Month: December 2015

SAARC Region’s First UN-KAKHTAH Digital Repository being Established at CIMR, PU-Pakistan’s University of Punjab to Take the Historic Edge.

A number of ‘KAKHTAH Disaster Early Warning Observatory-Axes’ and ‘KAKHTAH DRR Digital Repositories’ are decided to be instituted in several universities ,with a vision of cross-boundary and cross-disciplinary integration for disaster preparedness. Pakistan’s University of the Punjab (PU), becomes the first within the SAARC-ASEAN region to establish the UN-KAKHTAH repository for DRR research. Lahore, Pakistan, Asia, December 31, 2015 /PressReleasePing/ – A resolution has been unanimously passed by academicians from all major universities of Asia under the auspices-perseverance of United Nations, which acclaims to establish the KAKHTAH Post-doc Multiversity Repositories of Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Research, across the region, along with a post-doc scholarship for DRR studies. In several universities within SAARC-ASEAN region, a number of ‘KAKHTAH Disaster Early Warning Observatory-Axes’ and ‘KAKHTAH DRR Digital Repositories’ are decided to be instituted with a vision of cross-boundary and cross-disciplinary integration for disaster preparedness. Pakistan’s University of the Punjab (PU), becomes the first to establish the UN-KAKHTAH repository within the SAARC region, for DRR research. The VC Prof. Dr. Mujahid Kamran has welcomed the momentous avenue-prospect. The PU greets the significant maiden and declares it an institutional landmark that is going to be a contributive opening of new horizons for both-the academia and the society. The multiversity repository is intended to serve as the SAARC region’s institutional hub for catering the ISDR needs and DRR research works up-to the post-doctoral level....

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Metalogix ControlPoint 7.0 Wins Cloud Computing Excellence Award

Cloud Computing Magazine Award Recognizes ControlPoint 7.0 for Innovation in Microsoft SharePoint Data Protection Washington, D.C, December 30, 2015 – Metalogix, the premier provider of unified cloud software to migrate, manage and secure content across enterprise collaboration platforms, today announced its ControlPoint 7.0 security solution has been named a Cloud Computing Excellence Award winner, by Cloud Computing Magazine. The Cloud Computing Excellence Award winners represent the companies that are leading the charge in driving cloud education and adoption, allowing their customers to grow their businesses through cloud-based capabilities. Announced in November 2015, ControlPoint 7.0 was designed in direct response to an outcry from customers for a solution that would enable them to eliminate SharePoint security vulnerabilities and protect all of their data from the relentless threat of a data breach. Unlike competing solutions, only ControlPoint 7.0 delivers advanced technologies such as its patented real-time machine learning engine that not only pinpoints suspicious behavior and unauthorized access, but remedies the situation – up to and including user lock-out. Additional enhanced capabilities across permissions, auditing, reporting and governance build upon its already robust feature set, including the ability to automate site provisioning, enforce consistent site settings and user experiences and speed up administration tasks. With ControlPoint 7.0, Metalogix has once again raised the bar and redefined what it means to manage and protect Microsoft SharePoint data. “You only need to read...

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Cheviot Holiday Cottages – Winter Couple Breaks In Northumberland

With Christmas just over a week away, many businesses will be closing down for the festive period. During your time off you may be very busy visiting relatives and friends, or on the other hand, you may be just be relaxing enjoying your time off. If you want a break between Christmas and New Year, why not visit Cheviot Holiday Cottages, based in the beautiful Northumberland countryside. Cheviot Holiday Cottages are made up of a selection of luxury cottages which overlook the famous Cheviot Hills. Some of the cottages can sleep as many as six people, however if you’re looking for a romantic cottages for couples, Cheviot Holiday Cottages have a number of luxury cottages for couples. The retreat self-catering cottage with swim spa is the latest addition to the cottages and has an indoor 5 metre swim spa with twin Jacuzzi. The spa is overlooked from the luxurious kitchen which is separated by a clear glass wall. Upstairs you’ll find an oak-floored open lounge which also overlooks the spa. The bedroom includes a super-king sized bed with a luxury en-suite. The romantic escape retreat has its own private drive and south facing garden which comes complete with a complimentary pair of bicycles should you wish to explore the woodland and countryside. The Gate Lodge cottage comes complete with an infrared sauna and is the perfect romantic hideaway for...

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The Delicate Beauty of Kahrs Flooring

We’re all aware of the true luxury of having solid wood flooring in a home; any Pinterest user will tell you that, but we’re also aware that such a luxury is usually attached to a hefty price tag. Kahrs flooring, available from leading supplier www.flooringanddoors.co.uk, could be your answer. With an exceptional range of flooring options at very reasonable prices, homes with Kahrs floors are destined to impress. Take the Walnut Hartford, for example. Each plank is minutely detailed with a natural grain, and is engineered for use with underfloor heating systems – pure luxury. The beautiful dark brown colouring makes a stark contrast to paler wall colours, offering the height of country interiors without having to break the bank. For those with more neutral tastes, the Kahrs Oak Nouveau White will bring an understated warmth to any room in the house. The floor has a vintage feel, with bevelled edges and a white matt lacquer that produces a uniquely coloured surface. Swedish-owned Kahrs began their flooring production journey back in1857, making them one of the oldest manufacturers of wood flooring in the world. Attached to that reputation comes one of superior quality. In 1941, Kahrs was awarded a patent for the invention of the modern day engineered hardwood floor, and the company have since gone on to enthral home owners and interior designers with their passion for stunning,...

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Box Express Helping Those Affected By Storm Desmond

Over the past week, Storm Desmond has destroyed the homes of many across the UK, more so in the Cumbrian region. On Saturday 5th December, Storm Desmond brought a record-breaking one month’s rain, in the space of a day. Many people have had to evacuate their homes and belongings, as flood water entered their homes, and left many without electricity. Residents in the local area have been forced to seek temporary accommodation elsewhere, although now residue of the water is left, home owners can start to see the after effects of Mother Nature. However, although this is a very distressing time with Christmas less than 3 weeks away, Box Express have offered to help residents who have been most affected. Box Express are a national cardboard box company who offer a range of moving, packing and storage boxes. So whether, you or a loved one want to protect any valuables from further damage, or if you need to move valuables from within your home, Box Express will be able to help. Box Express stock a range of cardboard packing boxes and bumper packs, should you require the use of many boxes. The moving boxes are strongly made with double-walled corrugated board, and have stapled joints ensuring your items are protected during the moving stage. Many of the boxes come with hand holes, therefore it’s easier to carry heavier items....

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