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V E Hotel & Residence Bangsar South, a New 4-Star Flagship Hotel Opens In Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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-Delivering convenience, comfort and accessibility to business travellers in Bangsar South, a thriving commercial and lifestyle hub within KL city
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia /PRNewswire/ — V E Hotel & Residence Bangsar South (V E Bangsar South) is a new 4-Star hotel brand making its debut in Kuala Lumpur’s dynamic commercial and lifestyle hub – Bangsar South City. With 337 well-appointed deluxe and corner suite rooms along with 90 fully furnished one and two bedroom service residences, it is a timely addition to this thriving district in the heart of KL.

Ideal for the discerning commercial traveller and business groups, V E Bangsar South is designed with a modern sensibility that focuses on getting the essentials right – a great bed, good WiFi connectivity, well-thought-out facilities and amenities, attentive service and a strategic location. Within easy reach of KL Sentral, the city’s main Light Rail Transit station that links directly to the express train to Kuala Lumpur International Airport, it offers convenience and mobility.

Thoughtfully designed, V E Bangsar South features an expansive lobby with three reception counters for speedy check-in. Guests have a choice of deluxe rooms, suites or a business deluxe option with access to a private lounge facility. Alternatively guests can book into the hotel’s one or two bedroom residences which enjoy separate check-in and lift access.

The expansive lobby is designed in warm tones framed against a screen of elegant bamboo
The expansive lobby is designed in warm tones framed against a screen of elegant bamboo

Rooms are designed for comfort in a soothing palette for rest & relaxation
Rooms are designed for comfort in a soothing palette for rest & relaxation
For dining, entertainment and wellness, the hotel has created a lifestyle podium located on the 5th floor. Designed with an impressive central water feature, it houses the hotel’s all-day dining restaurant – The Straits Estate, along with 3 private dining rooms, an alfresco bar and lounge, an infinity pool and a fully equipped 24 hours gym. The podium design exemplifies smart practicality with everything intelligently laid out within easy reach on one floor so guests have convenient access to the hotel’s array of facilities.

Panoramic view from the hotel’s infinity pool
Panoramic view from the hotel’s infinity pool
For meetings and events, V E Bangsar South is well served by Connexion Conference & Events Centre, a leading events provider that manages an impressive multi-function facility with a capacity of up to 2,000 pax – easily accessed directly from the hotel.

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July 14, 2016 at 5:18 pm

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DHL Supports Transsion Holdings’ Rapid Expansion Into Emerging Markets

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-Fast-growing mobile phone manufacturer taps on DHL Global Forwarding’s vast network to grow distribution footprint

HONG KONG /PRNewswire/ — DHL Global Forwarding, the leading international provider of air, sea and road freight services, today announced it has been awarded the airfreight solutions provider for Transsion Holdings, one of the world’s fastest-growing and major mobile phone manufacturers. With the contract, DHL provides airfreight services from Transsion’s manufacturing base in South China to 28 countries around the world across Asia, the Middle East and Africa. In addition, DHL Global Forwarding provides sea freight for Transsion products into India, where it also provides warehousing services to support the company’s new foray into the India market.

Transsion Holdings, a privately held company founded in Hong Kong, sold 59 million cell phone units in 2015 through its brands Tecno, itel and Infinix which target different market segments. The high tech company, which has carved a strong market presence in Africa, specializes in R&D, production, sale and services for mobile communication products. The company is actively expanding its international footprint across emerging markets.

Transsion Holdings is a strategic customer under DHL’s Fast Growing Enterprises initiative which offers a comprehensive suite of tailored logistics solutions across the divisions of the group. As part of the strategic engagement between the two companies, DHL’s airfreight service complements and supports Transsion’s existing sales, supply chain, and manufacturing network. Offering an end-to-end solution, DHL’s airfreight services transport Transsion mobile devices and spare parts from Hong Kong into both India and Africa, with additional value added services such as customs clearance and truck delivery to Transsion warehouses, saving Transsion time and resources compared to its previous operations. The solution is further supported by ocean freight coverage from Shenzhen, China to Dubai, Saudi Arabia, India and across Africa — including Guinea, Ghana and Tanzania — to ensure additional scalability.

“We are happy that our top handset brands including Tecno, itel and Infinix are well received by customers all over the world, especially in emerging markets like Africa and India,” said Jason Liu, CMO of Transsion Holdings. “We’ve been focusing on developing quality, valuable products at a good price for our customers and distributors around the world and will keep strengthening our efforts in R&D, branding, channel and distribution development. Our partnership with a global brand like DHL will ensure our products reach our customers and our markets in a timely manner, so they can always get their hands on the latest products.”

“Our business is about helping customers grow internationally, and to reach new markets with the support of our global network and extensive trade lanes,” said Steve Huang, CEO, DHL Global Forwarding China. “With Transsion Holdings, we are able to offer a tailored solution which combines market leading airfreight, ocean freight and value added services that enable Transsion to save time and resources. Our bespoke solution allows Transsion to focus on developing quality products for their customers as they seek to further reinforce and expand their presence around the world.”

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DHL — The logistics company for the world

DHL is the leading global brand in the logistics industry. Our DHL family of divisions offer an unrivalled portfolio of logistics services ranging from national and international parcel delivery, e-commerce shipping and fulfillment solutions, international express, road, air and ocean transport to industrial supply chain management. With about 340,000 employees in more than 220 countries and territories worldwide, DHL connects people and businesses securely and reliably, enabling global trade flows. With specialized solutions for growth markets and industries including technology, life sciences and healthcare, energy, automotive and retail, a proven commitment to corporate responsibility and an unrivalled presence in developing markets, DHL is decisively positioned as “The logistics company for the world”.

DHL is part of Deutsche Post DHL Group. The Group generated revenues of more than 59 billion euros in 2015.

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July 14, 2016 at 4:03 pm

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Fusionex Secures Major GIANT Win in the Philippines

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SINGAPORE /PRNewswire/ — Fusionex International PLC, an award-winning international provider of software specializing in Analytics, Big Data and the Internet of Things (IoT), is pleased to announce a major GIANT multi-year, multi-million dollar contract win in the Philippines.

This win with the client, a Japan based international group, further bolsters Fusionex’s stable of international clients. This major foray is indeed promising in the economically vibrant country of Philippines which is rising in prominence and growth among its geographical counterparts, where its population is currently more than 100 million.

By adopting Big Data Analytics in its operations, the client intends to derive the best insights from its data and use them to fine-tune processes, making its overall business operations run in a more optimized, cost-effective yet profitable manner. Utilizing Fusionex GIANT also provides the client with a powerful data management platform to improve the interactive experience for their customers — with the right data at hand, the client would be able to ascertain popular and preferred products within its many business units.

“The high-growth ASEAN region, with its vast amounts of untapped business potential, has always been a key expansion area for Analytics & Big Data,” said Fusionex CEO and Managing Director Ivan Teh. “This GIANT win represents the culmination of unwavering efforts by our team in bringing technological advancement and data analytics software to all corners of the world, and is a testimony that we deliver on that commitment. The client’s adoption of Fusionex GIANT stands to demonstrate the capabilities and improvements the software will bring. We expect that as the client grows with the added advantage that advanced analytics provides, we will grow in our presence as Fusionex expands its footprint within the Philippines.”

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July 14, 2016 at 3:51 pm

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Veritas Technologies Delivers Next Generation of NetBackup Appliance Including Data Protection and Visibility

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-NetBackup 5240 Appliance Adds Information Map to Cut CAPEX and Illuminate Dark Data Challenges

SINGAPORE /PRNewswire/ — Veritas Technologies, the leader in information management, today announces the next-generation of its NetBackup 5200-series Integrated Appliances with data visibility. Together NetBackup 5240 and Information Map are the first solution to integrate data protection and data visibility map, addressing enterprise challenges managing unclassified, dark data. NetBackup 5240 is the latest in the popular family of Veritas appliances seeing unprecedented growth in the last six years.

As organizations struggle to balance the exponential increase in data growth, delivering protection with integrated visibility is critical to reducing risk and bottom-line costs. Only with integrated data visibility can ‘target rich’ and risky information be identified in the 41 percent of data that on average goes untouched for 3 or more years. A free trial of Information Map with NetBackup 5240 allows businesses to quickly and simply identify opportunities to optimize information storage and reduce information risk in as little as 24 hours. Previous versions of NetBackup 5200-series Appliances are also compatible with Information Map, ensuring that all existing customers can benefit from the product, which provides an immersive visual experience to gain insight into an organization’s unstructured information.

The new NetBackup 5240 Appliance provides a wealth of new industry leading capabilities for modern data protection across virtual, cloud and physical environments including:

Leading scalability with data growth — expandable capacity to 201 TB, 36 percent greater capacity and 100 percent greater density per rack unit than the previous generation, drastically reducing CAPEX.
Optimized backup performance — 30 to 50 percent increase (Note 1) delivering shorter RPO and RTO.
High energy efficiency — ENERGY STAR© compliance providing a greener footprint.
Flexible deployment options — choose to deploy as a master server, media server or a combination of the two.
“Data growth continues unabated, driven by digitalization of business. And it continues to fragment as organizations diversify their infrastructure across cloud, virtual and physical environments, increasing protection and visibility challenges,” said Scott Anderson, Senior Vice President of Information Protection Solutions at Veritas Technologies. “Data protection of course remains of paramount importance but is not sufficient by itself in these increasingly complex IT environments. That’s why we’re innovating and delivering a most forward thinking backup solution to our customers — the first step to incorporate integrated data protection with visibility.”

To empower Veritas Technologies channel partners, Veritas is also announcing a promotional program to encourage our mutual customers to refresh their existing data protection infrastructure with the NetBackup 5240 Appliance.

Learn more about Veritas Technologies backup appliances here.

About Veritas Technologies

Veritas Technologies enables organizations to harness the power of their information, with information management solutions serving the world’s largest and most complex environments. Veritas works with organizations of all sizes, including 86 percent of global Fortune 500 companies, improving data availability and revealing insights to drive competitive advantage.

Veritas, the Veritas Logo, NetBackup, and Information Map are trademarks or registered trademarks of Veritas Technologies LLC or its affiliates in the U.S. and other countries. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

Note 1: 30 percent greater backup performance than NetBackup 5230, and 50 percent greater backup performance than NetBackup 5220

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July 14, 2016 at 3:50 pm

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Over 300 Wacom Pen Tablets Installed in 126 Branches of Citibank Korea for Electronic Document Processing

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-Wacom’s proven digital pen tablet solution enhances customers’ satisfaction by shortening processing time

SEOUL, South Korea /PRNewswire/ — Wacom Co., Ltd. announced today that 317 units of its DTU-1141 have been installed in branches of Citibank Korea Inc. for electronic document processing including digital signatures, furthering the company’s initiative to go completely paperless and shortening processing time to create remarkable customer experiences.

Wacom DTU-1141 implemented at Citibank Korea
Wacom DTU-1141 implemented at Citibank Korea

Citibank Korea Inc. is now offering “Citi Remote Application Service”, a perfect paperless service in which customers can apply for a new account and card issuance before visiting a Citibank branch. Customers can fill out their application forms in advance via PC or smartphone and visit the nearest branch to sign the documents on Wacom’s tablets. After going through a simple personal identity verification process, users are ready to tap into the service.

By introducing the paperless solution, Citibank Korea not only enhances customer experience with a shorter processing time and improved security level, but also reduces the cost for storing and managing paper documents.

“CitiBank Korea’s initiative toward paperless operation is epoch-making for the financial industry in Korea, and we are very excited that Wacom’s solution was selected for the system,” said Shigeki Komiyama, Executive Vice President of Wacom Co., Ltd. “By leveraging our decades of experience and expertise in paperless solutions, we aim to spread the movement of e-documentation across Asia.”

For almost three decades, Wacom has been providing paperless solutions which help save costs and time, and improve security levels in various industries including healthcare, hospitality & tourism, insurance and the public sector.

Wacom’s DTU-1141, supplied to Citibank Korea, is a new pen tablet with a vivid 10.6″ color LCD which supports multiple resolutions, up to full HD (1920×1080). Its premium-quality screen allows customers to clearly see documents and feel assured when signing on it. The screen’s hard-coated, anti-glare surface gives users pen-on-paper feel and the ability to operate in different lighting conditions. Also, state-of-the-art RSA/AES encryption is included to ensure transactions will be performed safely and securely. Thanks to its compact size, the DTU-1141 can be easily configured in various situations.

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About Wacom

Founded in 1983, Wacom is a global company based in Japan (Tokyo Stock Exchange 6727) with subsidiaries and affiliate offices around the world to support marketing and distribution in over 150 countries. Wacom’s vision to bring people and technology closer together through natural interface technologies has made it the world’s leading manufacturer of interactive pen tablets and displays as well as of digital styli and solutions for saving and processing digital signatures. The advanced technology of Wacom’s intuitive input devices has been used to create some of the most exciting digital art, films, special effects, fashion and designs around the world and provides business and home users with leading interface technology to express their personality. Wacom’s eSignature solutions are utilised in a variety of application areas in which achieving a digital workflow with high-level security is crucial, such as: POS, ePayment, electronic passports, insurance, banking and hotel check-in.

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July 14, 2016 at 3:21 pm

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Steve Rotter Named OutSystems CMO to Expand Leading Low-code Platform

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-Company hits milestone, hiring 100 employees in first half of year
SINGAPORE /PRNewswire/ — OutSystems, provider of the number one platform for low-code application development, today announced the appointment of Steve Rotter as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO).

Having led innovative marketing teams for more than 20 years, Rotter established himself as a brand champion at technology companies such as Brightcove, Adobe and Motorola. As a marketing trailblazer, Steve has been recognized as one of the top 100 influencers in content and online marketing, received a CMO ROI award from IDC, and a prestigious “Stackies Award” from ChiefMarTec.

At OutSystems, Rotter will oversee global marketing operations, demand generation, partner marketing, and he will guide the company’s brand and communications strategy.

“We’re seeing unprecedented demand in the market today,” noted Paulo Rosado, CEO of OutSystems. “Steve’s experience, creativity and leadership will help fuel the next phase of OutSystems growth. We’re thrilled to expand our team with senior leadership that will help us grow our market share and better serve our customers.”

Building on their record-setting business growth and the continued market demand for low-code solutions, the company has already hired 100 new employees in 2016 and recently announced a $55 million investment from North Bridge Growth Equity.

Commenting on the CMO placement, Jim Moran from North Bridge stated, “OutSystems has a deep executive team with leaders from companies like Oracle, Siemens and SAP. Adding Steve to the mix will extend the team’s expertise, especially in helping generate greater market awareness and adoption.”

Earlier in his career, Rotter was co-founder of Q-Link Technologies, a Business Process Management platform company focused on rapid application development. “I have great appreciation for our customers’ needs to increase their time to market,” said Rotter. “As a co-founder of my own business, which was later acquired by Adobe, I recognize the value that OutSystems Platform offers companies who need to digitally transform their business. That’s why I’m excited to join OutSystems at a time where the market is gaining traction and growing rapidly.”

OutSystems has recently been named a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Low-Code Development Platforms 2016, recognized as a Visionary in the Gartner June 2016 Magic Quadrant for Mobile App Development Platforms, and awarded an SIIA CODiE Award for Best Mobile Development Platform.

About OutSystems

OutSystems provides the most trusted enterprise Rapid Application Development (RAD) platform to accelerate digital transformation. OutSystems Platform is the fastest and most comprehensive way to create, deploy, change, and manage custom mobile and web applications – delivered seamlessly across all devices. Available as a cloud or on-premises solution with deep integration to all existing systems and an open architecture, OutSystems manages the complete application lifecycle of large portfolios at over 600 enterprise organizations in 33 countries across 22 industries. Visit us at, or follow us on Twitter @OutSystems or LinkedIn at

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July 14, 2016 at 3:03 pm

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Ipswitch WhatsUp(R) Gold 2017 Reimagines IT and Network Monitoring with Interactive Visualization, Dynamic Mapping and Flexible TotalView Licensing

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-Powerful and intuitive visualization and dynamic mapping technology provides IT teams with new levels of visibility, control and troubleshooting for today’s complex IT environments
SINGAPORE, July 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Ipswitch, the leader in easy to try, buy and use IT and network management software, today announced the launch of Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold 2017. WhatsUp Gold 2017 reimagines how IT teams discover, visualize, troubleshoot and monitor networks, servers, virtual machines and applications. WhatsUp Gold 2017 with TotalView enables IT teams to monitor everything with one cost-effective license, delivering the best value and most flexibility in the industry.

Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold 2017 helps IT teams control the increasing complexity of today’s hybrid environment with a single flexible software solution that provides a comprehensive and interactive view of the entire network. This enables IT teams to:

Discover, visualize and interact with their IT environment via advanced visualization technology
Troubleshoot faster with intuitive maps, workflows and dashboards
Monitor their entire environment with one flexible Ipswitch software license
“Ensuring that network operations teams identify and use a flexible, fully-integrated and multifunctional network management tool is becoming increasingly important for business success,” said Shamus McGillicuddy, Senior Analyst Network Management at Enterprise Management Associates. “EMA research shows that organizations that use fewer, but more integrated tools perform better than companies that use many different point solutions. A truly integrated solution provides end-to-end visibility, more efficient troubleshooting features and a unified interface giving a single and comprehensive view of the network health and performance.”

Discover, visualize and interact with your IT environment

WhatsUp Gold 2017 provides a new way of visualizing and interacting with the entire IT environment. It introduces a faster, simpler and more intuitive user experience (UX) that puts users in control. Interacting with WhatsUp Gold 2017 is like interacting directly with your network.

WhatsUp Gold 2017 provides immediate value by automatically discovering your end-to-end IT environment and features a unique and interactive network map that quickly shows the status of every device and interconnection. The visualization can be dynamically filtered to gain real-time insight into physical, virtual and wireless networks as well as their dependencies.

“IT staff can see poor application performance, shortage of storage capacity, or network breakdown from WhatsUp Gold’s dashboard, cutting down troubleshooting time by 80%,” said Peter Tsao, Manager of Systems Operations Department at K.H.S. Musical Instrument in Taiwan. “With higher efficiency, the IT staff can spend more time on carrying out projects, doing important work or improving processes.”

Troubleshoot faster with intuitive maps, workflows and dashboards

WhatsUp Gold 2017 streamlines troubleshooting by letting IT teams interact directly from an intuitive network map. With the dynamic map, IT teams can see the big picture of their entire environment and zoom in to focus on details, such as Windows, Linux, virtual or wireless resources. By clicking on any device, IT teams gain immediate visibility to critical network, server and application health information. The result is simpler, more intuitive troubleshooting that lets IT teams find and fix problems faster. Workflows are optimized and intuitive whether initiated from the network map or from a vast array of easily-customizable dashboards and reports.

The innovative network mapping technology gives users the flexibility to filter and optimize views of their networks. It starts with advanced discovery capabilities that automatically identify everything connected to the network and automatically apply device roles and monitors to dramatically accelerate the monitoring setup. This dynamic mapping capability supports both physical and virtual devices including VMware and Hyper-V.

Network managers, system administrators and IT operation leaders know that network visibility and performance is key to their business health and success. “The new map has an organic feel that comes alive as it discovers your network. Watching the map build as your network is discovered can bring insights instantly,” said Tim Walsh, senior IT architect. “Once built, the map almost feels like it knows what you are going to do next, showing connected devices as you move around the intuitive visualization of your IT environment.”

IT teams can gain additional details through pre-defined dashboards and reports, or create custom dashboards and reports with a new and easy-to-use “drag and drop” interface. Users simply drag items onto their dashboard to gain continuous insights or schedule reports that are delivered automatically.

Monitor your entire environment with one flexible license

Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold 2017 delivers the industry’s best monitoring value with its unique TotalView licensing. TotalView allows teams to monitor any mix of networks devices, servers, virtual machines, applications, traffic flows and configurations with one flexible license — to simplify purchasing, increase monitoring flexibility and streamline scaling. There’s no need to purchase separate licenses for applications, network devices or network flow sources — they’re all included. Furthermore, TotalView allows reallocation of those licenses wherever and whenever needed without additional cost — eliminating wasted, unused licenses caused by artificial license limitations.

With unprecedented freedom to adapt to changing monitoring needs, WhatsUp Gold 2017 is available in four editions:

BasicView — Entry-level network monitoring software for IT environments of all sizes.
ProView — More advanced monitoring capabilities, including server and wireless monitoring.
TotalView — All of the features in ProView plus VMware monitoring, Hyper-V monitoring, application performance monitoring and network traffic analysis.
TotalView Plus — The highest-value edition that includes all the functionality of TotalView as well as configuration management and additional pollers for scalability.
“WhatsUp Gold 2017 leverages advanced visualization technology to intuitively map the user experience directly to the environment that the IT team created. The interface will be immediately familiar, allowing team members to easily understand irregularities at a high level and then drill down immediately to detailed device information keeping them in from of potential issues,” said Austin O’Malley, chief product officer at Ipswitch.

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About Ipswitch

Today’s hard-working IT teams are relied upon to manage increasing complexity and deliver near-zero downtime. Ipswitch IT and network management software helps them succeed by enabling secure control of business transactions, applications and infrastructure. Ipswitch software is powerful, flexible and easy to try, buy and use. The company’s software helps teams shine by delivering 24/7 performance and security across cloud, virtual and network environments. Ipswitch Unified Infrastructure and Applications Monitoring software provides end-to-end insight, is extremely flexible and simple to deploy. The company’s Information Security and Managed File Transfer solutions enable secure, automated and compliant business transactions and file transfers for millions of users. Ipswitch powers more than 150,000 networks spanning 168 countries, and is based in Lexington, Mass., with offices throughout the U.S., Europe, Asia and Latin America. For more information, please visit, or connect with us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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July 14, 2016 at 12:08 pm

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Agilent Technologies to Host Science and Technology Symposium in South East Asia

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-Discourses provide platform for scientific communities to explore complete workflow solutions to meet research and lab productivity needs
SINGAPORE /PRNewswire/ — Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A) today announced it will be hosting its 2016 Science and Technology Symposium series in South East Asia. The series is set to bring scientific communities and Agilent experts together in a unique opportunity to discuss the latest solutions to the scientific and business challenges laboratories face today.

Taking place in three countries, the Symposium will focus on food and environmental testing and lab productivity — key issues faced by Agilent customers in the region. For the first time, scientists and researchers will get a one-stop opportunity to explore complete Agilent solutions to all aspects of laboratory challenges — from specific techniques in sample preparation, measurement and analysis to strategies for laboratory cost and efficiency improvement. Other topics to be covered: regulatory requirements and consumer trends in data privacy and staff training.

“Laboratories today are embracing technology to increase productivity and are dealing with very complex analyses while cost pressures accelerate. Increasingly stringent regulations and detection of more substances are also demanding on information management systems. We look forward to meeting with our customers and having solution-driven conversations to address these needs,” said Nino Totino, General Manager of Agilent Laboratory Solutions Sales, South Asia Pacific and Korea.

Participants will get to see the updated and complete suite of Agilent laboratory workflow solutions — from instruments, software and supplies all the way to services, training and education — and have their questions addressed.

Key presentations include:

Case studies on laboratory technology life cycle management, with insights into ensuring laboratory operation continuity.
A demonstration — through a nutrient extraction of soil application — of how the new Agilent 5110 ICP-OES with Advanced Valve System can shorten analysis time without compromising analytical performance, thus enhancing laboratory profitability by minimizing instrument running costs.
A talk on how to achieve cost, time and solvent savings in the monitoring of 16 parent polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in the environment using Online Solid Phase Extraction and UHPLC.
Speakers for Malaysia and Thailand include Agilent customers Dr. Kaushik Banerjee, National Fellow and Principal Scientist, ICAR-National Research Centre for Grapes, Pune, India; Associate Professor Dr. Narong Chimpalee of Silapakorn University Faculty of Science, Thailand; Dr. Meraney McCann, Thermal Desorption Product Specialist, Markes International; Sam Mallard from the Australian Superintendence Company; and Agilent experts from South East Asia, Japan and Australia.

The first installment takes place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on the 19th and 20th of July, followed by Bangkok, Thailand on the 22nd and 23rd. The Singapore leg of the Symposium has been slated for October.

More information about the Agilent Science and Technology Symposium 2016 is available at

About Agilent Technologies

Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A), a global leader in life sciences, diagnostics and applied chemical markets, is the premier laboratory partner for a better world. Agilent works with customers in more than 100 countries, providing instruments, software, services and consumables for the entire laboratory workflow. The company generated revenues of $4.04 billion in fiscal 2015 and employs about 12,000 people worldwide. Information about Agilent is available at


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July 14, 2016 at 10:27 am

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Chubb Appoints Property & Casualty Risk Engineering Leadership Team in Asia Pacific

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SINGAPORE /PRNewswire/ — Chubb announced that it has appointed Darren Cant as its Head of Risk Engineering for Property and Casualty (P&C) in Asia Pacific. He will continue in his role to lead the region’s P&C Risk Engineering Services team, comprising 32 risk engineers based in 10 countries. He will retain his current oversight of the P&C Risk Engineering team in Melbourne, where he is based.

Mr. Cant has more than 20 years of risk engineering experience. He joined ACE in 1996 as a Property Risk Engineer and has since completed multiple assignments throughout the Asia Pacific region. He was appointed to his present role in 2014 and has specialist knowledge in fire protection systems designed to local and international standards.

Mr. Cant will report to Mr. Paul McNamee, Deputy Regional President and Head of P&C in Asia Pacific and Mr. Raimund Navakas, Senior Vice President and International Risk Engineering Service Manager.

Reporting to Mr. Cant are the following individuals:

John Stabelos, currently Asia Pacific Zone Loss Control Manager will be P&C Technical Risk Engineering Manager, Asia Pacific and will be based in Melbourne.
Justin Leow, currently Loss Control Technical Manager will be P&C Risk Engineering Manager, Asia – South and will be based in Singapore.
David Zhou will continue in his role as Head of P&C Risk Engineering, China and will lead the P&C risk engineers based in Shanghai and Hong Kong. He will be based in Shanghai.
Meg Liu, currently Risk Management Technical Manager will be P&C Risk Engineering Manager, Asia – North, based in Taipei. In addition to her current responsibilities, she will provide support to the P&C risk engineering team based in Korea.
Kai Jaan Foo will continue in his role as Property Risk Engineering Manager, Malaysia and will be based in Kuala Lumpur.
Peter McKay, currently Loss Control Technical Manager will be P&C Risk Engineering Manager, Australia – Northern Region. Peter will lead the P&C risk engineering teams in Sydney and Brisbane and will be based in Sydney.
John McNamara, currently Property Risk Engineering Manager, Australia – North Region will be Property Account Manager, Australia.
Graham Ramsey will continue in his role as P&C Risk Engineering Manager, New Zealand.
On these appointments, Mr. McNamee said, “The risk engineering team line-up brings together recognized experts in their fields and geographies. I am confident that we will deliver an unrivalled breadth and depth of risk engineering services to our insureds and business partners across all market segments. Mr. Navakas added, “Darren and his team will provide our insureds with a holistic view of risk that covers both first and third party exposures. They will also assist in developing pragmatic ways to reduce, eliminate or mitigate such risks – a testament to our world-class global risk engineering practice.”

About the New Chubb

Chubb is the world’s largest publicly traded property and casualty insurance company. With operations in 54 countries, Chubb provides commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident and supplemental health insurance, reinsurance and life insurance to a diverse group of clients. The company is distinguished by its extensive product and service offerings, broad distribution capabilities, exceptional financial strength, underwriting excellence, superior claims handling expertise and local operations globally. Parent company Chubb Limited is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CB) and is a component of the S&P 500 index. Chubb maintains executive offices in Zurich, New York, London and other locations, and employs approximately 30,000 people worldwide. Additional information can be found at:

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July 14, 2016 at 10:21 am

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Solace Messaging Technology to Serve as Key Element of Singapore’s Next-Generation Electronic Road Pricing System

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Next-Generation Road Pricing System Will Optimise Use of Road Network and Improve Motorists’ Travelling Experience

SINGAPORE /PRNewswire/ — Solace’s data movement technology has been selected as a key infrastructure component of a Next-Generation Electronic Road Pricing (ERP) system being built for Singapore Land Transport Authority by a consortium of NCS and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engine System Asia (MHIES-A). The Next-Generation ERP system, which makes use of advanced satellite technology for congestion management, will enable more efficient information flow between sensors and vehicles and overcome the constraints of physical gantries.

In addition to the infrastructure and sensor network that Solace message routers will be a part of, the Next-Generation ERP system will see the replacement of an existing In-Vehicle Unit (IU) with a new On-Board Unit (OBU) that will be able to provide additional services to motorists, such as disseminating traffic advisories. It can also be used to electronically pay for parking and checkpoint tolls.

“Singapore is a world leader in adopting Smart Nation strategies to improve life for its citizens and efficiency of its businesses,” said Craig Betts, Solace President and CEO. “We’re pleased to be working closely with NCS and MHIES-A to deliver the next-generation Electronic Road Pricing system, and look forward to expanding the scope and value of their efforts.”

About Solace Systems
Solace provides technology that improves the speed and efficiency with which information flows between applications, connected devices, datacenters and people. High-speed, reliable information sharing is a critical part of modern IT initiatives from accelerating legacy business processes to enabling big data, cloud computing and the Internet of Things. Solace unifies many kinds of data movement so companies can cost-effectively move all of the information associated with better serving customers and making smarter decisions. To learn more visit

Larry Neumann
Solace Systems
(613) 271-1010 x 1067

Source: Solace Systems Inc.
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