Corsair Launches T1 RACE Gaming Chair at Partners Meet in Chennai

September 25, 2017

Event attracted 30+ Channel partners across Chennai & helped them gain more insights on newly launched products

BENGALURU, India – September 25, 2017 – Corsair®, a leading global provider of gaming solution products, launches its brand new range of T1 RACE Gaming Chair at channel partners meet held in ArkNemesis Gaming India, Ispahani Center, Chennai. The key objectives of this event were to help partners gain insight about Corsair products, address various challenges they face and maximize business opportunities.

Addressed by Mannan, Country Manager at Corsair India and Sanjay Mishra, Business Manager – North at Corsair India, the meeting was focused on educating, influencing and rewarding partners as well as distributors for diverse business segments. The event attracted most of the channel partners and distributors in and around Chennai and helped them gain insight on technology aspects of existing products as well as newly launched products. The event also showcased T1 RACE Gaming Chair for partners to witness spectacle first-hand experience.

Overwhelmed by the response from partners, M Mannan, Country Manager at Corsair India said, “Corsair strives hard to deliver on what we have promised to partners as well as end customers. We believe in maintaining long term and mutual beneficial relationship with our partners. Partner meets like this represents one of our top strategic initiatives and significant investments to reinforce our rapport with partners for laying out firm foundation for future businesses.”

Inspired by racing, crafted for comfort and built to last, the T1 Race joins CORSAIR’s award-winning range of mice, keyboards, headsets and mouse pads to complete the ultimate gaming experience. Built using a solid steel skeleton and dense foam cushions, the T1 RACE has the strength to ensure a lifetime of sturdiness, while it’s 4D-movement armrests raise, lower, shift and swivel to put gamers in the most comfortable position every time. Styled to turn heads and finished with immaculate attention to detail, the T1 RACE is the gaming chair your desk deserves.

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About Corsair

Founded in 1994, Corsair supplies high performance products purchased primarily by PC gaming enthusiasts who build their own PCs or buy pre-assembled customized systems. The company’s award-winning products include DDR3 memory upgrades, mobile storage drives, power supply units, solid-state drives, PC speakers, gaming headsets, gaming keyboards, laser gaming mice, system monitoring and control devices, PC cooling products, and computer cases. To know more please visit www.corsair.com

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eScan Android app launched to reward its partners

September 20, 2017

MUMBAI, India – September 20, 2017 – eScan – Total Security Solution has launched its much sought after “eScan TPN” (Touch Point Network) app for the ease and convenience of its valued partners. eScan TPN, a loyalty program, rewards its partner for every activation of eScan box products. The partners can use the accumulated points to redeem their choice of eScan products available on the portal.

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The App is designed to provide a single interface for the partners to keep track and manage eScan activations, renewals, purchases, channel offers & technical support with a single click. It is created to enhance partner experience with eScan product and services. The app helps the partners by saving their valuable time and cost by proactively providing all information on a single dashboard.

The app also periodically updates the various partner programs rolled out by eScan, and helps the partners to know it instantly and participate in the offer, which further adds to their profitability.

 The key features of this app are:

  • Redeem reward points instantly using the app
  • Offline product activation with QR code
  • Know more about current channel promotional offers
  • Place orders directly using the app
  • Share valuable feedback directly with eScan
  • Find the nearest technical support touch point for quick support

According to Mr Govind RammurthyCEO & MD of eScan, “In our constant effort to increase partner satisfaction, we have launched this app to provide them with single interface reach for many activities, such as sales, support, marketing & tracking renewals. This single app empowers them now to manage their customers better and reach out to eScan with a single click.

eScan TPN app is available for Android users and can be downloaded via Google Play Store. (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.escan.tpn&hl=en)

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About eScan

eScan is an ISO (27001) certified pure play enterprise security solution company with over 2 decades of expertise in developing IT security solutions. eScan today has a presence in 12 countries through its offices and subsidiaries. It also boasts of a robust channel partner network of more than 50, 000 partners spread across 190 countries worldwide. It is trusted by more than 6,500 enterprise and corporate users spread across various industry segments such as Government, BFSI, Education, Defense, Telecom, IT & ITeS, Infrastructure, Hospitality, and Healthcare worldwide.

It is powered by some of the latest and innovative technologies, such as Proactive Behavioral Analysis Engine (PBAE) Technology, MicroWorld Winsock Layer (MWL) Technology, Domain & IP Reputation Check (DIRC) Technology, Non-Intrusive Learning Pattern (NILP) Technology, and sophisticated Anti-Virus Heuristic Algorithms that not only provide protection from current threats, but also provides proactive protection against the ever-evolving cyber threats. eScan provides 24×7 free remote support facility to help its esteemed users to provide real-time solutions for security related issues. For more information, visit www.escanav.com


Edimax awarded as Best Networking Solutions Provider by Electronics Maker

September 20, 2017

Prestigious magazine Electronics Maker awarded Edimax for its best networking solutions in the annual “EM Best of Industry Awards 2017”

NEW DELHI, India – September 20, 2017 – Edimax Technology, a leading provider of premier networking solutions was awarded by the prestigious magazine ‘Electronics Maker’ as the best networking solutions provider. In their annual event held at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi on Thursday the 14th September 2017.

This annual event has been conducted by Electronics Maker since its launch in 2015 and this year was the third edition of the awards.

Having scrutinized the nominations keeping in mind the core values, customer orientation and besides the contribution to the industry, juries zeroed in upon Edimax. They particularly appreciated the innovation and product range that offer value for money to customers which brought Edimax the business success in the vertical it operates.

Mr. Hari Mohan Aggarwal, Director – Petroways India Pvt  Ltd handed over this award to Sanjay Joshi, Country Manager, Edimax India.

We are immensely happy to receive this award. On one had it gives a sense of satisfaction and vindication of your good work in bringing quality products to customers and on the other hand it increases the responsibility to bring better products because the bar is raised,” said Sanjay JoshiCountry Manager at Edimax Technology. “We would be committed increase our performance and live up to expectation and confidence customers have placed on us.”

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About Edimax Technology

Headquartered in Taiwan (Republic of China), Edimax was established in 1986. Since inception they have grown to be one of the world’s leading manufacturers of advanced network communication products. Edimax Technology is dedicated to design, development, manufacture, and marketing of a broad range of networking solutions. Their success is based on a positive corporate image and continuous expansion of our partner channel networks. The company’s core values include quality service, professional R&D and innovation. It has been listed at the Taiwan Stock Exchange since 2001 with consistent year-on-year revenue growth. In 2003, Edimax received ISO 9001 and ISO 14000 certification and in 2014 was ranked in the top 35 most valuable international Taiwanese brands by Interbrand. To know more, please visit www.edimax.com


Apical to participate in Broadcast India Show 2017

September 20, 2017

This is the fourth consecutive year that Apical has been a part of the annual B2B Broadcast India Show

MUMBAI, India – September 20, 2017 – Apical, a leading provider of value added data storage solutions, along with their storage partners, Infortrend, Thecus and Toshiba, is scheduled to participate in the upcoming 27th edition of the annual B2B Broadcast India Show. It is a three day fair and will be held from 12th – 14th October 2017 at Bombay Exhibition Convention Centre, Goregaon, Mumbai.

The Broadcast India Show is a premium platform for the key influencers, IT professionals and decision makers of the industry. Organized by NürnbergMesse India, the expo is poised to attract over 20,000+ professionals from across the globe with over 600 brands displaying cutting edge technology and solutions. From content creation to its management and delivery, Broadcast India Show 2017, a three day fair, will witness entire gamut of products and solutions catering to the entire scale of the broadcast, television, audio, radio and film industry.

Apical has been consecutively participating in the Broadcast India Show from last 4 years and this year too they will be contributing along with their business partners. Apical will be showcasing solutions for Media & the Entertainment industry from Infortrend and Thecus along with HDD/SSD from Toshiba.

We are excited and are looking forward to the event. We have been a constant participant of ‘Broadcast India’ for years,” said Mr Tejas ShethDirector at Apical. “This is one of the greatest shows of the industry and is promising for technology seekers who are looking to connect with the innovators and are waiting for first-hand experience.”

It surely opens a big potential market for industry professionals. Help us to connect with customers and increase brand visibility, awareness & market presence,” added Mr Sheth.

The Broadcast India Show 2017 with the next-gen broadcast technology theme, will be the largest gathering of professionals from the broadcast industry.

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About Apical

Apical is a leading name in Value Added Data Storage Solutions. Established in 2005 Apical is a trusted name owing to their strong Solution Centric approach and is known for its partner focused Distribution pan India.

For past seven years the teams in Apical have dedicated themselves to create Quality, Robust yet Cost Effective solutions serving all industry verticals and applications, for their partners who cater to SMB, Enterprise and Government Customers. Based out of Mumbai the Promoters of Apical have an aggregated experience of over 25 years.

In a constant endeavor to Delight Customers and with understanding to market dynamics and sensitivity Apical team is continuously working with multiple brands and adding new products in portfolio. Apical today is the Distribution house for Data Storage brands like Thecus, Infotrend and Toshiba.

With a good spread in the IT Channel, Apical wishes to create a strong business relationship with the SI and SMB community by providing them with profit rich products and at the same time satisfy the end user with Quality and Technology, to know more please visit Apical.in

About Broadcast India

Being part of the film and television industry the two main Directors, Kavita Meer and Ramesh Meer decided to create a company “Saicom Trade Fairs & Exhibitions Pvt. Ltd.” which was registered in 1990, to organize exhibitions and conferences exclusively catering to the needs of the entertainment industry.

Its first show titled “Broadcast India Exhibition & Symposium” was organized in 1991 and since then the company has been holding these shows every year in the month of October/November in Mumbai, India.

Major players from all over the world who cater to hardware, technology or software for the broadcast, film industry and multimedia industry have been participating in these shows as exhibitors.

These international brand names have also been presenting technical papers in the 2-day Conference on the state-of-the-art technology in this field.

The philosophy of the company is to bring the knowledge of the latest technology for the entertainment industry to the doorsteps of the Indian technocrats and business personnel of this trade.

Through the Broadcast India shows, the company has been responsible for generation of millions of Rupees worth of sales of the equipment as well as technology.


eScan detects a new Locky variant – YKCOL

September 19, 2017

A new variant of Locky Ransomware has been discovered and has been spreading through a Spam Campaign with the Subject Line “Status of Invoice”. Moreover, the attachments are compressed using 7z, rather than using the .zip extension, which can easily be uncompressed by normal users.

Ykcol also tries to delete the Shadow Volume Copy so as to refrain the user from recovering the encrypted files. However, there would be instances when deletion of Shadow Volume files fails and victims would be lucky enough to recover from this attack.

MS Windows natively provides the users with the ability to extract files from .zip archives, while the users have to install 7z in order to extract from 7z archives. Due to this it seems the impact from this particular campaign of Locky would not have a major impact.

Extension: .ykcol (reverse of the word Locky)

Filename Format: [first_8_hexadecimal_chars_of_id]-[next_4_hexadecimal_chars_of_id]-[next_4_hexadecimal_chars_of_id]-[4_hexadecimal_chars]-[12_hexadecimal_chars]

Unfortunately, as of this time, it is not possible to decrypt .ykcol for free.

Prevention Measures:

  • Administrators should block all executable files from being transmitted via emails.
  • Administrators should isolate the affected system in the Network.
  • Administrator can restore the encrypted files from the backup or from system restore point (if enabled) for affected systems.
  • Install and Configure eScan with all security modules active.
  1. eScan Real Time Monitoring
  2. eScan Proactive protection
  3. eScan Firewall IDS/IPS Intrusion prevention
  • Users shouldn’t enable macros in documents.
  • Organizations should deploy and maintain a backup solution.
  • Most important, Organizations should implement MailScan at the Gateway Level for mail servers, to contain the spread of suspicious attachments.

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