Europe

Last Chance to Register for CES Unveiled in Amsterdam

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 8:00am

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) today announced the last chance to register for the third annual CES Unveiled in Amsterdam .

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  • The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) today announced the last chance to register for the third annual CES Unveiled in Amsterdam .
  • CES Unveiled is an official CES 2020 preview event, bringing together executives, influential media and prominent industry influencers to experience the latest tech innovations from across Europe.
  • CES Unveiled promotes the continued value it shares with Europe through partnerships across government, business and research.
  • CES Unveiled in Amsterdam will focus on the theme Tech Improving Lives, featuring an expected 100 exhibitors (including 50+ startups) from the Netherlands and across Europe.

Cvent CEO Urges MICE Professionals Worldwide to Embrace Their Entrepreneurial Spirit

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 9:00am

Cvent CEO and Founder Reggie Aggarwal delivered an inspirational keynote speech to more than 1,300 event and hospitality professionals at the third annual Cvent CONNECT Europe industry conference in London today.

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  • Cvent CEO and Founder Reggie Aggarwal delivered an inspirational keynote speech to more than 1,300 event and hospitality professionals at the third annual Cvent CONNECT Europe industry conference in London today.
  • Aggarwal urged attendees, and the MICE industry at large, to embrace their entrepreneurial spirit, uncover new business opportunities, and find ways to capitalise on the growing MICE industry, which is projected to reach 1$1.4 billion by 2025.
  • Cvent now has more than 27,000 customers and 300,000 users worldwide.
  • Cvent is a leading meetings, events, and hospitality technology provider with more than 4,300 employees, 27,000+ customers, and 300,000 users worldwide.

AppDynamics Delivers Latest App Attention Index Report, Revealing Emergence of The Era of the Digital Reflex

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 9:00am

68%4 claim digital services have improved their productivity at home and work, an increase from 43% in 2017.

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  • 68%4 claim digital services have improved their productivity at home and work, an increase from 43% in 2017.
  • The use of digital services has evolved to become an unconscious extension of human behavior - a Digital Reflex.
  • As these digital reflexes become habitual, consumers are becoming increasingly dependent on devices and digital services, relying on them to complete many of their daily tasks.
  • The Era of the Digital Reflex sees more than three quarters of consumers (76%8) reporting that their expectations of how well digital services should perform are increasing, compared to only 62 percent in 2017.

NVIDIA Leads the Fast-Growing and Complex Edge AI Chipset Market but Competition is Intensifying

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 9:00am

In 2019, the AI industry is witnessing the continual migration of AI workloads, particularly AI inference, to edge devices, including on-premise servers, gateways, and end-devices and sensors.

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  • In 2019, the AI industry is witnessing the continual migration of AI workloads, particularly AI inference, to edge devices, including on-premise servers, gateways, and end-devices and sensors.
  • The frontrunner of this market is NVIDIA, with a 39% revenue share in the first half of 2019.
  • NVIDIA is facing stiff competition from Intel with its comprehensive chipset portfolio, from Xeon CPU to Mobileye and Movidius Myriad.
  • These very edge devices require lighter AI implementations, an approach often referred to as tiny or thin AI.

Groundbreaking CloudCO Demo at Broadband World Forum 2019 Made Possible by UNH-IOL’s Role as Open Broadband Lab

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 9:00am

The intention of the OB-Labs initiative is to demonstrate an open framework for cloud-based broadband for carriers globally, and bring the promise of SDN and NFV to fruition.

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  • The intention of the OB-Labs initiative is to demonstrate an open framework for cloud-based broadband for carriers globally, and bring the promise of SDN and NFV to fruition.
  • The demo at BBWF 2019 was built from a combination of open source from the OPNFV, ONAP, and Open Broadband Access Abstraction (OB-BAA) projects and products from Nokia, Altice Labs, DZS, and VMware.
  • A first of its kind demonstration, this implementation truly shows the power of a well-defined architecture and the agility of an open community.
  • This demo is a great example of collaboration between open source and standardization communities, said David Prez Caparrs, Lead DevOps Engineer, Swisscom.

Thales Named a Market Leader in KuppingerCole Analysts Leadership Compass for Identity-as-a-Service Access Management

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 7:00am

According to recent research from Thales, almost half of businesses believe cloud applications make them a target for cyber-attacks.

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  • According to recent research from Thales, almost half of businesses believe cloud applications make them a target for cyber-attacks.
  • Thales is honored to be listed a market leader in the 2019 KuppingerCole Leadership Compass report, said Franois Lasnier, Vice President for Access Management solutions at Thales.
  • Thales global market leadership position comes from more than two decades of innovation in the access management and authentication market.
  • SafeNet Trusted Access is a cloud-based access management solution that combines the convenience of single sign-on (SSO) with granular access security controls and adaptive authentication.

Juniper Research: Mobile Financial Services’ Transactions to Exceed $1 Trillion in Emerging Markets by 2024

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 7:00am

A new study from Juniper Research found that the total transaction value of the MFS (Mobile Financial Services) market will exceed $1 trillion by 2024; rising from $580 billion in 2019.

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  • A new study from Juniper Research found that the total transaction value of the MFS (Mobile Financial Services) market will exceed $1 trillion by 2024; rising from $580 billion in 2019.
  • For more insights on Mobile Financial Services in Emerging Markets, download our free whitepaper: The $1 Trillion Opportunity ~ Mobile Financial Services in Emerging Markets .
  • The new research, Mobile Financial Services in Emerging Markets: Monetisation Models & Market Forecasts 2019-2024 , forecasts that the total number of users accessing MFS in Latin America will grow 20% on average annually over the next five years.
  • Africa & Middle East will account for over 600 million users alone by 2024; owing to the high reliance on mobile devices for banking services.

TechnipFMC Awarded Significant Subsea Contract for PetroVietnam Gas’ Nam Con Son 2 Phase 2 Gas Pipeline Development in Vietnam

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 6:00am

TechnipFMC (NYSE: FTI) (PARIS: FTI) has been awarded a significant(1) contract by PetroVietnam Gas for the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) of the Nam Con Son 2 Phase 2 pipeline across Nam Con Son basin and Cuu Long basin in Vietnam.

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  • TechnipFMC (NYSE: FTI) (PARIS: FTI) has been awarded a significant(1) contract by PetroVietnam Gas for the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) of the Nam Con Son 2 Phase 2 pipeline across Nam Con Son basin and Cuu Long basin in Vietnam.
  • The scope of the contract covers engineering and installation of 118 kilometers of rigid pipeline as well as the fabrication of subsea structures to tie back the existing Nam Con Son 2 Phase 1 gas pipeline to the Long Hai Landfall Station.
  • Arnaud Piton, President Subsea at TechnipFMC, commented: We are extremely pleased to have been entrusted with the Nam Con Son 2 Phase 2 pipeline contract.
  • This pipeline collects and transports gas from several reserves to help meet the demand in Southeast Vietnam, and we look forward to collaborating with PetroVietnam Gas on this project.

Broadband Forum Reimagines Services Deployment and Orchestration With Exclusive CloudCO Demonstration at Broadband World Forum 2019

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 6:30am

As service providers look to introduce new network technologies to accelerate new services deployment with minimal risk, Broadband Forum will demonstrate the latest developments in its Cloud Central Office (CloudCO) and Open Broadband Broadband Access Abstraction (OB-BAA) initiatives at Broadband World Forum (BBWF) 2019.

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  • As service providers look to introduce new network technologies to accelerate new services deployment with minimal risk, Broadband Forum will demonstrate the latest developments in its Cloud Central Office (CloudCO) and Open Broadband Broadband Access Abstraction (OB-BAA) initiatives at Broadband World Forum (BBWF) 2019.
  • The CloudCO and OB-BAA demonstration will represent a radical recasting of services deployment and orchestration to the benefit of the industry, said Geoff Burke, Chief Marketing Officer at Broadband Forum.
  • The demonstration will take place during exhibition hours in the Broadband Forum / Open Broadband Interop Pavilion (A40).
  • Broadband World Forum 2019 takes place from Tuesday, October 15 to Thursday, October 17, at the RAI, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

LEA Networks and Methode Electronics sign Distribution Agreement

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 6:00am

LEA Networks, a principal provider of broadband networking and smart powering solutions, and Methode Electronics, Inc (NYSE: MEI), a global developer and manufacturer of custom engineered and application-specific products and solutions, today announced they have entered into a Sales & Marketing Distribution Agreement.

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  • LEA Networks, a principal provider of broadband networking and smart powering solutions, and Methode Electronics, Inc (NYSE: MEI), a global developer and manufacturer of custom engineered and application-specific products and solutions, today announced they have entered into a Sales & Marketing Distribution Agreement.
  • Under this Agreement, LEA Networks will market and sell Methodes G.hn Single Port DPU also known as mDPU (micro DPU) and associated SFP modules into the European market.
  • A complete end-to-end solution (G.hn mDPU, G.hn SFP modules and RPF PSE) is available now from LEA Networks.
  • A live demonstration will be displayed at the BBWF event at LEA Networks booth #H50, held in Amsterdam, Netherlands, from October 15th-17th.