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Lupus Research Alliance Breaking Through Gala Sets New Record, Raising $7.5 Million for Lupus Research

Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - 1:03pm

NEW YORK, Nov. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Last night's Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) Breaking Through Gala was the most successful in the history of the organization raising $7.5 million double that of any previous year for lupus research.

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  • NEW YORK, Nov. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Last night's Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) Breaking Through Gala was the most successful in the history of the organization raising $7.5 million double that of any previous year for lupus research.
  • The Lupus Research Alliance thanks the worldwide lupus community for their ongoing support of the innovative research needed to deliver new treatments and a cure.
  • The Lupus Research Alliance is the largest non-governmental, non-profit funder of lupus research worldwide.
  • Because the Lupus Research Alliance's Board of Directors funds all administrative and fundraising costs, 100% of all donations goes to support lupus research programs.

Egypt's Cloud Leaders Virtually Connect to Push for Sustainable Cloud Transformation for the Country at World Cloud Show

Monday, November 22, 2021 - 1:23am

The World Cloud Show was organised to raise awareness about the socio-technical aspects of Cloud computing in Egypt and the MENA region.

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  • The World Cloud Show was organised to raise awareness about the socio-technical aspects of Cloud computing in Egypt and the MENA region.
  • World Cloud Show - Egypt was officially sponsored by Headline Sponsor - Dell Technologies & Intel and Platinum Sponsor - Trend Micro Incorporated.
  • World Cloud Show is a thought-leadership-driven, business-focused, global series of events that takes place in strategic locations across the world.
  • Trescon is specialized in producing highly focused B2B events that connect businesses with opportunities through conferences, roadshows, expos, demand generation, investor connect and consulting services.

Teradata Appoints Jacqueline Woods as Chief Marketing Officer

Thursday, November 18, 2021 - 2:00pm

Teradata (NYSE: TDC ), the connected multi-cloud data platform for enterprise analytics, today announced that it has appointed Jacqueline Woods as Chief Marketing Officer, effective December 6, 2021.

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  • Teradata (NYSE: TDC ), the connected multi-cloud data platform for enterprise analytics, today announced that it has appointed Jacqueline Woods as Chief Marketing Officer, effective December 6, 2021.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211118005836/en/
    Jacqueline Woods, Teradata's Chief Marketing Officer (Photo: Business Wire)
    Woods is a results-driven marketing executive with thirty years of experience leading corporate transformations, propelling marketing organizations to utilize data and insights, and leading the way in digital marketing.
  • Woods joins Teradata from NielsenIQ, where she served as Global Chief Marketing & Communications Officer.
  • The Teradata logo is a trademark, and Teradata is a registered trademark of Teradata Corporation and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and worldwide.

CINDE Announces: Pfizer Grows In Costa Rica To Support Its Operations Across The Americas

Thursday, November 18, 2021 - 3:35pm

SAN JOS, Costa Rica, Nov. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Pfizer, one of the world's leading biopharmaceutical and innovative companies, and considered one of the best places to work, has announced its expansion in Costa Rica to support the company's operations in different countries across the Americas.

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  • SAN JOS, Costa Rica, Nov. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Pfizer, one of the world's leading biopharmaceutical and innovative companies, and considered one of the best places to work, has announced its expansion in Costa Rica to support the company's operations in different countries across the Americas.
  • Jorge Sequeira, Managing Director of CINDE, said: "We congratulate Pfizer for its growth by expanding its services from Costa Rica to the rest of the region.
  • That demonstrates the versatility of Costa Rican human talent, in which leading companies like Pfizer trust Costa Rica to develop knowledge-based services.
  • Thus, the company established the Global Business Services area in 2013 and currently has more than 800 employees in the country.

Winners Announced Of MCA Awards 2021 After A Record Year Of Entries

Wednesday, November 10, 2021 - 9:00am

LONDON, Nov. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The winners of the MCA Awards for 2021 have been announced at a face-to-face ceremony which took place recently with guests including clients, government officials, national media and leading executives across the private and public sector. Following a record year for the awards with an increase of 72% in entries, consultancy firms of all sizes and their clients were recognised for their award-winning projects and 7 individual winners were selected by the panel of 45 independent judges. The MCA Awards Ceremony, now in its 24th year, brought together the largest ever audience at the event in London, which was hosted by comedian and broadcaster, Sandi Toksvig OBE.

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  • Following a record year for the awards with an increase of 72% in entries, consultancy firms of all sizes and their clients were recognised for their award-winning projects and 7 individual winners were selected by the panel of 45 independent judges.
  • The MCA Awards Ceremony, now in its 24th year, brought together the largest ever audience at the event in London, which was hosted by comedian and broadcaster, Sandi Toksvig OBE.
  • Overall, there were 24 award categories with 14 project awards, 7 individual awards and 3 overall awards with 13 SMEs receiving awards as winners or highly commended across all categories.
  • Many of their achievements are recognised in the annual MCA Awards .

Rockwell Automation Announces New Initiatives to Bolster Cybersecurity Offering for Customers

Monday, November 8, 2021 - 12:00pm

Implementing strong cybersecurity is no longer a best practice, but a must do, said Rachael Conrad, vice president and general manager of Global Services at Rockwell Automation.

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  • Implementing strong cybersecurity is no longer a best practice, but a must do, said Rachael Conrad, vice president and general manager of Global Services at Rockwell Automation.
  • Thats why were doubling down on our cybersecurity investment to build the most robust, specialized IT/OT cybersecurity offering in the market.
  • The two companies combined capabilities will increase the speed in which customers can assess and remediate a cybersecurity threat by offering enhanced incident response services.
  • Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Rockwell Automation employs approximately 24,500 problem solvers dedicated to our customers in more than 100 countries.

System Soft Technologies Announces Strategic Alliance with F5

Tuesday, November 2, 2021 - 2:00pm

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- System Soft Technologies , a leader in enterprise IT services, solutions and products, today announcedthe companys strategic, global partnership with F5 , a multi-cloud application security and delivery company.

Key Points: 
  • TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- System Soft Technologies , a leader in enterprise IT services, solutions and products, today announcedthe companys strategic, global partnership with F5 , a multi-cloud application security and delivery company.
  • We are delighted to team up with System Soft, said Bret Anderson, Director of Sales, Global Services, The Americas at F5.
  • System Soft Technologies is a $136 million,privately held,global technology firm founded in 1999, headquartered in Tampa, Florida.
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IBM Announces Advances and New Collaborations in AI-Powered Automation, 5G Connectivity and Security at Mobile World Congress Los Angeles

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 7:15pm

ARMONK, N.Y., Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today IBM (NYSE: IBM ) announced new collaborations and expanded partner relationships to further the company's capabilities in hybrid cloud, AI, network automation and security at Mobile World Congress Los Angeles (MWC LA).

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  • ARMONK, N.Y., Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today IBM (NYSE: IBM ) announced new collaborations and expanded partner relationships to further the company's capabilities in hybrid cloud, AI, network automation and security at Mobile World Congress Los Angeles (MWC LA).
  • Boston Dynamics and IBM will announce these new innovations during the joint keynote at Mobile World Congress LA.
  • IBM and Palo Alto Networks will demonstrate a 5G Network Slice with Validation, Security Orchestration & Response at Mobile World Congress LA.
  • For more information about IBM at Mobile World Congress Los Angeles, please visit: https://www.ibm.com/industries/telecom-media-entertainment/events/mwc
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Samsung and IBM Announce Call for Code Challenge to Honor Everyday Heroes

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 6:00pm

SEOUL, South Korea and ARMONK, N.Y., Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. and IBM (NYSE: IBM ) today announced the Call for Code Honoring Everyday Heroes Challenge for enterprise developers to encourage the development of new technology solutions to help everyday heroes.

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  • SEOUL, South Korea and ARMONK, N.Y., Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. and IBM (NYSE: IBM ) today announced the Call for Code Honoring Everyday Heroes Challenge for enterprise developers to encourage the development of new technology solutions to help everyday heroes.
  • Application submissions will be evaluated by a judging panel from IBM and Samsung and the winner will receive a cash prize, Samsung devices, and deployment support for their solution.
  • Submissions for the Call for Code Honoring Everyday Heroes Challenge must be able to run on a Samsung tablet, smartphone, and/or wearable device and make use of one or more IBM open hybrid cloud technologies such as IBM Cloud or IBM Watson.
  • Earlier this year , IBM, Samsung, and others worked together to deploy the 2019 Call for Code Global Challenge winning solution, Prometeo .

MKS Instruments Announces Planned Executive Appointments

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 2:00pm

In this role, Jim will lead the Atotech division of MKS, reporting to MKS President and CEO John T.C.

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  • In this role, Jim will lead the Atotech division of MKS, reporting to MKS President and CEO John T.C.
  • Until that time, Jim will remain in his current role as MKS SVP and COO.
  • Im delighted to be making these important new appointments for the future leadership of MKS Instruments as we prepare to complete the Atotech transaction, said Mr. Lee.
  • MKS Instruments, Inc. is a global provider of instruments, systems, subsystems and process control solutions that measure, monitor, deliver, analyze, power and control critical parameters of advanced manufacturing processes to improve process performance and productivity for our customers.