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LOS ANGELES, Nov. 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MEF19 MEF is pleased to announce the winners for the 2019 MEF Awards, which recognize excellence and innovation in the global community committed to providing communications solutions optimized for the digital economy. MEF’s awards program is the largest in the world focused on emerging dynamic network services powered by SD-WAN, Carrier Ethernet, LSO, SDN, and NFV technologies.

2019 Award Winners were unveiled this week at the MEF19 networking event held at the JW Marriott LA LIVE in Los Angeles, California, with the exception of MEF 3.0 PoC Award Winners who will be recognized in a special ceremony this evening at MEF19.

“MEF is pleased to congratulate this year’s award winners for their outstanding work in driving industry transformation,” said Nan Chen, President, MEF. “We appreciate the dedication of the teams at so many companies who are committed to developing and delivering service and technology solutions with compelling and lasting value for customers. The companies recognized in the MEF Awards program are true industry leaders.”

Service Provider and Enterprise Application Award Winners

Network & Service Innovation

  • Global – AT&T
  • APAC – PLDT
  • Europe – Colt Technology Services
  • North America – AT&T

Retail Service Provider of the Year

  • Global – CenturyLink and Verizon (tie)
  • APAC – PLDT
  • Europe – Colt Technology Services
  • North America – CenturyLink

Wholesale Service Provider of the Year

  • Global – CenturyLink & PCCW Global (tie)
  • APAC – PLDT
  • Europe – Colt Technology Services
  • North America – AT&T

SD-WAN Service Provider of the Year

  • Global – CenturyLink
  • APAC – Tata Communications
  • Europe – Orange Business Services
  • North America – CenturyLink & Windstream Enterprise (tie)

Africa Service Provider of the Year – Liquid Telecom

CALA Service Provider of the Year – Ufinet

Middle East Provider of the Year – Saudi Telecom Company

Special Awards

  • LSO Leadership – AT&T and Colt Technology Services
  • Best Marketing – Verizon

Enterprise Application of the Year

  • Advertising – Colt Technology Services
  • Education – CenturyLink
  • Financial – Comcast Business
  • Government – AT&T
  • Manufacturing – Spectrum Enterprise
  • Media – Tata Communications
  • Retail – QOS Networks
  • Sports & Entertainment – Comcast Business
  • Transportation – CenturyLink

Technology Solutions Award Winners

  • Technology Provider of the Year – NEC/Netcracker
  • Carrier Ethernet & IP – Nokia
  • LSO Leadership – NEC/Netcracker
  • NFV – Ekinops
  • NFV Infrastructure – Equinix
  • Optical – Ciena
  • SD-WAN – VMware
  • Service Analytics – Infovista
  • Service Assurance – Infovista
  • Service Automation – Amdocs & NEC/Netcracker (tie)
  • Multi-Vendor Solution – NEC/Netcracker & Versa Networks

Professional Award Winners

  • Industry Executive of the Year – Jeff Storey, President & CEO, CenturyLink
  • MEF Distinguished Fellow – David Ball, Principal Engineer, Cisco
  • Accredited Training Partner of the Year – Carrier Ethernet Academy

Judges for the above 2019 MEF Awards covering services, applications, and technologies include senior analysts from ATLANTIC-ACM, AvidThink, Dell’Oro, Frost & Sullivan, Ovum, and Vertical Systems, along with independent judges.

About MEF
An industry association of 200+ member companies, MEF has introduced the MEF 3.0 transformational global services framework for defining, delivering, and certifying assured services orchestrated across a global ecosystem of automated networks. MEF 3.0 services are designed to provide an on-demand, cloud-centric experience with user- and application-directed control over network resources and service capabilities. MEF 3.0 services are delivered over automated, virtualized, and interconnected networks powered by LSO, SDN, and NFV. MEF produces service specifications, LSO frameworks, open LSO APIs, software-driven reference implementations, and certification programs. MEF 3.0 work will enable automated delivery of standardized Carrier Ethernet, Optical Transport, IP, SD-WAN, Security-as-a-Service, and other Layer 4-7 services across multiple provider networks. For more information: https://www.MEF.net and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @MEF_Forum.

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Witz Communications for MEF
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Quadient: Monthly information on number of shares and voting rights

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Monthly information on number of shares and voting rights
of Neopost SA1

In accordance with article 223.11 of Autorité des Marchés Financiers’
(French Securities and Investment board) General Regulations

Ordinary shares – ISIN: FR0000120560

  As at 30 November 2019
Total number of shares 34,562,912
Theoretical total number of voting rights 34,562,912
Net total number of voting rights 34,410,311

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1 The legal name Neopost S.A. will be changed into Quadient S.A. in 2020 during the next AGM. In the meantime, Neopost S.A. will operate under the commercial name Quadient

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Safe-T Signs Partner Agreement with a Fortune 500 Affiliate for the Resale of its SDP Solution

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HERZLIYA, Israel, Dec. 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Safe-T® Group Ltd. (NASDAQ, TASE: SFET), a provider of secure access solutions for on-premises and hybrid cloud environments, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Safe-T Data A.R Ltd., has signed a Master Terms and Conditions Agreement with a European affiliate of a Fortune 500 global professional services company, to resell Safe-T’s products and solutions in Spain, Portugal and Israel. The new partner is providing a broad range of services and solutions in more than 120 countries in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations and is a global leader in applying innovative solutions for improving organizations’ operations and efficiency.

As part of the agreement, Safe-T will offer its Software Defined Perimeter (SDP) to the partner’s top tier customers in various sectors, such as banking, insurance, industrial and others. Safe-T’s SDP solution will be offered as an on-premises deployment or as a cloud service.

Safe-T’s SDP solution grants access to applications on a need-to-know basis, while giving users fast and seamless access to the resources they need. This creates a “verify-first, access-second” zero-trust approach across an organization’s applications, enabling enhanced security, greater visibility and better user experience. It controls the access to internal services and utilizes third-party identity providers (such as Microsoft, Okta, DUO Security and Fortinet) to authenticate each user.

“We are very proud to have been selected by this leading firm to provide our SDP solution to its customers,” said Shachar Daniel, CEO of Safe-T. “Our SDP solution helps organizations to deploy a secure and agile Zero-Trust Network Access (ZTNA) solution, to control who can access internal and cloud services and how such access is granted. The emerging shift from legacy network, where organizations have little to no visibility or control regarding network and data usage, to Zero-Trust architecture and methodology, opens a huge potential for our own unique ZTNA solution”.

About Safe-T®

Safe-T Group Ltd. (NASDAQ, TASE: SFET) is a provider of access solutions which mitigate attacks on enterprises’ business-critical services and sensitive data, while ensuring uninterrupted business continuity. Safe-T’s cloud and on-premises solutions ensure that an organization’s access use cases, whether into the organization or from the organization out to the internet, are secured according to the “validate first, access later” philosophy of zero-trust. This means that no one is trusted by default from inside or outside the network, and verification is required from everyone trying to gain access to resources on the network or in the cloud.

Safe-T’s wide range of access solutions reduce organizations’ attack surface and improve their ability to defend against modern cyberthreats. As an additional layer of security, our integrated business-grade global proxy solution cloud service enables smooth and efficient traffic flow, interruption-free service, unlimited concurrent connections, instant scaling and simple integration with our services. With Safe-T’s patented reverse-access technology and proprietary routing technology, organizations of all size and type can secure their data, services and networks against internal and external threats. At Safe-T, we empower enterprises to safely migrate to the cloud and enable digital transformation.

Safe-T’s SDP solution on AWS Marketplace is available here.

For more information about Safe-T, visit www.safe-t.com

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the “safe harbor” provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and other Federal securities laws. Words such as “expects,” “anticipates,” “intends,” “plans,” “believes,” “seeks,” “estimates” and similar expressions or variations of such words are intended to identify forward-looking statements. For example, Safe-T is using forward-looking statements in this press release when it discusses the advantages of its SDP solution, the potential of the resale agreement with the partner and the potential of the SDP solution and/or the resale agreement to address market need and/or demand. Because such statements deal with future events and are based on Safe-T’s current expectations, they are subject to various risks and uncertainties and actual results, performance or achievements of Safe-T could differ materially from those described in or implied by the statements in this press release. The forward-looking statements contained or implied in this press release are subject to other risks and uncertainties, including those discussed under the heading “Risk Factors” in Safe-T’s annual report on Form 20-F filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) on March 26, 2019, and in any subsequent filings with the SEC. Except as otherwise required by law, Safe-T undertakes no obligation to publicly release any revisions to these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events. References and links to websites have been provided as a convenience, and the information contained on such websites is not incorporated by reference into this press release.

PRESS CONTACT:
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Logi Analytics Named the #1 Embedded Analytics Platform for Five Years in a Row by Dresner Advisory Services

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MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 03, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Logi Analytics has earned the highest vendor rating for embedded business intelligence in the 2019 Embedded BI Market Study released this week by Dresner Advisory Services. This is the fifth consecutive year that Logi has been ranked number one.  

“We’ve been analyzing the embedded BI market for several years, and we continue to observe that it remains on a long-term upward trend and retains high importance in organizations,” said Howard Dresner, founder and chief research officer at Dresner Advisory Services. “Congratulations to Logi Analytics on receiving the top vendor placement in the 2019 study.” 

The Dresner study is the latest in a series of accolades for Logi Analytics. In October, Logi received the highest vendor rating for embedded BI in The BI Survey 19 from the Business Application Research Center (BARC). And earlier this year, Gartner gave Logi a top score for OEM and embedded BI use case in the 2019 Critical Capabilities for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms for the fourth year in a row.

“Logi is proud to help some of the top software teams in the world embed analytics in their applications. Being named the leader for the fifth year in a row by Dresner validates the important work our customers are doing,” said Steven Schneider, CEO of Logi Analytics. “We are invested in the success of our customers, and focused on offering the broadest set of intuitive, developer grade analytics solutions. In the past year, Logi has added new capabilities with the acquisitions of Jinfonet, the makers of JReport, and Zoomdata.”

Dresner Advisory Services is an independent advisory firm led by Howard Dresner, one of the foremost thought leaders in business intelligence and performance management. Dresner coined the term “Business Intelligence” in 1989. This is the seventh annual publication of the Embedded Business Intelligence Market Study and is part of the “Wisdom of Crowds” market survey series.

For more information on embedded analytics, read the full Dresner Embedded BI Market Study or visit LogiAnalytics.com/dresner-2019.

About Logi Analytics
Delivering compelling applications with analytics at their core has never been more crucial—or more complicated. For over 17 years, Logi has helped application teams embed sophisticated analytics in applications. In a noisy market, Logi is the only analytics provider exclusively focused on embedding analytics in commercial and enterprise applications.

Logi’s developer grade analytics platform has been trusted by over 2,100 mission-critical applications to deliver sophisticated analytics and power their businesses. The company is headquartered in McLean, Virginia with offices in Ireland and England. Learn more at LogiAnalytics.com.

About Dresner Advisory Services 
Dresner Advisory Services was formed by Howard Dresner, an independent analyst, author, lecturer, and business adviser. Dresner Advisory Services, LLC focuses on creating and sharing thought leadership for Business Intelligence (BI), information management, performance management, and related areas.

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Michelle Gardner
703.752.9700 x7064
[email protected]

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