In Other News: JCB (Vietnam); LEVVEL (acquisition); QTS (PCI); and CITI (app).
JCB – JCB International officially held an event for its 25-year anniversary in Vietnam. In this memorial year, JCB announced that JCB had set a new office in Ho Chi Minh City to enhance brand presence in the market.
LEVVEL – Levvel, LLC, a fast-growing IT consulting firm based in Charlotte, NC has acquired Paystream Advisors, a leading independent financial research and advisory firm. The acquisition combines PayStream’s record of groundbreaking research and thought leadership with Levvel’s broad expertise in IT strategy and execution. Piper Jaffray served as the exclusive financial advisor to Levvel.
QTS – QTS Realty Trust, one of the nation’s largest and fastest-growing providers of data center facilities, managed hosting and cloud services, has achieved 3.1 PCI DSS and AOC compliance for colocation at its Dallas data center. The Dallas-Fort Worth mega data center is QTS’ fourth 3.1 PCI DSS compliant center.
CITI – Citi Hong Kong announced that the recipient of Citi Mobile Challenge Asia Pacific “Best Money Manager Solution” award, Mtel, has taken its winning concept to market with the launch of the CreditCheck app in Hong Kong.