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Malaysia set to harness the power of AI with $1 billion park and scholarship programme

Malaysia set to harness the power of AI with $1 billion park and scholarship programme

By | Cloud, News

Malaysia amps up in the artificial intelligence race with Malaysia’s first AI park and scholarship programme that will drive technological development in the country.

The park is expected to give a boost to Malaysia’s economy by supporting efforts to enable a commercial AI ecosystem and make advancements in AI research. The billion dollar development will look to grow local artificial intelligence talent by taking advantage of computer vision, speech recognition and natural language processing.

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Future of IT Infrastructure?

Future of IT Infrastructure?

By | Cloud, Data Center, News

In our staff meetings, I have been talking about IT workplan, with focus on cloud and mobile technologies as the approach to acquiring new capabilities and enhancing user experience at speed. Examples that I always used are Ariba for Procurement, ServiceNow for Service Desk, Workday for HR, Office365 for Productivity & Collaboration. Each of these comes with a “mobile twin”, enabling convenience at our fingertips literally. And more will follow.

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Singapore Market Insights 2020

Singapore Market Insights 2020

By | Market Insights, Uncategorized

The rise of Singapore in the Cloud Computing, and Datacenter sphere is remarkable, and startlingly impressive for a nation with limited land. Its position as a mature datacenter hub both lends it, industry regard as well as, motivates its regional counterparts to emerge as market contenders.

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Thailand Market Insights 2020

Thailand Market Insights 2020

By | Market Insights, Uncategorized

According to a study by Frost & Sullivan, global traffic between data centers will grow by 28% annually between 2018 and 2021, a higher growth rate than the traffic between data centers and the users, which is projected at 24%. This trend has been driven by CDNs and the need to disseminate large volumes of static content closer to the user, such as images and video. The ASEAN data center market is set to grow at a CAGR of 16.1% over the next 5 years. Emerging markets, Indonesia and Thailand, are expected to be key growth engines in ASEAN. 

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Malaysia Market Insights 2020

Malaysia Market Insights 2020

By | Market Insights, Uncategorized

Malaysia’s Cloud and Datacenter landscape is primed to leap into the next phase of Cloud Computing. The rise of Artificial Intelligence (AI), coupled with its potential to revolutionize every step of the industrial, manufacturing and service delivery process, is driving this evolution. Even though AI is on the horizon with its presence working as a signal of the future dominance of Industry 4.0, uncertainties still exist. The question still lingers: Is Malaysia’s infrastructure ready?

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Indonesia Market Insights 2020

Indonesia Market Insights 2020

By | Market Insights, Uncategorized

Indonesia’s position as the largest economy in Southeast Asia has fueled its rise in the Cloud Computing, and Datacenter industry. Coupled with relatively low startup and operational costs, the country is rivaling traditional Cloud Computing, Cybersecurity, and Datacenter hubs.  Datacenters in Jakarta alone are set to witness a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 21.8% in the years 2019-2024 , the highest for any city in Southeast Asia (Cushman & Wakefield Datacenter Report 2019). 

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Vietnam Market Insights 2020

Vietnam Market Insights 2020

By | Market Insights, Uncategorized

Among ASEAN countries, Vietnam has increasingly proven itself to have one of the largest room for cloud adoption with the country’s rapid growth in Cloud expenditure. In 2018, Vietnam’s Cloud service market was valued at USD$165 million and it is projected to reach $291 million by 2024, exhibiting a double digit CAGR of 10% between 2019 and 2024.

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Pushing the edge of sustainability in the data centre with natural gas and lithium-ion UPS

Pushing the edge of sustainability in the data centre with natural gas and lithium-ion UPS

By | Data Center, Uncategorized

For more than 10 years, Power Partners has delivered a variety of power protection solutions for mission-critical applications, including the burgeoning data centre industry in Singapore. Despite the relatively staid nature of electrical engineering, however, Paul Randall, the technical director of Power Partners feels there is ample room for improvement in terms of enhancing reliability, going green, and reducing costs.

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OVHcloud sets to capture Cloud market share in Asia Pacific with infrastructure expansion

OVHcloud sets to capture Cloud market share in Asia Pacific with infrastructure expansion

By | Uncategorized

Founded in 1999, OVHcloud has evolved from a web hosting company to becoming one of the global top 10 cloud players and is now positioned as a market leader in the industry. W.Media was privileged to be able to speak with Lionel Legros, General Manager of their Asia Pacific business cluster.

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Southeast Asia (SEA) Datacenters set to witness accelerated growth in the next 5 years

Southeast Asia (SEA) Datacenters set to witness accelerated growth in the next 5 years

By | Uncategorized

A report by Cushman & Wakefield estimates that the Southeast Asia Datacenter market is set to achieve a Compounded Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 13% in the years 2019 to 2024. The region is projected to achieve accelerated growth in the market as more companies are choosing to develop datacenters in Southeast Asia.

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