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DWCC Expands its Market Presence in Asia Pacific with the Acquisition of Hot Source Marketing

Posted by fidest press agency su sabato, 14 dicembre 2019

DWCC Ltd. today announced the acquisition of Hot Source Marketing in a move which will further accelerate their growth in the rapidly developing Asia Pacific enterprise cloud market.Having worked together as partners for more than 6 years, DWCC are bringing Hot Source Marketing’s local market experience into their organisation with the creation of DWCC’s new Australian entity.“DWCC have been engaged in the APAC enterprise market for several years,” said Craig Hooper, Managing Director of DWCC, “the maturing of Enterprise cloud providers in the region has driven a 50% year on year growth of the cloud and DevOps markets. The demand for our in-region sales enablement services is increasing, as such we needed to secure and integrate the best talent available. Andy and his team built a great company with deep regional connections and over the course of our extended relationship we have developed great cultural synergies, bringing them into the DWCC family was an easy decision to make.”

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Among Cybersecurity Consulting Services in Asia Pacific

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 3 novembre 2019

Trustwave today announced that the company was named a Leader in the latest Forrester Research, Inc. evaluation of cybersecurity consulting services in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region. The report, The Forrester Wave™: Cybersecurity Consulting Services In Asia Pacific, Q4 20191, included ten vendors in the assessment who were evaluated on 23 individual criteria grouped into three high-level categories including current offering, strategy and market presence.“Our consulting and professional services are focused on improving digital resilience for our clients,” said Rob Stitch, senior vice president of worldwide consulting and professional services, Trustwave. “As a security pure play with global reach, Trustwave offers a deep portfolio of consulting services and seasoned security experts to address the mounting challenges of an evolving threat landscape. We believe this recognition as a leader in cybersecurity consulting is a testament to our efforts securely enabling digital transformation and accelerating business outcomes for organizations across all industries.”

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Aryaka Names Mario Vecchio Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific

Posted by fidest press agency su mercoledì, 23 ottobre 2019

Aryaka®, the #1 end-to-end managed SD-WAN provider, announced today the appointment of Mario Vecchio as Aryaka’s senior vice president of APAC. In his new role, Mario will lead Aryaka’s push into the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region as the company continues to accelerate WAN transformation initiatives and expand its global footprint in the coming year.Mario has a proven track record of delivering impressive revenue gains, profit growth and market share increases through his strategic sales leadership. He has more than 25 years of experience in the region where he has focused on direct and indirect sales for complex managed IT service and networking organizations.Effective immediately, Mario is charged with scaling the company’s presence across the APAC region, enhancing the structure of the Aryaka global partner program, improving partner enablement and overseeing recruitment.“As the newest addition to our robust leadership team, Mario will play a critical role in growing Aryaka’s business,” said Karen Freitag, Chief Revenue Officer at Aryaka. “Our strategy is to accelerate our growth in the APAC region, and we will do that through our strategic partnerships and Mario’s unmatched experience in the managed services and networking industries.”
Prior to joining Aryaka, Mario was senior vice president of APAC at Big Switch Networks where he led the growth and success of the sales organization and its go-to-market strategy. Under his leadership, Big Switch saw its revenue increase over 100 percent year-over-year. Prior to Big Switch, Mario founded Progility Technologies where he served as chairman and CEO for more than seven years. At Progility, Mario grew the company to 800 employees and $180 Million in revenue with more than 30 offices around the globe.

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The “Asia-Pacific Biopsy Device Market 2019-2027” report

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 16 giugno 2019

According to this research, the Asia Pacific biopsy device market shows an upward trend and is likely to exhibit a CAGR of 7.99% during the forecast period of 2019-2027.
India, China, Japan, South Korea, ASEAN countries, Australia & New Zealand and countries in rest of Asia-Pacific together form the market for biopsy devices in the APAC region.
In recent years, an increase in the number of cancer cases in APAC has intensified research in the disease to detect the condition early and to treat it by developing advanced solutions using biopsy tests. Furthermore, there exists a probability of leading vendors in the market shifting their base to the Asia-Pacific region to gain advantage of the lucrative proposition of cheaper land & material cost, easily available workforce and access to a vast patient base. This will make their solutions available to end-users at much lower costs. Therefore, economic developments and growing government support, with a possibility of biopsy vendors migrating their operational bases to the region, have opened new growth avenues for biopsy solution providers in the emerging markets.In countries such as China, India, and Thailand, oral cavity cancer is quite prevalent due to the use of smokeless tobacco products. Also, the stomach cancer rates are higher in these regions due to the high prevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection and probably due to dietary patterns. Over the forecasting period, the Asia-Pacific region with its broader customer base will dominate the global market in terms of demand for the biopsy procedure segment.

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Major Initiative to Close Information Gaps on Cross Border Reproduction in the Asia Pacific

Posted by fidest press agency su lunedì, 6 Maggio 2019

A powerful task force of scientists and clinicians specialising in assisted conception have mounted a major campaign to close gaps in knowledge about cross border reproduction in the Asia Pacific region.Each year, thousands of infertile couples travel the world for third party reproduction in the quest to achieve their dream of parenthood.The Asia Pacific region, in particular, has been a booming market for procedures such as sperm, egg and embryo donation and gestational carriage, or surrogacy.However, the extent of this activity is not fully understood and there are concerns about the quality and safety for all stakeholders, including children born from these assisted reproductive procedures.The 9th Congress of the Asia Pacific Initiative on Reproduction (ASPIRE 2019) being held in Hong Kong will progress an initiative to gather vital information on cross border reproductive care from 21 countries in the region, and implement a framework of consistent guidelines and standards of care.Dr. Clare Boothroyd, one of Australia’s leading fertility specialists and Vice-President of ASPIRE, said the survey would be far reaching to engage with donors, recipients, brokers, providers of infertility services, governments and community groups.Many couples seeking cross border reproduction through treatments such as oocyte donation or gestational carriage have to travel across a minefield of varying legal and regulatory controls in different destinations.Unmarried couples experiencing infertility, and same sex couples wanting to have a baby, face even more challenging barriers to treatment in many countries.“Many people throughout the world are willing to travel to access assisted reproductive procedures that may be prohibited, restricted or too costly in their own countries,” Dr. Boothroyd said.

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Impact of Policies and Guidelines on the Cybersecurity Industry in Asia-Pacific

Posted by fidest press agency su martedì, 29 Maggio 2018

The “Impact of Policies and Guidelines on the Cybersecurity Industry in Asia-Pacific, 2017” report has been added to’s offering.The report covers the study of policies/guidelines issued by the regulatory bodies or cybersecurity agencies of two countries in the Asia-Pacific region. The two countries covered in this issue are Singapore and China. The objective of this study is to identify the impact of these policies on the cybersecurity industry in the two countries, based on an observation of what deems to be a significant policy/guideline provided by government authorities.The report includes interpretation services and highlights of areas which may impact the country of study. Growth opportunities and a call to action are provided to highlight the areas of growth driven by the newly introduced policies or guidelines. In January 2018, the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA) released the Cybersecurity Bill. The main areas highlighted in the notification include the holistic approach it takes in applying the bill to all Critical Information Infrastructures (CIIs), addressing the Commissioner’s powers in investigating cybersecurity incidents, the need for CIIs to carry out regular risk assessments and audit, the need for cybersecurity service providers to be licensed, and the various penalties that apply for any failure to comply.The Cybersecurity Bill in Singapore poses some challenges for CIIs as they may not have the expertise to ensure adherence to the Bill. As such, business opportunities arise for the cybersecurity industry, especially for the service providers and educational institutes as they provide services to CIIs to help them fill the gaps for ensuring compliance with the Bill.In June 2017, a fundamental law in cybersecurity came into effect in China. The implementation of the Cybersecurity Law has strengthened China’s regulatory regime in protecting cyberspace sovereignty and tightening the control over national security issues. The new law requires network operators and critical information infrastructure (CII) operators to comply with the stated security obligations. The law not only lays emphasis on data security, but also stresses the protection of individual information.

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RF IDeas Appoints Nicholas Low as Regional Sales Director for Asia Pacific Region

Posted by fidest press agency su martedì, 2 gennaio 2018

singapore-marinaSingapore. RF IDeas, Inc. a leading innovator and manufacturer of employee badge readers for in-building applications such as computer access, identification and secure print, today announced the appointment of Nicholas Low, Regional Sales Director for the Asia Pacific region effective immediately. Based in Singapore, Nick will lead business development in the region with an emphasis on developing new original equipment manufacturer (OEM) business. Additionally, Nick will oversee tactical sales activities to bolster channel development for new markets. “With a background in customer-facing, technical support, sales and business development roles, Nick’s track record of industry experience paired with his rich understanding of how the business works positions him to be a strong leader in the Asia Pacific region,” said Tod Besse, vice president – sales and marketing, RF IDeas. “His wealth of knowledge and experience will prove valuable as we look to expand our channel relationships in this region.”
Nick brings with him more than 22 years of executive management experience in the Asia Pacific region, including leadership in multinational companies with a career-long focus on the print industry. Most recently, he was head of the production and industrial printing division for Konica Minolta Business Solutions Asia Pte. Ltd. Low received both his bachelor’s degree in business administration and master’s degree in business administration from the University of South Australia.RF IDeas, Inc. is a leader in the employee badge and card reader space for healthcare, manufacturing, government and enterprise. Partnering with leading technology companies, RF IDeas readers enable innovative solutions for single sign-on, secure printing, attendance tracking and other applications that require authentication. RF IDeas is a subsidiary of Roper Technologies. For more information about RF IDeas solutions, visit the Knowledge Center at

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Amino Resin Market Worth $15.1 Billion by 2018

Posted by fidest press agency su mercoledì, 3 aprile 2013

Dallas, PRNewswire The report “Amino Resin Market – by Types (Urea Formaldehyde, Melamine Formaldehyde, Melamine Urea Formaldehyde), Applications (Particle Board, MDF, Plywood, Laminates, Coatings) and Geography – Global Trends and Forecasts to 2018” defines and segments the global amino resins market with analysis and forecasting of the global volume and revenue. It also identifies driving and restraining factors for the global amino resins market with analysis of trends, opportunities, burning issues, winning imperatives, and challenges. The market is segmented and revenues are forecasted on the basis of major regions such as North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (ROW). The key countries are covered and forecasted for each region. Further, market is segmented and revenues are forecasted on the basis of applications.

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Interventional Radiology and Cardiology Treatment Methods Find Newer Markets in Asia-Pacific, Finds Frost & Sullivan

Posted by fidest press agency su mercoledì, 27 marzo 2013

KUala Lumpur, Malaysia, PRNewswire The growing number of aging people, along with the high incidence of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases in Asia-Pacific due to unhealthy lifestyles, has spurred the need for interventional radiology and cardiology procedures. Interventional methods’ benefits such as reduced hospitalization and faster recovery times have lowered in-patient admission rates and lent momentum to the market in the region. New analysis from Frost & Sullivan (, Asia-Pacific Interventional Radiology and Cardiology Market Assessment, finds that the market earned revenues of more than US$591.3 million in 2012 and estimates this to grow at a CAGR of 3.5 % through 2017. Greater focus on the early diagnosis and treatment of diseases, and government initiatives to promote health check-up programs, aid the growth of the interventional radiology and cardiology market in Asia-Pacific. Although most countries in the Asia-Pacific position themselves as ideal destinations for medical tourism, the limited budgets of hospitals and medical facilities curb their ability to offer interventional therapies. Public sector hospitals are reluctant to invest in interventional treatment systems owing to high equipment costs and a shortage in workforce and infrastructure. To equip healthcare centers, governments in the region are chalking out strategies for increased funding and setting up educational institutions to train specialists. Equipment vendors too are providing new private hospitals in developing countries with integrated solutions to enhance penetration while universities and private hospitals in developed Asia-Pacific countries are looking to establish hybrid labs to enhance co-ordinated care for endovascular procedures in an interventional environment. If you are interested in more information on this research, please send an email to Donna Jeremiah, Corporate Communications, at, with your full name, company name, job title, telephone number, company email address, company website, city, state and country. Asia-Pacific Interventional Radiology and Cardiology Market Assessment is part of the Advanced Medical Technologies Growth Partnership Service program. All research services included in subscriptions provide detailed market opportunities and industry trends evaluated following extensive interviews with market participants.
Frost & Sullivan, the Growth Partnership Company, works in collaboration with clients to leverage visionary innovation that addresses the global challenges and related growth opportunities that will make or break today’s market participants.

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MWH Global acquisisce l’australiana Outback Ecology

Posted by fidest press agency su mercoledì, 27 marzo 2013

Broomfield (USA), MWH Global – multinazionale di ingegneria e consulenza nel settore dell’acqua, dell’energia, dell’ambiente e delle infrastrutture – ha annunciato oggi la sua intenzione di acquisire Outback Ecology, società australiana di consulenza ambientale con più di 20 anni di esperienza nella gestione delle risorse naturali e nell’industria mineraria.L’acquisizione consentirà di ampliare l’offerta di servizi di MWH nel settore dell’energia, delle bonifiche, della gestione delle risorse naturali e dell’acqua, integrandola con i servizi specializzati di Outback Ecology.”MWH e Outback Ecology condividono gli stessi valori e focalizzano la propria attività su tematiche quali l’acqua, la sostenibilità, l’ecologia e l’ambiente, al fine di servire efficacemente i clienti e le comunità”, ha dichiarato Joseph Adams, presidente del comparto Energy & Industry di MWH. “MWH è lieta di dare il benvenuto ai 75 dipendenti di Outback Ecology: tecnici e scienziati che continueranno a lavorare accanto ai clienti del settore energetico ed estrattivo, seguendo tutto il ciclo di vita dei progetti, dalla fase autorizzativa e di fattibilità alla bonifica e oltre”.
Outback Ecology offre servizi in tutta l’Australia e la regione del Pacifico, operando su tre sedi principali a Perth, Brisbane e Kalgoorlie, in Australia. MWH ha più di 500 dipendenti in Australia, da dove coordina la gestione di tutti i clienti della regione Asia-Pacific da più di 40 anni.L’integrazione delle due società inizierà immediatamente dopo il completamento della transazione, che dovrebbe avvenire nella prima metà di aprile. I termini dell’acquisizione non sono stati resi noti.
Outback Ecology manterrà inizialmente la sua identità per poi cambiare il proprio nome in MWH in un secondo momento.

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Polyurethanes (PU) Market Revenue is Expected to Reach USD 57.4 Billion Globally by 2016

Posted by fidest press agency su martedì, 24 aprile 2012

Albany, New York, (PRNewswire). According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research ( “Polyurethanes (PU) Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share & Forecast (2009 – 2016)”,Global PU Product market revenue reached USD 40.6 billion in 2011 and is expected to reach USD 57.4 billion by 2016, growing at a CAGR of 7.2% from 2011 to 2016. Europe is expected to have the second largest market share after Asia Pacific by 2016. Browse the detailed TOC at In the recent years PU (polyurethanes) market has witnessed double digit growth rate due to its broad range of applications such as rigid and flexible foams, paints and coatings, adhesives and sealants among many others. Polyurethane is mainly used as a substitute for metal, rubber, paint, cotton and other plastics. Key drivers of the polyurethane market include its environmental sustainability characteristics and healthy growth in the automotive industry. The key restraint in the polyurethane market is elevated pricing of raw materials such as crude oil, benzene and toluene. MDI and TDI are the raw materials used to produce rigid polyurethane foams and flexible polyurethane foams respectively. Hence, prices of polyurethanes are directly dependent on raw material prices and indirectly driven by the crude oil and downstream feedstock prices. The recent instability in crude oil prices has shown ripple effect on prices of MDI, TDI and eventually polyurethanes. Key market player Bayer Material Science (Germany) announced a hike of USD 429 per ton in polyurethane prices in May 2011. The alternatives to polyurethane such as spring and other fibers can impact the polyurethane market to some extent due to increasing prices of PU. Among all the geographical regions, Asia Pacific is leading in terms of production and consumption of the PU products.Asia Pacific is emerging as a highly competitive market, while the opportunities in this segment are growing due to the evolving economy and rising standards of living. Increasing applications of polyurethanes in medical devices have drawn attention of major market players to focus on developing renewable feedstock for polyurethanes. This report is an effort to identify factors, which will be the driving force behind the polyurethanes market and its sub-markets over the next five years. The report provides extensive analysis of the polyurethanes industry, current market trends for better understanding of the polyurethanes market.

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WWF “Misrepresents” Data On Singapore

Posted by fidest press agency su martedì, 3 aprile 2012

Singapore and surroundings

Singapore and surroundings (Photo credit: The Shifted Librarian)

For years Singapore has either topped or finished in the top three of the Heritage Foundation’s ‘Index of Economic Freedom.’ Not only is Singapore one of the global leaders for attracting investment, but it’s Economic Miracle has naturally made it a target for greens who despise innovation, aspiration and wealth creation. It therefore came as little surprise that Singapore would be targeted b y WWF. Despite Singapore’s stellar environmental reputation, WWF released a report claiming that the country was the highest emitter in the Asia-Pacific region, pinning the majority of the blame on business and industry. Do we need any more evidence of WWF’s real objectives? However, the government in Singapore shot back at WWF, with the prime minister claiming that WWF’s report “seriously misrepresents the situation.” The main issue of contention pertains to WWF’s methodology, with the government claiming that the organization had compiled its report using flawed data. In their report, WWF “counts emissions from goods that a country imports as attributed to that country.” However, the government of Singapore, which uses a methodology endorsed by the United Nations, only counts emissions that “are attributed to the country producing those goods.” So what has WWF done? They are effectively double-counting emissions, attributing the same emissions from production to both exporting and importing countries. What better way to prove a political point by distorting facts? And following similar, legislative efforts by the EU to impose distortive emissions assessments on imported products and services, this reflects a rising trend from protectionists to manipulate environmental criteria to justify trade barriers. Thus, WWF has done its utmost to create a fresh methodology that creates a skewed outcome and obfuscates Singapore’s real emissions. This lends a whole new meaning to the adage, “the ends justify the means.” Nice try WWF.

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Marketsand Markets: Global Clinical Trial Management Systems Market Worth $1300.4 Million by 2016

Posted by fidest press agency su martedì, 24 gennaio 2012

Dallas.The report “Clinical Trial Management Systems (CTMS) Market: Global Trends, Opportunities, Challenge and Forecasts (2011 – 2016)”, as the name suggests, analyzes and studies the major market drivers, restraints, and opportunities in North America (U.S. and Canada), Europe, Asia, and Rest of the World.Browse market data tables and in-depth TOC on Clinical trial management system market.http://www.marketsand Market-Reports/clinical-trial-management-systems-market-470.htmlEarly buyers will receive 10% customization on reports.Clinical trial is a medical research study that is performed in humans to check the safety and efficacy of drugs, devices, and therapeutic products before they are launched into the market for patient use. Clinical trials are very crucial as they involve huge capital investment and may affect the subjects involved. Thus proper management of clinical trials has become a priority for the hospitals.Clinical Trial Management System caters these needs of clinical trial players as CTMS is employed to manage the large amounts of data involved in a clinical trial. It maintains the planning, preparation, performance, and reporting of clinical trials, including participant information, trial and filing deadlines and other important milestones. The global CTMS market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 14.53% during the study period (2011-2016).In this report, the global CTMS market is studied by the end-users, delivery mode, components, and types through various geographies. North America is leading the global CTMS market with around 62% share in 2010, as majority of the global clinical trials are conducted in North America, especially in the U.S. (around 58.5% share).The U.S. is the largest market, and shows a remarkable growth opportunity. The second largest market, Europe, while growth in the Asia-Pacific region is also expected to take greater curves in the near future.Major players in the Clinical Trial Management Systems Market [ ] include Oracle Corporation (U.S.), Perceptive Informatics (a subsidiary of Parexel International Corporation) (U.S.), Medidata Solutions (U.S.), eResearch Technology Inc. (U.S.), and BioClinica Inc. (U.S.).
MarketsandMarkets is a global market research and consulting company based in the U.S. We publish strategically analyzed market research reports and serve as a business intelligence partner to Fortune 500 companies across the world.

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Conning to Add Chief Investment Officer for Europe

Posted by fidest press agency su giovedì, 29 settembre 2011

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Hartford, Conning, Inc., a leading global provider of asset management solutions, services and research to the insurance industry, announced today that it will appoint Russell Büsst to a newly created position as its European Chief Investment Officer later this year. Conning said that this strategic hire adds strong investment management expertise to enhance its global investment capabilities and builds on its solid foundation in London, Dublin and Cologne. On June 28, 2011, Conning announced a joint venture with Cathay Financial Holding Co. to provide institutional asset management services to insurers and other institutions in the Asia Pacific region.
Mr. Büsst was most recently Chief Executive of Amundi’s UK subsidiary and Head of UK Institutional Fixed Income within the London-based Global Fixed Income Team where, for the past 11 years, he and his team managed assets for a broad range of UK, US, Bermudian and European insurance market clients. Mr. Büsst has built his team’s insurance assets significantly while developing a dominant position in the Lloyd’s market. Additionally, he and his team expanded their client base into new geographic markets while broadening product offerings to include Global Investment products. Mr. Büsst previously served as Portfolio Manager for Premium Management Limited where he achieved consistently strong returns for his Lloyd’s, and insurance company clients. He holds a Degree in Engineering and the Securities Industry Diploma.
About Conning
Conning ( is a leading asset manager for the insurance industry, with almost $77 billion in assets under management through its Hartford and Dublin investment centers as of June 30, 2011. For more than 25 years, Conning has built its asset management business to meet the investment and financial needs of insurers. The Company’s unique combination of asset management, risk and capital management solutions and insurance research helps clients achieve their financial goals through the implementation of customized business and investment strategies. Founded in 1912, Conning is headquartered in Hartford, Connecticut, with additional offices in New York, London, Dublin, and Cologne.

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