SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 15 (Bernama) -- Druva, Inc., the leader in cloud data protection and management, today announced the opening of its new office in Singapore to support Asia-Pacific enterprises increasingly turning to the cloud to protect and manage their most critical asset - data. Focused on expanding its headcount and tripling revenue in the region, Druva will deliver enhanced support through focused, local expertise and a partner network of more than 600 existing customers in Asia-Pacific.
The Asia-Pacific region boasts one of the fastest growing technology markets in the world, with market research firm IDC forecasting* a 32.6 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR) for cloud services revenue between 2016-2021, exceeding the worldwide average of 21.9 percent. As enterprises embrace cloud technology to meet the growing demands of data, Druva is helping IT teams streamline management, visibility and compliance of swelling data sets - all without the burden of unnecessary hardware, capacity planning, or software management.
PUTRAJAYA, May 14 (Bernama) -- YB Yeo Bee Yin, Minister of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change (MESTECC) today launched Sustainable Energy Development Authority (SEDA) Malaysia’s new website which features a renewable energy microsite and a Net Energy Metering calculator.
The newly revamped website www.seda.gov.my is designed for the public to have an improved experience and information access to the Net Energy Metering (NEM) scheme and renewable energy (RE) programmes.
KUALA LUMPUR, May 14 (Bernama) -- In line with Bank Negara Malaysia’s (“BNM”) recent decision to decrease the Overnight Policy Rate (“OPR”) to 3.00% with effect from 7th May 2019, Bank’s BR and BFR will be reduced by 25 basis points from 4.06% p.a. to 3.81% p.a. and 7.06% p.a. to 6.81% p.a. respectively. This will effectively impact all floating rate financing packages pegged to BR and BFR.
In line with the reduction in BR and BFR, Bank’s fixed term deposit rates will also be revised downwards by up to 25 basis points.
The largest engineering event of its kind to be held in Malaysia
KUALA LUMPUR, May 14 (Bernama) -- Malaysia will officially host the 46th ITA-AITES World Tunnel Congress (WTC) 2020 next year as the prestigious event has been handed over in the recent WTC 2019, held in Naples, Italy.
WTC, which is owned by the International Tunneling and Underground Space Association (ITA) seeks to explore latest innovations, trends and advances in all areas of tunneling sustainably. The highly-anticipated annual event brings together engineers, designers, construction professionals and best expertise in its field.
BAISE, China, May 14 (Bernama) -- On April 28, the National Hiking Convention, Baise "Journey to the Center of the Earth" Event (Lingyun, Leye), jointly sponsored by the Chinese Mountaineering Association, Baise Municipal Government and Sports Bureau of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region came to a successful closure. With more than 600 outdoor sports enthusiasts in participation, this was the fifth time the sports event was held in Lingyun County and Leye County.
Leye County is dubbed the "World Capital of Sinkholes" and "Most Outdoor-esque Small Town in China", while the Haoshen Lake scenic area in Lingyun County is well-known for its classic karst landscape. Both counties are noted for their marvelous scenery, hospitable local folk reputation as regions of longevity, and a prime destination for adventurous fans of outdoor sports.
KUALA LUMPUR, May 14 (Bernama) -- AMMB Holdings Berhad has won the Sustainability Award 2019 at the 16th Annual RAM League Awards held on Thursday, 25 April 2019, at Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Kuala Lumpur. AmBank Group is the first banking group in Malaysia to be accorded this award based on Sustainability Rating, a holistic method developed by RAM Ratings to measure sustainability performance.
AmInvestment Bank Berhad (“AmInvestment Bank”)’s Capital Markets Group also received two awards, being joint second placing in Lead Manager Award 2018 by Number of Issues and joint second placing for Lead Manager Award (Sukuk) 2018 by Number of Issues.
Performance on July 3 to be a Charity Gala in honour of her patronage
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, May 14 (Bernama) -- Prime Minister YAB Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad's wife, YABhg. Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali, has accepted invitation to be the patron of the iconic musical THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
Presented by live entertainment company Base Entertainment, the musical is based on the novel by French writer Gaston Leroux about a disfigured musical genius who lives in the sewers beneath the Paris Opera House, dubbed the Phantom, who falls fiercely in love with the young soprano Christine.