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Yeastar Introduces Cross-region Disaster Recovery Solution for Enterprises Looking for a Higher Level of Business Communications Availability
XIAMEN, China, Nov. 29, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Yeastar, the world's leading provider of Unified Communications, today announced its Disaster Recovery solution for the P-Series Phone System Software Edition, empowering enterprises with cross-region redundancy for uninterrupted communications even in the face of unforeseen disasters. Yeastar's Disaster Recovery solution, employing an active/standby approach complemented by a secure built-in SD-WAN service, enables the deployment of a standby replica of the PBX system in a different location or remote network. This architecture supports real-time data replication, automatic failure detection, and seamless failover capabilities. Calls and data are quickly transferred from the primary site to the secondary site when the working server is unavailable. Particularly useful in the event of natural disasters and large-scale disruptions, the Disaster Recovery solution can work alongside another high availability feature, hot standby, which addresses server failure and hardware crashes. Enterprises can deploy both local hot standby and cross-region disaster recovery for a comprehensive and resilient business continuity plan. "With the new Disaster Recovery solution, businesses can now enjoy peace of mind knowing that their communications infrastructure is always up and running, no matter the circumstances," said Prince Cai, Vice President of Yeastar. "It further strengthens our ability to cater to the diverse needs of enterprises around the world." For enterprises demanding advanced reliability, security, and compatibility with existing infrastructures, the P-Series Software Edition can accommodate up to 10,000 users across multiple locations, with voice, video, team chat, and more in one platform, as well as an advanced call center solution and omnichannel messaging for elevated customer experience. Besides the high availability solution, it also incorporates multi-layer security measures, from authentication and access control to data encryption and network defense. Learn more about Yeastar's high availability solution here. About Yeastar Yeastar helps businesses realize digital values by making communications and workplace solutions easily accessible from ownership and adoption to daily usage and management. Yeastar has established itself as a leading provider of UC solutions with a global partner network and over 450,000 customers worldwide. Committed to delivering the right technology to value-oriented businesses, Yeastar offers products and services for UC&C, workplace scheduling, and hybrid workplaces to enable them to win in the modern digital world. For more information about Yeastar or to become a Yeastar partner, please visit https://www.yeastar.com/. Contact: Aviva Lifirstname.lastname@example.org
DP WORLD: RAISING TEMPERATURE OF FROZEN FOODS BY JUST THREE DEGREES FROM -18°C TO -15°C CAN SLASH CARBON EMISSIONS, STUDY SHOWS
Academic research concludes that raising the standard temperature of most frozen food by 3 degrees could cut carbon emissions by the equivalent of taking 3.8m cars off the road. This emissions saving would be equal to the entire population of New York, New Hampshire and Vermont not driving for a year. Potential energy savings identified of approximately 25 terawatt-hours per year – equivalent to 8.63% of the UK's annual energy consumption. The move would bring energy savings of between 5% and 12%. Scientists conclude that the increase can be made without compromising food safety or quality. The international temperature standard was established in the 1930s and has not been overhauled in almost a century - so global logistics firm DP World launching industry coalition to reconsider it. DUBAI, UAE, Nov. 29, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Frozen food temperatures could be changed by just three degrees to save the carbon dioxide emissions of 3.8 million cars per year, research suggests. Most frozen food is transported and stored at -18°C, a standard that was set 93 years ago and has not changed since. A move to -15°C could make a significant environmental impact with no compromise on food safety or quality, the study found. The experts, from the Paris-based International Institute of Refrigeration, the University of Birmingham and London South Bank University, among others, found that the small change could: Save 17.7 million metric tonnes of carbon dioxide per year, the equivalent annual emissions of 3.8m cars annually Create energy savings of around 25 terawatt-hours (TW/h) - equivalent to 8.63% of the UK's annual energy consumption Cut costs in the supply chain by at least 5% and in some areas by up to 12% The research was supported by the leading global logistics firm and principal partner in COP28, DP World, which has set up an industry-wide coalition to explore the feasibility of this change, named Join the Move to -15°C. This coalition aims to redefine frozen food temperature standards to cut greenhouse gases, lower supply chain costs and secure food resources for the world's growing population. The coalition has already been joined by leading industry organizations including: U.S. based AJC Group, A.P. Moller – Maersk (Maersk) of Denmark; Daikin of Japan; DP World; the Global Cold Chain Alliance; Switzerland's Kuehne + Nagel International; U.S. based Lineage; Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) of Geneva; and Singapore-based Ocean Network Express (ONE). Maha AlQattan, Group Chief Sustainability Officer at DP World, said: "Frozen food standards have not been updated in almost a century. They are long overdue for revision. "A small temperature increase could have huge benefits but - however committed each individual organisation is - the industry can only change what's possible by working together. "With this research and with our newly formed coalition, we aim to support collaboration across the industry to find viable ways to achieve the sector's shared net zero ambition by 2050. "The Move to -15°C will bring the industry together to explore new, greener standards to help decarbonise the sector on a global scale. Through this research, we can see how we can deploy accessible storage technologies in all markets to freeze food at sustainable temperatures, while reducing food scarcity for vulnerable and developed communities." Building resilience and ensuring future food security Annually hundreds of millions of tonnes of food from blueberries to broccoli is transported around the world. While freezing food extends shelf life, it comes with a significant environmental cost – as 2-3% more energy is required for every degree below zero that food is stored at. The logistics industry is working to decarbonise and facing rising energy bills. Yet demand for frozen food is increasing as appetites evolve in developing countries and price-conscious consumers seek nutritious, tasty food at more affordable prices. At the same time, experts estimate that 12% of food produced annually is wasted due to a lack of refrigerated and frozen logistics, called the 'cold chain' in the industry, highlighting a significant need for greater capacity. Studies also suggest that 1.3 billion tonnes of edible food is thrown away every year – a third of global food production for human consumption. The need is particularly acute in areas like Sub-Saharan Africa and the Subcontinent. In Pakistan in 2022, for example, half of exportable mangoes were lost due to an extreme heatwave. According to the Food and Agriculture Organisation, more than 820 million people are hungry today and 2 billion – roughly a quarter of the world's population – suffer from food insecurity. Professor Toby Peters, University of Birmingham and Heriot-Watt University and director of the Centre for Sustainable Cooling said: "Cold chains are critical infrastructure, vital for a well-functioning society and economy. They underpin our access to safe and nutritious food and health, as well as our ability to spur economic growth." He added: "Cold chain infrastructure, and the lack of it, have implications for global climate change and the environment." Climate change-driven events such as droughts, floods, and heatwaves can reduce crop yields and harm livestock health and productivity. But freezing food can protect food sources and their nutritional value for months amid such crises. Join the Move to -15°C is an initiative to create a just transition, deploying accessible storage technologies globally to freeze food at sustainable temperatures to reduce food scarcity for vulnerable and developed communities alike. Prof Peters added: "The UN predicts a population of 9.7 billion by 2050. To ensure food accessibility, we must close the 56% gap in the global food supply between what was produced in 2010 and what will be needed in 2050. "Cutting cold chain emissions and transforming how food is safely stored and moved today helps ensure we can keep sustainably feeding communities across the globe as populations and global temperatures rise, protecting nutritious food sources for years to come. "Building on this research, DP World's coalition can be a key tool for overcoming today's food challenges too, providing a stable inventory of quality food for the 820 million starving people worldwide and security for another 2 billion who are struggling with food scarcity." An open invitation to 'Join the Move to -15°C' initiative DP World has made the research accessible to all and invited stakeholders, industry leaders and interested parties to show support for the campaign. To find out more or join the initiative, please visit DP World's website here. About DP World Trade is the lifeblood of the global economy, creating opportunities and improving the quality of life for people around the world. DP World exists to make the world's trade flow better, changing what's possible for the customers and communities we serve globally. With a dedicated, diverse and professional team of more than 103,000 employees spanning 75 countries on six continents, DP World is pushing trade further and faster towards a seamless supply chain that's fit for the future. In Asia Pacific, DP World employs more than 7,000 people, and has ports and terminals in 17 locations. We're rapidly transforming and integrating our businesses -- Ports and Terminals, Marine Services, Logistics and Technology – and uniting our global infrastructure with local expertise to create stronger, more efficient end-to-end supply chain solutions that can change the way the world trades. What's more, we're reshaping the future by investing in innovation. From intelligent delivery systems to automated warehouse stacking, we're at the cutting edge of disruptive technology, pushing the sector towards better ways to trade, minimising disruptions from the factory floor to the customer's door. WE MAKE TRADE FLOW TO CHANGE WHAT'S POSSIBLE FOR EVERYONE.
HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 29 November 2023 - Generali Hong Kong has been recognized at the Hong Kong Insurance Awards 2023. The company received Top 3 Finalists awards in two categories: "Excellence in ESG and Sustainability Award" and the "Outstanding Equal Opportunity Employer Award". Generali Hong Kong has been recognized at the Hong Kong Insurance Awards 2023. The "Excellence in ESG and Sustainability Award" acknowledges Generali Hong Kong's continuous efforts in incorporating environmental, social, and governance (ESG) principles into its operations, demonstrating its commitment to sustainable business practices. Receiving the "Outstanding Equal Opportunity Employer Award" further showcases the company's dedication to creating a workplace that promotes diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunities to all employees. Ms. Cecilia Chang, Chief Executive Officer of Generali Hong Kong, said, "We are honored to receive these awards from the Hong Kong Insurance Awards. This serves as a testament to our continuous efforts in prioritizing sustainability in our business and equal opportunities in our workplace. Generali Hong Kong will continue to uphold our commitment to being a Lifetime Partner to our customers and the community, and we are proud that our endeavors have been recognized." At Generali, sustainability is a strategic necessity. This conviction is the origin of its strategy: to act as a responsible insurer, investor, employer, and citizen for the common good, with the aim of building a more resilient and just society. Generali Hong Kong actively fosters societal resilience and equity, integrating sustainability into its core business operations and processes. The Hong Kong Insurance Awards 2023, co-organized by the Hong Kong Federation of Insurers and South China Morning Post, is one of the most reputable awards in Hong Kong's insurance industry. It honours industry practitioners for their top-notch performance across various categories. Hashtag: #Generali #GeneraliHongKong #LifeTimePartner #InsuranceThe issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.About Generali Hong KongIn 1981, Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A. was first registered as an authorised insurer in Hong Kong, with the business extending into the life insurance sector in 2016 with Generali Life (Hong Kong) Limited. With a combination of local knowledge and Generali Group's global expertise, we develop unique and innovative life insurance, general insurance, specialty insurance, and employee benefits solutions to meet the needs of our customers.About Generali GroupGenerali is one of the largest global insurance and asset management providers, Established in 1831, it is present in over 50 countries in the world, with a total premium income of € 81.5 billion in 2022, With 82,000 employees serving 68 million customers, the Group has a leading position in Europe and a growing presence in Asia and Latin America, At the heart of Generali's strategy is its Lifetime Partner commitment to customers, achieved through innovative and personalised solutions, best-in-class customer experience and its digitalised global distribution capabilities, The Group has fully embedded sustainability into all strategic choices, with the aim to create value for all stakeholders while building a fairer and more resilient society.
Premiere in South America: The largest gaming event in the world will be stopping off in São Paulo from 26 to 30 June 2024 Koelnmesse on course for international growth: After Cologne and Singapore, Brazil is now the third venue for the successful format COLOGNE, Germany and SAO PAULO, Nov. 29, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- In addition to the successful concept in Cologne and gamescom asia in Singapore, there will be another international Gamescom taking place for the first time at the São Paulo Expo trade fair centre from 26 to 30 June 2024. - Picture is available at AP - "We are continuously expanding our international business," says Gerald Böse, CEO of Koelnmesse. "It is particularly important to us to provide our customers with the best possible comprehensive and global support. Following gamescom asia in Singapore, this is the next important step in the globalisation of the brand as well as the event format. In short: gamescom goes global." Koelnmesse has been active in the trade fair business in Brazil for over ten years. "With our events abroad, we are accompanying our customers to the most important growth markets worldwide," says Böse. "Organising a foreign trade fair for one of the leading trade fair themes in Cologne is by no means a rivalry, but rather supplements and safeguards our portfolio worldwide." The share of international business in Koelnmesse's turnover is in the double-digit range and has been growing steadily for years. Not only established foreign events contribute to this, but also numerous international premieres, such as the International Hardware Fair India, didacta asia, ORGATEC TOKYO and ISM Japan. "We are convinced that, now more than ever, the games industry needs events that bring the entire ecosystem together. Gamescom can be instrumental in this regard with the appeal of its international brand. We are therefore delighted to be organising gamescom latam together with our partners next year and to be able to bring the unique festival feeling of the world's biggest games event to South America," says Felix Falk, Managing Director of game - The German Games Industry Association. Images: Highlights | Koelnmesse Dr. Jasmin FischerVice President Corporate Communications Koelnmessemailto:email@example.com+ 49 221 821-2494
Trend Micro First to Integrate Cloud Risk Management and XDR Across Customers’ Entire Attack Surface
Security teams proactively eliminate threats with new automated risk prioritizationHONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 29 November 2023 - Global cloud security leader Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704) has announced the addition of cloud risk management to its flagship cybersecurity platform. The new service drives business value by enabling organizations to consolidate their cybersecurity efforts and achieve a complete view of cloud security risks across hybrid IT environments. This release introduces advanced features including: Agentless and cloud-native vulnerability scanning Cloud security posture management (CSPM) Cloud infrastructure entitlement management (CIEM) Comprehensive risk visibility across hybrid clouds Container security risk visibility for clusters and images "Our offering is fully available, including in the AWS Marketplace, and noted as the first platform to natively connect customer threat surfaces, drive cyber risk reduction, fortify security posture, optimize compliance processes, and minimize cost and complexity," said Kevin Simzer, COO at Trend. "Our customers have the most accurate roadmap to optimize their resources allocation to best fortify their defenses." A resilient security posture calls for an understanding of risk across the system and applications that comprise their attack surface—yet only 9% of businesses actively monitor for this. The corporate attack surface has significantly expanded as a byproduct of organizations investing in digital transformation and cloud migration initiatives. As a result, businesses and governments have adopted siloed security technologies across on-premises and multi-cloud environments, which could include AWS, Azure, GCP, Kubernetes and other cloud service providers. Trend identifies unknown risks through the expansion of external attack surface management (EASM) to identify an organization's public assets across cloud providers, resulting in improved cloud security and governance. Trend Vision One™ now delivers this functionality via a unified approach to risk management, threat detection and incident response—drawing on data from diverse sources, including cloud metadata, containers, workloads, endpoints, identities, networks, and emails. This includes capabilities to manage cloud asset inventory and cloud security posture, prioritize risk, scan for threats and vulnerabilities and assess risk profiles and attack paths. These enhancements extend the platform beyond cloud native application protection platform (CNAPP) components, aiding organizations in consolidating their cybersecurity efforts and achieving a holistic view of their cloud security risks. Specifically, Trend Vision One™ – Attack Surface Risk Management (ASRM) offers: Attack surface discovery: enhances business security by actively mapping the cloud attack surface in real-time, providing a comprehensive inventory of internal and external cloud assets to safeguard against potential threats. Risk assessment and prioritization: continuously evaluates assets to prioritize and execute remediation actions, proactively reducing risks and preventing security breaches. This includes prioritizing vulnerabilities in running containers and bolstering organizations' resilience. Attack path analysis: assesses risk profiles and uncovers potential attack paths to guide the implementation of compensating controls, fortifying organizations' resilience against cyber threats. Risk measurement and reporting: reveals overall security performance to inform investment decisions, effectively communicate the state of cyber risk to the C-suite and provide a clear understanding of the security posture and its impact on business performance. Compliance optimization: streamlines compliance processes by identifying and addressing violations and misconfigurations, aligning security operations with industry standards and frameworks to maintain trust and regulatory adherence. To find out more about Trend Vision One – Attack Surface Risk Management (ASRM), please visit: https://www.trendmicro.com/en_hk/business/products/one-platform.html Hashtag: #trendmicro#trendvisionone#visionone#asrmhttps://www.trendmicro.com.hkhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/trend-micro-hong-kong-96353768/https://twitter.com/TrendKonhttps://www.facebook.com/TrendMicroLimitedThe issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.About Trend MicroTrend Micro, a global cybersecurity leader, helps make the world safe for exchanging digital information. Fueled by decades of security expertise, global threat research, and continuous innovation, Trend Micro's cybersecurity platform protects hundreds of thousands of organizations and millions of individuals across clouds, networks, devices, and endpoints. As a leader in cloud and enterprise cybersecurity, the platform delivers a powerful range of advanced threat defense techniques optimized for environments like AWS, Microsoft, and Google, and central visibility for better, faster detection and response. With 7,000 employees across 65 countries, Trend Micro enables organizations to simplify and secure their connected world. www.trendmicro.com.hk.
BEIJING, Nov. 29, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Mengzhuang Town, located in Shizhong District of Zaozhuang City, east China's Shandong Province, has seen its strawberries in greenhouses getting matured recently, attracting many tourists. Relying on the advantages in natural resources and location, Mengzhuang Town has encouraged its villagers to plant strawberries by adopting a business model of "cooperative + planting base + farmers", creating strawberry planting bases integrating rural tourism, sightseeing and picking. With the improvement of production and quality, Mengzhuang Town has also extended the strawberry industry chain and developed strawberry deep processing through freeze-drying process, improving the added value of its strawberries. In recent years, Mengzhuang Town has transferred more than 1,200 mu (around 80 hectares) of land to develop the strawberry planting industry, and established 26 cooperatives and farms. So far, the strawberry planting technology association of Shizhong District, which was established in 2019, has attracted 201 members. Original link: https://en.imsilkroad.com/p/337410.html