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Information technology (IT) in Asia-Pacific

  • February 03, 2023 03 Feb'23

    BDx to open fourth datacentre in Hong Kong

    Big Data Exchange’s upcoming HKG8 facility will provide hyperscale and enterprise customers with fail-safe resiliency and connectivity in one of the region’s fastest-growing datacentre markets

  • February 02, 2023 02 Feb'23

    Symbio acquires Intrado Australia’s UCaaS business

    The all-cash A$5m deal will expand Symbio’s footprint in the UCaaS market and deepen its reach into enterprises and government entities

  • February 01, 2023 01 Feb'23

    Reaping green dividends with data management

    Getting data management right has been pivotal for Singapore IoT startup SensorFlow to optimise energy consumption and reduce carbon emissions for its hotelier clients

  • January 31, 2023 31 Jan'23

    ATO renews major Macquarie deal

    The contract renewal will enable the Australian Tax Office to tap Macquarie’s security operations centre, among other services, to secure its IT environment and protect sensitive data

  • January 17, 2023 17 Jan'23

    StarHub to undertake major network transformation

    Singapore telco StarHub is deploying a hybrid cloud architecture that will enable it to launch sovereign cloud services, among other capabilities

  • January 16, 2023 16 Jan'23

    How India is driving the use of open government data

    India’s Open Government Data platform has paved the way for new applications and services, but concerns around data quality and privacy remain

  • January 12, 2023 12 Jan'23

    AWS opens first Australian Local Zone in Perth

    AWS’s first Local Zone in Australia will bring low-latency performance to companies such as Woodside Energy and Nearmaps

  • January 12, 2023 12 Jan'23

    How Indian banks can drive automation in corporate banking

    Banks should prioritise their processes for automation based on the level of human intervention, understand their processes thoroughly and put employees at the centre of their automation efforts

  • January 10, 2023 10 Jan'23

    New APT group targets ASEAN governments and militaries

    The Dark Pink advanced persistent threat group used custom malware to exfiltrate data from high-profile targets through spear-phishing emails last year, according to Group-IB

  • January 10, 2023 10 Jan'23

    How to find winning artificial intelligence use cases

    Choosing use cases for artificial intelligence requires organisations to take a hard look at business value, risk, data and other capabilities required to realise the technology’s full potential

  • January 09, 2023 09 Jan'23

    How to identify a strategic technology platform

    A strategic platform has to be broad enough to support a range of business functions while being open, extensible and modular at the same time, according to Forrester

  • January 05, 2023 05 Jan'23

    How cloud technology is supporting space missions

    Cloud-based machine learning and other services are finding their way into space to analyse satellite imagery and monitor space debris, among other space applications

  • January 05, 2023 05 Jan'23

    How technology is fuelling CommBank’s customer experience

    The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has built up capabilities in cloud and microservices while empowering engineering teams to solve complex customer problems

  • January 04, 2023 04 Jan'23

    How Tencent Cloud is cracking ASEAN’s cloud market

    The Chinese cloud supplier is playing to its strengths in platform services, media streaming and communications to grow its business in Southeast Asia

  • January 03, 2023 03 Jan'23

    Batam datacentre to capture spillover demand from Singapore

    NeutraDC’s new datacentre facility in Batam will enable it to meet the spillover demand for datacentre services from neighbouring markets

  • January 02, 2023 02 Jan'23

    China and India governments among top targets for cyber attackers

    Chinese and Indian governments targeted by hacktivists and ransomware groups out to make statement or expose flaws in their respective security postures

  • December 27, 2022 27 Dec'22

    Top 10 ASEAN IT stories of 2022

    Despite the challenges over the past year, ASEAN businesses have taken things in stride as they press on with digital transformation, whether it is empowering citizen developers or building cloud-native applications

  • December 22, 2022 22 Dec'22

    Top 10 India IT stories of 2022

    We recap the top 10 stories in India, including the digitisation work undertaken by global firms in the country and the progress made by local enterprises in harnessing technology

  • December 21, 2022 21 Dec'22

    Top 10 ANZ IT stories of 2022

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

  • December 19, 2022 19 Dec'22

    GitHub CEO: Artificial intelligence will not replace developers

    Artificial intelligence will enable developers to learn at their own pace and become more productive rather than take over their jobs, says GitHub CEO Thomas Dohmke

  • December 15, 2022 15 Dec'22

    Alibaba Cloud to debut blockchain service

    The Chinese cloud supplier is readying a blockchain node service to simplify and speed up blockchain technology deployments

  • December 14, 2022 14 Dec'22

    How India is moving towards net zero

    Home-grown companies and multinational firms are doubling down on sustainability efforts, but more needs to be done to improve datacentre efficiency and avoid greenwashing

  • December 13, 2022 13 Dec'22

    Crime Stoppers Tasmania debuts new reporting portal

    Reporting tool will enable the public to share crime-related information with law enforcement agencies to support policing in Tasmania

  • December 12, 2022 12 Dec'22

    Top IT predictions in APAC in 2023

    Robotics, cross-cloud data mobility and cyber insurance are some of the key trends that will shape Asia-Pacific’s technology landscape in 2023

  • December 11, 2022 11 Dec'22

    How Zscaler is cracking APAC’s cloud security market

    Zscaler’s head in Asia-Pacific and Japan talks up the company’s growth momentum in the region and what it is doing to address areas where it can do better

  • December 08, 2022 08 Dec'22

    Australia to develop new cyber security strategy

    New strategy to be developed by top cyber security experts aims to turn Australia into a global cyber leader, among other goals

  • December 08, 2022 08 Dec'22

    How Databricks is easing lakehouse adoption

    Databricks is making it easier for organisations to adopt a data lakehouse architecture through support for industry-specific file formats, data sharing and streaming processing, among other areas

  • December 07, 2022 07 Dec'22

    Vingroup to run SAP systems on Google Cloud

    The Vietnam conglomerate and EV maker is planning to migrate all its SAP systems to Google Cloud in a move that is expected to reap cost savings and improve product quality

  • December 05, 2022 05 Dec'22

    How HashiCorp is driving cloud provisioning and management

    HashiCorp CEO Dave McJannet talks up how the company is supporting cloud provisioning in a hybrid environment and its investments in Asia-Pacific to capitalise on the region’s growth potential

  • December 04, 2022 04 Dec'22

    How Bosch is driving Industry 4.0 in India

    Bosch India is leveraging advanced analytics and artificial intelligence to detect manufacturing defects and plans to tap quantum computing for material simulation

  • December 02, 2022 02 Dec'22

    Communications runs in his blood

    Symbio Connect CEO Giorgio Mihaila has spent more than two decades in a career dotted with roles at major communications technology providers

  • November 29, 2022 29 Nov'22

    AWS doubles down on data management

    Cloud giant Amazon Web Services declares a bold vision to eliminate the need to extract, transform and load data alongside other efforts to address business problems in domains like cyber security and logistics

  • November 28, 2022 28 Nov'22

    How MongoDB is driving growth in ANZ

    MongoDB, which counts the likes of Bendigo and Adelaide Bank as clients, has been driving skills development and investing in local manpower in Australia and New Zealand

  • November 28, 2022 28 Nov'22

    AWS eyes mission-critical workloads in ASEAN

    Cloud giant AWS is eyeing more business from mission-critical workloads and the financial services industry in Southeast Asia as it readies itself for the next phase of growth

  • November 26, 2022 26 Nov'22

    Nominations open for Computer Weekly Innovation Awards APAC 2023

    Computer Weekly is looking for nominations for the annual Innovation Awards to honour digital transformation initiatives in Asia-Pacific that have transformed organisations in six industries

  • November 25, 2022 25 Nov'22

    Getting data analytics right

    Organisations will need to marry the art and science of data analytics to drive innovation in their analytics initiatives, according to Gartner

  • November 22, 2022 22 Nov'22

    How Singapore’s OCBC is harnessing open source

    OCBC using the OpenShift container platform to modernise its applications, reduce its reliance on proprietary software and deliver new business capabilities

  • November 21, 2022 21 Nov'22

    Informatica CEO: ‘We’re the Switzerland of data’

    Informatica CEO Amit Walia talks up the company’s role as the ‘Switzerland of data’, helping organisations to manage data across different platforms as it transitions into a cloud-first supplier of data management tools

  • November 16, 2022 16 Nov'22

    Applying blockchain, Kafka and MongoDB in green energy trading

    Energy trading platform Powerledger has leveraged the power of blockchain, Kafka and MongoDB to make its mark in renewable energy trading in Australia

  • November 15, 2022 15 Nov'22

    Inside Singapore’s public sector IT strategy

    Adopting a platform approach with products that can scale across the board and building a strong engineering bench are some of the key aspects in Singapore’s public sector IT strategy

  • November 14, 2022 14 Nov'22

    How Google and Mandiant are forging synergies in cyber security

    Google’s AI smarts and Mandiant’s intelligence on new and emerging threats could lay the foundation of proactive security

  • November 13, 2022 13 Nov'22

    Metaverse could add up to $1.4tn a year to Asia’s GDP

    The metaverse may still be in its infancy, but sustained investments in the technology over the next decade could have a significant impact on Asia’s economy

  • November 11, 2022 11 Nov'22

    Lenovo bolsters services play with PCCW Solutions

    Lenovo’s acquisition of PCCW Solutions brings sought-after capabilities in hybrid cloud and application modernisation as it expands its services footprint in Asia

  • November 09, 2022 09 Nov'22

    Optus earmarks A$140m to cover cost of data breach

    Optus sets aside A$140m as an exceptional expense for a customer remediation programme following a massive data breach that affected 10 million customers

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