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Information technology (IT) in Asia-Pacific

  • December 21, 2021 21 Dec'21

    IT Priorities 2022: Cloud-first mindset growing in India

    Nearly half of organisations in India are expected to spend more on cloud services, underscoring the growing cloud-first mindset that is taking root in the subcontinent

  • December 20, 2021 20 Dec'21

    Tokopedia ups ante on observability capabilities

    Indonesian e-commerce giant Tokopedia has consolidated its observability capabilities on a single cloud-based platform, enabling it to improve customer service and identify infrastructure issues

  • December 14, 2021 14 Dec'21

    How to scale up your AI initiatives

    Executive sponsorship, a strong data foundation and having ‘analytics artists’ are among ways to scale up AI initiatives beyond the pilot stage

  • December 13, 2021 13 Dec'21

    Top IT predictions in APAC in 2022

    Operationalising zero trust, talent retention and containerisation are just some of the key trends that will shape Asia-Pacific’s technology landscape in 2022

  • December 03, 2021 03 Dec'21

    NUHS to tap edge supercomputing to crunch AI workloads

    Singapore’s National University Health System will tap edge supercomputing resources to train AI models in a range of healthcare-related AI applications by mid-2022

  • December 02, 2021 02 Dec'21

    India’s IT spending to cross $100bn mark in 2022

    Led by software investments, the growth in IT spending comes as organisations in the subcontinent look to modernise their IT infrastructure and support a hybrid workforce

  • November 30, 2021 30 Nov'21

    How Maxim’s Group is using Oracle Cloud

    The Hong Kong-based F&B operator is using Oracle Cloud Infrastructure to run its VMware workloads and datawarehouse to improve resilience and productivity

  • November 29, 2021 29 Nov'21

    ICO warns facial recognition company Clearview AI it could face £17m fine over privacy breaches

    The UK’s information commissioner has issued a preliminary decision to fine Clearview over £17m for breaching UK data protection law and invited the company to make representations

  • November 29, 2021 29 Nov'21

    Singapore telcos get more 5G spectrum

    Singtel, M1-StarHub and TPG will be getting 2.1GHz spectrum to support the growth of 5G services in the city-state

  • November 19, 2021 19 Nov'21

    Inside Informatica’s cloud journey

    Informatica’s chief product officer talks up the company’s journey back to the public market and where Asia-Pacific fits in its growth strategy

  • November 17, 2021 17 Nov'21

    GovTech to enhance Government on Commercial Cloud

    GCC 2.0 will include improvements in user onboarding and provide single credential access to public cloud services and engineering tools, among other areas

  • November 16, 2021 16 Nov'21

    Medtronic ups ante in digital health

    Medtronic wants a slice of the burgeoning digital health market and is teaming up with startups and other organisations in Asia-Pacific’s healthcare ecosystem to raise its game

  • November 12, 2021 12 Nov'21

    IT Priorities 2022: APAC enterprises invest in digital future

    Nearly two-thirds of enterprises in Asia-Pacific plan to increase their IT budgets next year in areas such as cloud computing and cyber security to secure their digital future

  • November 09, 2021 09 Nov'21

    Singapore ups ante in AI with sectoral programmes

    Singapore launches two national AI programmes to bolster adoption of AI by financial institutions and the public sector

  • November 09, 2021 09 Nov'21

    Oracle eyes startups with Singapore cloud region

    Oracle is targeting startups and going beyond its enterprise stronghold with its first cloud region in Southeast Asia

  • November 08, 2021 08 Nov'21

    Splunk’s cloud shift is paying off in APAC

    Splunk’s Asia-Pacific business is growing faster than the rest of the company, but it’s not resting on its laurels

  • November 05, 2021 05 Nov'21

    Inside Krungsri Bank’s open API journey

    Thailand’s Krungsri Bank has been harnessing open application programming interfaces to enable its partners to build new services in a strategy that has won over customers from rival banks

  • November 03, 2021 03 Nov'21

    Adelaide healthcare network digitises manual processes

    The Central Adelaide Local Health Network has digitised manual processes in more than 20 speciality areas to improve patient experience and alleviate the workloads of frontline staff

  • November 02, 2021 02 Nov'21

    Dell rolls out financing arm in Singapore

    Dell Financial Services will offer flexible and consumption-based payment options in local and regional markets as more enterprises consume and operate IT infrastructure via an as-a-service model

  • November 01, 2021 01 Nov'21

    India’s tech workforce braces for hybrid work

    A Nasscom study reveals that India’s tech workers and their employers are planning to return to offices thrice a week, paving the way for hybrid work

  • October 29, 2021 29 Oct'21

    How GitHub is driving secure software development

    GitHub’s first chief security officer offers a glimpse into the company’s efforts to help developers and organisations embrace secure software development practices

  • October 27, 2021 27 Oct'21

    AWS to open cloud region in New Zealand

    Cloud giant will invest NZ$7.5bn in New Zealand over the next 15 years through the new Auckland cloud region

  • October 26, 2021 26 Oct'21

    Lacework expands into ANZ, eyes APAC market

    DevSecOps supplier Lacework’s expansion into Australia and New Zealand will pave the way for a broader move into the Asia-Pacific region

  • October 25, 2021 25 Oct'21

    Singapore-developed chatbot to provide genetic counselling

    National University Cancer Institute, Singapore’s chatbot will kickstart the counselling process for patients who have a higher risk of contracting hereditary breast and ovarian cancer

  • October 24, 2021 24 Oct'21

    The future of data analytics

    The rise of no-code and event-driven architectures are among the developments that will shape the future of data analytics, according to Tibco’s regional chief technology officer

  • October 21, 2021 21 Oct'21

    APAC organisations warm to zero trust

    Two-thirds of APAC organisations have a zero-trust strategy even as they grapple with the lack of skills and other organisational challenges, study finds

  • October 20, 2021 20 Oct'21

    Alibaba Cloud to open datacentres in Thailand and South Korea

    Chinese cloud supplier is expanding its regional datacentre footprint to Thailand and South Korea in 2022 alongside technology investments that include a custom Arm-based server chip

  • October 19, 2021 19 Oct'21

    VMware refines cross-cloud strategy

    VMware’s CTO Kit Colbert talks up the evolution of the company’s cross-cloud strategy and how it stands out from other suppliers eyeing the multicloud pie

  • October 18, 2021 18 Oct'21

    Singapore pulls ahead with public sector 5G trials

    Singapore’s public sector organisations are testing the use of 5G connectivity to remotely operate an autonomous vehicle for road-sweeping, among other use cases

  • October 17, 2021 17 Oct'21

    Graphcore opens Southeast Asia hub in Singapore

    The AI chipmaker is looking to expand its sales teams and hire more engineers to support customer deployments in Singapore and the rest of Southeast Asia

  • October 14, 2021 14 Oct'21

    HPE’s GreenLake strategy pays off in APAC

    HPE’s transition to an as-a-service company is paying off in Asia-Pacific where it witnessed one of the strongest quarters, thanks in part to rising demand for services

  • October 11, 2021 11 Oct'21

    UnaBiz raises $25m in Series B funding

    Regional IoT tech supplier will use the funds to strengthen its foothold in key markets and develop new products and services

  • October 11, 2021 11 Oct'21

    Malaysia’s highway authority improves DR capabilities

    The Malaysian Highway Authority is now more resilient against cyber attacks through a local disaster-recovery-as-a-service offering powered by Veeam software

  • October 11, 2021 11 Oct'21

    Singapore refreshes cyber security strategy

    The city-state updates its national cyber security strategy to shore up the security of critical infrastructure and enterprises while growing its cyber security industry, among other goals

  • October 08, 2021 08 Oct'21

    How Zoom is growing its APAC business

    Zoom is driving its growth in Asia-Pacific by embedding business processes into video communications, supporting the hybrid workplace and expanding its headcount in the region

  • October 07, 2021 07 Oct'21

    How VMware is tackling the Indian market

    VMware is eyeing growing opportunities in India around cloud-native application development, remote work as well as 5G and edge computing, says VMware president Sumit Dhawan

  • October 06, 2021 06 Oct'21

    Aetos to deploy Singtel MEC for security operations

    Security firm Aetos will use Singtel’s multi-access edge computing platform to run applications such as surveillance robots, drones and video analytics at its security command centre

  • October 05, 2021 05 Oct'21

    Australian organisations lack maturity in responsible AI

    Most Australian organisations are still in the early stages of their responsible artificial intelligence efforts despite growing use of AI by businesses and consumers, study finds

  • October 04, 2021 04 Oct'21

    How GYG Singapore moved to paperless contracts

    The Singapore franchisee of Mexican cuisine specialist Guzman y Gomez has turned to electronic agreements and digital signatures to ease the administrative burden on its HR team

  • September 30, 2021 30 Sep'21

    NUS and Thales to develop quantum technologies

    The National University of Singapore and Thales have joined hands to test quantum technologies for commercial applications in security and sensing

  • September 29, 2021 29 Sep'21

    AWS launches programme to advance health equity

    The $40m global health equity programme will fund projects that improve health outcomes for underserved communities

  • September 28, 2021 28 Sep'21

    APAC IT spending to grow by 9.3% in 2021

    Organisations across the region will spend more on technologies such as AI and IoT this year, as part of their long-term investment plans to improve operational efficiency and customer service

  • September 26, 2021 26 Sep'21

    What it takes to attract and retain women in cyber security

    The narrowing gender gap may be a cause for cheer, but more needs to be done to curb discrimination, and attract and retain women for cyber security roles in Asia-Pacific

  • September 24, 2021 24 Sep'21

    How Australia punches above its weight in cyber security

    Australia is playing to its strengths in niche areas such as governance and deep tech to punch above its weight in the cyber security industry

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