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Swissport International and Descartes Expand Real-time Tracking Network for Air Cargo

WATERLOO, Ontario, Feb. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq: DSGX) (TSX:DSG), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that Switzerland’s Swissport International, the largest airport ground services and air cargo handling agent worldwide, is deploying Descartes Core Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)™ readers at all 115 of its cargo warehouses. The deployment significantly expands the network used to provide airlines with real-time tracking of international mail, parcel and cargo shipments via the Descartes Core™ Unit Load Device (ULD) Tracking solution.

“Our cooperation with Descartes and the introduction of global ULD tracking at our cargo warehouses creates added value for our customers and drives the digital transformation of the cargo supply chain and the industry,” said Hendrik Leyssens, Swissport’s Vice President Global Cargo Operations.

A next-generation, Bluetooth-enabled solution, Descartes Core ULD Tracking helps air carriers and their partners automate freight tracking, increase operating efficiencies and improve asset management by providing real-time visibility of air shipments bundled into a single ULD container or pallet. Shipments can be tracked whether in the air or on the ground via the Descartes Core BLE network, part of the Descartes Global Logistics Network™. In addition to location, other sensor-based information such as precise temperature, movement (e.g., shock, acceleration and orientation) and humidity can be monitored. Innovative new tags that support smoke and fire detection, light sensing, and doorway ingress/egress are also in development. This data, combined with forecasting of asset location requirements, helps carriers reduce ULD fleet losses, better match capacity with ULD inventory, and reduce the unnecessary costs associated with misplaced equipment or the requirement to lease additional ULDs.

“We’re pleased to work with Swissport to increase the value of its warehouse network and the overall reach of BLE-enabled tracking locations worldwide,” said Scott Sangster, Vice President – Global Logistics Network at Descartes. “Descartes is dedicated to delivering proven innovations in IoT and real-time network technology that help make the movement of air cargo smarter and more efficient.”

About Swissport International
In 2019, Swissport International AG provided best-in-class airport ground services for some 265 million airline passengers and handled roughly 4.6 million tons of air freight in 115 cargo warehouses worldwide. Several of its warehouses have been certified for pharmaceutical logistics by IATA’s CEIV. The world’s leader in airport ground services and air cargo handling, with 64,000 employees, achieved consolidated operating revenue of 2.99 billion euros in 2018. At the end of December 2019, Swissport was active at 300 airports in 47 countries on six continents.
For more information, visit www.swissport.com.

About Descartes
Descartes (Nasdaq:DSGX) (TSX:DSG) is the global leader in providing on-demand, software-as-a-service solutions focused on improving the productivity, performance and security of logistics-intensive businesses. Descartes has over 220,000 connected parties using its cloud-based services. Customers use our modular, software-as-a-service solutions to route, schedule, track and measure delivery resources; plan, allocate and execute shipments; rate, audit and pay transportation invoices; access global trade data; file customs and security documents for imports and exports; and complete numerous other logistics processes by participating in the world’s largest, collaborative multimodal logistics community. Our headquarters are in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada and we have offices and partners around the world. Learn more at www.descartes.com, and connect with us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Global Media Contact
Mavi Silveira                                                                                  
Tel: +1(800) 419-8495 ext. 202416                                                      
msilveira@descartes.com                                                             

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Electra เปิดตัวยานพาหนะไฟฟ้าคันแรก

ที่จะปฏิวัติวงการธุรกิจและแข่งขันกับบริษัทอื่นๆ ทั้งหมดในกลุ่มผู้บริโภคระดับกลาง

เลบานอน, เบรุต, Feb. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Electra เตรียมพร้อมที่จะส่งออกประสิทธิภาพที่เหนือกว่า ราคาที่ถูกกว่า และระดับที่เหนือกว่าสู่ตลาดยานพาหนะไฟฟ้าในปัจจุบันโดยสร้างซูเปอร์คาร์ที่เป็นมิตรกับสิ่งแวดล้อมเพื่อผู้บริโภคระดับกลาง Electra คือสุดยอดสัญลักษณ์แห่งความแข็งแกร่งและการฟื้นฟูที่สร้างด้วยเทคโนโลยียานพาหนะไฟฟ้าคุณภาพสูงที่สุดที่มีอยู่ในปัจจุบัน

ภารกิจสำคัญสำหรับ Electra คือการแทนที่ตลาดรถยนต์ ICE (เครื่องยนต์สันดาปภายใน) ในปัจจุบันด้วยรถยนต์ไฟฟ้า 50% ซึ่งจะทำให้เกิดผลกระทบที่ดีต่อสิ่งแวดล้อมมากกว่าผลกำไรมหาศาลของบริษัท

“ในขณะที่เรากำลังเฝ้าดูตลาดรถยนต์ไฟฟ้า เราสังเกตเห็นว่ารถยนต์ไฟฟ้ามีราคาที่สูงมากหรือไม่ดึงดูดฐานลูกค้าเพื่อเพิ่มความสนใจของลูกค้า เราจึงตัดสินใจออกแบบและสร้างรถยนต์ที่จัดอยู่ในระดับซูเปอร์คาร์ แต่ยังมีราคาที่สามารถจับต้องได้สำหรับลูกค้าที่มีงบประมาณจำกัด”
Mr. J Mohammad ผู้ก่อตั้ง EV ELECTRA LTD.

EV Electra Limited กำลังดำเนินภารกิจเพื่อสนับสนุนและเร่งการเปลี่ยนแปลงของโลกสู่พลังงานที่ยั่งยืน โดยไม่กระทบต่อการออกแบบ ประสิทธิภาพและความสามารถในการซื้อ

โดยมีการวางแผนเปิดตัวครั้งแรกในไตรมาสที่ 2 ปี 2020 การจองจะเริ่มในไม่ช้าหลังจากนั้น

ตัวอย่างสื่อที่มาพร้อมกับการประกาศสามารถดูได้โดยคลิกที่ภาพหรือลิงค์ด้านล่าง:

Electra

Electra first car, QUDS 1; Electra first car, QUDS 2; Electra first car, QUDS 3

สำหรับบรรณาธิการที่ต้องการข้อมูลเพิ่มเติมเกี่ยวกับ EV Electra Ltd. และผลิตภัณฑ์ของพวกเขาโปรดคลิก ที่นี่

สำหรับข้อมูลเพิ่มเติม โปรดไปที่: www.evelectra.com

ติดต่อ: Jihad Mohammad / EV ELECTRA LTD
โทร: +1 438-751-6091
อีเมล: evelectra@evelectra.com

Philips and the European Society of Radiology to host Ultrasound Academy at ECR 2020

February 27, 2020

Amsterdam, the Netherlands and Vienna, Austria – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, and the European Society of Radiology (ESR), today announced a collaboration to host an Ultrasound Academy at the European Congress of Radiology, ECR 2020 (Vienna, Austria, 11-15 March). Taking place on 12 March, the educational program will be led by experts in the field, with classes dedicated to clinical education in four fields of ultrasound: vascular, musculoskeletal, interventional radiology and liver shear wave elastography.

“With advances in fields such as 3D visualization, automated workflows and the application of machine learning, the role of ultrasound continues to expand into new clinical domains,” said Boris Brkljačić, ESR President. “Collaborating with Philips, a leader in ultrasound and in health technology more broadly, we look forward to providing a rich and insightful program at ECR 2020.”

“At Philips, we are committed to transforming healthcare and that includes evolving ultrasound to be a more intelligent solution to enable swift and more confident decision making, for more people in more places,” said Bich Le, Senior Vice President and General Manager Ultrasound, Philips. “Working together with the ESR, the Philips Ultrasound Academy will provide practitioners with the latest updates from pioneers in some of the fastest-advancing clinical fields.”

At ECR2020 Philips will highlight its premium Philips Ultrasound System (EPIQ Elite), which combines the latest advances in transducer innovation and enhanced performance to improve clinical confidence and the patient experience. The system offers a range of diagnostic ultrasound solutions tailored to the needs of specific medical specialties, including for vascular assessment and diagnosis.

The Philips Ultrasound Academy at ECR2020 will take place from 8:00 to 16:45 at TechGate (19th floor), a short walk from the congress venue. ECR2020 attendees can register to attend the academy via the ESR online tool. More information on Philips’ presence at ECR2020 can be found here.

For further information, please contact:

Mark Groves
Philips Global Press Office
Tel: +31 631 639 916
Email: mark.groves@philips.com
Twitter: mark_groves

David ZIZKA
European Society of Radiology, Director of Communications
Tel: +43 1 5334064 545
Email: david.zizka@myESR.org

About Royal Philips

Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) is a leading health technology company focused on improving people’s health and enabling better outcomes across the health continuum from healthy living and prevention, to diagnosis, treatment and home care. Philips leverages advanced technology and deep clinical and consumer insights to deliver integrated solutions. Headquartered in the Netherlands, the company is a leader in diagnostic imaging, image-guided therapy, patient monitoring and health informatics, as well as in consumer health and home care. Philips generated 2019 sales of EUR 19.5 billion and employs approximately 80,000 employees with sales and services in more than 100 countries. News about Philips can be found at www.philips.com/newscenter.

About the European Congress of Radiology

The ECR is the annual meeting of the European Society of Radiology (ESR), which represents more than 120,000 members worldwide. The ECR is one of the largest medical congresses in the world, attracting more than 30,000 congress participants. With 300 companies exhibiting across more than 26,000m², its exhibition is also one of the largest medical exhibitions in Europe.

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Auth0 Expands Global Partner Network with Cognizant

Leading professional services provider to integrate Auth0 for digital transformation initiatives

BELLEVUE, Wash., Feb. 26, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Auth0, the identity platform for application builders, today announced that Cognizant (Nasdaq: CTSH) has joined its Partner Program and will use Auth0 as the primary authentication provider for any of its customers’ identity management needs. Ranked 193 on the Fortune 500 list with nearly 300,000 employees, Cognizant is an integral partner in transforming global enterprises’ business, operating, and technology models for the digital era.

Cognizant has teamed up with Auth0 for its expertise in customer identity and access management (CIAM) – a critical component of any digital transformation initiative – that allows businesses to best manage customer user identities and offer customers a secure, seamless login experience for websites, applications, and other online services. Cognizant has played an integral role in the digital transformation efforts of their customers, including JPMorgan Chase, BMW, Network Rail, Alliance Data, Volkswagen Group España, Etihad Airways, Johnson & Johnson, and National Life.

“Cognizant’s broad portfolio of consulting, professional, and managed security services are designed to help our clients around the globe to meet their security challenges,” said Ryan Parthasarathy, Vice President of Cognizant Security. “Given the complexity of identity management, we’re proud to partner with a global expert and game-changer in the CIAM space to enhance our security offerings and deliver only the best for our customers.”

Known for its highly-scalable platform, Auth0 was recently ranked as a Leader for CIAM on G2, the world’s leading business solutions review website. With high-velocity growth and more than 9,000 customers worldwide, Auth0 is answering the demand for identity management with a simple, extensible, and powerful solution for any application, for any audience.

“We’re thrilled to partner with Cognizant, an experienced leader in complex identity projects, and combine our teams’ expertise with our extensible, flexible, and trusted platform to aid Cognizant customers in a successful and secure digital transformation journey,” said Bill Lapcevic, VP of business development of Auth0. “Identity management is a critical and complex step in any transformation process, and a strong CIAM system will help customers modernize their business in a quicker and more organized fashion to address identity and security needs.”

Learn more about the Auth0 Partner Program here along with the recent growth of Auth0’s global partner network, now serving more than 60 partners worldwide.

For more information about Cognizant Security, please visit www.cognizant.com/security.

About Auth0
Auth0 is the first identity management platform for application builders, and the only identity solution needed for custom-built applications. With a mission to secure the world’s identities so innovators can innovate, Auth0 provides the simplicity, extensibility, and expertise to scale and protect identities in any application, for any audience. Auth0 secures more than 100 million logins each day, giving enterprises the confidence to deliver trusted and elegant digital experiences to their customers around the world.

For more information, visit https://auth0.com or follow @auth0 on Twitter.

Media Contacts:
Kaycie East
Auth0 Global Communications
press@auth0.com

Ryan Schin
Matter for Auth0
auth0@matternow.com

INVNT Acquires Folk Hero, A Brand Strategy Firm Dedicated to The Art and Science of Brand Storytelling

Agency heightens commitment to brand storytelling across channels, platforms and audiences.

NEW YORK, NY, Feb. 26, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — INVNT, the global live brand storytelling agency™ today announces the acquisition of Folk Hero, a brand strategy firm that works with leading global companies, from fashion and lifestyle groups such as Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy (LVMH), to Calzedonia Group, and direct-to-consumer clients like Purple Mattress, as well as organizations in the banking and financial services sector.

Folk Hero specializes in bringing story strategies to the executive level, creating master brand narratives that act as brands’ operating and organizing principles. The firm helps its clients develop unusually compelling brand narratives, architecture, identity and tone-of-voice, all underpinned by a robust research methodology and deep understanding of contemporary consumer behaviors.

The move sees INVNT provide these brand strategy services to both new and existing clients, as complementary to or independent from the agency’s existing live brand storytelling offering, and that of its fast-growing branded content studio, HEVĒ.

Folk Hero was established by award-winning brand strategist Rob Klingensmith, who has spent more than 20 years crafting brand stories for fashion, lifestyle and tech brands. He has held roles at Omnicom-owned advertising agencies Goodby, Silverstein & Partners and TBWA in San Francisco, as well as Marcel Worldwide in Paris, where he led a global brand strategy team.

As CEO, Klingensmith will lead and grow Folk Hero’s offering as a part of the INVNT and HEVĒ family.

Klingensmith said: “A folk hero is a story so good it has to be told—it’s a memorable, elemental narrative that far from fleeting, lingers in a person’s memory long after their first encounter, and demands to be shared. Developing these stories is what drives me, and I am thrilled to be joining an agency that shares this passion for brand storytelling in all forms.”

Klingensmith will work out of INVNT’s New York headquarters, reporting to Chief Creative Officer, Paul Blurton, who explained: “Folk Hero is the ideal complement to the live and digital brand storytelling capabilities provided by INVNT and HEVĒ.

“Working as we do across numerous industries and clients, it’s always so refreshing to meet companies that have devoted time and effort to creating their own master brand narrative. It becomes the wellspring for every other creative expression of that brand. This is what Folk Hero does so effectively, and it’s why this acquisition makes so much sense.”

Kristina McCoobery, COO at INVNT added: “INVNT’s acquisition of Folk Hero ladders up to our overarching vision to be the best brand storytellers in the world. We recognize that to achieve our vision, we must evolve our offering to meet our clients at whatever stage of the storytelling cycle they need us. At a time when many of the old rules of marketing are changing, we believe that the brands with the best stories, told well, will win. And when our clients win, we win.”

To access supporting imagery visit: http://bit.ly/2PqgDoWAbout INVNT
Founded in 2008 by Scott Cullather and Kristina McCoobery, INVNT is the global live brand storytelling agency™. The company’s ‘challenge everything’ positioning statement helps clients including General Motors, Grant Thornton, Merck, PepsiCo, Samsung and Subway – share their stories – live – with every audience that matters. ‘The tribe’ is INVNT’s diverse, talented and creative team behind the stories and brand experiences that people just can’t stop talking about. INVNT’s offices are strategically located in New York, where INVNT’s story studio, HEVĒ is also based, London, Sydney, Detroit, San Francisco, Washington D.C., Stockholm and Singapore. For more information visit www.invnt.com

About Folk Hero
Folk Hero is a modern brand studio founded on the premise that in a hyper competitive marketplace, the best narrative wins. Located at the intersection of art, fashion and culture, the award-winning agency specializes in all aspects of brand strategy, including narrative development, architecture, identity and tone-of-voice. Head to www.folkhero.com

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cPacket Networks Secures $15 Million Investment from Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital

New Funding to Accelerate Product Innovation and Customer Growth

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 26, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — cPacket Networks, a leading provider of network-aware application and security assurance solutions, announced it has completed a $15 million round of funding by Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital. The investment will be used to accelerate cPacket’s focus on product innovation and deployment of its broad range of high-performance network visibility products for the cloud, data center, and branch offices.

“Digital transformation is driving enterprises and service providers to cloud-smart strategies. cPacket Networks’ focus on enabling hybrid/multi-cloud visibility for the most demanding computing environments comes just as cPacket’s customers look to leverage AI driven IT operations (AIOps) for their mission critical applications. We are excited to partner with cPacket on its continued success,” said Pete Chung, head of Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital.

“We are at the cutting edge of the digital transformation and our strong portfolio of world-class customers is validation of our leadership in the space,” said Brendan O’Flaherty, CEO of cPacket Networks. “We are thrilled to secure funding from Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital so that we can aggressively expand our technology leadership and drive customer adoption.”

The funding builds on a successful 2019 during which cPacket launched several new strategic products including its first-ever multi-cloud solution with AWS and Google Cloud, its software-defined data center/branch solution with Cisco, and its unrivaled high-density 100G monitoring fabric. This enabled cPacket’s first successful cloud deployment by a global financial services leader, and first virtualized branch office solution across a major bank. With the new round of investment, cPacket will be able to continue to focus on driving innovative solutions that solve today’s biggest network challenges.

To learn more, visit www.cpacket.com.

About cPacket Networks

cPacket delivers ‘visibility you can trust’ through tightly integrated instrumentation for network-aware application performance and security assurance though AIOps-driven single-pane-of-glass analytics across hybrid-IT environment. Our technology enables IT teams to proactively identify issues in real-time before negatively impacting the business. Leading enterprises, service providers, and governments rely on cPacket solutions for enhanced security, better service assurance, and greater efficiency. Learn more at www.cpacket.com or follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and BrightTalk.

Media Contact:

Nadeem Zahid
nadeem.zahid@cpacketnetworks.com
650-316-2234

Uniglobe Travel launches revitalized brand

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 26, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Uniglobe Travel International is launching a new brand presence, an evolution of the brand created almost 40 years ago that has become synonymous with corporate travel. This new brand identity and design package reflects Uniglobe’s new mission – to drive clients’ success through better travel.

“At Uniglobe, our vision is to be the unrivaled travel partner of choice for small and medium businesses,” says U. Gary Charlwood, Founder, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Uniglobe Travel International. “Our new brand reflects our continued commitment to innovation while providing our clients with an elevated service experience that puts them first. To succeed in today’s travel industry, it’s all about being engaged, knowledgeable, creative problem-solvers, with the ability to see possibilities and solutions others can’t. Now, we are taking the brand to another level with a focused client-centric strategy, all about providing travel solutions that help businesses grow.”

Uniglobe’s worldwide network, represented in 60 countries, gives clients the benefit of accessing content and technology they wouldn’t get from an independent agency, combined with hands-on support from local agency owners who really care about their clients. Uniglobe’s local owners are personally invested in ensuring that they provide seamless travel experiences while effectively managing a travel budget. That approach is encapsulated in the new brand motto – Travel Well.

“Our new brand identity is sophisticated and professional but still pays tribute to the core values that the company was built on – flexibility, reliability and dependability,” says Martin Charlwood, President & Chief Operating Officer for Uniglobe Travel International. “As we worked on this renewed strategic direction over the last year, it was important it speaks to the passion our agency owners have for understanding what their clients need and their dedication to helping them succeed, whether they are taking a routine trip to a meeting or organizing a conference on another continent.”

The new brand is the result of a broad, year-long strategic review. The process started with internal and external focus groups and research, guided by strategy firm RedShift Collective to help enunciate the brand’s well-established character and place within the industry. Following this, Uniglobe brought in branding agency Carter Hales, which sought to bring the brand firmly into the future while retaining the iconic teal that has so long been associated with Uniglobe.

Over the coming months, the world will know the essence of Uniglobe in a way never expressed before. Its agency owners’ innate desire to help their clients improve and grow their business will come across in every location; on every phone call; in all materials; and how client relationships are nurtured everyday.

See Uniglobe’s new logo attached.

About Uniglobe Travel
With a global network of local travel agencies across more than 60 countries, Uniglobe Travel leverages current technologies and preferred pricing to deliver leading edge travel management services with a local, customer-centric approach. With a focus on small and medium business travel as well as leisure, our goal is to drive success through better travel.

Uniglobe Travel was founded in 1981 by U. Gary Charlwood, CEO, and is headquartered in Vancouver, B.C., Canada. It generates annual system-wide sales of circa $5 billion.

Media contact: media@uniglobe.com