AWS DataSync Adds Google Cloud and Azure Files as New Storage Locations

In May 2022, AWS announced the availability of two additional storage locations for AWS DataSync: Google Cloud Storage and Azure Files storage. This expansion increases AWS DataSync’s supported storage locations from 10 to 12 across on-premises, edge, and other cloud storage services. The new additions, Google Cloud Storage and Azure Files storage, are the first […]

Saudi banks’ big Digital push: Open banking

Tarabut Gateway, one of the largest Open Banking platforms in the MENA region with a market presence in Bahrain, the UAE and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) has announced four new key banking partnerships in KSA. As part of its expansion in Saudi Arabia, and the developments in Open Banking, Tarabut Gateway revealed it has […]

Rackspace Technology Considering Potential Sale Following Strategic Review

American cloud computing company Rackspace Technology has announced that it is considering selling part of its business following an in-depth strategic review, and may have already found a potential buyer. CEO of Rackspace Technology Kevin Jones released a statement saying that after the strategic review, “based on inbound interest for one of our businesses, we […]

Tencent Cloud Outlines Strategy for talent development in gaming industry

Tencent Cloud, the cloud business of global technology company Tencent, has signed a four-party Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Megazone Cloud, Korea Mobile Game Association (KMGA) and Yeonsung University. The agreement aims to nurture cloud-based mobile game developers in South Korea in order to establish a healthy and sustainable mobile game development ecosystem. Cloud training […]

Web Werks to invest Rs 197 crores in a new Hyperscale Data Centre in Noida

Web Werks, along with its joint venture partner Iron Mountain Data Centers, announced plans to invest Rs.197 crores in a new hyperscale data centre in Noida. Web Werks will be part of the approved data centre parks approved by the government with additional investments to launch edge facilities in key cities in Uttar Pradesh. The […]

How Saigon Hanoi Bank is undergoing Digital Transformation

Vietnam’s Saigon Hanoi Bank (SHB) is in the cusp of digital transformation. A series of recent developments point to this. In April 2022, it won the State Bank of Vietnam’s approval to increase its charter capital from 19.3 trillion Vietnamese dongs (about $839 million) to 26.7 trillion dongs. This in effect, will boost the lender’s […]

Tech Mahindra partners with Avarn Security to accelerate Digital Transformation

Tech Mahindra, one of the leading providers of digital transformation, consulting, and business re-engineering services and solutions has partnered with Avarn Security, a leading security group in the Nordics region. Tech Mahindra will be an end-to-end IT services partner to Avarn’s technology-driven operations & Digital transformation. Tech Mahindra will transform its current operating models across […]

Strong Ambition to Triple Cloud Use in Banks by 2025, but Obstacles to Execution Remain: Publicis Sapient and Google Cloud

Publicis Sapient and Google Cloud did a global survey on 250 senior banking leaders of retail and commercial banks over September and October 2021, revealing these executives’ ambition to triple their banks’ use of cloud by 2025 (see figure below). However, the report found that a majority of banking executives still undervalued the transformative potential […]