Ragu Bhargava, CEO and Co-Founder of Global Upside, Wins 2017 Pride of India Award

SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#globalupside--Ragu Bhargava, CEO and Co-Founder of Global Upside, a leading provider of accounting, payroll, HR, PEO, and talent acquisition services globally, has won the “Pride of India” award presented to him by the NRI Institute at a gala at the UK House of Lords in London last week.



The NRI Institute honors Indian-origin business executives who have made a lasting impact through entrepreneurship and innovation.

Ragu, who co-founded Global Upside with his wife Gita Bhargava (COO at Global Upside) in 1996, has built the once small accounting services firm into a formidable service provider in its space. The firm today boasts an expansive portfolio of Finance, HR, Payroll, and Professional Employer (PEO) services, has developed a unique HR technology, and is supporting clients in 100+ countries.

“I am extremely honored to be the 2017 recipient and it is a distinct privilege to be in the company of past recipients, who I consider to be extremely innovative leaders. Nearly 20 years ago, Global Upside set out with a vision to change how companies can accelerate growth. I am honored and humbled to see our positive contributions being recognized. We are fostering innovation to truly change the game for companies that are in the growth phase,” said Ragu.

Lord Diljit Singh Rana, British politician and member of the House of Lords - a former recipient of the award himself - presented the award to Ragu and commended him for his work in business and for giving back to the community.

Ragu has been an avid supporter of children’s education via City Year, an organization that is dedicated to helping provide education to youth in the most disadvantaged communities in the United States.

The Pride of India Award

The Pride of India awards are given by the NRI Institute, a non-profit organization focused on connecting the Indian diaspora. The awards are given in several categories and nominations are accepted and vetted by the institute’s steering committee.

“Entrepreneurs foster innovation and are role models for youth across the globe. These awards are a way to connect these brilliant minds and share their stories with the world. It’s a great honor to be recognizing Ragu (Bhargava),” said Manu Jagmohan Singh, Secretary General of the NRI Institute.

Notable Winners

Some other notable winners of the NRI Institute awards in recent years include business magnate and philanthropist Lord Swaraj Paul; Hinduja Group leaders, Srichand and Gopichand Hinduja; beer magnate Lord Karan Bilimoria; venture capitalist Vinod Dham; serial entrepreneur B.V. Jagadeesh; tennis legend and philanthropist Vijay Amritraj; venture capitalist Vish Mishra; Madagascar-based business tycoon Ylias Akbaraly; Baroness Sandip Verma; CMD of Jaura Infratech R.S. Jaura; and Director of Lloyds TSB's Asian Markets Division Kamel Hothi among others.

About Global Upside

Global Upside solves business complexity with world-class HR, Payroll, Accounting, Tax, Compliance, PEO, and Talent Acquisition support when and where Clients need us. We are the trusted partner and favorite problem-solver for our Clients as there are very few countries or situations we cannot help with. Learn more at www.globalupside.com.


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Indian Commercial Aquafeed Market 2017 – The Changing Market Landscape – Research and Markets

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Indian Commercial Aquafeed Market - The Changing Market Landscape" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering.


The research report enables aquafeed manufacturers to screen most attractive regions for future expansion where penetration of commercial aquafeed is in single digit and fish production has been growing.

The Indian subcontinent, with a rich biodiversity of fish species, has emerged as an important aquaculture country particularly in the fresh water environment. As India is the second largest producer of fish, it provides an immense opportunity for aquafeed manufacturers to tap the growing demand for commercial aquafeed in the country.

The recent research report, Indian Commercial Aquafeed Market - The Changing Market Landscape provides in-depth study of India's aquaculture industry's performance in terms of inland and marine aquaculture production, along with the demand of commercial aquafeed in the coming years. As per our study, Andhra Pradesh has developed strong inland fish production capacity and contribution from inland sector increased from 1.1 Million Tonnes in 2010-11 to 1.6 Million Tonnes in 2015-16.

Andhra Pradesh accounts for 22% of India's total commercial aquafeed consumption followed by West Bengal; however, the penetration of commercial aquafeed is still at 10% for finfish category and a little higher for shellfish category in Andhra Pradesh. This makes the state an attractive investment destination for aquafeed manufacturers.

Key Topics Covered:

1. Analyst View

2. Research Methodology

3. Aquaculture Production Scenario

4. Commercial Aquafeed Market Outlook to 2020

5. State-wise Commercial Aquafeed Consumption

6. Commercial Finfish Feed by Ingredients

7. Feed Conversion Ratio by Type of Finfish

8. Market Drivers

9. Technological Advancements in Aquaculture

10. Industry Restraints

11. Government Initiatives

12. Competitive Landscape

  • Indian Broiler Group
  • Growel Feeds Private Limited
  • Uno Feeds
  • Kwality Feeds Ltd.
  • Deepak Nexgen Feed Pvt. Ltd.
  • Mulpuri Foods and Feeds Pvt. Ltd.
  • Avanti Feeds Ltd.
  • Godrej Agrovet Ltd.
  • The Waterbase Ltd.
  • Nexus Feeds Ltd.
  • Grobest Feeds Corporation India Ltd.
  • C.P. Aquaculture India Pvt. Ltd.

For more information about this report visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hk9vgs/indian_commercial


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Indian Poultry Feed Market Opportunities to 2020 – Research and Markets

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Indian Poultry Feed Market Opportunities" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering.


Poultry Feed Market Opportunities portrays the current scenario of poultry feed industry in the country with a bird's eye view on both traditional and packaged feed. Our analysis anticipates the poultry feed market to grow at a CAGR of around 8% till 2019-20. In the coming years, packaged poultry feed is expected to grow at a higher pace compared to the traditional poultry feed. The research report offers a well-framed picture of poultry feed market dynamics, essential to get a grasp of the market nerve.

In the coming years, packaged poultry feed is expected to grow at a higher pace compared to the traditional poultry feed. The research report offers a well-framed picture of poultry feed market dynamics, essential to get a grasp of the market nerve.

India has emerged as the only country in the developing world with a self-reliant, technology-driven poultry industry with the capability to produce every essential input for successful poultry farming, including indigenous genetic resource & breeding, world class poultry vaccines & medicines, Specific Pathogen-free eggs (SPF), farms & hatchery automation systems, pellet feed, egg processing, poultry processing, nationwide network of disease diagnostic laboratories & facilities for entrepreneurial development and training in both private & public sectors.

Total poultry feed consumption is anticipated to grow with a CAGR of around 6% till 2019-20. This study finds, Haryana, country's largest broiler producer as a key investment destination amongst other Indian states as commercial broiler feed penetration stands at around 90% in the state and it will rise further by 2019-20, the state also becomes important due to its close vicinity to Delhi-NCR, as the region accounts for significant poultry meat and egg consumption.

Key Topics Covered:

1. Analyst View

2. Research Methodology

3. Poultry Farming: Market Outlook to 2020

4. Poultry Feed Market Outlook to 2020

5. State-wise Poultry Feed Consumption to 2020

6. Market Drivers and Restraints

7. Government Policies

8. Competitive Assessment (Key Players)

  • Amrit Group
  • CP India
  • Godrej Agrovet
  • Hindustan Animal Feed
  • SKM Animal Feeds & Foods Limited
  • Sampoorna Feeds
  • Shanthi Poultry
  • Skylark Feeds (Pvt.) Ltd.
  • Suguna Foods
  • Venky's
  • Vimla Feeds

For more information about this report visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jx6d7w/indian_poultry


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India Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Solution Market, Forecast to 2021 – Research and Markets

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "India Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Solution Market, Forecast to 2021" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering.


The Indian DDoS solution market experienced an impressive YoY growth rate of 50.1% in 2016, with total revenue amounting to $14.1 million.

It is expected to grow at a CAGR of 41.3% (2016-2021). The frequency of DDoS attacks has increased and India was cited to be one of the top sources of the attacks. In 2016, some ISPs in Mumbai experienced a series of DDoS attacks. As a result, Internet speed slowed down, and many users were affected. This incident highlighted the need and importance for enterprises to adopt DDoS solutions to combat such attacks in the future. Growing awareness of DDoS attacks is likely to drive growth, as organizations are more open toward adopting security measures. As such, it is easier for security vendors to venture into the Indian market.

Market trends are analyzed for the study period 2015 to 2021, with the base year being 2016. DDoS solution is the key focus area in this study. The vertical segmentation in this study includes the government, banking, financial services and Insurance (BFSI), service provider, manufacturing, education, eCommerce, and other sectors.

Key Questions This Study Will Answer

  • Is the DDoS solution market growing? How long will it continue to grow, and at what rate?
  • Are the existing competitors structured correctly to meet customer needs?
  • Will DDoS solutions continue to exist, or will other solutions and services take its place?
  • How will the structure of the market change with time?
  • Will the services replace the product markets?
  • What are the most common DDoS threats in India?
  • Are the vendors in India ready to go it alone, or do they need partnerships to take their business to the next level?

Key Topics Covered:

1. Market Overview

2. Forecasts and Trends

3. Market Share and Competitive Landscape Analysis

4. Growth Opportunities and Call to Action

5. The Last Word

6. Appendix

Companies Mentioned

  • Akamai
  • Arbor Networks
  • F5 Networks
  • Genie Networks
  • Radware

For more information about this report visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rwx7xs/india_distributed


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Japan Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Solution Market, Forecast to 2021 – Research and Markets

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Japan Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Solution Market, Forecast to 2021" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering.


The Japanese DDoS solutions market recorded a significant growth rate of 57.3% on a YoY basis in 2016, generating $32.5 million

In terms of technology, on-premise solutions became the dominant revenue contributor in the market for 2016, accounting for 69.1% of the revenue, whilst the cloud-based segment accounted for 30.9%. The cloud-based DDoS segment in Japan is nascent or at the early stages of growth. However, there is a shift in the IT spending trend - from the general adoption of on-premise solutions to the service model. Therefore, the segment will show a stronger growth than on-premise solutions.

Market trends are analyzed for the study period 2015 to 2021, with the base year being 2016. DDoS solution is the key focus area in this study. The vertical segmentation in this study includes the government, banking, financial services and Insurance (BFSI), service provider, manufacturing, education, eCommerce, and other sectors.

Key Questions This Study Will Answer

  • Is the DDoS solution market growing? How long will it continue to grow, and at what rate?
  • Are the existing competitors structured correctly to meet customer needs?
  • Will DDoS solutions continue to exist, or will other solutions and services take its place?
  • How will the structure of the market change with time?
  • Will the services replace the product markets?
  • What are the most common DDoS threats in Japan?

Key Topics Covered:

1. Market Overview

2. Forecasts and Trends

3. Market Share and Competitive Landscape Analysis

4. Growth Opportunities and Call to Action

5. The Last Word

6. Appendix

Companies Mentioned

  • Akamai
  • Arbor Networks
  • F5 Networks
  • Genie Networks
  • Radware

For more information about this report visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/r6njvt/japan_distributed


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ASEAN Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Solution Market 2015-2017 & 2021 – Research and Markets

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "ASEAN Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Solution Market, Forecast to 2021" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering.


The DDoS solution market in ASEAN grew vigorously by 54.1% on a YoY basis and remained the second largest DDoS market in the Asia-Pacific region with 20.9% of market share.

The adoption of DDoS solutions was seen moving away from a service-provider-centric market to a more enterprise-centric market with increasing number of enterprises investing in the solutions, particularly cloud-based DDoS mitigation services. However, SPs remained the largest spenders due to the need for infrastructure upgrade to protect their own network services and to cater to managed DDoS mitigation services.

In addition to market growth analysis, the study highlights the key driving forces of the DDoS market. Key drivers include better awareness of security due to constantly evolving DDoS attacks which will eventually stimulate the stronger adoption of DDoS solutions; growing concerns over threats to key infrastructure and strong requirements for cyber resiliency which are driving government organizations and service providers to upgrade their network infrastructure and mitigation capacities; the rise in the number of connected devices (IoT devices) which requires businesses and service providers to strengthen their protection capability; tightened requirements for compliances which drive organizations to invest in DDoS solutions to protect infrastructure and data; growing concerns over business disruption and reputation loss which drive many large organizations to expand their in-house DDoS mitigation capacity; and incomplete ability of legacy security approaches which causes customers to look at dedicated defense solutions to tackle threats and mitigate attacks.

Market trends are analyzed for the study period 2015 to 2021, with the base year being 2016. DDoS solution is the key focus area in this study. The vertical segmentation in this study includes the government, banking, financial services and Insurance (BFSI), service provider, manufacturing, education, eCommerce, and other sectors.

Key Topics Covered:

1. Market Overview

2. Forecasts and Trends

3. Market Share and Competitive Landscape Analysis

4. Growth Opportunities and Call to Action

5. The Last Word

6. Appendix

Companies Mentioned

  • Akamai
  • Arbor Networks
  • Cloudfare
  • F5 Networks
  • Nexusguard
  • Radware

For more information about this report visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/662ntc/asean_distributed


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Greater China Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Solution Market, Forecast to 2021 – Research and Markets

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Greater China Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Solution Market, Forecast to 2021" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering.


The Greater China DDoS solution market grew by 36.8% on a YoY basis, generating $102.7 million in 2016

China remained the key contributor to the overall revenue of the GCR market, followed by Hong Kong and Taiwan. The on-premise solution segment recorded a significant growth of 28.8%, achieved market revenue of $73.4 million in 2016. The cloud-based DDoS solution segment continued to experience a stronger growth than the on-premise solution segment, recording a market revenue of $29.3 million in 2016 with the stronger YoY growth rate of 61.8%.

Market trends are analyzed for the study period 2015 to 2021, with the base year being 2016. DDoS solution is the key focus area in this study. The vertical segmentation in this study includes the government, banking, financial services and Insurance (BFSI), service provider, manufacturing, education, eCommerce, and other sectors.

Key Topics Covered:

1. Market Overview

2. Forecasts and Trends

3. Market Share and Competitive Landscape Analysis

4. Growth Opportunities and Call to Action

5. The Last Word

6. Appendix

Companies Mentioned

  • Arbor Networks
  • Cloudflare
  • F5 Networks
  • Genie Networks
  • Huawei
  • NSFOCUS
  • Radware

For more information about this report visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3skc5j/greater_china


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A.M. Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance Co., Ltd. and Its U.S. Subsidiaries

HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A.M. Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of A++ (Superior) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating (Long-Term ICR) of “aa+” of Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance Co., Ltd. (SFM) (South Korea). Concurrently, A.M. Best has affirmed the FSR of A (Excellent) and the Long-Term ICR of “a” of SFM’s wholly owned subsidiary, Samsung Reinsurance Pte. Ltd. (SRE) (Singapore). A.M. Best also has affirmed the FSR of A- (Excellent) and the Long-Term ICRs of “a-” of SFM’s subsidiaries, Samsung Vina Insurance Co., Ltd. (SVI) (Vietnam) and PT. Asuransi Samsung Tugu (AST) (Indonesia). The outlook of all of these Credit Ratings (ratings) is stable.


The rating affirmations of SFM reflect its very strong risk-adjusted capitalization, profitable and stable operating performance, and favorable business profile. The company’s risk-adjusted capitalization, as measured by Best’s Capital Adequacy Ratio (BCAR), remained at a very strong level in 2016. The BCAR was supported by growth in capital and surplus, which was driven mainly by net profit retention.

SFM benefits from a strong brand. Although its share of South Korea’s non-life insurance market has declined over the past five years, SFM remains by far the largest market player. The company is focused on maintaining a profitable and stable operating performance. Underwriting profitability has improved, driven by better performance in auto and long-term insurance, the company’s major business lines.

While positive rating actions are unlikely, negative rating actions could occur if there is a consistent deterioration in the company’s operating performance.

The rating affirmations of SRE reflect its solid risk-adjusted capitalization and five-year trend of favorable operating performance. A.M. Best also recognizes the wide range of support that SRE receives from SFM, given SRE’s strategic importance to SFM’s overseas expansion plan, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region.

SRE, based in Singapore, was incorporated in October 2011 and is a wholly owned subsidiary of SFM.

SRE maintains a strong risk-adjusted capitalization that benefits from low underwriting leverage and a conservative investment portfolio. SRE has demonstrated a track record of profitable results despite competitive reinsurance market conditions, as the company has reported a five-year average combined ratio of 88% with a moderate level of volatility.

These positive rating factors are offset partially by the company’s modest business profile. SRE maintains limited diversification of risks across product lines and geographies, as it generates the majority of its businesses from its group companies.

Negative rating actions could occur if SRE experiences a significant decrease in capitalization or sustained deterioration in underwriting performance.

The rating affirmations of SVI reflect its excellent risk-adjusted capitalization, strong operating performance and the support the company receives from SFM, which owns 75% of SVI’s shares.

SVI’s excellent risk-adjusted capitalization is supported by its very low level of underwriting leverage and conservative investment portfolio. The company also has reported very strong underwriting results in the past five years, due to profitable business from Samsung group companies in Vietnam. A favorable claims experience has enabled the company to secure a high margin in reinsurance commissions, despite decreases in premium rates in recent years.

Offsetting these positive rating factors is SVI’s high reliance on the premium generated from the Samsung group companies in Vietnam. Material deterioration in these companies’ performance could have a negative impact on SVI’s profile and operating performance.

While positive rating actions are unlikely, negative rating actions could occur if SVI experiences a significant decrease in risk-adjusted capitalization due to deterioration in operating results or a surge in credit risk.

The ratings of AST reflect its favorable operating performance and solid risk-adjusted capitalization, as well as the wide range of support that AST receives from SFM, its ultimate parent.

AST reported an improvement in risk-adjusted capitalization in 2016, with strong growth in its capital base offsetting increases in investment and underwriting risks. Although the company had a relatively small capital base of IDR 236 billion (USD 17.7 million) at year-end 2016, the company’s conservative retention strategy supports the current ratings.

AST primarily writes commercial risks and mainly focuses on Samsung group companies and Korean interests abroad in Indonesia. The company is profitable, as demonstrated by its five-year average operating ratio of 47% with a moderate level of volatility.

While positive rating actions are unlikely, negative rating actions could be triggered by substantial deterioration in AST’s risk-adjusted capitalization, due to material losses or a significant increase in credit risk.

Ratings are communicated to rated entities prior to publication. Unless stated otherwise, the ratings were not amended subsequent to that communication.

This press release relates to Credit Ratings that have been published on A.M. Best’s website. For all rating information relating to the release and pertinent disclosures, including details of the office responsible for issuing each of the individual ratings referenced in this release, please see A.M. Best’s Recent Rating Activity web page. For additional information regarding the use and limitations of Credit Rating opinions, please view Understanding Best’s Credit Ratings. For information on the proper media use of Best’s Credit Ratings and A.M. Best press releases, please view Guide for Media - Proper Use of Best’s Credit Ratings and A.M. Best Rating Action Press Releases.

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Global Healthcare Construction Projects Report 2017 – Research and Markets

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Project Insight - Global Healthcare Construction Projects" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering.


The report provides detailed market analysis, information and insights based on over 1910 CIC projects in the Global market. The report provides detailed metrics on health construction projects (as tracked by CIC) split by country, type and value. Detailed metrics are also provided for the top 10 countries.

The Construction Intelligence Center (CIC) is currently tracking healthcare construction projects globally with a total value of US$406 billion. Of this US$209 billion is already in execution.

The Americas accounts for the highest share with US$138.2 billion. Europe is in second place, with projects with a value of US$116.5 billion, ahead of Asia-Pacific in third with projects valued at US$96.5 billion.

Overall this pipeline of projects equates to 514,000 new beds being added, including over 43,000 in the US alone.

The largest projects currently in execution are the US$5.47 billion DNV Godstrup Regional Hospital in Denmark, the US$3.4 billion Jeddah Security Forces Medical City and the US$3.39 billion Riyadh Security Forces Medical City, whilst in development are the US$10.0 billion Chengdu Healthcare Park in China, the US$4.3 billion Gaustad Hospital Development in Norway and the US$2.3 billion University Hospital Redevelopment in Zurich, Switzerland.

Key Topics Covered:

1. Global Overview

2. Regional Overview - The Americas

3. Regional Overview - Europe

4. Regional Overview - Asia-Pacific

5. Regional Overview - Middle East and Africa

6. Project Analytics by Country

7. Methodology

For more information about this report visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9m98vs/project_insight


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Asia-Pacific Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Solution Market 2017 – Forecast to 2021 – Research and Markets

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Asia-Pacific Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Solution Market, Forecast to 2021" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering.


The DDoS solution market continued to grow tremendously in 2016, registering an increase of 39.7% on a YoY basis. The market generated a total revenue of $261.9 million, which included revenue from both on-premise and cloud-based solutions.

DDoS attacks continued to evolve and became more sophisticated in 2016 due to the emergence of IoT devices that were compromised to launch volumetric DDoS attacks. There has also been a rise of botnet-for-hire, DDoS-for-hire services in dark webs recently. More severely, malware source codes are also shared in user forums, helping the attacker community instantly and much easily create DDoS attacks.

In addition to market growth analysis, the study highlights the key driving forces of the DDoS market. Key drivers include better awareness of security due to constantly evolving DDoS attacks which will eventually stimulate the stronger adoption of DDoS solutions; growing concerns over threats to key infrastructure and strong requirements for cyber resiliency which are driving government organizations and service providers to upgrade their network infrastructure and mitigation capacities; the rise in the number of connected devices (IoT devices) which requires businesses and service providers to strengthen their protection capability; tightened requirements for compliances which drives organizations to invest in DDoS solutions to protect infrastructure and data; growing concerns over business disruption and reputation loss which drive many large organizations to expand their in-house DDoS mitigation capacity; and incomplete ability of legacy security approaches which causes customers to look at dedicated defense solutions to tackle threats and mitigate attacks.

Key Questions This Study Will Answer:

  • Is the DDoS solution market growing? How long will it continue to grow, and at what rate?
  • Are the existing competitors structured correctly to meet customer needs?
  • Will DDoS solutions continue to exist, or will other solutions and services take its place?
  • How will the structure of the market change with time?
  • Will the services replace the product markets?
  • What are the most common DDoS threats in Asia-Pacific?
  • Are the vendors in the market ready to go it alone, or do they need partnerships to take their business to the next level?

Companies Mentioned

  • A10 Networks
  • AhnLab
  • Akamai
  • Arbor Networks
  • CDNetworks
  • Cloudflare
  • Corero Networks
  • DOSarrest
  • F5 Networks
  • Fortinet
  • Genie Networks
  • Huawei
  • Imperva
  • Infoblox
  • Limelight Networks
  • Neustar
  • Nexusguard
  • NSFOCUS
  • Radware
  • Verisign
  • WINS
  • Zenedge

For more information about this report visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9qcddc/asiapacific


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Annual Stainless Steel Statistics 2017 – Research and Markets

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Annual Stainless Steel Statistics 2017" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering.


This annual publication provides instant access to a wealth of data on the stainless steel industry. The publication presents data from diverse sources in a common format for all countries. The latest edition will contain introductory coverage of world patterns in production, trade and estimated consumption. Also featured are worldwide ingot production and import/export figures by product form and country (including the former USSR and China).

Included are:

  • Ingots
  • Blooms
  • Billets
  • Rods
  • Bars & sections
  • Wire & rod
  • Sheet & plate
  • Hoop & strip
  • Tubes

Where available, 20 years of data is given to allow for long-term comparisons. A detailed appendix breaks down more fully the annual import and export figures for the current year, showing sources and destinations by country, with totals in metric tons.

For more information about this report visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/m22nbq/annual_stainless


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Evaluating the Emerging Demand for Construction Equipment in India by 2024-25: Demand Growth to Surprise all? – Research and Markets

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Evaluating the Emerging Demand for Construction Equipment in India by 2024-25: Demand Growth to Surprise all?" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering.


India's GDP has started showing signs of recovery, the government recently announced that India's Gross Domestic Product has grown from 7.2% in the December 2015 quarter to 7.9% in the March 2016 quarter. Public spending in Infrastructure sector has started showing results and the GDP numbers indicates that the economy is beginning to turn for good. Softer crude oil prices has helped the government to save precious dollars and the same been utilized in creating infrastructure across roads, highways, ports etc.

Due prolonged period of slump in the construction sector, demand for construction equipment has witnessed complete collapse between 2011 till 2015. While the recovery to peak demand is still few notches away, but the author sees that a faster recovery than anticipated could surprise on an all. Recent number of L&T, the construction conglomerate, seems to be suggesting that the intent announced by Government is getting fructified and the outlook seems quite robust.

The author is of the view that, even if 50-60% of the proposed investment fructifies, it will lead to doubling of demand for construction equipment. In order to ascertain this view, the author has initiated research on the construction equipment sector and the report is aimed to provide data, information, analysis and insights, driven from detailed primary research. Report will provide, detailed portfolio analysis of different equipment supplied by different OEMs, current demand and projected demand, usage thumb rules across different industry, demand for equipment under lease model etc..

Key Topics Covered:

1. Executive Summary

2. Research Approach & Methodology

3. Construction Equipment market & application landscape

4. Construction Activity in India - Key Trends

5. Key market trends

6. Market for construction equipment market in FY2016-17

7. Assessing construction equipment usage norms for different industries

8. Assessing procurement norms - lease vs own

9. Key demand growth drivers: Mapping different announced, planned & upcoming Infrastructure projects that will drive demand for construction equipment

10. Projecting demand for construction equipment - Optimistic & Realistic Scenario

11. Competitive Analysis of OEMs in India market

12. User preference for make and type of construction equipment

13. Construction Equipment Financing Market in India

14. M&A Possibilities in the sector

15. GTM portfolio to tap the booming construction equipment market in India

16. Detailed Profile of Key OEMs

  • BEML
  • CAT
  • JCB
  • L&T Construction & Mining Machinery
  • Mahindra CE
  • Schwing Stetter India Pvt Ltd
  • Voltas
  • Volvo

For more information about this report visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5rc4zr/evaluating_the


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Human Capital Management for Airports (Singapore, Singapore – November 22-23, 2017) – Research and Markets

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Human Capital Management for Airports" conference has been added to Research and Markets' offering


Taking place in Singapore between 21-24 November 2017, Human Capital Management for Airports Summit 2017 is the platform focused on achieving business sustainability and employer reputation for visionary airport operators. It's the product of airport operators' desire to uphold key business objectives through fostering a valued workforce of maximized performance, effectively utilized talents and competent leadership.

Sustainable financial performance, aviation safety & security and employer's responsibilities are at the heart of airport operations. As human capital amalgamates intrinsically with an airport's overall business performance, the implications of Human Capital Management practices go beyond influences and responsibilities of human resources, recruitment, learning & development units. Employees' performance, talent development, leadership management, organisational design and succession planning are without doubt critical factors ensuring high standards in safety, aeronautical/non-aeronautical revenues, customer expectation and employer's reputation.

The global case studies, presentation and panel discussions at unique summit will be attended by various airports' leaders in Human capital management / human resources; Operations heads (C-level executives, GMs); Unit heads (Airside Operations, Airport Engineering, Commercial Heads, Aeronautical/non-Aeronautical); Learning & Development; Succession Planning; Talent / Leadership; Career Development, and many more.

Topics Delivered at Human Capital Management for Airports Summit 2017

  • Panel discussions & presentations at Human Capital Management for Airport Summit 2017 will feature airport-only case studies specifically about:
  • Case studies on human capital management on airside operations, customer services, and airports' special projects
  • Challenges and practices in talent identification, retention and development in airports
  • Airports' leadership development and succession planning issues
  • Case studies on HRIS development and workforce analytics
  • Roles of training, organizational structure, communication and performance analyses in Developing high-performing teams
  • Improving workforce satisfaction and job enrichment
  • Preparing employees for rapid technological change in Airports
  • Employee benefits, rewards & compensation and airport's objectives
  • Learning & Development plans for airport workforce
  • Contract workers at airports: issues on risks, security and skills utilization
  • Developing an airport performance-measurement system and the involvement of employees
  • Practices for improving effectiveness in recruitment and L&D decision making

Key Takeaways

  • Best Practices in Talent Management, Leadership Development and Succession Planning for Airports
  • Building High-Performing Teams to Achieve Airports' Business Objectives
  • Proven Approaches in Maximizing Employees Skills, Motivation & Satisfaction for High Workforce Engagement

For more information about this conference visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/67knp7/human_capital


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Animal Feed: Oxea Certified According to GMP+ and HACCP in Europe

MONHEIM AM RHEIN, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The global chemical company Oxea has had its European product lines for feed additives and its new Group headquarters in Monheim am Rhein certified according to HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points) standards. At its Marl site, the carboxylic acid plant has already passed the GMP+B2 certificate (Good Manufacturing Practice) since 2010. The new Group headquarters received the GMP+B1 certificate for the first time. With this certification, Oxea supports its customers in the animal feed sector in their continuous quality assurance process. KMPG and SGS audited Oxea’s Group headquarters and production sites without any objections, and the production, logistics, and warehousing departments were certified accordingly.


“Feed manufacturers worldwide use salts and esters of our butyric acid AF (Animal Feed) and propionic acid AF for the production of feed materials that are free of antibiotic growth promoters, the so-called AGP-free feed. We take the needs of our customers seriously: Through our initiative, we support them in the complete certification of their processes according to HACCP and GMP. Our customers now have the assurance that they can purchase their basic products from a certified supplier. We can prove that we work carefully in the supply chain. This makes it even easier for our customers to use Oxea’s raw materials. To this end, we have invested a great deal of effort in the process control and documentation of production. Also, our employees undergo extensive training," said Dr. Christoph Balzarek, Commercial Business Director Carboxylic Acids at Oxea.

“Oxea meets the needs of its customers to ensure their success. Therefore, we are very pleased about the successful certification. It is an important part of our selective growth strategy, particularly in the important feed sector," commented Dr. Salim Al Huthaili, CEO of Oxea. I would like to thank our dedicated, cross-functional teams from production, supply chain, and logistics as well as our quality management team for their great dedication to the preparation and execution of the highly successful audits," continued Al Huthaili.

A list of certificates issued is available at www.oxea-chemicals.com/certificate

HACCP is a systematic approach to identify potential risks in the production of feed and food and is a fundamental component of food and feed safety. GMP+ is an additional quality management system that goes beyond this and integrates all relevant areas of the company into the feed safety management system.

About Oxea

Oxea is a global manufacturer of oxo intermediates and oxo derivatives, such as alcohols, polyols, carboxylic acids, specialty esters, and amines. These products are used for the production of high-quality coatings, lubricants, cosmetics and pharmaceutical products, flavorings and fragrances, printing inks and plastics. Oxea employs more than 1,400 people worldwide. Oxea is part of the Oman Oil Company S.A.O.C. (OOC), a commercial company wholly owned by the Government of Oman. Established in 1996, it pursues investment opportunities in the wider energy sector both inside and outside Oman. OOC plays an important role in the Sultanate's efforts to diversify the economy and to promote domestic and foreign investments. For more information about Oxea, visit www.oxea-chemicals.com.


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Time Inc.’s FORTUNE to Convene China’s Tech Leaders and Global 500 CEOs in Guangzhou

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Time Inc.’s (NYSE:TIME) FORTUNE announced today some of the world’s most prominent business leaders as speakers for the 2017 FORTUNE Global Forum (December 6--8) and for the inaugural FORTUNE Brainstorm Tech International (December 5--6), both taking place in Guangzhou, China. The list includes Global 500 CEOs as well as CEOs of China’s largest tech companies. An additional lineup of speakers will be announced later this fall.



“We’re excited to bring together the world’s top business and technology leaders at this crucial time of change in China and in the global economy,” said Time Inc. Chief Content Officer Alan Murray, who will speak today about the upcoming FORTUNE events at a dinner in San Francisco leading up to the Global Forum. “Guangzhou has been a center for international commerce for centuries, and Guangdong Province has become the locus for Chinese innovation. These two events will bring top business leaders from all over the world to Guangzhou, give them an opportunity to discuss and debate the next critical phase of globalization, and expose them to the most exciting developments in Chinese technology and innovation."

Confirmed speakers for the 2017 FORTUNE Global Forum, taking place at the Shangri-La Hotel in Guangzhou, include the following China tech leaders: Alibaba Executive Chairman Jack Ma, Baidu CEO Robin Li, Foxconn CEO Terry Gou, Huawei Rotating CEO Ken Hu, Lenovo CEO Yang Yuanqing, and Tencent CEO Pony Ma. Additional speakers at this year’s Global Forum include: Atlantis Investment Management Group Chairwoman Yang Liu, Broad Group CEO Zhang Yue, Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins, Dalian Wanda Chairman Wang Jianlin, DreamWorks Cofounder Jeffrey Katzenberg, GGV Capital Managing Partner Hans Tung, Guangzhou Automobile Group Chairman Zeng Qinghong, Guangzhou Pharmaceutical Holdings Chairman Li Chuyuan, Haier Group CEO Zhang Ruimin, HSBC Group CEO Stuart Gulliver, Johnson & Johnson CEO Alex Gorsky, Neusoft CEO Liu Jiren, Ofo CEO Dai Wei, Royal Philips CEO Frans van Houten, Tata Sons Chairman Natarajan Chandrasekaran, former U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker, Walmart Chairman Greg Penner, WPP CEO Martin Sorrell, and Yuexiu Financial Holdings Chairman Zhang Zhaoxing, and others.

The three-day forum, themed “Openness and Innovation: Shaping the Global Economy,” will bring together CEOs from the world’s biggest companies—the FORTUNE Global 500—with leaders from China in both business and government. This year’s event will be the 15th FORTUNE Global Forum and the fifth one held in China.

FORTUNE Brainstorm Tech International is a new conference that will convene leaders in the innovation economy space December 5–6, at Guangzhou’s Four Seasons Hotel. This new event will tap into the strength of FORTUNE’s U.S.-based Brainstorm Tech conference, which for the past 16 summers has brought together leaders in tech, media, entertainment, and finance in Aspen, Colorado. Brainstorm Tech International will explore the innovation revolution unfolding in China, including homegrown innovation and mass implementation in fields including artificial intelligence, social media, biotech, fintech, virtual reality, automotive, the sharing economy, and mobile platforms.

Early confirmed speakers for FORTUNE Brainstorm Tech International include: Airbnb Cofounder Nate Blecharczyk, China Renaissance CEO Fan Bao, CreditEase CEO Tang Ning, DJI President Roger Luo, Mobike CEO Davis Wang, Mobvoi CEO Zhifei Li, Payoneer CEO Scott Galit, Ping An Insurance COO and CIO Jessica Tan, Samsung Electronics America CMO Marc Mathieu, Shunwei Capital CEO Tuck Lye Koh, Vipkid CEO Cindy Mi, and Xiaohongshu Cofounder Miranda Qu.

The two-day event will bring together some of China’s most promising start-up companies and emerging tech stars. The program will feature innovators in China who are finding new pathways to success as well as leaders from around the world, including Silicon Valley, Israel, Europe and other parts of Asia.

Participation in the FORTUNE Global Forum and Brainstorm Tech International is by invitation only.

The host city for the 2017 FORTUNE Global Forum is Guangzhou, China. Partner sponsors for the Forum include presenting partner HSBC; plus China Southern Airlines, Guangzhou Automobile Group, GE, Guangzhou Pharmaceutical Company, Herman Miller, Huawei, Insigniam, Midea, Shuijingfang, and Yuexiu Financial Holdings. The Forum’s knowledge partner is McKinsey & Company. The Global Forum supplier is International SOS.

Guangzhou Automobile Group is the presenting partner sponsor for FORTUNE Brainstorm Tech International.

FORTUNE is a global leader in business journalism with major franchises that include the FORTUNE 500 and the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For. The Global Forum is one of the signature live events produced annually by FORTUNE Live Media, including FORTUNE Most Powerful Women, FORTUNE Brainstorm Tech and FORTUNE MPW Next Gen. Time Inc. is a global leader in live media with some of the world’s most prestigious brand events, including the FOOD & WINE Classic, ESSENCE Festival, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED Swimsuit, Time 100 Gala and many more.

ABOUT TIME INC.

Time Inc. (NYSE:TIME) is a leading multi-platform consumer media company that engages over 170 million consumers globally every month. The company's influential brands include PEOPLE, TIME, FORTUNE, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, INSTYLE, REAL SIMPLE, SOUTHERN LIVING and TRAVEL + LEISURE, as well as approximately 60 diverse international brands. Time Inc. offers marketers a differentiated proposition in the marketplace by combining its powerful brands, trusted content, audience scale, direct relationships with consumers and unique first-party data. The company is home to growing media and platforms, including digital video, OTT, television, licensing, paid products and services and celebrated live events, such as the TIME 100, FORTUNE Most Powerful Women, PEOPLE’s Sexiest Man Alive, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED’s Sportsperson of the Year, the ESSENCE Festival and the FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen.


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