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COP24: Africa Day calls for increased partnership to accelerate Africa’s low-carbon, climate-resilient development pathway

  Katowice, Poland, 4 December 2018 – The opening day of COP24 Leader’s Summit was marked by the celebration of Africa Day which focused on how the implementation of Africa’s Nationally Determined Contributions for a healthy environment can accelerate development on the continent. Africa Day, a joint initiative of the African Development Bank,  African Union Commission  UN

Cisco announces strategic initiatives and innovative collaborations to accelerate digitization in India

Next Phase of Country Digital Acceleration (CDA) initiatives on accelerating innovation & entrepreneurship, 5G use cases for citizen services, and transportation modernization   New Delhi, September 14th, 2018 – Cisco today announced the next phase of initiatives under its ‘Country Digital Acceleration’ or CDA program, whereby Cisco works with countries across the world to accelerate

Financial firms in Asia accelerate their move to the cloud, with spend on cloud to increase from 32% of IT budgets in 2017 to 46% by 2019

Survey by Thomson Reuters finds over a quarter of Asian financial firms expect to use public cloud for the majority of their market data needs within a year, to help create a competitive edge in how they manage financial data. Mumbai – 24 July 2018 – Financial firms across Asia intend to rapidly increase their

Atos launches the most comprehensive Artificial Intelligence software suite available on the market to simplify and accelerate adoption of AI

India, July 12, 2018 – Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, today announces Atos Codex AI Suite, the most comprehensive Artificial Intelligence (AI) software suite available on the market, to support businesses and research institutes in the development, deployment and management of AI applications. With Atos Codex AI Suite data scientists now have an easy-to-use,

New Capabilities Expand Genpact Cora Platform’s Ability to Accelerate Customer Journey-Driven Transformation at Scale

Artificial intelligence-based platform’s enhancements connect front-end experiences to back-end operations     LONDON and NEW YORK, June 14, 2018 – Genpact (NYSE: G), a global professional services firm focused on delivering digital transformation, today announced new customer experience enhancements to Genpact Cora, its modular, artificial intelligence (AI)-based platform that helps enterprises accelerate digital transformation at

African Development Bank and UNIDO join forces to accelerate Africa’s industrialization

Busan, Korea, May 21, 2018 – The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Monday, May 21 to step up collaboration to boost Africa’s industrialization. “The Bank launched in 2016 its Industrialization Strategy for Africa 2016-2025, which was the outcome of collaborative work

Global health partners accelerate uptake of genetic sequencing forsurveillance and diagnosis of drug-resistant tuberculosis

World Health Organization (WHO) adopts ReSeqTB as bioinformatics platform for tuberculosis (TB) surveillance, enabling the global scale-up of culture-free, drug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis surveillance programmes based on sequencing technologies   Renewed funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has been applied for to support FIND, C-Path and WHO to take ReSeqTB to the next level

Global Energy Transition Must Accelerate to Thwart Climate Change

The World Economic Forum launched today the Fostering Effective Energy Transition report, which ranks 114 countries on how well they are able to balance energy security and access with environmental sustainability and affordability The report finds that worldwide progress towards environmental sustainability has stalled, while energy prices have risen in real terms in more than

  New Forcepoint Human-Centric Security Innovations Accelerate Digital Transformation and Lower Risk

  Forcepoint Web Security adds additional CASB functionality with real-time, inline visibility and control of sanctioned enterprise cloud applications Forcepoint Web Security and Email Security available with industry-first single pricing model for SaaS, hybrid or on-premises deployments for budget flexibility Forcepoint V20000 appliance for Web, Email and Data Security delivers twice the performance of existing

Cisco Appoints New President for Asia Pacific & Japan to Lead Regional Growth Charge and Accelerate Digital Transformation

India, February 23, 2018 – Cisco, the world’s leading IT and networking company, today announced the appointment of a new President for its Asia Pacific & Japan business. After three years at the helm of Cisco Japan, Miyuki Suzuki has been promoted to president for Asia Pacific & Japan. Charged with regional revenue growth across