Monday, May 29, 2023
Don Reeves, Senior Vice President of Outcomes at Itron

Itron accelerates digital transformation of water utilities across ANZ market

Itron, Inc., which is innovating the way utilities and cities manage energy and water, has announced the launch of AMI Essentials in ANZ to accelerate the digital transformation of water utilities. The end-to-end solution includes the Itron Intelis™ wSource™ NB-IoT water meter and Temetra™ NB-IoT digital platform for advanced metering infrastructure (AMI).
Shinsuke Kafuku, Chief Executive Officer and President of WMH Group

WMH expands to APAC to deliver more robust and dynamic solutions

Japanese retail solutions provider World Mode Holdings (WMH) Group has set up an Asia Pacific (APAC) arm as part of an accelerated expansion plan across the globe. With the Asia Pacific arm mirroring capabilities of its Japanese parent, World Mode Holdings is now in a significantly stronger position to serve up integrated retail solutions in the region.
Drew Millen, Chief Technology Officer for VertiGIS

VertiGIS expands offerings into the utilities market in the US and Canada

VertiGIS expands its offerings in the United States and Canada into the utilities sector with purpose-built solutions that empower water, gas and electric utility network operators who need to visualize, edit and integrate their network data using modern web applications. Esri, the global geographic information system (GIS) software firm, launched the ArcGIS Utility Network in 2018. VertiGIS Networks is a state-of-the-art product line -- built from the ground up -- that allows utilities to visualize, trace, analyze, and edit their ArcGIS Utility Network data in both web browsers and native apps with online and offline workflows.
Scott Campbell, Principal for Carrara Office at Stone Real Estate

Stone Real Estate opens Carrara office, taps Scott Campbell as head

Stone Real Estate, the country's fastest-growing real estate business, is expanding once again with a new office opening in the heartland of Queensland’s booming Gold Coast. Stone Real Estate’s new Carrara office brings the number of offices now servicing the growing South East Queensland market to ten. Burleigh Heads local Scott Campbell, a highly respected agent with 23 years’ experience, takes the lead as Principal of Stone Carrara.
Michael Haley, President and Managing Director of International for Inspire Brands

Revered US restaurant chain Arby’s launches its inaugural outlet in Riyadh

Arby’s, one of the largest restaurant chains in the US, opened its first restaurant in Riyadh on May 1, featuring a menu that mixes U.S. favorites with exclusive items guests can’t get anywhere else. Shahia Foods Limited Company is one of the region's premier multi-unit restaurant operators and the master franchisee for Dunkin' in Saudi Arabia and Bahrain.
Michel Paulin, Chief Executive Officer at OVHcloud

Cloud services provider OVHcloud launches first data centre in India

OVHcloud, the European cloud firm, launched its first data centre in India, as part of its APAC expansion plans which will see the deployment of two additional data centres in Australia and Singapore by next year. Adding to OVHcloud’s network of data centres, the new Mumbai facility is part of its recently announced global strategic plan to build 15 new sites by 2024.
Wade Gilmore, Managing Director for Gymea and Engadine at Stone Real Estate

Stone Real Estate opens new Gymea office, taps Wade Gilmore as principal

Stone Real Estate, one of Australia fastest-growing real estate business, is expanding with a new office in the heartland of Sydney's Sutherland Shire at Gymea. Wade Gilmore, a Shire local and 20-year veteran of the real estate industry, will be the principal of the new office. With his franchise in Engadine, Mr Gilmore will lead a team of over 20 professionals, with many expected to join. Mr Gilmore began his real estate career as a Regional Manager at McGrath and went on to become a Franchisee with McGrath in the Sutherland Shire in 2006.
J.J. Kardwell, Chief Executive Officer at Constant

Vultr expands global footprint with a new data center location in Tel Aviv

Vultr, the privately-held cloud computing company, announced an expansion of its footprint in Tel Aviv, Israel, to provide democratized access to cloud infrastructure to the growing technology ecosystem in the country. With the addition of Tel Aviv and its new location in Manchester, England, Vultr is continuing its cadence of global expansion by moving closer to eclipsing the data center availability offered by the big three hyperscaler cloud providers.
Andrew Stanleick, President and Chief Executive Officer at BeautyHealth

BeautyHealth launches its Hydrafacial Syndeo device in Europe and Asia

The Beauty Health Company, home to flagship brand Hydrafacial, recently announced the international launch of Hydrafacial™ Syndeo™, the award-winning next generation connected delivery system. The expansion brings Hydrafacial Syndeo to Europe and Asia, following the device’s successful U.S. debut in March last year and a first year of booming sales.
Steve Lucas, Chief Executive Officer at Boomi

Boomi furthers global expansion with a Center of Excellence in Vancouver

Boomi, the intelligent connectivity and automation firm, is expanding its global presence and will be opening offices in Canada. Boomi will establish a Center of Excellence in Vancouver, British Columbia, to support strategic business functions like sales and business development. As Boomi expands into Vancouver, the firm will tap into the highly skilled local workforce as it aims to immediately add 80 foundational team members and grow exponentially in the future months and years. The company expects to cause a near-term $20m impact in the local economy, with significant expansion over the next few years anticipating to exceed $100m.