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Lightstream Raises $8M Series A Round to Enhance its Unique Live Streaming Creative Suite and Technologies

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The new funding will accelerate the company’s already rapid growth – expanding its team and global presence to introduce powerful new opportunities for content creators

CHICAGO, February 26, 2019 — Lightstream, an innovator in live streaming technology, today announced that it has raised $8M in Series A funding led by Drive Capital. The Series A includes $6M invested from Drive Capital, MK Capital and Pritzker Group, and an additional $2M from Silicon Valley Bank. Since the company was founded in 2014, Lightstream has raised a total of $9.8M.

Lightstream delivers innovative, creative broadcasting products and technology that empower storytellers and address the biggest challenges creators face. With the growth of its business and the support of this funding, Lightstream will focus on scaling its highly technical team, powerful new capabilities for its creators, impactful partnerships, and global expansion. Lightstream’s mission is to support creators along their entire journey. This year, Lightstream will provide its creator community with ways to help grow their audiences, and with that growth, turn their passion into a career.

In April 2018, Lightstream entered into a strategic partnership with Microsoft’s streaming platform, Mixer. This exclusive partnership has integrated Lightstream’s live streaming Studio into the native broadcasting experience for Xbox and Windows users. Since that integration, and along with the explosive growth of the live streaming industry, Lightstream’s content creators nearly quadrupled this past year and streamed 8.5x more hours in just one month of 2018 than in the entirety of 2017.

“2018 was an incredible year for us. Our creative tools are used by thousands of creators every day and our team is more excited and inspired than ever. The growth has provided loads of data and really stress tested of our technology allowing us to make rapid improvements to the quality and consistency of the experience for every streamer,” said Stu Grubbs, Lightstream Co-founder, and CEO. “We started our company to simplify that first step in the creative journey and make streaming easier. With this funding, we will continue to support creators on the rest of their journey with growth and monetization.”

The launch of its partnership with Microsoft and closing of their funding occurred in April of 2018 and since then they have doubled the size of their team with world-class talent to better serve their rapidly growing community. Lightstream has also hired for two key leadership roles: Chief Technology Officer, Jenny Farver, who leads the engineering team, as well as a Director of Streamer Success, Drew Pierce, who provides content creators with the highest levels of support. Lightstream also worked to globally expand its footprint across North America and Europe in 2018 and will further expand into Asia and South America in 2019.

Drive Capital General Partner, Andy Jenks, has also joined Lightstream’s Board of Directors. “Lightstream is an incredible company that has seen tremendous growth because of smart and efficient practices. Stu and his team stand at the convergence of multiple massive and rapidly growing industries,” said Jenks. “Stu has immense passion and a keen vision for what they can do for creators and the impact Lightstream can have in live streaming, gaming, and beyond. They have assembled an incredible team, made smart strategic moves, created massive partnerships and are building towards something so big that we had to be a part of it.”

With more information and exciting news to come in 2019, be sure to follow Lightstream on Twitter and at https://www.golightstream.com.

About Lightstream
Lightstream is a Chicago-based startup built with a true passion for live video production, gaming and supporting the explosive growth of creators and their communities. Its cloud-based technology and products transform difficult technical hurdles into streamlined workflows. Lightstream empowers creators to effortlessly share their passion, talent, and creativity on live streaming platforms like Mixer, Twitch, Facebook, YouTube and more.

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ArcSight Training & Career Guidance

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This Micro Focus ArcSight Training is designed to help you become expert in working with ArcSight ESM platform in corporate environments. HP ArcSight is one of the top 5 SIEM tools in today’s market. Talking about SIEM, Software product and services come together and form security information management (SIM). On the other hand, we have Security event management services (SEM). SIM & SEM club together themselves and form SIEM (security information and event management). SIEM do real-time analysis of threat detected by application and network hardware.

Micro Focus Arcsight is basically a product on cybersecurity. It provides an analysis of bigdata and provide intelligence software for SIEM and log management. Micro Focus Arcsight provides a real-time application-level threat to organization.

ArcSight ESM do analysis and correlates all event which occurs across the organization-every login, logoff, file access, database query-to deliver on the priority of security risks and compliance violations.

Network defence system is managed by TippingPoint product . TippingPoint Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW) will cater to new problems that arise with cloud and mobile computing.

Our Micro Focus ArcSight Training course covers ArcSight Event Schema and Lifecycle, ESM Console, ESM Installation and Configuration, ArcSight Content Management, Active Channels, Filters and FieldSets, Workflow Cases etc.

Complete Customization of HP ArcSight training’s course content is possible for Individual student and for Corporate.  Micro Focus ArcSight Online training is available for individual and for corporate we may arrange the classroom as well. For more information regarding Micro Focus ArcSight ESM training courses do contact us.

Few of the clients we have served across industries are:

DHL | PWC | ATOS | TCS | KPMG | Momentive | Tech Mahindra | Kellogg’s | Bestseller | ESSAR | Ashok Leyland | NTT Data | HP | SABIC | Lamprell | TSPL | Neovia | NISUM and many more.

MaxMunus has successfully conducted 1000+ corporate training in Bangalore / Bengaluru, India, Finland,  Sweden, Germany, USA, UK , Netherlands, Ireland, Austria, Israel, Singapore, Australia, Canada, Denmark, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Denmark, Bahrain, JAPAN, South Korea, UAE, Switzerland,  Kuwait,  Spain, United Kingdom.,

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Tencent Cloud Deploys its First MENA Region Internet Data Centre Hub in Bahrain

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Tencent Cloud, the cloud business of Tencent, today announced its collaboration with the Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) – the Kingdom of Bahrain’s Investment promotion agency. The two parties signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), with the aim to drive the Kingdom of Bahrain’s Internet Data Centre (IDC) development and support its rapid emergence as the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region’s hub for the cloud and IDC sectors. The MoU signing also marks a significant milestone for Tencent Cloud as it deploys its first public cloud infrastructure in the MENA region.

According to research by MarketsandMarkets, the Middle East’s cloud market is expected to reach USD 4.5 billion by 2024, with a CAGR of 17.5 percent over the same period, highlighting the growing opportunity in this region.

The MoU between Tencent Cloud and the Bahrain EDB will allow for substantial opportunities to boost the local digital economy, empowering local organisations to expedite their digital transformation journey. It will also allow Tencent Cloud to leverage on Bahrain’s regional position, and the EDB’s connectivity with local and regional stakeholders, including Bahrain’s sovereign wealth fund, Mumtalakat.

The terms of the MoU include:

  • Tencent Cloud’s first IDC in Bahrain and MENA: Tencent Cloud will launch a brand-new IDC in Bahrain, which will go live by the end of 2021.
  • Promoting the deployment of Tencent Cloud: Bahrain EDB, together with public and private stakeholders will encourage the continued adoption of cloud services to further the digital transformation agenda. Additionally, support will be offered to partner companies to leverage cloud services in collaboration with local stakeholders such as Tamkeen.
  • Local talent development: Tencent Cloud will explore and set up training initiatives jointly with the local government in universities and educational institutions across the Kingdom to allow for further knowledge transfer and qualified digital technology talents.

H.E. Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed, Bahrain’s Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications, said, “This is an important milestone in Bahrain’s journey to become the MENA region’s cloud and data centre hub and I commend the EDB for their ceaseless efforts in developing the partnership with Tencent and ensuring that Bahrain is a favored destination for investment. Tencent joins leading global cloud giants in setting up in Bahrain which will drive massive growth in data traffic towards MENA. Moreover, the launch of the new data centre stands to create a clustering effect as other global providers turn their attention to the increasingly attractive region, with Bahrain positioned as the destination of choice with proactive initiatives such as the Government’s ‘Cloud-First’ policy and nationwide 5G.”

Poshu Yeung, Senior Vice President, Tencent Cloud International, said, “While the local government in Bahrain has been making significant efforts to grow the local IDC industry, Tencent Cloud is excited to collaborate with Bahrain EDB as part of our ongoing efforts to ramp up the global IDC landscape. We will launch all necessary steps to set up a brand-new IDC in Bahrain to provide better coverage all over the Middle East and North African regions along the Belt and Road, fully supporting Bahrain’s ‘Cloud-First’ strategy.”

H.E. Khalid Humaidan, Chief Executive, Bahrain Economic Development Board, said, “As a global leader in technology, innovation and cloud services, the EDB is very proud to be partnering with Tencent to set up their first MENA data center hub in Bahrain. We are confident that Tencent will be able to leverage on the Kingdom’s regional connectivity, local talent, and business friendly environment to expand their services and reach clients across the region.”

Raed Fakhri, Managing Director – Investments, Mumtalakat, added, “Innovative technologies, including cloud services and other content driven services, are an area that Mumtalakat is keen to explore and support as Bahrain progresses with its ‘Cloud First’ policy. As one of the first organisations in the Kingdom to achieve full cloud migration we are excited to witness this milestone that will only further enhance Bahrain’s diversification strategy.” 

In 2017, Bahrain introduced the region’s first nationwide “Cloud-First” policy to enhance government information and communication technologies, driving the adoption of cloud across state entities and reducing IT costs by up to 90%.

Operating in 27 regions and 60 availability zones worldwide, Tencent Cloud is a secure, reliable and high-performance public cloud service provider that integrates Tencent’s infrastructure-building capabilities with the advantages of its massive user platform and ecosystem. By harnessing Bahrain’s track record of agile and forward-thinking data regulation, as well as its strategic location within the region, Tencent Cloud will enhance its rich array of global services to both the public and private sectors in the region.

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Excellent Do-It-Yourself OSMF Mouth Opening Kit Treatment at Home™ Medicine, Tablets, Exercises Device! From Dr Agravat Healthcare Ltd

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An inventive Dental Combo Kit is introduced for Restricted Mouth Opening treatment at home! By Dr Bharat Agravat

Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India – 10th December 2020:  Many People addicted to the habit of chewing Pan Masala, Gutka, Betel Nut with Tobacco are prone to oral diseases such as Oral Submucous Fibrosis.

They need to go to the dentist frequently, for treatment with so many hassles. Here is Good News coming to them from the Manufacturers of OSMF Mouth Opening Treatment At Home™ (https://www.osmfmouthopeningkit.com/) announcing availability of a sophisticated mouth opening kit, which they can use at home and get treatment.

This news released today indicates that this mouth opening exercises device will be handy, to help them to get rid of their oral-health-related problems.

Dental experts in Oral Health explain the term OSMF as “Oral submucous fibrosis (OSMF) is an oral precancerous condition characterized by inflammation and progressive fibrosis of the submucosal tissues resulting in marked rigidity and trismus. OSMF still remains a dilemma to the clinicians due to elusive pathogenesis and less well-defined classification systems.”

The kit displayed will contain mouth opener, 2 months mouth open tablets that is Two Types of OSMF Medicine; 2 OSMF Mouth rinse; Patent Pending Unique Mouth Opening Device for Physiotherapeutic Exercise etc., to help oral submucous fibrosis treatment at home. This way these patients need not go out from their home, to the Dental Clinics for mouth opening treatment.

The announcement informs that those who have oral submucous fibrosis symptoms in various oral submucous fibrosis staging of the disease can use this combo Kit, for getting rid of the pain and other inconveniences suffered by them.

According to the announcement, the full description of the Kit which brings forth oral submucous fibrosis medicine to the patient’s home is given as follows:

“Natural and proprietary treatment for Oral Submucous Fibrosis Mouth Opening at Home Therapy. Easy to use specially formulated for Restricted Mouth Opening treatment at your convenient and comfort at your place”


Buy/Shop Online OSMF Mouth Opening Treatment at Home™ kithttps://www.osmfmouthopeningkit.com

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Address: Shop 9, Takshashila Apartment, Thaltej – Shilaj Rd, Thaltej, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380059, India.

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