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Microsoft to invest US$1 billion in Malaysia for setting up DCs

Microsoft said that it will invest US$1 billion in Malaysia over the next five years as part of a new […]

45 percent of adult internet users in India faced identity theft in 2020: Norton Cyber Safety report

According to a Norton Cyber Safety Insights report, about 45 percent of adult internet users in India faced identity theft […]

Data-driven Organization: Improving Efficiency and Fostering Innovation

Since the pandemic began, digitalisation has become not just a trend, but a necessity; it is not just here and […]

Cybersecurity in Hong Kong: Challenges & Solutions

Is your company ready to face tomorrow’s cyber risk? 69% of Hong Kong CIOs say that the number of detected […]

Business value a key factor for tech adoption: Lan Kwai Fong Group

Over the last three decades, Lan Kwai Fong Group has established itself as a household name in Asia. With extensive […]

SaaS startup Druva raises $147 million from CDPQ, Neuberger Berman

Druva, a startup in Cloud Data Protection and Management segment has raised $147 million in funding. The fundraise was led […]

McAfee observes an increase in cyber-attacks by 114 percent in Q4 2020

The constant surge in the number of COVID-19 cases across the world has led to businesses adopting a work from […]

Japan and Korea: Countries to watch for the next-gen technology

When one talks about the new era powered by artificial intelligence (AI), 5G and the Internet of Things (IoT), Japan […]

Hyundai Oilbank and Air Products sign MoU for hydrogen power

South Korean refiner Hyundai Oilbank will work with Air Products & Chemicals Ltd., the world’s leading hydrogen supplier, to develop […]

Next-Gen Technology Applications in HK’s Hospitality Industries

While hopes for a post-pandemic market boom are rising, the hospitality business’s recovery is still dependent on the border openings […]

Post Hong Kong listing, Trip.com Group lines up expansion plans

Following its listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, Trip.com Group plans to invest in technology expand its one-stop travel […]

Google to provide funds for COVID-19 vaccinations

Amidst the rising cases of COVID-19, Google announced that it will extend its support by providing funds for 250,000 for […]

With APG partnership, Legan owns 80% in DC operator OneAsia

Financial major APG, on behalf of its Dutch pension fund clients, has acquired a 20 per cent stake in OneAsia, […]

IIIT Hyderabad researchers create a drone capable of changing shape and fit the size of a package

Researchers from the Robotics Research Centre at the International Institute of Information Technology Hyderabad (IIITH) have created a working prototype […]

Oracle announces integration with ServiceNow

Oracle announced that ServiceNow, a leading digital workflow company will now be able to support Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI). Enterprise […]

How Bussr and Nekla partnership could be a gamechanger in Digital Payments

Singapore-based transport technology provider Bussr will offer its passengers a digital payment option through payment provider Nekla. This partnership millions […]

NVIDIA debuts first data centre GPU powered by AI

GPU major NVIDIA has unveiled its latest AI-powered data centre CPU to take on demanding workloads. Named “Grace”, the CPU […]

South Korea’s big three telcos to share 5G in remote regions

South Korea’s three largest telcos are coming together to bring 5G to remote and coastal areas in the country. SK […]

Atlassian to hire 1000 employees globally

  Atlassian Corporation, a leading provider of team collaboration and productivity software plans to hire over 1,000 employees globally including […]

Indonesia’s Biznet Gio to build third data centre in the country

Indonesian telecommunications and cloud computing firm Biznet Gio is building its third data centre across the country for greater digital […]

Facebook signs first deal with CleanMax to buy RE in India

In a first of its kind initiative, Facebook has signed a deal to buy renewable energy in India from CleanMax. […]

The use of Artificial Intelligence in Financial Services

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the holy grail of every organisation, as it tries to better understand its customer. This is […]

Honda to introduce First Energy service in Europe

Honda will introduce its first energy service in Europe and launch its domestic intelligent charging solution ‘e:PROGRESS’ in the UK. […]

Fiber broadband provider Excitel expands coverage in ten more cities

Excitel, a broadband network provider in India has launched its fiber broadband services in ten more cities in the first […]

Schneider Electric launches 3- phase UPS: Galaxy VL

Schneider Electric announced the global launch of the Galaxy VL 200-500 kW (400V/480V) 3- phase uninterruptible power supply (UPS). This […]

Mitsubishi Power bags 1500 MW natural gas-fired power plant in Uzbekistan

Mitsubishi Power, a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, has bagged an order for two M701JAC gas turbines for […]

India based discount stock broker Upstox suffers data breach

Upstox, an India based discount stock broker that enables its users to buy and sell shares suffered a data breach […]

Pine Labs acquires Southeast Asia’s fintech platform Fave

Pine Labs, one of Asia’s leading merchant commerce platforms has acquired Fave, Southeast Asia’s consumer fintech platform for $45 million. […]

How Walmart China has embarked on its Omni Channel digitalisation journey

Twenty five years after it entered the China market, Walmart China has embarked on its Omni-Channel customer digitalisation journey. The […]

Flipkart announces strategic partnership with Adani Group

India’s leading e-commerce marketplace, Flipkart announced a strategic and commercial partnership with the Adani Group, India’s multinational infrastructure company. Flipkart […]

Tencent Cloud launches first Internet Data Centre in Indonesia

Tencent Cloud, the cloud business of Tencent, has launched its first Internet Data Centre (IDC) in Indonesia. With this launch, […]

Tata Communications and Bahrain Internet Exchange partner to offer internet connectivity network for Bahrain

Tata Communications, a digital ecosystem enabler and Bahrain Internet Exchange (BIX), its exclusive cable landing partner in Bahrain have partnered […]

L&T bags contract for constructing largest Solar Plant in Saudi Arabia

Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has bagged a contract to construct the largest solar plant in Saudi Arabia. The India-headquartered multinational […]

Deep Tech VC Speciale Invest closes second seed fund

Speciale Invest, a seed stage VC investing in deep technologies has closed its second seed fund. The second fund exceeded […]

Malaysia’s largest telcos Digi and Celcom to merge

Digi and Celcom, two of Malaysia’s “Big Three” telecommunication providers, are merging to become a new player in the country’s […]

Extreme IX partners with CtrlS to establish an Internet eXchange Point in Mumbai

Extreme IX, an Internet Exchange Point has entered into a collaboration with CtrlS Datacenters to start its Point of Presence […]

ESR to build a $2.15 billion data centre in Japan

APAC-focused real estate and logistics company ESR Cayman Limited (“ESR”) has acquired a data centre campus in Osaka, Japan, which […]

South Korea’s LOTTE Data Communication Company launches fourth global cloud data centre

South Korean conglomerate LOTTE Data Communication Company has announced the completion of its fourth cloud data centre in the country. […]

Hong Kong Digital Asset Exchange to launch a Non-Fungible Token trading platform

Hong Kong Digital Asset Exchange (HKD.com), the first digital asset exchange to combine both an online platform and a sizable […]

Strong demand adds powerful voltage to Shanghai Electric’s revenues

On the back of a strong performance in 2020, Shanghai Electric said that it will continue to implement its ‘three […]

SEA DC Market to hit revenues of over USD 11 Billion by 2026: Arizton

The Southeast Asia data centre market is expected to grow at a CAGR of approximately 8 per cent during the […]

Adani Electricity launches green energy option to Mumbai customers

Adani Electricity Mumbai Limited (AEML), a part of the Adani Group has launched its Mumbai Green Energy initiative, with an […]

Sakra World Hospital leverages Nutanix for IT infra upgrade

Multispeciality hospital Sakra World Hospital has upgraded its technology infrastructure and is leveraging Nutanix to enhance medical services for patients […]

Fujitsu and AutoGrid to boost Renewable Energy use in Japan

Fujitsu, AutoGrid to boost Renewable Energy use in Japan Fujitsu Limited said that it will begin offering Autogrid’s Virtual Power […]

Digital Week: Where is Digitalisation in the C-Suite

The world has entered a new, unexpected phase of digitalisation, driven by an urgent need for operational innovation. But is […]

Disney+ Hotstar signs multi-year deal for CLEAR Production Cloud

Prime Focus Technologies (PFT), the technology arm of Prime Focus said that Disney-owned video streaming service Disney+ Hotstar has signed […]

NeoSOFT partners with Tonik for Neo Bank in Southeast Asia

NeoSOFT Technologies, one of India’s leading IT consulting and software solutions provider, said that it is the exclusive technology partner […]

India’s largest power generator NTPC completes total installed capacity of 65,810 MW

With the successful completion of trial operation by Unit-2 of Tanda Super Thermal Power Station in Uttar Pradesh (UP), NTPC’s […]

Tiger Brokers sees huge potential in Singapore for online trading

Xiaomi-backed online trading platform Tiger Brokers Singapore, has said that its business has continued to see exponential growth and momentum […]

Airtel commissions 14 MWp captive solar power plant for DC needs

India’s communication service provider Bharti Airtel has commissioned a captive solar power plant to meet the energy needs of its […]

Microsoft resolves issues that led to productivity apps outage

Microsoft has said that it has successfully resolved the issues that led to an outage which affected cloud services on […]

Digital Transformation and End-User Experience Monitoring

The global adoption of cloud computing is fast growing and is fuelled by digital transformation programs. Startups and small and […]

Socomec Looks Beyond Products To Leave 2020 On A High

The year 2020 will go down in history as one of the most trying periods of the 21st Century, but […]

Capital Markets tech provider Options Technology acquires Fixnetix

Abry Partners backed Options Technology, a provider of IT infrastructure to global Capital Markets has acquired Fixnetix. Fixnetix is a […]

Digital Edge acquires 2 data centres from Sejong Telecom

Singapore registered data centre operator Digital Edge has announced that it has acquired two data centres from South Korean telecommunications […]

NXP India ties up with govt to set up fabless chip design incubator

NXP India has tied up with the Union Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) and Fabless Chip Design Incubator […]

Taiwan is spending $100 billion to solve global chip shortage

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), one of the world’s largest chipmakers, has unveiled plans to invest $100 billion to increase […]

Hydrogen emerging as a clean energy alternative to power DCs

As the drive towards sustainability is moving at a break neck speed, corporations on their part are making an effort […]

More Chinese planning forays into semiconductor manufacturing

More Chinese companies from different sectors are speeding up efforts to enter the semiconductors sector. According to a Global Times […]

Airtel to offer cyber security solutions to Indian govt

Indian communications solutions provider Airtel has joined a select group of companies to be empanelled by Computer Emergency Response Team […]

Indian women-led startup develops deep-tech for low-cost internet services

Astrome, a women-led startup, has developed an innovative wireless product that gives fibre-like bandwidth at fraction of cost. This would […]

With fresh funding, HealthPlix plans to grow its cloud-related offerings

Health-tech startup HealthPlix plans to grow five-fold by expanding its doctor base in existing geographies, add new towns, medicine specialties, […]

CMKL University and TCC Technology to launch national AI supercomputing research infra

CMKL University and TCC Technology (TCCtech) will launch national AI research infrastructure and dataset exchange to provide the high-performance computing […]

Microsoft Taiwan, TECO and Chunghwa Telecom form alliance to push digital industrial upgrading

The world’s major motor producer TECO, Taiwan’s largest largest wireless carrier Chunghwa Telecom, and global cloud provider Microsoft have signed […]

Indian SMEs to receive banking support from U.K. fintech firm Tide

Tide, the U.K.’s leading business banking fintech, has partnered with RBL Bank to provide business accounts and related banking services […]

Are Bank Boardrooms in need of more Air Jordans instead of Pinstripes?

The world’s largest banks continue to lack technology expertise and digital approaches, even as adoption has increased. According to a […]

Pine Labs launches ‘Buy Now Pay Later’ in Malaysia

Asian merchant e-commerce platform Pine Labs, has launched its Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) offering in Malaysia. Pine Labs has […]

NTT Global acquires 55 acres of land from Indian steel maker Mukand for $106 mn

Steel maker Mukand has completed the transfer of 55 acres of surplus leasehold land to NTT Global for $106 million. […]

Japan seeks help from Taiwanese semicon companies after recent fire

Japan has sought help from some Taiwanese semiconductor manufacturers, after a fire had hit one of the chip plants, according […]

Keppel, Facebook and Telin to jointly own & develop high-speed transmission cable across the Pacific Ocean

Keppel Telecommunications & Transportation Limited (Keppel T&T), through a wholly owned subsidiary, Keppel Midgard Holdings Pte. Ltd. (KMH), a subsidiary […]

Indonesia requests non-bank financial institutions to place data centres inside country

Financial Services Authority of Indonesia (OJK) has issued a new regulation that prohibits non-bank financial institutions to place their data centres and disaster recovery centres outside the country’s […]

Magnite opens new data centre in Singapore, replaces its Hong Kong facility

Magnite has opened a new data centre in Singapore to replace its Hong Kong facility. The launch of the new […]

Industry body FICCI partners with ThinkThrough Consulting Bangladesh for promoting grassroot technologies

FICCI and ThinkThrough Consulting Bangladesh have announced partnership

NEXTDC kicks off its largest data centre construction in Sydney

NextDC has started construction of one of its largest data centres, dubbed S3. It is located in Artarmon on Sydney’s […]

Finland’s UpCloud opens new data centre in Sydney

Finnish cloud hosting company UpCloud has announced the opening of its new data centre in Sydney, Australia. Named AU-SYD1, the […]

Tencent announces Q4 2020 results, rakes in $20.5 billion

China’s Tencent has released its financial results for the fourth quarter of 2020. The tech giant has earned $20.5 billion […]

Fibre Expressway is building 3 data centres for $1.5 billion in Australia

Australian network infrastructure company Fibre Expressway has announced its plan to build three data centres in the country that would […]

Adani Green to acquire 2 Solar Plants with 75 MW capacity

Adani Green Energy Limited (AGEL), one of the largest renewables energy companies in India, has acquired a 100 per cent […]

Tech investments into UAE expected to go up after Abraham Accords

The normalisation of business ties between UAE and Israel following the Abraham Accords, is starting to see a rush in […]

HTSC posts record profits in 2020, on the back of digitalisation push

On the back of a strong digital push, Chinese financial services major HTSC posted record profits in 2020. For the […]

Vietnam’s underbanked: Are fintech startups ready to take on telco giants?

As the mobile money pilot project takes into effect this March, Vietnamese fintech startups, including over 30 e-wallet providers, will […]

China’s “Two Sessions” impact on the Data Centre industry

Thousands of China’s political, business, and social elite converged in Beijing in March for the country’s most important political event, […]

NTT’s Bangkok data centre to become international network hub

NTT Ltd. has announced that it will make its Bangkok data centre an international network exchange hub. Partnering with internet […]

India’s IFI Techsolutions expands cloud presence in Australia

Indian cloud solutions firm IFI Techsolutions, alongside Microsoft, has launched its first office in Australia. The company has set up […]

OVHcloud creates fire testing lab for data centre, promises to share result with industry

After a fire which ravaged one of its facilities in Strasbourg, France on March 10, French cloud service provider OVHcloud has […]

Bharti Airtel to acquire additional 3.3% in Avaada MHBuldhana

Bharti Airtel is set to acquire an additional 3.3 per cent stake in Special Purpose Vehicle Avaada MHBuldhana. The SPV […]

How India is using tech to monitor Covid-19 vaccine distribution

A former Indian Prime Minister had an interesting take on social welfare schemes. For every dollar spent on welfare schemes, […]

Fanuc to spend $240m to grow its Shanghai robot plant five-fold

Japanese robot maker Fanuc is planning to spend $240 million to grow its Shanghai plant. Ahead of China’s factory automation […]

Software Technology Parks of India launches Blockchain CoE

Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) has launched Apiary, a Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Blockchain at STPI incubation centre […]

Around 50% exporters have gone online post COVID-19: Hong Kong Trade Development Council survey

In the aftermath of COVID-19, around 50 per cent of exporters have gone digital. Nearly half of the exporters surveyed […]

Aiming for sky high growth, AirTrunk opens 2nd Sydney hyperscale DC

Hyperscale data centre specialist AirTrunk has opened its second Sydney hyperscale data centre. AirTrunk, which is owned by a consortium […]

Abu Dhabi launches a Digital Programme for government employees

As a part of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), the department of Government Support which is represented by the Abu […]

Experts gather to discuss China & SEA data centre

On March 5th, professionals from more than 200 companies in the cloud and data centre industry in China and Southeast […]

Cisco selects Taiwan for its first cybersecurity talent incubation center in APAC

The U.S. networking-equipment giant Cisco Systems Inc. launched a cybersecurity talent incubation center last Tuesday in the Startup Terrace in […]

Indian Government launches U.S-India Artificial Intelligence (USIAI) initiative

  The government of India and the U.S government have collaborated to launch the U.S India Artificial Intelligence (USIAI) platform. […]

Cybersecurity budgets cannot be compromised in a crisis: KPMG 

Cyber cost optimisation is essential throughout a disaster, KPMG in Malaysia highlights, noting that corporations ought to revisit their general […]

Huawei to open $22.6M datacenter in Thailand this year

Huawei Technologies Thailand has re-announced its plan to invest in a 700-million-baht ($22.6 million) data centre in Thailand this year, […]

IIIT Hyderabad researchers create AI-embedded sensor to help with physiotherapy

  Processes, Architecture and Technologies Research in IoT (PATRIoT) researchers from The International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad (IIIT) have […]

Thailand’s True Corporation earmarks $2bn to develop 5G network

Identifying 5G networks as one of its core growth pillars, Thailand’s telecom operator True Corporation is set to spend 40 […]

Malaysian government provides $997 million stimulus for nationwide digitalisation

The Malaysian government has announced that it will allocate a series of funds worth $997 million (RM4.1 billion) to the […]

Indian fintech startup YAP to expand in Saudi, Vietnam, Bangladesh

With the infusion of a fresh round of funding, YAP, a Chennai-based fintech startup is planning to take its services […]

Acronis acquires South Africa’s Synapsys to fortify cybersecurity standing

Singapore-bred, Swiss-incorporated cybersecurity giant Acronis has announced the acquisition of its long-time South African partner Synapsys, making it the company’s […]

MeitY, AWS to build the first Quantum Computing Application Lab in India

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) of India is planning to build a Quantum Computing Applications Lab, in […]

Vingroup affiliate partners with Google to build cloud-based ecosystem in Vietnam

Vingroup’s technology subsidiary One Mount Group has announced a partnership with Google Cloud to foster “the largest cloud-based technology ecosystem […]

Government of India’s Telemedicine service completes 3 million consultations

The Indian government on Wednesday said that eSanjeevani, its telemedicine service has completed 3 million consultations. The National Telemedicine Service […]

Web Werks to build 2nd DC in Mumbai

  Data centre provider Web Werks, has acquired a land parcel to build a standalone Greenfield data center in Navi […]

Australia’s NextDC launches ‘first of its kind’ carbon neutrality programme

Australian data centre operator NextDC has announced the launch of a brand new data centre carbon neutrality programme, the ‘first […]

Data centre infra providers take the SPAC route to raise capital

On March 8 this year, Kevin Timmons, CEO of InterPrivate IV InfraTech Partners Inc looked at his phone and thought […]

NSE Data and Analytics invests in technology startup Capital Quant Solutions

NSE Data & Analytics limited have invested in technology startup Capital Quant Solutions. Capital Quant Solutions Ltd (CQS) is an […]

Ascendas REIT to tap into European market with 11 data centre acquisitions for $904.6M

Ascendas Real Estate Investment Trust’s manager plans to acquire 11 data centres across Europe from subsidiaries of Digital Realty Trust, […]

OVHcloud restores power to 3 data centres in France

OVHcloud has restored power to three data remaining centres in Strasbourg. This development comes in the wake of one of […]

Multifaceted inequalities: Is tech outpacing countries’ ability to adapt?

Increased usage of technologies, resulting in widening inequality always seem to be good tango partners. New-shaped inequalities caused by the […]

Ant Group-backed Hello Inc files for US IPO

Hello Inc, backed by Alibaba’s Ant Group, is eyeing to be the first U.S.-listed Chinese bike-rental company, Bloomberg reported, citing […]

Nasdaq-listed Startek invests $30 mn in cloud provider CSS Corp

Nasdaq-listed outsourcing company Startek has acquired a minority stake in cloud solutions provider CSS Corp for $30 million. This $30 […]

In India energy storage, need of the hour

India needs to have an energy storage in place, which would help in cutting down electricity costs and reduce carbon […]

Government of India comes up with an Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme

  The Government of India has come up with the Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (ISDP) to keep a track of […]

AI can help in fraud detection and prevention in the world of Finance

In the post-COVID era, financial institutions across the world are figuring out ways in which they can leverage Artificial Intelligence. The […]

Singapore government rolls out new cybersecurity programs for critical information infrastructures

Singapore is developing programmes to establish cybersecurity standards and minimize cyber risks across the supply chain for government sectors with […]

Etisalat partners with Netcracker to bring 5G services in UAE

UAE telecom major Etisalat has partnered with Netcracker’s Domain Orchestration solutions, to help it bring the new 5G services to […]

64% of Singapore workers share critical data via messaging apps: Veritas

While 24 per cent were reproved, 75 per cent said they will continue the use of these tools 64 per […]

WeLab raises $75m to develop its fintech platform, expanding 50m customer base in China

Allianz X has joined the Series C funding round for Hong Kong’s fintech unicorn WeLab at a $75 million deal […]

With a fresh round of funding, fintech startup Rewire eyes partnerships

Armed with a fresh round of funding, fintech startup Rewire is planning to enhance its product portfolio, services and strategic […]

Digital Realty to deploy submarine cables, boosts globally connected data community in Japan

In an effort to improve data connectivity further, Japan’s MC Digital Realty and ARTERIA Networks Corporation have collaborated to link […]

Report: Singapore offers the best mobile experience in SEA

Singapore provides the best overall mobile experience in Southeast Asia, according to Tutela. The data company recently released its 2021 […]

How the Indian Government’s digital push is helping millions of underprivileged gain access to food

The Indian government has launched an app to enable poor people access to food grains from the national Public Distribution […]

Gigaplex, a Mindspace REIT to sublease data center space in Mumbai

Gigaplex Estate Pvt. Ltd, one of the Special Purpose Vehicles (SPV) of Mindspace REIT, has entered into a  sublease agreement […]

iLink Digital acquires majority stake in Dazeworks

iLink Digital, a global software solution provider has acquired a majority stake in Dazeworks. Dazeworks is a platinum consulting partner […]

China’s Juwai IQI announces its plan to set up HQ in Malaysia

China-based real estate technology company Juwai IQI has announced its plans to set up the headquarters of the company in […]

How DCs should plan in a pandemic

With the Covid-19 pandemic, disaster preparedness has become the ‘New Normal’. Lockdown efforts, which have been seen as essential in […]

New Equinix Metal hardware is now available in five APAC data center hubs

Global data center company Equinix has announced that its new automated bare metal hardware for data centers, Equinix Metal, is […]

Corps and SMEs to verify financial balances digitally with DBS’s Audit Confirmation service

DBS launches first digital audit confirmation solution for banking industry on its online corporate banking platform DBS IDEAL, planning to […]

Reliance Jio introduces JioBusiness to help small businesses in India

  Reliance Jio has introduced ‘JioBusiness’ that aims at offering connectivity and productivity to Micro, Small and Medium Businesses (MSMB) […]

South Korea’s SK Group to expand cloud and big data business in Georgia, US

South Korean tech conglomerate SK Corporation is expanding its footprint in the US with a new $1.8 million office in […]

China and Russia to build a data center for scientific research in space

China and Russia are joining forces to build a joint data center for deep space exploration. On behalf of their […]

South Korea’s Amorepacific pledges 100% transition to renewable energy by 2030

Amorepacific became the first South Korean beauty company to commit to source 100 per cent renewable energy to power all […]

Digital Realty launches third Singapore-based data center

Digital Realty will open its Digital Loyang II (SIN12) data centre in April. This will mark the company’s third and […]

France’s Teleperformance opens cloud campus hubs across the Philippines

French business outsourcing company Teleperformance (TP) has opened three Cloud Campus hubs in the Philippines, covering the north and south […]

This Australian startup is bringing data centers to regional New South Wales

Australian company Leading Edge Data Centers (LEDC) is filling the connectivity gap in the country’s data center industry with a […]

Princeton Digital Group to build its first DC in India

This data centre will be ready by 2022, in Navi Mumbai and will have the IT capacity of 48 MW, […]

Cybercrimes expected to rise in the Philippines in 2021

Philippines Business Groups have said in a joint statement that the impact of cybercrimes in the country is expected to […]

Vietnam accepts payments via mobile phone accounts in two-year pilot project

To accelerate cashless payments and financial inclusion, Vietnam’s Prime Minister has approved the Mobile Money pilot project. This project will […]

Equinix and partners drive $3 billion in DC projects globally

Nasdaq-listed Equinix today provided detailed roadmap of its $3 billion xScale data centre programme, including projects currently under development in […]

Delhi govt earmarks $1.3 billion for cloud-based Health Information Management System

The Delhi government has proposed to work on a cloud-based Health Information Management System (HIMS) and digital health card for […]

SME Digital Reboot programme launched in Singapore, supports 500 companies by 2022

SMEs will get a significant boost to adopt digital technologies, as a part of the SME Digital Reboot programme launched […]

Companies to migrate workloads from on-premise DCs to cloud: Deloitte

Indian businesses are expected to increase adoption of cloud and co-location. Deloitte in their annual TMT report has predicted the […]

Southeast Asian digital nations slide in the Global Innovation Index 2021

Even as digital adoption is increasing in Southeast Asia, countries seem to not find favour, in terms of rankings. According […]

COVID-19 has led to a Cloud Techno-loution: Edelweiss report

  According to a report published in by Edelweiss which was worked upon by interacting with people belonging to a […]

Microsoft releases security updates for Exchange Server

Microsoft has released several security updates for Microsoft Exchange Server to address vulnerabilities that have been used in limited targeted […]

Why companies should make Malaysia their data hub in Southeast Asia

Businesses in Malaysia, like their other Asian counterparts have had it rough in the last year as the Covid-19 pandemic […]

ASEAN colocation DC forecast: Hyperscale Cloud and OTT present key growth opportunities

The demand for data storage and managed hosting services is expected to grow exponentially across the ASEAN region, thanks to […]

How Big Corps & SMEs are shaping Vietnam’s digital economy

Micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) constitute 96 per cent of Vietnam’s business activities. Meanwhile, big corporations, including multinational enterprises […]

AWS provides cloud services for TNEX, aims 60M Vietnamese underserved in digital banking

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is selected to provide cloud service for TNEX, the first full-digital bank of Vietnam and a […]

New World eyes 18 data centre ventures in emerging markets

Hongkong property giant New World has formed a joint venture, with an aim to set up a network of data […]

Dilemma of building data centres in APAC: Need vs Capacity

The COVID-19 pandemic urges countries to adopt online activities, generating huge amounts of data that needs storing on cloud and […]

In India’s new IT Rules, engagement with consumer representatives lacking: CUTS

The government of India had recently brought in place Information Technology rules (Guidelines for Intermediaries and Digital Media Ethics Code) […]

Reliance Power and JERA join venture company achieves financial closure for a new gas-fired power generation project in Bangladesh

Indian business tycoon Anil Ambani’s Reliance Power and Japan’s JERA-backed joint venture company has achieved financial closure for a new […]

Survey: Widening gap between threat intelligence capabilities and needs

While the concerns with cybersecurity have risen, threat intelligence capacities are still lagging behind, said a new report by Cybersixgill, […]

Singapore Exchange (SGX) offers cloud-enabled, ultra-low latency connectivity

The Singapore Exchange (SGX) has partnered with UK financial technology services company Options to provide ultra-low latency (ULL) connectivity for […]

AWS launches second cloud region in Osaka

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has launched its second region in the city of Osaka, Japan, expanding its cloud footprint in […]

Tencent Cloud forays into the Middle East with a launch of DC in Bahrain

Chinese tech giant Tencent will officially make its first entry into the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) market with […]

Sunseap to form JV with Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) for importing clean energy

Singapore-based solar firm Sunseap Group will form a joint venture with Malaysia’s largest electricity utility, Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB). This […]

Reliance Jio plans to set up a DC in UP with an investment of $950 million

Reliance Jio is planning to set up a Data Centre in Uttar Pradesh with an investment of $950 million. According […]

US & Europe still preferred DC locations: Arcadis Study

Since the onset of COVID-19 pandemic, consumption of technology has gone deeper, amongst all walks of life. This increased consumption […]

STT GDC India to increase use of renewable energy

STT GDC India, today has announced a partnership with Avaada MHKhamgaon Private Limited, a subsidiary of Avaada Energy Private Limited […]

U.K. cyber firm Bluedog to launch second security ops centre in the Philippines

The second security operations centre (SOC) will operate in Makati, a city in Manila, as Bluedog sees a growing demand […]

What you need to know about Green DCs

Nanyang Technological University is one of the top universities in Singapore offering education in engineering, business, science, humanities, arts, social […]

Soon, India to be the next DC hub: NASSCOM

India’s IT industry body NASSCOM has said that the country is on path to become the next data centre hub, […]

Indian government empanels IBM as Cloud Service Provider

IBM has launched its ‘Cloud Satellite’ initiative in India to enable the next frontier of distributed cloud computing. The tech […]

Nokia expands 5G footprint in the Philippines

Nokia has reached a three-year deal with Globe Telecom to upgrade the latter’s existing 4G network and expand the geographical […]

Study: 69% Singapore enterprises embrace hybrid cloud

69 per cent of Singapore enterprises plan to do away with traditional data centers for hybrid cloud in the next […]

How Singapore faces a DC talent crunch

When it comes to business, Singapore has emerged as one of the premier destinations and is an economic powerhouse in […]

Cybersecurity threats in Malaysia spiked amid remote working in 2020: Kaspersky 

With 67 per cent of the Malaysian companies required their staff to work from home (WFH) during national lockdowns, a global threat […]

Ho Chi Minh city to build 2 centres for AI

Ho Chi Minh City has approved the Artificial intelligence (AI) research and development programme in the city in 2020-2030, which […]

Why Philippines may not yet be a target for hyperscalers

With enterprises embarking on a rapid digital transformation journey, cloud spending in the Philippines is expected to grow from $1.8 […]

Decarbonising DCs in SEA calls for a different approach

With the COVID-19 pandemic exploding the demand for digital services, it is also fuelling the need for increased data centre […]

How SMEs can use Cloud to globalise biz

A year on, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect economies all around the world, forcing enterprises to turn towards technology […]

Vietnam’s Sacombank partners IBM to transform cybersecurity ops centre

Sacombank announces on Friday its further cooperation with IBM in an attempt to transform its Cybersecurity Operations Center (SOC), strengthening […]

Xilinx unveils new hardware to accelerate DC performance

IT hardware giant Xilinx has recently unveiled an ‘industry first’ hardware solution for data centers that would supercharge the performance […]

How does Singapore’s Data Center Market impact the larger economy?

It is no secret that Singapore is the leading data center market in Southeast Asia, and one of the primary […]

PwC and HKBN Enterprise Solutions join hands to help SMEs combat cyberattacks

PwC Hong Kong and Hong Kong-based IT solutions firm HKBN Enterprise Solutions (HKBNES) have announced a partnership that will help […]

Microsoft to launch first DC region in Indonesia

Microsoft has established its first data centre region in Indonesia. This, the Tedmond-based tech major has done as part of […]

Filipino and Thai telcos partner to bring 5G roaming

Globe Telecom, a major provider of telecommunications services in the Philippines, has announced its collaboration with roaming ally and Thailand’s […]

Samsung begins mass production of SSDs for hyperscale data centers

Tech conglomerate Samsung has announced that it has begun mass production of its most advanced line of data center chips. […]

Vietnam rolls out IPv6 For Gov, ready for 5G and Smart City plans

The Ministry of Information and Communications of Vietnam (MIC) has announced a national program on Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) […]

Huawei launches APAC’s first smartphone lab in Singapore

Huawei Technologies has launched a brand new regional lab in Singapore, its first in the Asia Pacific region. Named DigiX […]

DreamMark1: Shaping Korea’s tech dreams

South Korean technology solutions provider DreamMark1 is planning to expand its operations. As a part of this initiative, DreamMark 1 […]

Australia’s Vault Cloud and Aruba form cloud security alliance

Australian cloud vendor Vault Cloud has announced a partnership with US-based Aruba to strengthen the company’s network control system for […]

Iron Mountain to expand DC footprint in India

Storage and information management services company Iron Mountain has entered into an agreement to form a joint venture with Web […]

Cloud adoption in SEA remains “Politically Agnostic”

As the world gears up to welcome a post-pandemic normal informed by digitalisation, data centres have proven themselves to be […]

“Know” your data before achieving Data Sovereignty: SEA experts say

Data sovereignty, data residency and data localization are among the most hotly debated topics worldwide. Addressing the challenges, experts at […]

South Korea is spending $607 million on cybersecurity

South Korea is pouring in $607 million by 2023 to beef up the country’s cybersecurity capabilities. The Ministry of Information […]

BetaShares will offer Australia’s first cloud computing ETF

BetaShares, one of the main ETF providers in Australia is now offering ETFs of cloud computing companies. An ETF, or […]

HK Govt gives 5G a nod

Hong Kong is set to give a boost to digital infratructure, as it seeks to kickstart growth back in a […]

Malaysia and Huawei are building Southeast Asia’s first 5G cybersecurity lab

Malaysia is working with Chinese tech giant Huawei to build Southeast Asia’s first 5G cybersecurity test lab. CyberSecurity Malaysia, an […]

Airtel and Qualcomm collaborate for 5G in India

  Indian communications solutions provider Bharti Airtel will collaborate with Qualcomm Technologies for accelerating 5G in India. Through Airtel’s network […]

Despite boom, Data Centre industry faces talent shortages in SEA

Data centre is a fast-growing industry with state-of-the-art technology applications, especially after the data challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

NTT Ltd to invest $180 mn in Tamil Nadu

NTT plans to invest around $180 million) in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Sharad Sanghi, CEO of NTT Ltd […]

DCs turn to innovative cooling tech

As Data Centre adoption explodes in the Asia Pacific region, newer forms of cooling are emerging in the horizon, adoption […]

Adani sets up Joint Venture with EdgeConneX

Adani Enterprises has set up a 50:50 Joint Venture (JV) with EdgeConneX, a leading global Data Centre operator. Adani Enterprises […]

IBM and Tech Mahindra join hands to create hybrid cloud system

IBM and Tech Mahindra on Tuesday said they are deepening their collaboration, especially in areas like 5G, hybrid cloud, automation […]

NEC Corporation India to make Thiruvananthapuram into a Smart City

NEC Corporation India, a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, has won the mandate to drive Thiruvananthapuram’s Smart City project. […]

Vietnam to build 3 big DCs

Vietnam is set to build three ‘Big’ Data Centres by 2030, in an effort to enter the world’s top countries […]

This Philippine company wants to ‘Uberize’ app development

In an innovation of sorts, businesses can now build apps for customers with no coding skills needed. BlastAsia, a Philippine […]

Infoxchange Group to build a new hub for digital transformation

The Infoxchange Group, a not-for-profit social enterprise, is developing a new Digital Transformation Hub to help Australian not-for-profits build digital […]

How edge computing will exponentially grow the China market

Over the past decades, there have been paradigm shifts from centralised to decentralised IT environments: from mainframe server to on-premise […]

Building more energy-aware businesses in Asia

Asia’s appetite for digitalisation is fast outpacing other regions across the globe, as it becomes

Cloud service providers to invest up to RM15b under the Digital Economy Blueprint: Malaysian PM

The Malaysian government has announced conditional approvals to four cloud service providers (CSP) to build and manage “hyper-scale” data centres […]

Tech Leadership: A key agenda for CIOs

With digital transformation being accepted as the ‘new normal’, leadership has taken over as one of the top priorities for […]

Over 70% of Asian businesses prefer local cloud providers: Survey

Around 72 per cent of businesses in Asia favour Asian cloud providers because they believe that Asian providers have a […]

Vietnam Electricity to get clean energy from Sunseap

As the global effort to decarbonise intensifies, countries and corporates across the Asia Pacific region are heeding the call and […]

Console Connect partners with PDG for providing cloud services

Console Connect by PCCW Global and Princeton Digital Group have entered into a partnership to enable Singapore businesses improved access […]

NTT Docomo forms 5G consortium in Thailand

Japanese mobile phone operator NTT Docomo is joining forces with twelve other leading tech firms to establish a 5G consortium […]

Pre IPO, Malaysia’s Bank Islam accelerates digital transformation

Bank Islam, which is set to become the first publicly listed Islamic Bank in Malaysia, before its IPO, has decided […]

NTT completes its first Microsoft security project in Indonesia

NTT, a technology services provider, just completed its first Microsoft Security Project for a cellular operator in Indonesia. The Japanese […]

KT partners with South Korea’s Land & Housing Corporation to build data centers overseas

KT Corporation (KT), South Korea’s largest telecommunications company, has announced a partnership with the country’s Land and Housing Corporation (LH) […]

Singapore 2021 Budget: $75.3 million to support digital transformation

The Singaporean government will be injecting $75.3 million (SGD$1 billion) into the country’s tech scene to support digital transformation initiatives […]

Digital Week: Coming Together to Discuss ASEAN’s Digital Future

What the year 2020 brought was unprecedented. Even as the pandemic has impacted healthcare as we know it directly, it’s […]

IBM to go carbon neutral by 2030

After the landmark EU Green Data Center Deal last week, IBM is the next tech giant to make a carbon […]

Cybersecurity spending for critical infrastructure to pass $105 billion by 2021: ABI Research

Global spending on critical cybersecurity infrastructure is set to surpass $105 billion in 2021, according to a latest report by […]

Report: Sydney, Singapore among the world’s biggest data center markets

Sydney and Singapore are among the world’s biggest data center markets. These findings are according to real estate services company […]

Equinix plans to develop a $91 million DC in Sydney

Equinix plans to develop a $91 million data centre in central Sydney. The New York-listed company has submitted its plans, […]

Hiranandani Group to develop a DC park in West Bengal

India’s real estate company Hiranandani Group, has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the state of West Bengal […]

Rakuten to roll out 5G for Ligado Networks

Rakuten Mobile has bagged a deal from Ligado Networks to design a private 5G network. This network will use the […]

Accenture & VMware launch new biz for cloud migration

Accenture and VMware have expanded their partnership to launch a dedicated business group that will help organizations accelerate migration to […]

HCL Tech partners with IIT Kanpur

Software services exporter HCL Technologies Ltd (HCL) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Indian Institute of Technology […]

Cybersecurity firm ExtraHop opens new data centre facilities in Sydney 

ExtraHop, a cybersecurity firm that specialises in cloud-native network detection and response, opened data centre facilities in Sydney to enhance […]

ASM technologies and Lavelle Networks set up a new CoE for SD-WAN

ASM Technologies Ltd, a global Engineering Services provider, today announced that it was going to set up a new Centre […]

Indian markets regulator SEBI to build a new data centre

Indian markets regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) is planning to build a new data centre as a […]

TSMC to open research subsidiary in Japan

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSMC) plans to raise nearly $9 billion in debt, a move which would aid its […]

Recykal selected for WEF supported Circulars Accelerator Program

Recykal, a digital ‘waste-commerce’ solutions provider, has been selected as the first Indian company to be a cohort member from […]

Indian SaaS cos seeing increase in PE/VC investments

In a pandemic-hit year, Indian Software-as-a-service (SaaS) companies are seeing a growth in investments, as companies increasingly embrace digital. According […]

Edge Computing, AI, & 5G to drive Global DC Market: Frost & Sullivan

A recent analysis by Frost & Sullivan found that continued high levels of technology deployment worldwide will result in a […]

Bank of New Zealand apps to migrate to Microsoft cloud

Microsoft New Zealand has announced that Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) will become the latest flagship customer for its forthcoming […]

CoinDCX launches global crypto-to-crypto trading platform

Cryptocurrency exchange startup CoinDCX has launched its latest crypto-to-crypto (C2C) product offering. Called Cosmex, it is CoinDCX’s global product that […]

Honeywell gives intelligent building soln an Augmented Reality makeover

Honeywell has announced a strategic alliance with IDEMIA, a company into Augmented Identity, to create an intelligent building ecosystem. The […]

Indian CIOs shift gears amidst pandemic: Prioritise investments in cyber sec, data

IT decision makers from leading Indian companies have zeroed in on cyber security and data-backed decision making, as their key […]

OpenSignal: Philippines and Thailand see most improvement in 5G experience

The Philippines and Thailand are two Southeast Asian markets that see the biggest improvement in terms of mobile experience with […]

Singapore ranks 1st in Asia: Huawei Global Connectivity Index

Tech giant Huawei has released its annual Global Connectivity Index (GCI), ranking the world’s most digitally transformative and connected economies. […]

Siemens South Korea signs cybersecurity deal with KPMG

Siemens South Korea has signed a technology research agreement with KPMG’s subsidiary company in the East Asian country, Samjong KPMG. […]

Half of APAC companies experienced increased IT downtime during COVID-19: LogicMonitor

Almost half of the enterprises in the Asia Pacific region have experienced an increase in IT downtime during the COVID-19 […]

NVIDIA brings GeForce cloud gaming to Australia

Global chipmaking giant NVIDIA has brought its flagship cloud gaming service, GeForce NOW, to Australia. It has partnered with Perth-based […]

CSaaS adoption on the rise as cos grapple with increasing threats

With the onset of Covid-19, Cybersecurity-as-a-service (CSaaS) is witnessing a significant adoption, as companies brace themselves for the ‘new normal’. […]

NTT Ltd strengthens IT infra of Indian BFS client

Technology services provider NTT Limited, has strengthened the IT infrastructure ecosystem at one of India’s premier banking institutions. This it […]

PCCW expects a growth rebound in fiscal 21

PCCW has reported a marginal yearly increase in revenues for the fiscal year 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic took a […]

DCs overlooking CO2-eq emissions saving of over 3 mn tonnes: EkkoSense

EkkoSense analysis indicates that organizations are missing an opportunity to cut their data center cooling energy consumption by 30 percent […]

Bridge DC appoints Saandeep Dandekarr as India Country Head

Singapore-headquartered Bridge Data Centres has roped in Saandeep V Dandekarr as its India country head. Dandekarr, in his previous stint […]

Malaysian companies boosted private cloud investments: Nutanix survey

Nutanix, a leader in a private cloud, hybrid and multicloud computing today announced the findings of the Malaysian edition of […]

Oxfam Australia responds to alerts of data breach affecting its 1.7 millions supporters 

Oxfam is trying to work out what data was accessed Oxfam Australia, a non-for-profit aid and development organization, is investigating […]

Eaton to acquire Tripp Lite for $1.65 billion

Power management company Eaton will acquire Tripp Lite, a supplier of power quality products and connectivity solutions for $1.65 billion. […]

Data breaches continue to rise in Oz

Data-related breaches are on the rise in the Australian continent. According to data from the Office of the Australian Information […]

AWS rakes in $12.7 billion in FY20, remains Amazon’s most profitable biz

The elevation of Andy Jassy as CEO casts the spotlight on Amazon Web Services (AWS), an unglamorous business, which for […]

Report: Worldwide IT Spending to grow 6.2 percent in 2021

As the world continues to accelerate digital transformation at breakneck speed, worldwide spending on IT infrastructure is expected to grow […]

The APAC data center market outlook 2021-2026: Report

Reportlinker.com announced the release of the report “APAC Data Center Market – Industry Outlook and Forecast 2021-2026”. The APAC data […]

Bloomberg Innovation Index 2021: South Korea, Singapore lead the world in tech innovation

South Korea has once again shown the world its tech innovation prowess and its preparedness in embracing a post-pandemic digital […]

Chindata establishes two new subsidiaries in two days

Chindata Group, a leading carrier-neutral hyperscale data center solution provider in Asia-Pacific emerging markets established two new subsidiaries within two […]

Myanmar blocks access to Facebook amidst military coup

Myanmar’s state-run internet service provider, MPT, has temporarily blocked access to Facebook. This comes after the arrest of Myanmar’s long […]

A billion Indians march towards Digital Payments: NPCI

Digital Payment methods have gone beyond the rich or well educated in India, according to a study conducted by People […]

Singtel joins forces with Microsoft for 5G edge computing

Singapore’s oldest and largest telecommunications provider Singtel has joined hands with tech titan Microsoft to launch 5G edge computing on […]

OVHcloud unveils APAC expansion plans

European data center services provider OVHcloud has upped the ante on its Asia Pacific growth plans. As part of its […]

NTT launches fifth data center in Malaysia

Japanese telecommunications giant NTT Ltd. has launched its fifth data center in Malaysia. Named Cyberjaya 5 (CBJ5), the new 107,000 […]

China Mobile International opens data center in Frankfurt

China Mobile International (CMI) has opened a new data center facility in Frankfurt, Germany. CMI’s second data center in Europe, […]

Salesforce to launch Vaccine Cloud to better manage COVID-19 vaccinations

US-based cloud computing major Salesforce has announced that it will be launching a Vaccine Cloud to help governments and healthcare […]

You can now attend Amazon’s cloud computing classes on Twitch

Yes, you’ve read that right. Amazon Web Services (AWS) is offering cloud computing classes on popular streaming platform Twitch – […]

How Data Centers in China Are Heading Towards Carbon Neutrality

After Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged that by 2030 China would cut emissions per unit of GDP by “at least” […]

European FIs form a coalition to develop security standards and cloud best practices

Top European financial institutions has been formed a coalition to develop common security standards and best practices for the use […]

FPT Telecom upgrades tech infrastructure as broadband traffic rises

Vietnamese telecom services provider FPT Telecom has deployed hardware and software from NYSE-listed Ciena, to build a more resilient network […]

Bridge Data Centres Expands Footprint in Malaysia With Third Data Centre

Singapore-headquartered Bridge Data Centres (Bridge), a leading hyperscale and wholesale and carrier-neutral data centre provider in APAC, will build a […]

Exclusive Insight into Hong Kong’s Datacenter Market: 2021 and Beyond

Hong Kong’s well-established financial and logistics industries are critical components that support the surrounding economy on both a city-wide and […]

India’s Digital biz give Budget a thumbs up

Proposals pertaining to startups in India’s annual budget got a thumbs up from the industry. IT industry body National Association […]

Siew Jin Kiat, succeeds Munenori Ando as head of Epson Singapore

Epson has appointed Siew Jin Kiat as the Regional Managing Director for Epson Singapore (SEA Headquarters). This is effective from […]

Malaysia Pharma selects Oracle Cloud for vaccines distribution

Pharmaniaga Berhad (Pharmaniaga, a Malaysian integrated pharmaceutical group, has selected Oracle Fusion Cloud Supply Chain & Manufacturing (SCM) to improve […]

Pandemic urged 89 per cent of Indian IT Leaders to protect organizational data from ransomware: new survey

Druva Inc., a India-based company specializing in cloud data protection and management, found in a survey that highlights the rising […]

Huawei expands cloud presence in Latin America with new data center

Huawei has activated a second data center in Brazil, the AZ2, mainly as a backup center for cloud services offered […]

AWS offers cloud computing classes on Twitch

Yes, you’ve read that right. Amazon Web Services (AWS) is offering cloud computing classes on popular streaming platform Twitch – […]

LG to collaborate with Qualcomm for 5G cars

South Korea’s LG Electronics (LG) has partnered with US wireless technology company Qualcomm to develop 5G automotive platforms. Both LG […]

Why India’s DC policy needs a green signal soon

In November, the Indian government came out with a draft of a national Data Centre (DC) policy. The intent was […]

SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son to step down as chairman

Masayoshi Son, billionaire founder of Japanese technology empire SoftBank, is stepping down from his role as chairman of the company. […]

Airtel launches 5G ready network

India’s telecommunication service provider Bharti Airtel has successfully rolled out ‘Live’ 5G service over a commercial network. This rollout was […]

Hyperscale data centers doubled from 2015-2020: Synergy

The total number of large data centers operated by hyperscale providers increased to 541 at the end of the second […]

Cloud4C to build CoE for SAP and Anthos

Managed cloud services provider Cloud4C, has collaborated with Google Cloud to build a Centre of Excellence (CoE) for SAP and […]

Crypto platform Unocoin launches new exchange

Unocoin, the oldest cryptocurrency platform in India, has launched its new crypto exchange platform built for professional traders, fund managers […]

Indian govt to pass India’s Privacy Protection Bill soon

India’s Privacy Data Protection Bill, which is going through multiple stakeholder considerations, will be passed soon. “Things are still under […]

Amazon, Google among 40 organisations sign European Climate Neutral Data Center Pact

Some of the largest data center players in Europe have come together to create a Climate Neutral Data Center Pact […]

Malaysia’s Celcom partners with Microsoft for cloud solution offering

Celcom Axiata Berhad (Celcom), one of Malaysia’s largest telecommunications service providers, has partnered with Microsoft to introduce a brand new […]

Panopto opens new office in Singapore

Cloud-based video platform Panopto has opened its new office in Singapore as part of its strategy to respond to the […]

Cyber Security breach at Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC)

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) reported a cyber security breach related to its use of a file sharing […]

Vietnam telcos to pilot 5G in An Giang

Vietnam’s Mekong Delta province of An Giang has been selected as the location for the government’s piloting of 5G services […]

MC Payment to list in Singapore Exchange

Mobile Credit Payment will become the first fintech company to be listed on the Singapore Exchange. This will be done […]

India’s largest state announces Data Center policy

The Uttar Pradesh cabinet has given its nod for a data centre policy, as the state looks to attract more […]

Keppel DC REIT posts 20% growth

The Board of Keppel DC REIT Management Pte. Limited has reported a 20.5 per cent yearly growth for the second […]

Why the Transformation of State-owned Chinese Companies Will Take Time

China’s ‘new infrastructure’ plan has become a buzzword for attracting more players and investments. Even as plans are afoot to […]

AT TOKYO to open new data center in 2023

Japanese data center company AT TOKYO announced the launch of a new data center in Tokyo which will commence operations […]

APAC’s Secure Content Management (SCM) market to reach $2.2 billion by 2024: Frost & Sullivan 

The Secure Content Management (SCM) market is expected to achieve an 11.4% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) to reach $2.2 […]

Oz Def Min to exit Global Switch data centre biz by 2025

The Department of Defence in Australia has reneged on its planned 2020 exit from Global Switch’s Sydney-based data centre by […]

Asian cloud providers prefer regional service providers: Survey

Asian businesses prefer regionally-based cloud providers as they can better serve their needs, revealed a survey commissioned by Alibaba Cloud, […]

HGC brings hyperscale fiber optic network to data center in Hong Kong

Internet service provider HGC Global Communications (HGC) has announced that its hyperscale-focused fiber optic network is now available at AirTrunk’s […]

Microsoft to test cloud-based self-driving cars with Honda, GM, Cruise

US vehicle manufacturing giants General Motors (GM) and Cruise are teaming up with Japan’s Honda Motors and Microsoft to bring […]

Infosys launches AI-first, cloud-first customer engagement platform

Infosys, a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting, today announced the launch of Infosys Cortex, its customer engagement […]

ByteDance’s launch of new mobile payments on Chinese version of TikTok

ByteDance has launched its own payments service for Douyin, the Chinese version of its video app TikTok. Currently, Douyin’s 600 […]

Singapore government sets up 30 million dollar fund to drive commercial 5G

To further spur Singapore’s 5G drive, the government has launched a new $30 million fund to accelerate the adoption and […]

A new data center is coming to Noida, India

India’s city of Noida will see the development of a greenfield data center campus in the near future. Singaporean data […]

Netskope expands security cloud services in Singapore data centers

US-based Netskope has announced the expansion of its security cloud services to data centers in Singapore.  As part of the […]

South Australian government chooses Atos as cloud provider

The government of South Australia has selected German cloud and cybersecurity company Atos to support the organisation with its digital […]

NTT Limited to offer free cyber sec solutions to mitigate SolarWinds attack

Technology services company NTT Limited will offer “specialised sensor” capability to help them determine their risk and potential means to […]

Will Qualcomm’s acquisition of Nuvia fuel growth?

Global wireless technology services company Qualcomm’s acquisition of Nuvia has gotten the thumbs up from its ecosystem partners who believe […]

Cyberattacks cost Vietnam $1 billion in 2020

How costly could cybersecurity threats get? A recent study by Vietnam’s Bach Khoa Antivirus Center (Bkav) found out that the […]

Around 60% of global firms ready for digital transformation: Capgemini Research

Nearly, two thirds of organizations today have digital and leadership capabilities required to successfully implement digital transformation. According to Digital […]

Tata Tele Business Services launches cloud communication suite

Tata Tele Business Services (TTBS) has introduced Smartflo, a cloud communication suite designed to support today’s hybrid work culture, providing […]

SAP to invest $60 million in India

Enterprise application software major SAP will invest $60 million in India in its cloud business, in an effort to localise […]

STT GDC forms JV with Hyosung Heavy Industries to Develop and Operate Data Centers

ST Telemedia Global Data Centres has forayed into the South Korean market and has partnered with Hyosung Heavy Industries to […]

Spike in remote work postings since Covid-19: LinkedIn says

During the pandemic, Asia-pacific regions saw a spike in remote work job postings, according to data from LinkedIn. Linkedin’s statistics […]

Avalanche Computing develops hyper-scale computing technique for speed and high-scalability AI projects

Taipei based Avalanche Computing, a hyper-scale computing technique provider has launched a one-click-through AI framework that allows for speed and […]

Southeast Asian firms more aware of cyber hygiene: Palo Alto study says

Southeast Asian countries, including Indonesia, are becoming more aware of the importance of cybersecurity and protection from cyber threats, a […]

How China’s Data Center Industry is Likely to Shape Up in 2021

The year 2021 could be termed as a “Year of Renewal”. The world is still in chaos with continuing uncertainties, […]

WhatsApp pushes privacy policy deadline to May 15

WhatsApp has pushed back its new privacy policy deadline to May 15, after it came under intense pressure from users. […]

Huawei launches Smart PV solution

Huawei FusionSolar, the Smart PV solution from Huawei has launched an integrated system for residential solar energy solution. This announcement […]

ATMs at Japan’s Lawson Bank to accept SBI Remit’s international money transfer

International remittance services provider SBI Remit Corporation and Lawson Bank, said that ATMs at Japan’s Lawson Bank will accept SBI […]

Ripple partners with Malaysia’s Mobile Money and Bangladesh’s bKash for remittance

Ripple has signed a deal with Malaysia’s Mobile Money and Bangladesh’s bKash to power a wallet-to-wallet remittance corridor between the […]

Lincode partners with Global Automotive Alliance

Lincode has entered into partnership with Global Automotive Alliance, Switzerland to form an ecosystem that promotes and empowers Smart  Automotive […]

Philippine Air Force to build cybersecurity center in new deal with local tycoon

The Philippine Air Force (PAF) will be building a new cybersecurity center with funding from local tycoon Manny V. Pangilinan. […]

Chindata Group releases 2030 carbon-neutral roadmap

Asia’s leading hyperscale data center solution provider Chindata Group published its roadmap to be carbon neutral for all its next-generation […]

RBI sets up a Working Group to study cyber issues around digital lending

Indian banking regulator RBI has set up a Working Group (WG) to study all aspects of digital lending activities such […]

Thailand’s WHA Infonite and MFEC ink data center deal

Thailand-based logistics, industrial estates, and utilities company WHA Infonite and IT services company MFEC Public Company Limited (MFEC) have signed […]

Global data center fire detection and suppression market to grow at 4.5% CAGR during 2019-2025: Arizton

In 2020, calamities unarguably stole the spotlight. With every calamity, there seems to be business opportunities. One such area is […]

Hoplite Technology, launches a privacy-by-default anti-phishing solution 

With an inherent emphasis in “privacy-by-default”, Hoplite Technology, a cybersecurity SaaS developer, launched a free tool named Anti-Phishing Bot (APBot), […]

China unveils underwater data center in Zhuhai

China has unveiled the country’s first underwater data center project in the Guangdong Province of Zhuhai. According to Chinese state […]

Modular data center market to double by 2025: Research and Markets

The worldwide modular data center market is expected to grow significantly from $18 billion in 2020 to $37.8 bilion by […]

India’s largest iron-ore miner goes digital with SAP

India’s state-owned National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC), the country’s largest iron-ore producer, has implemented a new Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) […]

Thailand’s Economic Corridor will be the first to launch 5G in Southeast Asia

Thailand’s Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), will become the first special economic region in Southeast Asia to offer 5G telecommunications connectivity. […]

Ho Chi Minh City sets up cybercrime division

Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam’s largest city, has just announced the establishment of a new police division to combat cybercrime in […]

Vietnam’s top telco gives itself a makeover to attract young consumers

Vietnam’s leading telecommunications provider, Viettel, plans to rid itself of its ‘trustworthy but old-fashioned’ image in a bid to attract […]

Cloud4C collaborates with Citrix for VDI Solutions

Cloud4C, a leading Cloud Managed Services provider, has partnered with Citrix to offer Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops service for […]

How Alibaba leveraged AI during 11.11 Shopping Festival in 2020

Hangzhou is known as “Paradise on Earth”, Home of Silk”, “Tea Capital”, “Town of Fish and Rice”, amongst others. Of […]

NTT partners with GSPARX to build a low carbon future

Technology services major NTT Limited, has partnered with GSPARX, a wholly owned subsidiary of Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB), in an […]

E2E Networks Joins Hands With K-Tech Center of Excellence for Data Science & AI

National Stock Exchange-listed cloud provider E2E Networks has partnered with KTech CoE Data Science & AI Government of Karnataka (GoK) […]

TAC Security to foray into other markets outside India

TAC Security, an Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) empanelled information security organisation, is taking it’s new dark web threat […]

DCI secures Development Approval for new Sydney data center

DCI has got an approval for its latest Asia Pacific data centre development in Sydney, Australia. DCI is a fully […]

Cognizant to acquire Servian, an Australian data and analytics consulting firm

Cognizant will acquire Servian, a Sydney-based, private enterprise transformation consultancy specializing in data analytics, artificial intelligence, digital services, experience design […]

Digital forensics market to reach $5203.3 million by 2026 

The global digital forensics market size is projected to reach $5203.3 million by 2026, according to research by Valuates Reports. […]

Malaysia’s Time dotCom cashes in on cloud computing, buys 60% stake in local firm

TIME dotCom Berhad, one of Malaysia’s leading internet service providers, have revealed that it is investing in the tech potential […]

Mindset launches India Subsidiary

Minnesota headquartered Mindset, a global leader in the delivery of UX and experience-driven software and solutions built for the SAP […]

Tencent invests $279 million in AI chip startup

Tech giant Tencent has invested a staggering $279 million (1.8 billion yuan) into an artificial intelligence (AI) semiconductor chips manufacturing […]

Awantec partners with Huawei for public sector digitalisation

Malaysia-based IT firm Awantec (formerly known as Prestariang Bhd) has collaborated with Huawei Technologies to drive digital transformation in the […]

Shinji Murakami joined Cognizant as the Head of Japan

Shinji Murakami has joined Cognizant as the Head of Japan and a member of Cognizant’s Global Growth Markets (GGM) leadership […]

Star Alliance moves to AWS cloud

Star Alliance, the world’s largest airline alliance, will now move to the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud . Star Alliance, […]

Huawei launches Datacom certification globally

Chinese tech major Huawei has launched Datacom Certification globally, with an aim to develop 150,000 Datacom professionals in the next […]

IBM appoints Gary D. Cohn, former Trump advisor, as Vice Chairman

Tech giant IBM has announced the appointment of Gary D. Cohn as its new company Vice Chairman. Mr. Cohn joins […]

How a HSBC data center in Hong Kong has figured out a smart way to cut carbon emissions

HSBC has installed solar panels to its data center facility in Hong Kong as part of its strategy to reduce […]

ESR eying a foray into data center biz

ESR, a leading logistics real estate platform listed in Hong Kong is planning a foray into the data center business […]

DCI Indonesia goes public, data center shares soar 25% on first day

DCI Indonesia (DCII), one of the country’s leading data center operators, went public on the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) on […]

Chinese-owned Global Switch to sell data center business for $11 billion

In what could be the largest deal in the data center segment, Chinese-owned Global Switch to sell business for $11 […]

SK Telecom launches the first 5G Edge Cloud service in South Korea

South Korea’s largest telecommunications provider, SK Telecom has launched the country’s first 5G cloud service that supports edge computing. Named […]

IBM and Samsung join forces to spur cloud and 5G development

IBM and Samsung have signed an agreement that will see both tech giants collaborate on hybrid cloud, 5G, and edge […]

Amazon to train 29 million cloud-ready professionals by 2025

E-commerce and cloud computing giant Amazon announced a grand plan to roll out a worldwide training program that would produce […]

Reserve Bank of India launches Digital Payments Index

In what could be a first of its kind initiative, India’s banking regulatory body Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has […]

Socomec energises Singapore with a powerful UPS training course

Socomec, an industrial specialist in low voltage electrical networks, are committed to training the next generation of talents with an […]

Infinera helps BroadBand Tower expand data center connectivity across Tokyo

US IP technology company Infinera has helped Japanese data center and cloud services provider BroadBand Tower deploy a modular platform […]

Twitter moves to public cloud for the first time with AWS

Twitter is set to fly up to the clouds after selecting AWS to provide their infrastructure to deliver Twitter timelines […]

SUSE appoints former Salesforce and SAP Account Director as first Southeast Asia Managing Director for next growth frontier

SUSE, a global leader in open source solutions, has appointed Isabella Kusumawati as its Vice President and Managing Director for […]

Ntuple becomes first South Korean company to join the World Economic Forum’s Global Innovators Community

Ntuple, a leader in application programming interfaces (API) and micro-services lifecycle management, became the first company from South Korea to […]

CIC and ZALL uses enhanced digital connectivity to launch Digital Silk Road initiative

Commodities Intelligence Centre (CIC), ZALL Smart Commerce and Singapore’s Blockchain for Trade & Connectivity Network have jointly launched a Digital […]

Keppel’s second data center fund closes more than $500 million

Singapore-based Keppel Capital Holdings has launched its second data center fund for investments in Asia and Europe. With a target […]

Indosat Ooredoo partners with Ericsson to continue its digital transformation

Indosat Ooredoo, Indonesia’s largest telecommunications provider, has selected Ericsson to digitally transform its business support systems for a fully digitised […]

NTT appoints Abhijit Dubey as new Global CEO

NTT Ltd. has announced the appointment of a new Global CEO after Jason Goodall announced his retirement from the position. […]

Delta POD solution enables Vietnam’s first Uptime Tier III data center for Hanoi Telecom’s HTC-ITC

Delta Electronics has successfully implemented their energy saving Point of Delivery solution to enable Vietnam’s first Uptime TCCF Tier III-certified […]

Seagate launches two new gaming storage products

In collaboration with PlayStation, Marvel, and Crystal Dynamics, Seagate has announced the launch of two new storage products, which will […]

Avast identifies new cybersecurity threat targeting Mongolian Government data center

Avast, a global leader in cybersecurity and privacy software, has identified a new advanced persistent threats (APT) campaign targeting government […]

Microsoft partners with Singapore Government to boost employment and upskilling

Microsoft and non-profit organisation Generation are partnering with Government agencies in Singapore to upskill and open up tech jobs for […]

Amazon and bp continue cloud partnership for renewable energy

Global oil and gas company bp have signed an agreement to continue its longstanding partnership with e-commerce giant Amazon and […]

Zoom to double Singapore data center capacity, announces new R&D center

Zoom has announced they will double their Singapore data center capacity, along with a new research and development center and […]

Preparing Indonesia’s digital infrastructure for Southeast Asia’s booming digital economy

Southeast Asia has overtaken China as the leading mobile economy hotspot, with most of the growth happening in Indonesia, according […]

New Zealand to get its ‘first hyperscale data center’

Software outsourcing company Datagrid and energy provider Meridian have announced that New Zealand is set to get its ‘first hyperscale […]

Atos to transform its data center with Hitachi Vantara’s new solutions

Hong Kong IT services company and data center owner Atos has selected Hitachi Vantara to transform its data center by […]

Seagate releases two new RSIC-V Cores for edge-to-cloud trustworthiness

US data storage company Seagate Technologies has announced two new processors for silicon chips that are based on open RSIC-V […]

HCL Technologies enters Vietnam with plan to hire 3,000 locals

India’s HCL Technologies has announced its entry into Vietnam with its first delivery center in Hanoi. With their local entity […]

‘First cybersecurity insurance’ for SMEs released in Thailand by Dhipaya and Cisco

Thai insurance company Dhipaya has partnered with Cisco to offer the country’s small and medium enterprises (SMEs) insurance coverage for […]

Preparing for an edge data center future

Our never-ending desire for faster connectivity and growing hunger for more data consumption anywhere and everywhere is increasing the demand […]

Nutanix appoints former COO of VMware as new CEO

Nutanix has announced the appointment of Rajiv Ramaswami as the new President and Chief Executive Officer of the company. Mr. […]

Exclusive Networks Malaysia signs service agreements with HPE and Nutanix

Cybersecurity and cloud solutions company Exclusive Networks Malaysia (ENMY) has signed agreements with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) and Nutanix to […]

APAC most at risk of cyber-espionage attacks

Asia Pacific is more at risk of cyber-espionage attacks than any other region, according to the new Verizon Cyber-Espionage Report […]

The Top 5 Benefits of Gas Generators for Data Centers

There is no secret that data centers are one of the biggest consumers of electricity and water with a growing […]

Airtel completes first phase of Open Hybrid Cloud Network with IBM and Red Hat

Bharti Airtel has completed the first phase of its Open Hybrid Cloud Network built with IBM and Red Hat solutions. […]

Two Singaporean cloud migration companies acquired by US private equity firm

US private equity firm I Squared Capital (ISC) has announced the acquisition and merger of Infofabrica Holdings Pte Ltd and […]

Nokia continues 5G, cloud partnership with Japan’s SoftBank

Nokia has announced that Japanese telecommunications conglomerate SoftBank has selected their 5G Core software to enable the launch of Softbank’s […]

Equinix rebrands Equinix Fabric, expands Network Edge capabilities

Equinix has announced the rebranding and upgrade of its two digital infrastructure services, Equinix Fabric and Network Edge, to respond […]

AirTrunk simultaneously opens data centers in Singapore and Hong Kong in a ‘world-first’

Australian hyperscale data center company AirTrunk has announced a ‘world-first’ dual opening of two new data centers in Singapore and […]

Google Cloud hires former Cisco VP as Managing Director for Southeast Asia

Google Cloud has announced the appointment of Ruma Balasubramanian as the company’s new Managing Director for its operations in Southeast […]

Malaysia set for exciting digital growth with KIDEX’s first data center investment

Malaysia is about to witness exciting growth in the data industry once Kulai Iskandar Data Exchange’s (KIDEX) first data center […]

AWS plans to open second region in Australia

AWS has announced plans to open a second infrastructure region in Australia in the second half of 2022. The new […]

Lenovo DCG introduces new data management solutions

Lenovo Data Center Group (DCG) has introduced a new end-to-end data management solution for its partners. The new Lenovo ThinkSystem […]

AWS unveils new machine learning chip Trainium

Amazon Web Services (AWS) unveiled a brand new high-performance chip known as Trainium for training machine learning models on the […]

Global CEO of NTT Ltd. to retire in mid 2021

NTT Ltd.’s Global Chief Executive Officer, Jason Goodall, has announced his intention to retire in June next year. Mr. Goodall […]

Malaysia’s GDEX selects Nutanix for cloud-powered digital transformation

Malaysian logistics company GD Express (GDEX) has selected Nutanix Hybrid Cloud to lead its e-commerce digital transformation. GDEX will scale […]

Okta announces new AWS integration for Okta Identity Cloud

Okta has announced its identity verification software, Okta Identity Cloud, is now available on the AWS Marketplace. The new integrations […]

SAP to lead digital transformation of Hong Kong’s iconic Ocean Park

SAP has revealed it will continue to support Hong Kong’s iconic tourist attraction, Ocean Park, in its digital transformation journey. […]

Be a part of Indonesia’s fast-growing cloud and data center industries

The cloud and data center industries in Indonesia are expected to witness epic growth in the next five years, with […]

PCCW launches Internet on-demand service on Console Connect

Hong Kong’s PCCW Global has announced the launch of a brand new Internet On-Demand (IO-D) service on its Console Connect […]

Zoom continues cloud partnership with AWS

Video conferencing giant Zoom will continue its multi-year cloud partnership with its preferred cloud provider Amazon Web Services (AWS). Zoom […]

Indonesian Government signs 5G deal with Huawei

Indonesia has signed a deal with Huawei to develop 5G in the country, the first agreement of its kind that […]

uCloudlink and NTT partner on cloud SIM development

Hong Kong-based mobile technology company uCloudlink has announced it will partner with NTT Group to launch DoRACOON, a new initiative […]

Splunk acquires cloud performance monitoring company Flowmill

Big data analysis company Splunk has announced its acquisition of cloud-based network performance monitoring company Flowmill. Splunk will leverage Flowmill’s […]

Huawei Malaysia launches digital transformation program for local tech startups

Huawei Malaysia has teamed up with the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) to launch a brand new digital transformation program […]

Vietnam’s Viettel becomes first 5G carrier in the country

Viettel, Vietnam’s leading telecommunications operator, has become the first in the country to launch 5G for customers. Viettel users in […]

PLDT to install two fiber landing stations in 2021

Philippine conglomerate PLDT has announced plans to install two cable landing stations to increase network connectivity in the country. The […]

DigiBankASIA to bring greater financial inclusion to the Philippines with Mambu’s cloud banking platform

Currently around 70% of the Philippines’ population is unbanked, so DigiBankASIA is harnessing the power of cloud by collaborating with […]

IBM to slash thousands of jobs as it prepares for hybrid cloud

Since CEO Arvind Krishna’s historic decision to break up the company’s century-long hardware business in early October, IBM has been […]

Equinix to open fifth data center in Singapore

Global data center giant Equinix has announced that it will open a fifth data center in Singapore.  Named SG5, the […]

Financial downturn and renewable energy are biggest concerns for Asia’s electric industry

The need to adopt renewable energy and the uncertainty of investments caused by the COVID-19 financial downturn are the two […]

VMware releases enterprise blockchain solution

VMware has announced the commercial availability of their blockchain solution for businesses to build networks and decentralised applications. VMware Blockchain […]

NTT combines three businesses and appoints new leader for new company in India

NTT has announced it will combine NTT India, NTT Com India and Netmagic to establish a single new operating company […]

ABB selects Google Cloud for cloud expansion and data center optimisation

Swiss technology leader ABB has selected Google Cloud to expand its cloud footprint, focusing on ABB’s Information System services. This […]

Rolls-Royce powers SpaceDC’s first green data center in Indonesia

SpaceDC recently launched the first green data center in Indonesia, powered by Rolls-Royce technology. Rolls-Royce delivered 3 MTU gas and diesel […]

Singtel launches new SDN platform for cloud networking

Equinix has beat analyst estimates for Q3 2020 and has lowered their predicted impact of the COVID-19 pandemic from US$50 million forecast in May to US$20-30 million.

Panopto expands cloud video solutions with new data center in Australia

Equinix has beat analyst estimates for Q3 2020 and has lowered their predicted impact of the COVID-19 pandemic from US$50 million forecast in May to US$20-30 million.

Equinix invests $55 million in Osaka data center

Equinix has beat analyst estimates for Q3 2020 and has lowered their predicted impact of the COVID-19 pandemic from US$50 million forecast in May to US$20-30 million.

Mitratel and Pos Properti to develop digital infrastructure in Indonesia

Lintasarta, Indonesian data communications and internet service provider, announced it has achieved a 99.982% service level agreement figure with its corporate clients after adopting data center solutions by Schneider Electric.

Dell revenue up to $23.5 billion in Q3 2020

Dell Technologies has released its financial results for the third quarter of its 2021 fiscal year, seeing a 3% increase […]

Battling cybersecurity threats in the cloud

More and more businesses of all shapes and sizes are moving to the cloud, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, but […]

Overcoming credential stuffing for online retailers

In recent years we have seen serious cyberattacks on retailers and e-commerce providers like Lazada, RedMart, Eatigo, Bigbasket, and Adidas. […]

How interconnectivity gives emerging markets space to grow

For a region like Asia Pacific that is rapidly going digital, the need for interconnectivity is growing to support emerging […]

It’s time to defy gravity with Digital Realty

In a time when the digital world is growing at breakneck speed, it is crucial to stay connected as a […]

Making the future of high-performance computing happen now

High-performance computing (HPC) is becoming more commercially accessible for businesses looking to solve large problems using advanced technologies like artificial intelligence, […]

CommScope: Keeping you connected in a data-driven world

The challenge of managing your networks is becoming increasingly tricky in a world where over 100 new connected devices are […]

Sustainable data centers aren’t optional anymore

Excessive energy consumption and resulting carbon emissions are causing detrimental effects on our health and environment. Data centers pump out […]

What’s next for Singapore’s Cloud and Data Center industries?

Singapore is a leader in Asia’s cloud and data center space, enabling continuous innovation and digital transformation. Despite its relative […]

Servian expands into Singapore to address urgent need for digital transformation in Southeast Asia

Servian, one of Australia’s leading IT consultancies, announced it is expanding into Singapore, bringing its expertise in cloud, data, machine […]

Digital Realty revenue at $1 billion for Q3 2020

Digital Realty has seen a revenue of US$1 billion for the third quarter of 2020, representing a 27% increase from […]

Are Thailand’s cloud and data center markets on the verge of greatness?

Thailand’s cloud and data center market could be on the verge of greatness. Moves are being made by significant players […]

Nokia partners with Smart for IoT development in the Philippines

Philippines’ Smart Telecommunications has chosen Nokia as its partner to launch Internet of Things (IoT) services across the country. Nokia […]

SK hynix to buy Intel’s NAND chip business for $9 billion

SK hynix, South Korea’s second biggest chipmaker, has announced plans to buy the NAND memory chip business of semiconductor giant Intel for US$9 billion.

Indonesia’s Lintasarta data centers achieve 99.982% SLA thanks to Schneider Electric

Lintasarta, Indonesian data communications and internet service provider, announced it has achieved a 99.982% service level agreement figure with its corporate clients after adopting data center solutions by Schneider Electric.

Equinix revenues beats estimates, COVID-19 impact less than expected

Equinix has beat analyst estimates for Q3 2020 and has lowered their predicted impact of the COVID-19 pandemic from US$50 million forecast in May to US$20-30 million.

HGC teams with CyberSecurity Malaysia to strengthen telecoms cybersecurity

HGC Global Communications Limited (HGC) has signed an agreement with CyberSecurity Malaysia to strengthen telecommunication cybersecurity and foster innovation.

Facebook adds cloud gaming to its platform

Facebook launched a free-to-play cloud gaming feature on its social media platform, allowing users to stream and play games like Asphalt 9: Legends and WWE SuperCard instantly with no download required.

KT Corp launches KT Enterprise to expand cloud and AI efforts

South Korea’s largest telecommunications provider, KT Corporation has announced the launch of KT Enterprise, a new brand that will provide next-generation tech services to businesses in the country.

Bain-backed Chindata opens ‘Asia’s largest single data center’ in China

Chindata Group has successfully opened ‘Asia’s largest single data center’ in Datong, North China’s Shanxi province, on Sunday 25 October.

Microsoft beats sales estimates thanks to cloud growth

Microsoft earned a total of US$37.2 billion in revenue in the first quarter of their fiscal year, a 12% increase compared to the previous fiscal year.

Dell launches Project APEX to unify as-a-Service and cloud solutions

Dell Technologies has officially announced the launch of Project APEX, its new strategy to unify PC and IT infrastructure and deliver simplified solutions.

AMD acquires Xilinx for $35 billion, targeting data center market

Weeks ago, we reported that US semiconductor chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) had plans to purchase its rival Xilinx. Today, AMD has confirmed this move: it will acquire Xilinx for US$35 billion.

Glomac considers entry into Malaysia’s data center business

Investment holding company, Glomac Berhad Group, is considering a venture into data center business in the near future to diversify its investment portfolio.

Microsoft to build first ever data center region in Taiwan

Microsoft recently announced another major milestone in its “Reimagine Taiwan” initiative, including plans to establish its first cloud data center region in Taiwan.

Yotta invests $950 million in 20-acre data center park in Greater Noida

Yotta Infrastructure is set to invest US$950 million (INR 7000 crore) in a 20-acre hyperscale data center park in Greater Noida after receiving approval from the Uttar Pradesh Government in ‘record time’.

How can we improve data center sustainability in Southeast Asia?

As one of tech’s fastest growing regions, Southeast Asia’s data center market is becoming increasingly crucial to our digital societies, but they are also pumping out carbon emissions at a previously unimaginable scale, putting sustainability in question.

Intel profits decrease as customers shift to cheaper alternatives

Intel stated that its profit margin had fallen over the third quarter of the year, as consumer sales decreased due to consumers buying cheaper laptops and cuts to data center spending by businesses and governments.

Airtel enters $1 billion cloud communications market in India with Airtel IQ

Airtel has entered the $1 billion Indian cloud communications market with Airtel IQ. Airtel IQ has one goal: to help businesses drive deeper customer engagement through seamless and secure communication delivered on the cloud. 

SAP scraps mid-term targets, focuses on cloud market

SAP has scrapped its mid-term targets and will focus on the cloud market, despite double-digit in growth of earnings per share and cash flow. As a result of SAP’s transition to cloud, they aim to target more than US$26 billion in cloud revenue by 2025 in spite of COVID-19 setbacks.

MyIX sees rising demand for data centers in Malaysia

More and more data center operators are moving into Malaysia to meet rising demands for faster processing speeds, according to the Malaysia Internet Exchange (MyIX).

Opinion: No return to the ‘old normal’ for Singaporeans – how will IT teams support the world of work?

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world of work forever. Teams became virtual overnight. Employees embraced collaboration tools and video conferencing technology as part of their new day-to-day. Organisations have moved huge sections of their business online much faster than projected, redefining their operations and strategies to meet evolving customer demands.

Chayora’s TJ1 Data Center becomes first OCP Ready facility in China

Chayora made history today with its TJ1 data center by becoming the first facility in China to be OCP Ready™ certified.
The hyperscale data center campus operator demonstrated its ability to create a highly efficient data center and meet Open Compute Project (OCP) guidelines.

Keppel Data Centres to explore LNG and Hydrogen power for Floating Data Centre Park with City Gas and City-OG

Keppel Data Centres, City Gas and City-OG Gas Energy Services have signed an agreement to explore using Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) and hydrogen to power Keppel’s Floating Data Centre Park in Singapore.

Telkom Indonesia partners with Everynet for national IoT rollout

Indonesia’s leading telecommunication service provider, Telkom Indonesia, has announced a strategic partnership with Dutch network operator Everynet BV to accelerate the rollout of Internet of Things infrastructure in the country.

Southeast Asia to be fastest-growing region for data centers, sustainability a top priority, says Digital Realty

Southeast Asia is forecast to be the fastest-growing region for data centers, and sustainable growth is a top priority, according to a new study by Digital Realty.

Vietnam PM asks Samsung to open chip plant in the country

The Prime Minister of Vietnam, Nguyen Xuan Phuc, has called on Samsung to build a new semiconductor production plant in the country.

Lenovo DCG hires NetApp’s Nigel Lee as Storage Leader in Asia Pacific

Lenovo Data Center Group (DCG) has hired former Senior Director at NetApp, Nigel Lee, as Storage Leader in Asia Pacific.
Mr. Lee joins Lenovo DCG after 19 years at NetApp, where he served in various senior leadership roles in both the Asia Pacific and Global Accounts Organisation.

India’s Dr Reddy’s isolates data center services after cyberattack

Indian drugmaker Dr Reddy’s Laboratories has isolated all data center services and shut down key plants globally following a cyberattack.
The move is a preventative measure due to a breach at its servers, first reported by ET Now.

NetShop ISP adds new data centers in Singapore and Hong Kong

Internet hosting company, NetShop ISP, has launched three new data centers in Singapore, Hong Kong, and Amsterdam.
The three new data centers add to the company’s global network of IT infrastructure in the USA, UK, Cyprus and Malta.

G3 Global plans to build largest hyperscale data center in Malaysia

Malaysian artificial intelligence company G3 Global Berhad announced its plan to build the largest hyperscale data center in the country.
The hyperscale data center will be located in an AI park at Bukit Jalil, Malaysia’s administrative center.

Iron Mountain expands global data center partnership with Telia Carrier

Iron Mountain Data Centers and Telia Carrier have expanded their partnership to enhance global connectivity in APAC, EMEA and North America.

AIMS Data Centre signs deal with Thailand’s BKNIX

AIMS Data Centre @ Bangkok, a subsidiary of the AIMS Data Centre Group, has signed an agreement with Bangkok Neutral Internet eXchange (BKNIX) to enhance Thailand’s Internet connectivity efficiency.

Microsoft launches Azure Space with Tesla’s SpaceX and debuts Modular Datacenter

In September, Microsoft introduced Azure Orbital, an initiative that would allow satellites to operate on its flagship cloud platform Azure.

Today, as part of its ongoing space adventure, the tech titan has launched Azure Space, a grand plan that will bring together engineers, scientists, and corporations in the space industry to build a cloud-based space ecosystem, with Elon Musk’s SpaceX becoming the initiative’s first partner.

Goldman Sachs banks on data centers with $500 million investment in Global Compute

Goldman Sachs is betting on data centers with a US$500 million investment in Global Compute Infrastructure.

The Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division announced a partnership with former chief investment officer at Digital Realty, Scott Peterson, to form the newly established global data center infrastructure platform.

Rackspace targets Southeast Asia market with Singapore expansion

Rackspace has opened a new office space in Singapore to target the growing demand for managed cloud services in Southeast Asia.

The US-based cloud computing company has moved into One Raffles Place in the heart of Singapore’s central business district, quadrupling the size of its office.

Lumen launches Managed Endpoint Detection and Response (MEDR) for Asia Pacific market

Lumen (formerly known as CenturyLink) has launched its Managed Endpoint Detection and Response (MEDR) service for businesses in Asia Pacific.

The new solution aims to keep organisations secure in a time when smart, connected devices are everywhere and workforces require remote access.

Malaysia’s Digi Telecommunications teams up with Boku to protect mobile users against cyberthreats

Malaysia’s Digi Telecommunications has teamed up with UK mobile payments and identity solutions provider Boku to protect users against cyberthreats.

Digi is the first mobile service provider in Malaysia to partner with Boku to launch mobile identity products that proactively protect its customers from cyber-hacks, account takeover attacks, SIM swap attacks, and other forms of digital fraud.

Acronis to launch mass global expansion with 100 micro data centers

Global cybersecurity service provider Acronis announced plans for a global expansion of its network of cloud data centers, adding 100 micro data centers to regions including Singapore, Australia, Switzerland, France, Germany, the UK, and the US.

Netskope welcomes cybersecurity experts to the team amid Asia Pacific expansion

Netskope, a leading security cloud provider, announced their expansion into Queensland and Northern Territory regions of Australia under the leadership of Michael Kontos, their new Regional Sales Manager.

As part of this expansion, Netskope has opened an office on Queen Street in the Brisbane central business district, where they will offer training and professional accreditation for partners and end-users.

Microsoft launches AI Pilipinas Coalition to promote responsible use of artificial intelligence in the Philippines

Microsoft, the Department of Trade and Industry, and a number of other stakeholders have launched the AI Pilipinas Coalition to democratise and promote responsible use of artificial intelligence.

The Coalition will bring together key organisations, leaders in Government and the private sector to empower people through the use of AI.

WiMi Hologram Cloud to accelerate AI and cloud computing services with new subsidiary

China’s WiMi Hologram Cloud has announced a new subsidiary known as VIYI Technology to accelerate the development of AI algorithms and cloud computing services.

VIYI will be led by new CEO Yi Chengwei, who previously served as the CTO of WiMi.

India’s Wipro to acquire US semiconductor specialist Eximius Design

India-based information technology specialist Wipro is set to acquire engineering services company Eximius Design for US$80 million.

The acquisition will enable Wipro to strengthen their market position in very large-scale integration (VLSI), a process of creating an integrated circuit by combining thousands of transistors into a single chip, and systems design services and accelerate silicon innovation for their customers.

IBM beats revenue estimates off the back of cloud strength

IBM has successfully beat Wall Street revenue estimates, driven by high demands for its cloud services.

The tech heavyweight has staked its future on its cloud arm, as it prepares to spin off one of its legacy units to support the venture.

PDG secures $360m investment round led by Ontario Teachers’

Princeton Digital Group (PDG) has agreed to a new US$360 million equity investment led by Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board (Ontario Teachers’).

The Singapore-based investor, operator, and developer of data centers is one of Asia’s leading data center companies, with a presence in key digital economies like China, Singapore and Indonesia.
5G Telco Cloud Platform will allow CSPs to leverage cloud technology to deliver apps and services across a multicloud infrastructure. While CSPs prepare to roll out 5G, VMware will help simplify and accelerate the process, enabling the swift and smooth deployment of 5G to the market.

VMware unveils 5G cloud platform for Southeast Asia

VMware has announced its 5G Telco Cloud Platform, a new cloud-based infrastructure for communication service providers developing 5G in Southeast Asia.

5G Telco Cloud Platform will allow CSPs to leverage cloud technology to deliver apps and services across a multicloud infrastructure. While CSPs prepare to roll out 5G, VMware will help simplify and accelerate the process, enabling the swift and smooth deployment of 5G to the market.

Microsoft Malaysia teams with MDEC and MaGIC for Highway to a 100 Unicorns

After announcing the launch of their Highway to a 100 Unicorns in Asia Pacific, Microsoft Malaysia has teamed with the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) and the Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC) to strengthen the nation’s startup ecosystem.

Japan won’t join United States in plan to bar China from telecoms networks

Japan has told the United States that they will not join Washington’s plan to bar Chinese firms from telecommunications networks.

Japan will reportedly take its own steps to respond in case there are worries over security issues, while Tokyo will continue cooperate with the United States on a resolution, according to the Yomiuri newspaper.

Keppel DC REIT to be included in Straits Times Index

Keppel DC REIT will be included in the benchmark Straits Times Index with effect from Monday 19 October.

The Straits Times Index is a highly diversified benchmark for the Singapore stock market, consisting of 30 of its largest capitalised and most actively traded stocks.

Philippine Air Force joins hands with Smart Communications to counter cyberthreats

Over the past month, the Philippines has been making international news for its involvement in cybercrime. In light of this, the Philippine Air Force announced that it will seek the expertise of Smart Communications to train its officers in handling cybersecurity threats.

Tencent’s first office in Singapore: co-working space in central commercial hub

Chinese tech giant Tencent has chosen a co-working space in Singapore as its first office in the city-state.
Tencent, the owner of China’s top social messaging app WeChat, will occupy around 200 seats at OCBC Centre East in Raffles Place, the commercial hub in central Singapore.

Thailand’s CMKL University to accelerate AI research with NVIDIA

Thailand’s CMKL University has reached an agreement with IT hardware giant NVIDIA to drive artificial intelligence growth through NVIDIA’s DGX POD. 

How to optimise database workloads to do more with less in the new normal?

It’s no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic has shaken up enterprises and their work structures, with many being forced to enact digital transformation projects or further digitalise their operations.

Spending on data centers almost at all-time high, says Synergy

Market intelligence firm Synergy Research Group’s new data shows that worldwide spend on data centers saw a 7% uptick in Q2 2020, reaching US$41.4 billion in revenue.

Cybersecurity: Bank of Philippines Islands takes down 10 phishing sites a day during COVID-19 pandemic

The Philippines’ national bank, Bank of the Philippines Islands (BPI), revealed it took down at least 10 phishing sites per day, as cybersecurity threats rise during the COVID-19 pandemic.
From March to August, the country has seen a sharp rise in COVID-19-related cyberattacks, according to the Bank.

How will Industry 4.0 tech change the legal profession?

With COVID-19 causing disruption to much of 2020, many industries are digitally transforming to remain connected and continue operations, and the legal profession is no exception.