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Panasonic Launches Rugged Devices For Indian Market

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As a part of Panasonic India’s efforts in continuing to focus on product differentiation coupled with developing innovative technological solutions, the company on Wednesday (20 May) announced the launch of  its fully-rugged, 5-inch handheld tablet Toughpad FZ-E1/X1 and its semi-rugged Toughbook CF-54. With smart business users demanding access to data anytime and anywhere, mobility devices are becoming integral components of the overall technology landscape.

In line with this, the new Panasonic handheld tablet Toughpad FZ-E1, powered by Windows Embedded 8.1 Handheld and the Toughpad FZ-X1, running on Android 4.2.2 operating system are enterprise-class devices priced at Rs 119,000 and Rs 109,000 respectively. These devices are purpose-built to improve efficiency and productivity for professionals working in the field of defense, public safety, logistics, utilities, manufacturing, retail and field services. Created for usage in the automotive diagnostic industry and field work, mainly for indoor maintenance, the new semi-rugged Toughbook CF-54 priced at Rs 139,000 is the thinnest and lightest semi-rugged PC in its category.

Hide Harada, Managing Officer in charge of Mobile Business Division, Director of IT Products Business Division (ITPBD), AVC Networks Company, Panasonic Corporation said, “With mobility increasingly becoming a crucial factor in determining business success today, the launch of these products is a strategic step towards enhancing our focus on the mobility segment. We are among the few device manufacturers to offer complete customization for our rugged-devices, with everything in-house.

Gunjan Sachdev, National Business Head - Toughbook, Panasonic India, further added, “The launch of these products will certainly enhance our portfolio catering to the enterprise segment.  With the broadest range of configuration options available in their class, industry-leading reliability and enterprise-grade feature sets, the Toughpad FZ-E1 and Toughpad FZ-X1 are ideal tools for a host of usage scenarios in the industry.”

Start Your FirstRun with Gul Panag!

MobieFit announces the launch of FirstRun App at Sofitel Mumbai BKC. FirstRun is MobieFit’s first mobile app designed to make runners out of those who’ve never
run before in their lives. The app is available on the Google Play Store for free, including all premium features.

FirstRun is the debut product of MobieFit, a company founded by Gourav Jaswal with Gul Pang as co-founder and born out of Prototyze, an incubator for technology-centered businesses.
Gul Panag, co-founder, MobieFit said, “I wish I had access to this kind of technology when I started running. If I had the support of a fantastic app like FirstRun, I would have definitely struggled less to run my first 3 miles.”

Euroclear Finland Launches Infinity
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a leading IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, announced that its client - Euroclear Finland - the central securities depository (CSD) for the Finnish capital markets, has launched a new transaction processing platform known as ‘Infinity’. Infinity’s processing capabilities for fixed-income was recently unveiled, following a 22 month implementation of this first phase. The next phases will be rolled out in the course of 2016 and the processing environment will also feature a new central register as well as equity processing capabilities.

R. Vivekanand, Vice President, TCS, said, “TCS has been providing mission critical solutions to market infrastructure institutions for over 20 years. TCS BaNCS is unique in its multi-asset class capability which enables our customers to replace multiple platforms with our solution. We have also created a strong roadmap for T2S to help our customers adapt to this transformation, and leverage it to become more competitive. Euroclear's selection of TCS BaNCS and the successful rollout of the first phase of Infinity is an affirmation of our commitment to this space.”

CRISP International Faculty Development Programme
Centre for Research and Industrial Staff Performance (CRISP)  in association with  HRware Consulting Services, UAE will organize an International faculty development programme on Leading towards excellence in Education from 3rd to  11th June 2015 in  Bhopal & Bangkok, Thailand. This  program is especially meant for the people associated with the academic and higher educational institutions like; college professors, HOD’s, lecturers and others concerning the educational sector.
Mukesh Sharma, CEO, CRISP  said that,"This training program will help the teachers learn about modern teaching methodologies, so that they can teach the students efficiently. This will also imbibe the scientific concept of connecting the student in a better way to make the student more curious".

ZNetLive & Microsoft To Make It Easier For SMBs
Microsoft and ZNetLive, a leading technology provider have come together to empower SMBs in Rajasthan to take their business online, for as low as INR 199*. With this offering they aim to help over 20,000 SMBs in Rajasthan reach more customers globally, while making the business more discoverable, keeping the identity secure and enabling collaboration. This partnership will enable all small and big businesses to host and publish their website in less than 45 seconds, and enhance their sales output by connecting with more customers digitally.
“Our association with Microsoft will help SMBs take their businesses online at an affordable price of INR 199 per month. Our offer will not just provide them with website solutions, but also make them more collaborative and productive. We want businesses today, to recognize the power of web and cloud, and translate it to growth,” said Munesh Jadoun, CEO, ZNetLive.

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