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Information technology (IT) in Asia-Pacific

  • February 06, 2024 06 Feb'24

    Inside NetApp’s cloud and AI strategy

    NetApp’s senior executives talk up the company’s efforts to support AI initiatives and deliver first-party storage services on public cloud platforms

  • January 31, 2024 31 Jan'24

    Singtel ropes in industry partners in datacentre push

    Singtel inks partnerships with Nvidia, Gulf Energy, Medco and others in its efforts to grow its datacentre business and support AI adoption in Singapore and Southeast Asia

  • January 30, 2024 30 Jan'24

    Inside India’s supercomputing journey

    India is looking to shore up its supercomputing capabilities, but more needs to be done to realise its ambition of becoming a world leader in the field

  • January 29, 2024 29 Jan'24

    Google Cloud teams up with Singapore government on AI initiatives

    Over 100 generative AI use cases have been tested through the AI Trailblazers programme, among other initiatives to spur AI adoption and build AI talent in the city-state

  • January 24, 2024 24 Jan'24

    Inside Cisco’s security platform strategy

    Raj Chopra, senior vice-president of Cisco’s security business, outlines the company’s security platform strategy and how it brought different products together into a single platform

  • January 21, 2024 21 Jan'24

    Stellar Lifestyle opens high-tech retail space

    The Hive 2.0 retail space in Esplanade Xchange uses AI and robots to enable self-checkout, prepare and serve beverages, and deliver items to offices in a nearby building

  • January 19, 2024 19 Jan'24

    AWS plans huge investment in Japan cloud infrastructure

    Amazon Web Services plans to invest over $15bn into its existing cloud infrastructure in Tokyo and Osaka by 2027 to meet growing customer demand

  • January 17, 2024 17 Jan'24

    Singapore proposes governance framework for generative AI

    AI Verify Foundation and Infocomm Media Development Authority have proposed a governance framework for generative AI to address the risks and concerns about the emerging technology

  • January 16, 2024 16 Jan'24

    AMD bets on India, doubles down on AI

    The chipmaker recently inaugurated its largest global design facility in Bangalore as part of a $400m investment in India to support its expanded portfolio and build artificial intelligence capabilities

  • January 15, 2024 15 Jan'24

    APAC leaders expect tech disruption to accelerate

    Nearly two-thirds of C-suite leaders in the region expect the pace of technology disruption to accelerate further in 2024, driven by advancements in generative AI

  • January 15, 2024 15 Jan'24

    Digital Realty opens datacentre in Chennai

    Datacentre developed through joint venture will support high-density power requirements and tap Jio’s connectivity infrastructure across India

  • January 08, 2024 08 Jan'24

    Datacentre operators form APAC industry group

    The Asia-Pacific Data Centre Association will advocate for policies to drive the security and resiliency of datacentres and minimise environmental impact, among other goals

  • January 07, 2024 07 Jan'24

    India firms warm to responsible AI

    Almost two-thirds of organisations said their responsible AI practices and policies were mature or they had taken steps towards responsible AI adoption, according to a Nasscom study

  • January 03, 2024 03 Jan'24

    Fighting money laundering with AI

    Mike Foster, CEO of SymphonyAI Sensa-NetReveal, talks up how AI can be used to fight financial crime and how the company’s technology can augment existing AML investments

  • January 02, 2024 02 Jan'24

    Cloudflare eyes GenAI workloads with Workers AI

    Cloudflare’s Workers developer platform is touted to make it easier for organisations to deploy GenAI capabilities at the edge to speed up inferencing

  • December 29, 2023 29 Dec'23

    Top 10 India IT stories of 2023

    We recap the year’s top 10 stories in India, including the country’s datacentre boom and innovations in space and agriculture technologies

  • December 28, 2023 28 Dec'23

    Top 10 ANZ IT stories of 2023

    We recap the top 10 stories in Australia and New Zealand, including the innovations and challenges that organisations in the region have faced over the past year

  • December 27, 2023 27 Dec'23

    Top 10 ASEAN IT stories of 2023

    Organisations across the region have continued to shore up their cyber security posture while investing in infrastructure to pave the way for emerging technologies like GenAI

  • December 20, 2023 20 Dec'23

    Inside Zoom’s generative AI strategy

    Zoom’s federated approach towards generative AI allows it to use a combination of models that are most suitable for the task on hand while lowering costs for itself and customers

  • December 18, 2023 18 Dec'23

    How threat intelligence is applied in DNS security

    Infoblox’s director of security architecture explains how the company leverages its threat intelligence capabilities to help organisations stay ahead of DNS security threats

  • December 15, 2023 15 Dec'23

    Alibaba debuts LLMs for Southeast Asia

    Alibaba’s SeaLLMs are built to address the linguistic diversity and nuances in Southeast Asia, enabling businesses to deploy localised chatbots and translation applications

  • December 14, 2023 14 Dec'23

    Cisco eyes opportunities in AI, sustainability in Australia

    Cisco is looking to tap opportunities in sustainability, AI and cyber security as it navigates Australia’s economic headwinds

  • December 13, 2023 13 Dec'23

    Inside the Singapore government’s cloud journey

    The Smart Nation Group’s chief digital technology officer outlines the government’s cloud journey, including its approach to cloud migration and how it came to host mission-critical workloads on AWS

  • December 12, 2023 12 Dec'23

    Top IT predictions in APAC in 2024

    Generative AI will continue to leave its mark on many areas in business and IT, along with other trends such as sustainability, cyber security and smart factories that are expected to shape the region’s technology landscape in 2024

  • December 07, 2023 07 Dec'23

    How Proofpoint is helping to mitigate AI security threats

    Proofpoint is offering monitoring tools to prevent leakage of sensitive information in generative AI models and other capabilities to mitigate AI mediated attacks

  • December 06, 2023 06 Dec'23

    Singtel’s DC Tuas datacentre to cater to AI workloads

    Offering 58MW of capacity, DC Tuas will be the first of Singtel’s new generation of artificial intelligence datacentres to incorporate more efficient cooling technologies

  • December 05, 2023 05 Dec'23

    Singapore to develop Southeast Asia’s first large language model

    Singapore has spearheaded a S$70m initiative to build research and engineering capabilities in LLMs, including the development of Southeast Asia’s first LLM

  • November 30, 2023 30 Nov'23

    Yarra Valley Water to roll out smart water meters

    The move is expected to stem water losses, alert customers to possible leaks and improve the affordability of water

  • 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

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