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RS Components Stocks Amphenol HD-BNC(TM) Family to Deliver High-Density Connectivity for High Definition Requirements

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Compact connector footprint enables fourfold increase in interconnects to provide reduced equipment size and weight in broadcast and other applications

SINGAPORE, May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the world’s leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, is stocking the High Density BNC (HD-BNC™) family of connectors from Amphenol, a global leader in the design, manufacture and supply of interconnect products.

With a footprint 51% smaller than traditional BNC connectors, and 40% smaller than DIN 1.0/2.3, the HD-BNC allows four times as many interconnects as the BNC, making it possible to reduce equipment size and weight in applications requiring high definition resolution, such as in broadcast and digital video (HDTV), as well as in network routing and switching.

This high-density connector delivers true 75 ohm impedance over a frequency range of 0-6GHz to provide higher performance over longer distances. Engineered to enhance electrical and mechanical performance, the HD-BNC features the trusted push and turn interface of a traditional BNC, providing tactile feedback and a positive lock for quick and guaranteed mating. The range meets and exceeds SMPTE 292M and 424M standards and offers full compatibility with traditional broadcast cables such as Belden, Times Fiber, Draka, and Image 360 and utilises the same crimping tools and cable preparations as standard BNC connectors.

The Amphenol HD-BNC family of connectors is available to order now from RS Components for same-day despatch at http://singapore.rs-online.com/web/c/connectors/.

About RS Components

RS Components and Allied Electronics are the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc, the world’s leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products. With operations in 32 countries, we offer more than 550,000 products through the internet, catalogues and at trade counters to over one million customers, shipping around 44,000 parcels a day. Our products, sourced from 2,500 leading suppliers, include electronics, automation and control, test and measurement, electrical and mechanical components.

Electrocomponents is listed on the London Stock Exchange and in the last financial year ended 31 March 2013 had revenues of GBP1.24bn.

For more information, please visit the website at http://www.rs-components.com

Further information is available via these links:

Twitter: @RSElectronics; @alliedelec; @designsparkRS 
RS Components on LinkedIn:
http://www.linkedin.com/company/rs-components

Relevant Links:

Electrocomponents plc
www.electrocomponents.com

RS Components
www.rs-components.com

DesignSpark
http://www.designspark.com

RS Components 
Tan Soo Chun
Public Relations Manager – Asia Pacific
Esoochun.tan@rs-components.com 
T: +65-6391-5745 

The Hoffman Agency
Rasheed Abu Bakar
Senior Account Executive
Erscsg@hoffman.com 
T: +65-6361-0250

Source: RS Components

Related stocks: LSE:ECM

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May 31, 2013 at 5:24 pm

DHL Welcomes Lions to Hong Kong to Kick-off 2013 Tour

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  • Legendary DHL Rugby Ambassadors from the UK and Hong Kong to encourage young talent with local students in support of GoTeach
  • DHL chosen as naming rights partner for the 2013 British & Irish Tour to Australia as part of its global support for rugby

HONG KONG, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — DHL, the world’s leading logistics company, today announced it will be supporting the much anticipated British & Irish Tour to Australia 2013 this summer when it kicks off in Hong Kong on 1 June. The match marks the first time the Lions will play in Hong Kong’s history.

The DHL Australia 2013 Lions Tour complements the company’s global support of rugby, which is as international as its network extending to local rugby teams in countries such as Kenya, South Africa and Fiji. DHL also successfully delivered rugby to the world in 2011 as the Official Logistics Partner of the Rugby World Cup 2011, title sponsor of the DHL Hong Kong 2010 Bledisloe Cup and was a partner of the 2005 DHL Lions Series of New Zealand.

“As a city with a rich association with rugby, DHL is excited to welcome the Lions to Hong Kong as part of the DHL Australia 2013 Lions Tour. As a sport played all over the world that celebrates speed and dedication, rugby is the perfect fit for us as a global brand. We’re proud to continue our long association with the sport and look forward to delivering this exciting event to Hong Kong,” said Ken Lee, Head of Commercial, Asia Pacific and Managing Director, Hong Kong and Macau.

DHL will also offer a group of 90 local students, aged five to six from three Po Leung Kuk Kindergartens, a chance to meet some renowned rugby heroes ahead of the match. Three DHL Rugby Ambassadors, Hong Kong-born Rowan Varty of the Barbarians and Lions legends Mike Teague and Peter Winterbottom, will play games of rugby with the children from low-income families to help them learn more about the game on 31 May at the Hong Kong Football Club. The event supports the company’s GoTeach program by encouraging educational opportunities for young people. It follows DHL’s longstanding promotion of youth rugby in the territory, including past support for local mini rugby events.

“I am very pleased that we have been able to partner with DHL as the major naming rights partner of the DHL Australia 2013 Lions Tour. We have heard a lot about the passion and energy Hong Kong has for rugby and we look forward to meeting local students to help share some of our tips and experiences. This iconic event is always a major occasion for fans and this tour promises to be no different,” said rugby legend Mike Teague, DHL Ambassador for the Hong Kong match.

The tour begins on Saturday, 1June when the Lions face the Barbarians at Hong Kong Stadium in their second-ever match-up. The Lions play 9 matches in total, with the remainder taking place across Australia, including three test matches against the Qantas Wallabies.

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DHL – The Logistics company for the world

DHL is the global market leader in the logistics industry and “The Logistics company for the world”. DHL commits its expertise in international express, air and ocean freight, road and rail transportation, contract logistics and international mail services to its customers. A global network composed of more than 220 countries and territories and about 285,000 employees worldwide offers customers superior service quality and local knowledge to satisfy their supply chain requirements. DHL accepts its social responsibility by supporting environmental protection, disaster management and education.

DHL is part of Deutsche Post DHL. The Group generated revenue of more than 55 billion euros in 2012.

Source: DHL

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May 31, 2013 at 2:19 pm

IndiaCast and Spuul Announce Multi-Year Worldwide Agreement

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Spuul expands movie library as online video consumption accelerates

SINGAPORE, May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Spuul, the most popular online streaming service for Indian movies and TV shows, and IndiaCast Media Distribution Pvt Ltd, a joint venture between TV18 and Viacom18, today announced an agreement to make over 60 current and upcoming Hindi and regional language movies available for worldwide streaming on Spuul from the library of Viacom18 Motion Pictures, COLORS & Eenadu Television.

Starting this week, movie buffs can enjoy latest and evergreen blockbusters such as Inkaar, Oh My God and Jab We Met along with several regional hits such as Samanyudu, on their computers and mobile devices, with Spuul. Upcoming new releases in 2013 will also be available for worldwide streaming on Spuul as they are released in the market.

“Spuul is proud to offer Viacom18’s successful and award-winning films to our fast growing user base,” saidS.Mohan, Co-founder and CEO, Spuul. Commenting further, he said, “We are constantly working to expand our range of great Indian movies, in different languages, so that users always find something appealing to watch.”

Online video is seeing dramatic growth, with 3.7 million videos consumed every month in India*. A release on Spuul offers producers immediate global reach and the opportunity to serve today’s digitally connected consumers, creating a new revenue source for not just small budget movies but also new blockbusters.

Speaking on the tie up with Spuul, Anuj Gandhi, Group CEO, IndiaCast said, “The association between IndiaCast and Spuul acts as a value addition for both parties. Watching movies online lets the viewers’ exercise this option at their own convenience. Spuul has a huge base of film and TV enthusiasts who now with this association will be able to choose from IndiaCast’s plethora of commercial and regional movies, enriching the viewer experience.”

Other IndiaCast movies on Spuul include Blood Money, Golmaal Returns & Aiyya, regional titles dubbed in Hindi such as Vishwa – The He Man, and Telugu films such as Me Sreyobhilashi – now available to stream on pcs, iOS and Android mobiles.

www.facebook.com/spuul
www.twitter.com/spuul

*comscore

About Spuul

Spuul is a streaming service for Indian movies and TV shows online. Besides a selection of free movies, Spuul also offers Specials that are pay-per-view movies and a Premium monthly subscription option. New movies added weekly.

For more, visit: http://spuul.com

About IndiaCast

‘IndiaCast’ is a multi-platform ‘Content Asset Monetization’ entity. IndiaCast drives Domestic and International Channel Distribution, Placement Services and Content Syndication for TV18, Viacom18, A+E Networks, TV18 and the ETV channels. Distributing 26 channels from these media houses across platforms including Cable, DTH, IPTV, HITS and MMDS, it offers a range of channels from entertainment, kids, news, infotainment and music, to regional genres. The entity also distributes Sun Network Channels and Disney Channels in the Hindi Speaking Markets (HSMs) across markets. For more information on IndiaCast, log on to http://www.indiacast.com

Contact Information:

Tina Mahajan
tina@spuul.com
+65-8304-1536

Source: Spuul Pte Ltd

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May 31, 2013 at 12:24 pm

In-depth Digital and Mobile Strategies and New Technology Showcases at The Internet & Mobile Show Asia 2013

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SINGAPORE /PRNewswire/ — The 4th Internet Show Asia & 2nd Mobile Show Asia 2013 provided attendees a holistic experience, covering state-of-the-art digital and mobile trends and winning strategies to triumph in Asia’s competitive digital business community. The event saw over 4,000 attendees (39 countries) from across industries such as Retail, Banks & Financial Services, Hospitality, Government, Healthcare, Media & Entertainment, Telcos, Agencies and more convening at this strategic platform created for Asian businesses and international players looking to venture or expand their presence in Asia.
The strategic conference attracted over 40% regional attendees with senior-level profiles, an important indication that more Asian organisations are beginning to recognise the vitality of having a good digital and mobile strategy, and are taking serious steps to learn from their peers and leading digital professionals on how to step up their game in Asia. Over 70 global and regional speakers engaged in a series of case-study sharing and live debates. Amongst the digital leaders include BBC Worldwide, Rovio Asia, VEVO and Twitter, all of whom gave very intriguing keynote presentations that tackled deep issues faced by Asian businesses in their digital and mobile implementations.
6 Asian-focused conference tracks:
Social Media
Content Management & Apps
Enterprise Mobility & The Cloud
Mobile & Digital Advertising
E&M-Commerce
Mobile VAS & M2M
With the start-up community in Asia gradually expanding, The Internet & Mobile Show Asia 2013 acknowledged this and introduced new features dedicated for the start-ups and SMEs within Asia’s internet and mobile sectors. Besides the Start-up and Developer Zone which featured some of Asia’s latest mobile and digital innovations, a special Start-up Theatre was launched, where 12 young tech companies had the opportunity to pitch their ideas and business plans to a distinguished panel of venture capitalists such as Ardent Capital, Ecube, Golden Gate Ventures, JAFCO, Plug & Play Singapore and many more.
Other key exhibition features include:
6 themed theatres with over 50 educational, covering the latest digital developments and tips
Themed Technology Zones — featuring digital solutions providers with state-of-the-art innovations; they are the Gaming Zone, M2M Zone and Start-up & Developer Zone
Dedicated Singapore Pavilion — featuring enterprising local businesses
The Internet & Mobile Show Asia will return in 2014, with an even greater emphasis on mobile covering areas such as M-Commerce, M-Health, M-Enterprise and Mobile Advertising. For more details on next year’s event, please visit http://www.terrapinn.com/internetshowasia.
About Terrapinn
Terrapinn is a Business to Business media company. Our products are trade exhibitions, conferences, training courses and print publications. For more information, please visit: http://www.terrapinn.com.
Contact:
Neo Li Zhen
Marketing Executive
The Internet & Mobile Show Asia 2013
DID: +65-6322-2742
Email: lizhen.neo@terrapinn.com
Source: Terrapinn

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May 31, 2013 at 10:29 am

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NSFOCUS Named a Sample Vendor in Gartner’s IT Market Clock for Infrastructure Protection 2013 Report

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BEIJING/PRNewswire/ — NSFOCUS, a global provider of solutions and services for distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) mitigation, today announced it has been named by Gartner, the world’s leading IT research and advisory firm, as the only Asia-Pacific sample vendor in its IT Market Clock for Infrastructure Protection, 2013[1] report published on April 19, 2013. NSFOCUS provides enterprise-level, carrier-grade solutions and services for DDoS mitigation, Web security and enterprise-level network security.
The report found that “damage from DDoS attacks continued to grow in 2012, with a mixture of low-scale and large-scale attacks. New forms of resource starvation attacks were added to the existing mix of volumetric attacks, requiring DDoS protection products and services to adapt. Gartner saw strong growth in demand for DDoS protection in 2012.”
Traditional anti-DDoS defense solutions are inadequate in fending off the more devastating and sophisticated DDoS threats; instead, a cloud-based, multi-layered anti-DDoS solution will be needed. This can consist of a mid-range Anti-DDoS System (ADS), deployed at an enterprise to fend off small or application-layered attacks, or a high-end ADS model, deployed at a Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) as a cleaning center to handle attacks of higher performance and capacity. In addition, DDoS mitigation experts can provide around-the-clock support through a cloud-based network security operation center for quick response and support. The best anti-DDoS solution is designed to not only provide real-time, professional DDoS mitigation services, but also keep critical businesses running, maintaining customer satisfaction and generating additional new revenue streams for hosting providers who can offer clients added protection.
About NSFOCUS
Founded in 2000, NSFOCUS Information Technology Co., Ltd provides enterprise-level, carrier-grade solutions and services for distributed denial of service (DDoS) mitigation, Web security and enterprise-level network security. With more than 10 years of experience in DDoS research and development and mitigation, NSFOCUS has helped customers around the world maintain high levels of Internet security, website uptime and business operations to ensure that their online systems remain available. For more information, visit http://www.nsfocus.com.
[1] Source: Gartner, “IT Market Clock for Infrastructure Protection, 2013” by Joseph Feiman, John Girard, Mark Nicolett, Lawrence Orans, Kelly M. Kavanagh, Greg Young, Peter Firstbrook, 19 April 2013.
Source: NSFOCUS Information Technology Co., Ltd.

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May 31, 2013 at 10:10 am

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