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Ford India Resumes Bookings For EcoSport

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Ford India has announced that it has re-opened bookings for all variants of its most awarded, urban SUV Ford EcoSport.

Since its launch, Ford EcoSport has received an overwhelming response from customers and garnered record bookings. Ford EcoSport has been praised for its robust drive dynamics, exemplary performance, smart technology and compelling value proposition by customers and enthusiasts alike.

“Ford India’s game changing SUV EcoSport is aimed squarely at delighting discerning customers in India by offering more than they expect. With 50,000 EcoSports delivered, we have significantly reduced the waiting period and are pleased to extend the opportunity to book the Ford EcoSport to more customers,” said Vinay Piparsania, Executive Director of Marketing Sales and Service at Ford India.

Indian Motorcycle Openes Country’s 1st Dealership Haryana
Wholly owned subsidiary of Polaris Industries Inc., the world leader in Off-Road and All-Terrain Vehicles has inaugurated the country’s first Indian Motorcycle showroom in Gurgaon, Haryana.

Polaris India has brought the iconic motorcycle brand closer to the Indian biking enthusiasts.

“The very first showroom to display and retail the legendary Indian Motorcycle® holds great importance for us. It is the first interface where we are giving an opportunity to biking enthusiasts to own a slice of history with a contemporary twist. The start of the Indian Motorcycle’s® dealer network in India reinforces the company’s serious commitment towards growing its footprint in the country and reaching out to Indian Motorcycle® fans. This year we intend to open two dealerships in India,” said Mr. Pankaj Dubey, Managing Director, Polaris India.

The showroom, located at B-10, Info City, Sector 34, Gurgaon, Haryana, can display upto 9 motorcycles. The entire range of the Indian Motorcycle: Indian Chief Classic, Indian Chief Vintage and Indian Chieftain models will be available at the Gurgaon dealership. The team at the dealership will comprise of trained professionals offering global standards of after-sales and service support to add to the overall experience of owning an Indian Motorcycle.

In April 2011, Polaris Industries acquired Indian Motorcycle and in August 2013, it unveiled the all-
new range of Indian motorcycles in the USA.

ExxonMobil Showcases Lubricant Portfolio At Power-Gen India & Central Asia
ExxonMobil Lubricants Private Limited, a subsidiary of Exxon Mobil Corporation, showcased its comprehensive line of high-performance turbine oils and next generation of Mobil SHC™-branded synthetic industrial lubricants at the 2014 POWER-GEN India & Central Asia Exhibition and Conference held in New Delhi from 5 – 7th May, 2014.

The exhibition was a premier event for the power sector in India, and served as an excellent platform for ExxonMobil to showcase its technology leadership and application expertise for the various power-generating industries, including coal, wind turbines, gas turbine and gas engine plants and facilities.
ExxonMobil lubricants are expertly formulated to help reduce maintenance costs, extend oil drain intervals and deliver exceptional protection for key components, even under the extreme weather and load conditions common in many power-generating applications.

Kronos Surpasses $1 Billion in Annual Revenue

Kronos Incorporated has announced that it has surpassed $1 billion in annual revenue1. Breaking the $1 billion threshold comes weeks after Blackstone and GIC invested in Kronos alongside original investors Hellman & Friedman and JMI Equity in a transaction which valued the company at $4.5 billion.

“Kronos is delighted to join the exclusive group of software companies that have grown beyond $1 billion in annual revenue and the first vendor to do so in the workforce management market. Through innovation and focus on delivering tangible value to our customers, we are now a global enterprise software company with a significant cloud footprint,” said Aron Ain, Kronos chief executive officer. “With our amazing 3,800+ employees; diverse customer base; and the significant investments we are making in the cloud, vertical market expertise, global expansion, and our award-winning products, our future has never been brighter.” 

GreenField Unveils Measures For Greener Data Centers
Data Center technologies expert and GreenField Software founder Shekhar Dasgupta has presented a new set of measures that go well beyond raising efficiency of IT infrastructure paving the way for leaner and greener Data Centers. These measures could improve performance and revenue besides reducing costs and environmental impact. Data Centers are home to mission critical applications and data.

Dasgupta dispelled the myth among CIOs that they were responsible only for IT infrastructure. He urged the Chief Information Officers (CIOs) to treat power, space, cooling and networks as an integral part of Data Center.

A new breed of Multi-Tenant Data Centers, set up to address the Cloud infrastructure environment, together with tens of thousands captive data centers is leading to an unprecedented 15 per cent power consumption each year, Mr Dasgupta said. As large consumers of power CIOs have a role in mitigating risks to the environment.

Global Study Finds 63% of Cos Believe They Can’t Stop Data Theft
Websense, Inc released the first report of the Ponemon Institute survey, “Exposing the Cybersecurity Cracks: A Global Perspective,” uncovering the deficient, disconnected and in-the-dark realities that challenge IT security professionals. The new survey of nearly 5,000 global IT security professionals reveals a deficit in enterprise security systems, a disconnect in how confidential data is valued and limited visibility into cybercriminal activity. The report gives new insight into why cybercriminals have a foothold in the broader enterprise.

“This global security report shows that the cybersecurity industry still has more work to do when it comes to addressing cyber-attacks,” said John McCormack, Websense CEO. “Security professionals need effective security measures and heightened security intelligence to keep organizations safe from advanced attacks and data loss. This need is what drives the Websense commitment to continued security innovation and significant Websense TRITON solution development.”

The “Exposing the Cybersecurity Cracks: A Global Perspective” report surveyed IT security practitioners with an average of 10 years’ experience in the field from 15 countries: Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Mexico, the Netherlands, Singapore, Sweden, United Kingdom and the United States. Findings reveal a global consensus that security professionals need access to heightened threat intelligence and defenses.