Health Giant GNC ties up with Sonicwall

Chennai,May 6, 2020: SonicWall and GNC Holdings (GNC), a leading global health and wellness brand, have been working closely to increase capacity off the company’s existing Secure Mobile Access (SMA) deployment to connect and secure the company’s growing volume of work-from-home employees. SonicWall SMA is a secure access gateway that delivers enterprise-grade, best-in-class SSL-VPN.

Udemy Report Shows Surge in Global Online Education

Udemy, the largest global marketplace for learning and teaching online, has released “Online Education Steps Up: What the World is Learning (from Home),” a special data report that provides a comprehensive look at online learning and teaching around the globe as the COVID-19 pandemic, shelter-in-place orders, and social distancing impact the world.

AVIT Students develop V2 BUDDY – The Nursing Robot

There is a growing concern over the spread of the novel coronavirus among medical professionals and frontline healthcare workers. To address this issue, a group of Electrical Engineering students and faculty from AVIT (Aarupadai Veedu Institute of Technology) Chennai, Vinayaka Mission’s Research Foundation (Deemed to be University) along with duo entrepreneurs Mr Premnath and Mr Subramanian have developed a robot called V2 Buddy at the ‘Ganesan Innovation and Entrepreneurship Centre’. This helps to reduce contact between frontline healthcare nursing staff and Covid-19 patients.

MMA Launches the Covid-19 Marketer Support Hub

Chennai, April 13, 2020: Building on the MMA’s core DNA of helping, supporting and connecting brands, media companies, tech enablers and agencies, today the global trade group launched the most comprehensive central resource for information on the coronavirus pandemic, as well as guidance for brands on how to navigate marketing during the worldwide crisis.

Comment on Covid-19 from Venkat Nott, Founder and CEO, Vinculum Group

Venkat Nott, Founder and CEO, Vinculum Group says, ” Any problem brings with it an immense opportunity to improve upon our current practices and close the operational gaps. COVID-19 is a triple whammy due to the vast impact it has on the social, economic, and financial fronts. The rising cases of coronavirus in India resulted in a sharp drop in footfalls to brick and mortar stores across the country. This has impacted e-commerce businesses differentially and made the brick-and-mortar only stores to rethink their channel strategy. “

MMA India Announces MarTech Council to Drive Future Modern Marketing

Mobile Marketing Association (MMA), the only global mobile trade association that brings together the full ecosystem of marketers, tech providers and sellers, today announced the formation of the MarTech charter, which will play an integral role in influencing the roadmap of the modern marketing and embracing the tools and technology to enable it. The taskforce is led by an advisory council that will cultivate a balanced view of opportunities and challenges, helping pioneering marketers to assess and adopt the right MarTech stack, and enabling business transformation and optimal marketing KPIs.