Information technology (IT) in Asia-Pacific

  • November 30, 2023 30 Nov'23

    AWS debuts model evaluation tool in Bedrock

    The Model Evaluation tool in Bedrock will help organisations evaluate and test large language models that are best suited to their needs based on criteria like accuracy, toxicity and cost

  • November 29, 2023 29 Nov'23

    Aerodyne taps AWS to power drone platform

    The Malaysia-based startup is running its Dronos platform on AWS to expand its footprint globally and support a variety of drone use cases, from agriculture seeding to cellular tower maintenance

  • November 28, 2023 28 Nov'23

    AWS sharpens focus in APAC

    AWS is doubling down on industry offerings and investing in cloud infrastructure and skills training, among other efforts, to tap growth opportunities in the region

  • November 24, 2023 24 Nov'23

    APAC organisations warm to microsegmentation

    Nearly two-thirds of organisations in the APAC region see microsegmentation as a way to protect their IT assets, but lack the skills to deploy the technology

  • November 23, 2023 23 Nov'23

    Australia ups ante on cyber security

    Australia’s new cyber security strategy will focus on building threat blocking capabilities, protecting critical infrastructure and improving the cyber workforce, among other priorities

  • November 22, 2023 22 Nov'23

    Boomi doubles down on AI and automation

    Boomi executives talk up the company’s artificial intelligence and automation capabilities and its growing traction in ANZ during a recent event in Sydney

  • November 21, 2023 21 Nov'23

    Inside India’s datacentre boom

    India’s datacentre market is expected to surpass $10bn by 2028, but realising its full potential will require innovations in sustainability and improvements in connectivity

  • November 20, 2023 20 Nov'23

    Digital Edge secures green loan for South Korea datacentre

    The Singapore-based datacentre provider has secured its first green loan for its latest colocation facility in Incheon

  • November 16, 2023 16 Nov'23

    Workato CEO calls for new automation mindset

    Workato CEO Vijay Tella urges organisations to go beyond the ‘mechanistic glue’ of automating manual processes and embrace a new automation mindset that focuses on transforming their business

  • November 15, 2023 15 Nov'23

    PeopleSpot dishes out people-related advice

    The PeopleSpot app provides resources to help workers deal with people-related challenges and enables organisations to surface HR issues through its analytics capabilities

  • November 15, 2023 15 Nov'23

    How Gigamon is making its mark in deep observability

    Gigamon CEO Shane Buckley talks up the company’s ability to inspect encrypted network traffic for malicious activity, how it stands out with its deep observability capabilities and the tailwinds that are fuelling its growth

  • November 13, 2023 13 Nov'23

    Australia’s public cloud spending to hit A$23bn in 2024

    Spending on public cloud services in Australia will reach 50% of the total addressable market for the first time in 2024, according to Gartner

  • November 10, 2023 10 Nov'23

    APAC cyber security workforce hits record high

    The cyber security workforce in Asia-Pacific now stands at just under a million people, but demand for cyber security talent in the region continues to outpace supply

  • November 09, 2023 09 Nov'23

    How Village Roadshow modernised ITSM with cloud

    Australian theme park and cinema operator reduced ITSM costs by 60% to improve problem resolution and other outcomes from use of Freshworks' cloud-based ITSM service

  • November 08, 2023 08 Nov'23

    SAP touts Business Technology Platform as foundation for S/4Hana migrations

    SAP claims its Business Technology Platform can help customers ease their transition to S/4Hana and lay the foundation for artificial intelligence initiatives

  • November 06, 2023 06 Nov'23

    How Trellix’s CISO keeps threat actors at bay

    Trellix’s chief information security officer, Harold Rivas, outlines how the company mitigates security threats through containment and by helping security analysts to respond faster to cyber incidents

  • November 05, 2023 05 Nov'23

    AWS to open Malaysia cloud region in 2024

    Amazon Web Services’ new cloud region in Malaysia will open next year to meet the increased demand for cloud services and support digitisation efforts in the country

  • November 02, 2023 02 Nov'23

    SAP lays out generative AI strategy

    SAP is incorporating generative AI capabilities into software development and the Hana database, prioritising data privacy and use cases that drive efficiency and cost savings for customers

  • October 27, 2023 27 Oct'23

    How Elastic manages cyber security threats

    Mandy Andress, CISO at Elastic, highlights the company’s approach to tackling evolving cyber threats through the use of AI tools and enhanced security measures while strengthening the capabilities of its security offerings

  • October 25, 2023 25 Oct'23

    Demystifying the top five OT security myths

    Goh Eng Choon, president of ST Engineering’s cyber business, outlines the common myths around OT security in a bid to raise awareness of the security challenges confronting OT systems

  • October 24, 2023 24 Oct'23

    OCBC to roll out GenAI chatbot

    Singapore’s OCBC Bank is rolling out a GenAI chatbot powered by Azure OpenAI to assist employees with writing, research and idea generation

  • October 24, 2023 24 Oct'23

    Microsoft to invest A$5bn in Australia

    Microsoft is making its largest investment in Australia to expand its infrastructure footprint, alongside plans to bolster skills training and cyber security in the country

  • October 23, 2023 23 Oct'23

    How Ensign is leading the charge in cyber security

    Lee Fook Sun, chairman of Ensign InfoSecurity, traces the company’s journey and how it is leading the charge in cyber security by doing things differently, investing in R&D and engaging with the wider ecosystem

  • October 19, 2023 19 Oct'23

    How AWS is building a tech stack for generative AI

    Olivier Klein, chief technologist for Asia-Pacific and Japan at Amazon Web Services, dives deeper into the technology stack the company has built to ease GenAI adoption

  • October 17, 2023 17 Oct'23

    What it takes to succeed in DevSecOps

    Providing engineering leadership and balancing between speed and security are some areas that organisations will need to focus on in their DevSecOps journey

  • October 16, 2023 16 Oct'23

    How APAC organisations are tapping generative AI

    Organisations in the region are deploying and experimenting with generative AI in healthcare, citizen services and other use cases amid cost-related concerns and other challenges

  • October 12, 2023 12 Oct'23

    How generative AI and cloud complement each other

    McKinsey partner explains the symbiotic relationship between generative AI and cloud, enabling organisations to speed up cloud migration and harness the benefits of AI

  • October 11, 2023 11 Oct'23

    Telstra to acquire Versent for A$267.5m

    The move is expected to bolster Telstra’s enterprise IT services business and support international expansion

  • October 10, 2023 10 Oct'23

    Singtel NaaS offering to ease hybrid network management

    Singtel CUBΣ is touted to make it easier for enterprises to manage, scale and automate deployment of networking resources in a hybrid network environment

  • October 09, 2023 09 Oct'23

    VMware reaffirms commitment to Tanzu

    VMware CEO Raghu Raghuram emphasises the importance of having an infrastructure stack capable of supporting applications, with VMware Tanzu playing a pivotal role

  • October 06, 2023 06 Oct'23

    Hydrogen fuel cells could find their way into more datacentres

    Hydrogen fuel cells are more efficient and cleaner than alternative generator technologies, making them environmentally sustainable backup power supply options for datacentres, study finds

  • October 04, 2023 04 Oct'23

    HPE hones GreenLake strategy with AI moves, hybrid cloud management

    HPE has evolved its GreenLake strategy over the past five years, expanding beyond its as-a-service offerings to include a capital purchase model and a strong focus on hybrid cloud management and AI

  • October 03, 2023 03 Oct'23

    How Pure Storage is supporting AI workloads

    Pure Storage’s cloud-compatible and energy-efficient modular flash storage architecture is well-poised to address the data storage demands of artificial intelligence workloads

  • October 03, 2023 03 Oct'23

    Top science journal faced secret attacks from Covid conspiracy theory group

    A conspiratorial group of extreme Brexit lobbyists mounted an extraordinary campaign against one of the world’s most prestigious science journals – part of a series of joint investigations between Byline Times and Computer Weekly

  • October 02, 2023 02 Oct'23

    How the Australian government is approaching AI

    The Australian government is experimenting with AI use cases in a safe environment while it figures out ways to harness the technology to benefit citizens and businesses

  • September 29, 2023 29 Sep'23

    As India takes off to space, the stardust will fall on IT

    India's progress in space technology will yield benefits not only for its burgeoning space industry but also propel IoT and telephony applications

  • September 28, 2023 28 Sep'23

    How Akamai is driving growth in APAC

    Akamai's managing director for the region outlines the company’s growth journey, how it sets itself apart from competitors, and its strategies to drive the next phase of growth

  • September 25, 2023 25 Sep'23

    How Liverpool FC is tapping cloud and data analytics

    Liverpool Football Club is leveraging data analytics and cloud technology to improve fan engagement and enable its media production team to work more efficiently

  • September 22, 2023 22 Sep'23

    How Confluent is tapping the groundswell in data streaming

    Confluent CEO Jay Kreps talks up the misconceptions of Kafka and what the company is doing to help customers better leverage the capabilities of the technology

  • September 21, 2023 21 Sep'23

    Cook Islands schools to get wired broadband

    Schools in the Cook Islands, which have been relying on satellite connectivity for teaching and learning, will get access to wired broadband via two Pacific submarine cables over the next three years

  • September 20, 2023 20 Sep'23

    How Google is priming its infrastructure for the AI wave

    The technology giant is integrating purpose-built hardware with an optimised software stack to meet the heightened computational demands of next-generation AI workloads

  • September 15, 2023 15 Sep'23

    How India is driving tech developments at G20

    India’s G20 presidency marks an important stride towards establishing a global regulatory framework for the crypto industry, among other tech developments discussed at the global forum in New Delhi this year

  • September 14, 2023 14 Sep'23

    Singapore firefighters don smartglasses for equipment inspections

    Firefighters from the Singapore Civil Defence Force will employ smartglasses equipped with computer vision and 5G capabilities to perform visual inspections of their equipment

  • September 13, 2023 13 Sep'23

    How DocuSign is extending its capabilities beyond e-signatures

    DocuSign is harnessing large language models to help individuals make sense of agreements and employing AI-based biometrics to verify the identity of signers, as part of its broader efforts to expand its capabilities beyond electronic signatures

  • September 12, 2023 12 Sep'23

    IT spending in Australia to grow 7.8% in 2024

    The growth will be led by investments in cyber security, cloud, analytics and application modernisation as Australian CIOs look to improve cost and operational efficiencies

  • September 11, 2023 11 Sep'23

    How Culture Amp is tapping generative AI

    Australia’s Culture Amp is building a generative AI capability that summarises employee survey responses, automating a process that typically takes HR admins up to hundreds of hours to complete

  • September 08, 2023 08 Sep'23

    How Netskope is driving growth in APAC

    Netskope is growing at over 50% year on year in the Asia-Pacific region, but the single-vendor SASE supplier is not limiting its customers to its own offerings

  • September 07, 2023 07 Sep'23

    Mobile broadband approaches full regional reach in Asia-Pacific

    Report from global mobile industry trade body finds mobile broadband networks are fundamental to national development in APAC as digital transformation accelerates

  • September 07, 2023 07 Sep'23

    Singapore taps Lidar and laser scanning in remote building inspections

    With the 3D data generated reality capture technologies, detailed inspections can be conducted remotely, eliminating the need for inspectors from technical authorities to be present onsite

  • August 31, 2023 31 Aug'23

    SES furthers Asian satellite broadband services reach with Telemor

    Satellite operator’s medium-Earth orbit system chosen to enable mobile operator in Timor-Leste to deliver improved broadband services across the island country in Asia

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