Information technology (IT) in ASEAN

  • July 01, 2021 01 Jul'21

    SAP claims ‘huge momentum’ for Rise in APAC

    A top SAP executive claims the region is leading the way in the ‘Rise with SAP’ cloud transformation programme which has been bolstered with modular cloud enterprise resource planning offerings

  • June 30, 2021 30 Jun'21

    Putting cloud repatriation into perspective

    Moving public cloud workloads back on-premise is among the decisions that organisations have to make as they straddle between public and private cloud environments

  • June 28, 2021 28 Jun'21

    Lazada rolls out public bug bounty programme

    Regional e-commerce giant Lazada is looking to uncover more vulnerabilities that could compromise data security in a public bug bounty programme that offers up to $10,000 per bounty

  • June 23, 2021 23 Jun'21

    DataStax eyes growth in APAC

    DataStax opens regional headquarters in Singapore to tap the growth opportunities in Asia-Pacific where more organisations are modernising legacy systems and building cloud-native apps

  • June 22, 2021 22 Jun'21

    GlobalFoundries to open new fab in Singapore

    US chip foundry GlobalFoundries is building a $4bn semiconductor fabrication plant in Singapore to expand its manufacturing capacity as chip demand surges worldwide

  • June 21, 2021 21 Jun'21

    New lab to bolster Singapore’s Industry 4.0 capabilities

    Singapore’s Agency for Science, Technology and Research teams up with local manufacturing software company to make Industry 4.0 capabilities more accessible to manufacturers

  • June 16, 2021 16 Jun'21

    Axiata doubles down on Google Cloud

    The regional telecoms group plans to use Google Cloud’s compute, storage and networking services across the six telcos under its fold

  • June 16, 2021 16 Jun'21

    Singapore universities to develop cooling solutions for tropical datacentres

    The National University of Singapore and Nanyang Technological University will research on cooling technologies that help to lower the power consumption and carbon footprint of topical datacentres

  • June 16, 2021 16 Jun'21

    Databricks taps groundswell in lakehouse adoption

    Databricks has been expanding its footprint across the Asia-Pacific region amid growing interest among traditional enterprises and digital native companies in the data lakehouse architecture

  • June 15, 2021 15 Jun'21

    How healthcare organisations are tapping data analytics

    Healthcare providers are harnessing data analytics to improve clinical and operational outcomes even as they continue to face challenges in data aggregation and data protection

  • June 10, 2021 10 Jun'21

    How Ubisoft is embracing the cloud

    Game developer Ubisoft has been tapping cloud computing to overcome the constraints of game development and create gaming experiences that live on for years to come

  • June 09, 2021 09 Jun'21

    Alibaba Cloud sets foot in the Philippines

    Alibaba Cloud will open its first datacentre in the Philippines by the end of this year ahead of global rivals, as it expands its footprint in Southeast Asia

  • June 03, 2021 03 Jun'21

    Tencent Cloud grows APAC footprint

    Tencent Cloud has launched new tier-three datacentres in Bangkok, Hong Kong and Tokyo as it ramps up investments to capitalise on the region’s burgeoning cloud market

  • June 02, 2021 02 Jun'21

    Oracle debuts low-cost Arm compute instances

    Oracle is offering Arm instances powered by Ampere’s Altra processors at one cent per core hour as enterprises look to deploy more Arm-based workloads

  • June 01, 2021 01 Jun'21

    Why a cloud operating model matters

    Successful cloud adoption requires organisations to go beyond tools and techniques to map out a cloud operating model, says consulting firm Contino

  • May 31, 2021 31 May'21

    Great Eastern doubles down on data analytics

    Singapore insurer Great Eastern has started a centre of excellence to drive adoption of data analytics and hone its capabilities in data governance and data engineering

  • May 27, 2021 27 May'21

    Singapore deploys drones to monitor reservoir water quality

    Singapore’s national water agency PUB is deploying autonomous drones at six reservoirs to monitor water quality and other activities to improve operational efficiency

  • May 27, 2021 27 May'21

    Veeam bolsters portfolio to cover emerging workloads

    The groundswell in containerisation and open-source hypervisors is behind Veeam’s recent move to enable backup and recovery of emerging workloads

  • May 24, 2021 24 May'21

    Why the security stack needs to move to the edge

    Akamai’s chief technology officer Robert Blumofe makes the case for a decentralised security model to address cyber threats that are emanating from the network edge

  • May 21, 2021 21 May'21

    Alibaba taps machine learning to digitise Chinese classics

    Alibaba’s research arm Damo Academy has developed a machine learning model to convert scanned pages of ancient Chinese classics into text

  • May 19, 2021 19 May'21

    Flexxon bakes AI into SSDs to fight unknown threats

    Singapore-based Flexxon has developed a solid-state drive that uses artificial intelligence to fend off malware and other unknown threats

  • May 17, 2021 17 May'21

    How M1 is striving to be a digital telco

    Singapore’s M1 is dialling up its digital chops by monetising its data, building more personalised services for subscribers, and going beyond connectivity as it evolves into a digital telco

  • May 12, 2021 12 May'21

    How a cloud engineer at DBS Bank charted his career

    A cloud engineering leader at DBS Bank offers a glimpse into the tasks and challenges of a cloud professional and how his team is organised to support the bank’s public and private cloud infrastructure

  • May 11, 2021 11 May'21

    IBM doubles down on AI and hybrid cloud

    IBM is beefing up its core technology capabilities in artificial intelligence and hybrid cloud to speed up application modernisation and improve AI adoption

  • May 07, 2021 07 May'21

    Ransomware, supply chain attacks show no sign of abating

    Security experts at Black Hat Asia 2021 discuss the state of ransomware and supply chain attacks, two of the most common attack vectors that offer high returns for threat actors

  • May 05, 2021 05 May'21

    Executive interview: Juergen Mueller on SAP’s tech strategy

    SAP CTO Juergen Mueller offers a glimpse into the company’s thinking around delivering business applications as microservices, among other areas and updates in its technology strategy

  • April 29, 2021 29 Apr'21

    Intel seeks broader platform play with Ice Lake

    Company is counting on performance improvements from its third-generation Xeon ‘Ice Lake’ chip and its broader platform strategy to regain its mojo in the market

  • April 28, 2021 28 Apr'21

    Red Hat eyes edge computing workloads

    Open-source juggernaut has enriched its enterprise Linux and OpenShift offerings to support edge computing workloads better

  • April 26, 2021 26 Apr'21

    How Toffs is seizing Asia’s CDN market

    Toffs Technologies is eyeing second- and third-tier cities in Asia as it bolsters its infrastructure and experiments with the use of home networks as content delivery networks

  • April 21, 2021 21 Apr'21

    How AWS is supporting Asia’s battle with Covid-19

    Public sector organisations and startups across the region have been tapping AWS cloud services to speed up and enable a range of pandemic-related initiatives

  • April 20, 2021 20 Apr'21

    Microsoft to open Malaysia cloud region

    Microsoft’s new cloud region located in the Greater Kuala Lumpur area is part of a broader move to expand its footprint in the Asia-Pacific region

  • April 19, 2021 19 Apr'21

    Informatica streamlines APAC operations amid growing cloud business

    Informatica has consolidated its operations in four key Asia-Pacific markets in a move that will enable it to better meet the demand for cloud-based data management software

  • April 16, 2021 16 Apr'21

    Teradata eyes cloud opportunity in APAC

    The data warehouse software supplier has been positioning itself to capture the region’s cloud opportunities through not only R&D, but also efforts to support enterprises in their cloud journey

  • April 12, 2021 12 Apr'21

    Tencent Cloud opens Indonesia datacentre

    Tencent’s Indonesian datacentre is expected to reduce network latency for local enterprises while providing backbone access for Indonesian and global internet service providers

  • April 07, 2021 07 Apr'21

    Digital Realty expands Singapore footprint

    Digital Realty opens its third and largest datacentre in Singapore to meet the needs of local and multinational companies that are looking to deploy critical infrastructure and scale their digital business

  • April 07, 2021 07 Apr'21

    VMware to ease hybrid cloud deployments

    VMware is combining VMware Cloud Foundation and its Tanzu portfolio into a single software stack to simplify hybrid and multicloud deployment and management

  • April 06, 2021 06 Apr'21

    Bank BJB Syariah taps DevOps

    Indonesia’s Bank Jabar Banten Syariah is adopting DevOps and microservices to speed up delivery of applications

  • April 05, 2021 05 Apr'21

    How Lenovo is tackling HCI workloads

    Lenovo has teamed up with AMD to address mission-critical workloads such as in-memory databases as APAC organisations look beyond VDI in their hyperconverged infrastructure deployments

  • April 01, 2021 01 Apr'21

    ASEAN enterprises face hurdles in digital transformation

    Southeast Asian firms know what it takes to transform digitally, but they are not as adaptable as they would like to be, a survey has found

  • March 30, 2021 30 Mar'21

    Bitfrost subsea cable to boost APAC connectivity

    A subsea cable system linking Southeast Asia and North America will be built by 2024 to meet the growing demand for bandwidth in the Asia-Pacific region

  • March 30, 2021 30 Mar'21

    Executive interview: Tearing down data silos

    Alteryx’s senior vice-president for Asia-Pacific addresses some misconceptions about data analytics and what the company is doing to stake a bigger claim on the market

  • March 29, 2021 29 Mar'21

    CW Innovation Awards: Recognising APAC’s top industry leaders

    The region’s top industry innovators were recognised for their digital transformation efforts to tap new business opportunities, improve efficiencies and solve pressing issues

  • March 29, 2021 29 Mar'21

    CW Innovation Awards: How DBS is transforming credit processes

    DBS Bank’s credit architecture programme has digitised and reimagined credit processes through a unified platform that has improved the productivity and efficiency of its credit teams

  • March 29, 2021 29 Mar'21

    CW Innovation Awards: Sime Darby ups ante in service management

    Sime Darby Industrial’s inService Suite has returned more than 100,000 hours to the company in a digitisation initiative that has improved efficiency and customer engagement

  • March 29, 2021 29 Mar'21

    CW Innovation Awards: SIA taps blockchain for loyalty app

    Singapore Airlines, winner of the transportation category in this year’s CW Innovation Awards APAC, expands its blockchain-based digital wallet into a broader digital lifestyle platform

  • March 23, 2021 23 Mar'21

    NUHS taps RPA in Covid-19 swab tests

    Singapore’s National University Health System deploys RPA bots to automate patient registration during Covid-19 swab tests as part of broader efforts to improve efficiency

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