSCOUT SYSTEMS, INC. (NASDAQ: NTCT) today released findings from its 2H2023 DDoS Threat Intelligence Report that dissects trends and attack methodologies adversaries use against service providers, enterprises, and end-users. The information cited in the report is gathered from NETSCOUT’s unparalleled internet visibility at a global scale, collecting, analyzing, prioritizing, and disseminating data on DDoS attacks from 214 countries and territories, 456 vertical industries, and more than 13,000 Autonomous System Numbers (ASNs). Driven by tech-savvy and politically motivated hacktivist groups and an increase in DNS water torture attacks, NETSCOUT observed more than 7 million DDoS attacks in the second half of 2023, representing a 15% increase from the first half.

Hack ... Read more »

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Proven leader with strong track record of success in building multi-billion-dollar enterprise and SaaS companies to spearhead Rimini Street’s global sales strategy, execution, and growth

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of end-to-end enterprise software support, products, and services, the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software, and a Salesforce and AWS partner, today announced the appointment of Steve Hershkowitz as its new Chief Revenue Officer (CRO).

“Steve’s leadership and extensive experience scaling businesses to deliver top-line growth will expand our sales reach to capture new logos and increase our opportunity to provide even greater value to our clients,” said Rimini Street president and CEO Seth Ravin. “The global revenue team and I are excited to work closely together with Steve to drive growth and broader capabilities for our company.”

Leading th ... Read more »

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Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC (Hikma, Group), the multinational pharmaceutical group, today provides an update on current trading ahead of its Annual General Meeting.


Riad Mishlawi, Hikma’s CEO, said:


“Hikma has had a strong start to 2024, with continued growth and momentum across the Group. Our three businesses are performing well, underpinned by our strong commercial and operational capabilities. We are launching new products and expanding our manufacturing capacity, which will drive sustainable future growth.”   




The Group had a strong and encouraging start to the year, supported by all three business segments.


We expect Group revenue to grow in the range of 4% to 6% and for core operating profit to be ... Read more »

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SAN JOSE, Calif. - Tuesday, 23. April 2024 Study highlights the divide between AI leaders and AI laggards illustrating value of unified data approach (BUSINESS WIRE) -- NetApp® (NASDAQ: NTAP), the intelligent data infrastructure company, today released its second annual Cloud Complexity Report. The report analyzes the experiences of global technology decision makers deploying AI at scale and shows a stark contrast between AI leaders and AI laggards. This year’s report provides global insights into the progress, readiness, challenges, and momentum since last year’s report, what we can learn from both the AI leaders and AI laggards, and the critical role of a unified data infrastructure in achieving AI success. “AI is only as good as the data that fuels it,” said Pravjit Tiwana, General Manager and Senior Vice President of Cloud Storage at NetApp. “Both the AI leaders and AI laggards show us that in the prevailing hybrid IT environment, the more unified and reliable your data, the mor ... Read more »
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LG Showcase MEA 2024 yesterday welcomed guests and partners in Abu Dhabi to in-person experience the latest and greatest the brand has to offer.

The two-day event held at Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers Hotel in Abu Dhabi, UAE had over 500 guests who witnessed all of LG Electronics’ new innovations that will be rolled out in the region. The LG Showcase, returning after a successful event last year, will create a common platform for experiencing LG Electronics’ unique customer focused innovations and reaffirms the company’s vision to bring innovative products to the market that enhances the customer’s overall experience. The event revolved around the theme of Reinventing Together, which expresses the brand’s commitment and passion toward its customers and their requirements.

Mr. Il Hwan Lee, Chief Executive Officer, LG MEA Region said: “We saw a huge success when we returned the LG Showcase MEA event last year and we are elated to se ... Read more »

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HONG KONG - Thursday, 25. April 2024 AETOSWire Print 

Lenovo’s third annual global CIO report reveals AI as IT’s most urgent priority, matched only by cybersecurity.
However, speed to adoption and security stand as largest barriers to scaling AI.

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- AI is the CIO’s top priority, according to findings of Lenovo’s third annual global CIO report. Inside the Tornado: How AI is Reshaping Corporate IT Today, reveals that while CIOs need to adopt and scale AI urgently, their ambitions are threatened by speed, security, and other organizational functions lagging in AI readiness.

In a stark contrast to previous years, CIOs are tabling non-traditional responsibilities to sharpen their focus on core IT functions. Slightly more than half (51%) of CIOs feel AI/ML is an urgent priority to address, matched only by cybersecurity. This urgency is directly ... Read more »

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LONG BEACH, Calif. - Thursday, 25. April 2024 AETOSWire 
(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Preparing organizations for the next AI-driven phase of digital transformation is on the agenda at the 2024 Empower conference, hosted by Laserfiche — the leading SaaS provider of intelligent content management and business process automation — in Las Vegas through April 25. Laserfiche shines a spotlight on solutions that reduce complexity and accelerate information flow across the enterprise to help organizations manage increasing amounts of data.

Empower attendees got an early look at the latest Laserfiche AI features, including Laserfiche AI Document Summarization. The new offering, powered by generative AI, eliminates tedious sifting through documents by generating concise summaries of documents containing either text or transcribed audio. Laserfiche AI Document Summarization, which represents one milestone in the Laserfiche AI vision to transform the workplace, will be ava ... Read more »

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