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Aptum Partners with Alert Logic to Bring Managed Detection and Response to Aptum Customers

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Aptum, a global hybrid cloud and managed services provider, today announced its partnership with Alert Logic to deliver the market-defining Alert Logic managed detection and response (MDR) solution to Aptums global customers. With this partnership, Aptum becomes the first partner to offer Alert Logics MDR solution in Canada.

Our customers need strong cybersecurity to protect their most important asset “ their data, said Leigh Plumley, Aptums Chief Revenue Officer. In this very competitive market, it can be difficult for organizations to find and retain qualified security professionals that have the ability to manage the evolving security threats that face their organization. We are excited to be able to offer Alert Logics managed detection and response solution that combines a marketing-leading technology platform, deep threat intelligence and 24/7 security experts to help organizations protect against increasingly sophisticated and frequent cyber attacks.

Managed detection and response providers enable proactive detection capabilities that allow organizations to quickly identify cyber threats, and deliver higher levels of support with remediation and response guidance. Alert Logic provides managed detection and response capabilities to help businesses extend understaffed security teams through a unique combination of award-winning technology platform, continuous threat research and analytics, and round-the-clock security experts.

With an expanding attack surface, increasingly complex IT environments and aggressively evolving cyber threats, businesses need help identifying and responding to cyber attacks quickly, to minimize any damage they can cause, said Bob Lyons, CEO, Alert Logic. Through our combination of technology and people and Aptums legacy of driving tangible business outcomes for its more than 4,000 global customers, we are helping many more security teams gain access to the advanced technologies and expert security staff required to fight todays cyber threats. We are thrilled to partner with Aptum to bring our managed detection and response solution to the Canadian market and help them continue to ensure the highest levels of security and compliance for their customers.

About Alert Logic

Alert Logic is the industrys first SaaS-enabled managed detection and response (MDR) provider, delivering unrivaled security value. Since no level of investment prevents or blocks 100% of attacks, you need to continuously identify and address breaches or gaps before they cause real damage. With limited budget and expertise, this level of security can seem out of reach. Our purpose-built technology and team of MDR security experts protect your organization and empower you to resolve whatever threats may come. Founded in 2002, Alert Logic is headquartered in Houston, Texas, with offices in Austin, Cardiff, London, and Cali, Colombia, and online at alertlogic.com. Alert Logic “ our knowledge is your advantage.

About Aptum Technologies

Aptum Technologies enables customers to unlock the potential of their data infrastructure to drive tangible business outcomes and maximize the value of their technology investments. Aptums Data Center, Cloud, Hosting and Connectivity solutions, underpinned with expert Managed and Professional Services, offer genuine choice and adaptability combined with an international reach spanning North America, Latin America and Europe. In Canada, through its Fiber business, Aptum is the first neutral host provider of turnkey small cell connectivity, augmenting an extensive metro network across Toronto and Montreal. Aptum is a portfolio company of Digital Colony, a global investment firm dedicated to strategic opportunities in digital infrastructure. For more information, visit www.aptum.com.

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Diginex Lists and Begins Trading on Nasdaq

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Diginex is the first company with a cryptocurrency exchange to be listed on Nasdaq

HONG KONG, Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Diginex Limited ("Diginex" or the "Company"), a digital assets financial services company, announced today that it has completed its business combination transaction (the "Transaction") with 8i Enterprises Acquisition Corp. (Nasdaq: JFK) ("8i"), a special purpose acquisition company ("SPAC"). The Transaction, which was approved at a Special Meeting of Shareholders on September 15, 2020, creates the first listed company on Nasdaq with a cryptocurrency exchange.

Diginex Limited will trade on Nasdaq under the ticker symbol "EQOS" where it will offer investors the opportunity to participate in the growth of digital assets. The Company’s warrants will trade under the ticker "EQOSW".

Approximately US$50 million was raised, comprising both Diginex’s private raise completed in advance of the listing and the cash remaining in the SPAC. This will strengthen the Company’s balance sheet and will enable it to realize its vision to build a digital assets ecosystem that offers innovative product and services that are compliant, fair and trusted.

Richard Byworth, CEO of Diginex, commented, "This is a watershed moment for both Diginex and the cryptocurrency industry with the listing of the first-ever company with a crypto exchange on Nasdaq. This also presents the first opportunity for anyone trading in the US capital markets to buy directly into the equity of a digital asset ecosystem and opens the door for financial institutions to participate in the enormous opportunity that digital assets present."

"Diginex offers a unique set of innovative products and institutional-grade infrastructure. Our EQUOS.io exchange is regulatory-focused and will offer features such as segregation of duties, portfolio margining, and cross collateralization, which are not commonly available in the crypto exchange marketplace."

"While EQUOS.io forms the core of our ecosystem, we are also the first company to have an integrated offering comprising a regulated asset manager, cold and warm custody solutions, and capital markets advisory as well as a multivenue trading platform that plugs into some of the world’s leading trading technology providers."

Chi-Won Yoon, Chairman of Diginex said: "We are delighted to have reached this milestone for both the industry and Diginex. The Nasdaq listing demonstrates our commitment to bringing transparency and accountability to the digital assets industry. This should give investors greater assurance about the long-term growth and viability of this asset class."

Chardan acted as a financial advisor and Loeb and Loeb LLP acted as legal counsel to 8i. Winston & Strawn LLP acted as legal counsel to Diginex.

About Diginex

Diginex is a digital assets financial services company focused on delivering a cryptocurrency and digital assets ecosystem offering innovative product and services that are compliant, fair and trusted. The group encompasses cryptocurrency exchange EQUOS.io as well as an over-the-counter trading platform. It also offers a front-to-back integrated trading platform Diginex Access, a securitization advisory service Diginex Capital, market leading hot and cold custodian, Digivault and funds business Bletchley Park Asset Management. For more information visit: https://www.diginex.com/

Follow Diginex on social media on Twitter @DiginexGlobal, on Facebook @DiginexGlobal, and on LinkedIn. Follow EQUOS.io on social media on Twitter @EQUOS_io and on LinkedIn.

Forward Looking Statements

This press release includes forward looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Forward looking statements are statements that are not historical facts. Such forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from the forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, those factors described in the section entitled "Risk Factors" in Diginex’s Registration Statement on Form F-4 jointly filed bv Diginex and 8i pertaining to the Business Combination (the "Form F-4"). Important factors, among others, that may affect actual results or outcomes include; the inability to recognize the anticipated benefits of the proposed transaction, which may be affected by, among other things, the amount of cash available following any redemptions by 8i shareholders; the ability to meet Nasdaq’s listing standards following the consummation of the proposed transaction; and costs related to the proposed transaction. Important factors that could cause the combined company’s actual results or outcomes to differ materially from those discussed in the forward-looking statements include: Diginex’s limited operating history and history of net losses; Diginex’s ability to manage growth; Diginex’s ability to execute its business plan; Diginex’s estimates of the size of the markets for its products; the rate and degree of market acceptance of Diginex’s products; Diginex’s ability to identify and integrate acquisitions; potential litigation involving Diginex or the validity or enforceability of Diginex’s intellectual property; general economic and market conditions impacting demand for Diginex’s products and services; and such other risks and uncertainties as are discussed in 8i’s prospectus filed in connection with its initial public offering and the proxy statement to be filed relating to the business combination.

Diginex expressly disclaims any obligations or undertaking to release publicly any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect any change in the Diginex’s expectations with respect thereto or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any statement is based.

 

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ZHIYUN Unveils Best Gimbal Discounts on 2020 Amazon Prime Day

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SHENZHEN, China, Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — ZHIYUN, the world leader in professional stabilization systems, will offer the best gimbal discount deals on 2020 Amazon Prime Day for a wide range of its products including  WEEBILL S, CRANE 2, SMOOTH Q2, SMOOTH 4, CRANE 3S, SMOOTH X, CRANE 2S, etc. Get up to 30% off to save up to $150. 

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ZHIYUN Amazon Prime Day Deals will last from October 2nd to October 18th at local time on the ZHIYUN US Amazon Store and ZHIYUN official Store. For any photography beginners or professionals who want to step up their skills, this is a cost-effective chance to purchase their ideal gimbal(s).

To purchase ZHIYUN products at the discounted Amazon Prime Day prices, please visit ZHIYUN Amazon Store and ZHIYUN Official Store.

Below is a complete list of the discounted gimbals:

Crane M2 — the portable gimbal offers great compatibility with multiple devices such as compact cameras, light mirror-less cameras, smartphones, and action cameras.

WEEBILL S Image Transmission Pro-Package — WEEBILL S features the Image Transmission System that supports image transmission connection on three devices at a time for professional monitoring as well as cost saving and flexible livestreaming.

WEEBILL S — the most popular camera gimbal ever can easily handle mainstream mirror-less and DSLR camera and lens combos with its lightweight body and unique sling mode for an effortless shooting experience.

WEEBILL S Zoom/Focus Pro-Package — WEEBILL S has Zoom/Focus for quick focus control on gimbal.

Smooth Q2 — the truly multifunctional portable pocket-size 3-axis phone gimbal with Pan Following Mode, Following Mode, Lock Mode, Vortex Mode and POV Mode for your wildest creativity.

Smooth X — the world’s first pocket-size selfie-stick phone gimbal that makes phone shooting such fun. It comes with the ZY Cami APP featuring functions like gesture control, object tracking, beauty camera, and smart filmmaking.

Smooth X Package — Smooth X plus a tripod for fun shooting anywhere.

Crane 3S-E — the first hand-held gimbal ever with a whopping 6.5 KG payload that can carry large DSLR cameras ranging from Canon EOS 1DX, Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Cameras, Canon Cinema EOS, Sony FS and FX series, to RED Digital Cinema Cameras.

Crane 3S — the Crane 3S-E package comes with a Smart-sling Handle featuring an intuitive control panel and OLED screen, for direct camera and gimbal parameter adjustment or combine them together.

Crane 3S Pro-Package — the Crane 3S package comes with TransMount PowerPlus Battery Pack, TransMount Image Transmission Transmitter and TransMount Focus/Zoom Combo Kit for the ultimate professional shooting tasks.

Smooth 4  — it turns the mobile phone into a professional film-making camera, helping users create stable and smooth footage with just their phone.

Crane 2S — the upgraded version of the legendary gimbal CRANE 2 with optimized motor control algorithms and motor power that handles BMPCC 6K, Panasonic S1H, Canon EOS 1DX Mark II, Nikon D850 with total ease.

Crane 2S Combo Package — the Crane 2S package comes with the TransMount Hand-held Mini Tripod for easier shooting experience.

About ZHIYUN

Zhiyun Tech is a pioneer and a world leader in gimbals and stabilizers for both professional filmmakers and personal video creators. Zhiyun’s innovative solutions and dedication to delivering products that go beyond customers’ expectations strengthen the belief that everyone can be an excellent filmmaker with the right gimbal to equip with their shooting device. Learn more about Zhiyun Tech at www.zhiyun-tech.com or check us out on Facebook: @ZhiyunGlobal or follow us on Instagram: @Zhiyun_Tech

 

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Banc Statements. Inc. Acquired by HC3

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HC3, a data-driven technology company delivering unique customer communications, has acquired Birmingham, Ala.-based Banc Statements, Inc. (BSI), a company that specializes in printing and mailing demand deposit and savings account statements for community banks. Beginning Oct. 1, all work contracted through BSI will continue operation as HC3.

HC3s history has been filled with evolution. We are always looking for opportunities to grow and improve the services we provide to customers, and our history as an innovative company uniquely equips us for this moment, said Tommy McGahey, CEO of HC3. The acquisition of Banc Statements Inc. marks the newest chapter of HC3s history and we look forward to strengthening the tools and resources we provide to banks and credit unions.

HC3 helps financial institutions correspond with their customers in thoughtful ways through innovative statements and notice redesign, intelligent marketing campaigns, and an intuitive digital experience for those documents. BSI specializes exclusively in printing and mailing statements on behalf of financial institutions. BSIs services provide banks and credit unions the opportunity to solely focus on core business operations, saving time and ultimately increasing revenue.

Combining HC3s 58 years of communication delivery with BSIs 14 years of focused bank statement processing, these two companies will provide financial service organizations of all sizes a robust and seamless statement experience for their customers.

Statement processing is a part of everyday life for financial institutions and HC3 works hard to make this process as easy as possible for our customers, said Lee Long, COO of BSI. The union of HC3 and Banc Statements, Inc. will give financial institutions a more robust and streamlined statement process from start to finish.

About HC3

Headquartered in Birmingham, Ala., HC3 is a data-driven tech company delivering customer communications for our clients.¯ By managing complex data generated from multiple client systems, we help financial companies communicate with their customers in meaningful ways. HC3 offers focused solutions for statement and notice redesign, intelligent marketing campaigns, and seamless delivery of both print and digital communications. Through these solutions, HC3 empowers financial service organizations to give their customers a fully customizable document experience.¯For more information, call (877) 838-2345 or visit www.hc3.io.

Sean McCormick

678.781.7210

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Angelo D. Jones II

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