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Handshakes DATAMART wins top award at Singapore tech excellence awards
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Handshakes wins top award at the Singapore Business Review Technology Excellence Awards 2024, recognised for its game-changing solution, DATAMART, which revolutionises access to corporate registry data.
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Japanese markets lead in global data centre rankings
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Japan's data centre market outshines the rest of Asia Pacific, with Tokyo and Osaka scoring highly in global established and emerging markets rankings, according to annual Global Data Centre Market Comparison report.
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Exclusive: Logicalis Australia highlights CIOs stance on AI
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managed services
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digital transformation
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partner programmes
In an exclusive discussion, Logicalis Australia's CEO, Anthony Woodward, discloses the company's ambitions in AI innovation, highlighting the rising trend of AI adoption among Australian CIOs.
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Southeast Asia sees 43m local cyber threats to businesses in 2023
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Southeast Asia saw nearly 43 million cyber threats to businesses in 2023, with Singapore's incidents surging by 67% YoY, according to Kaspersky.
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Kaspersky detects 500k phishing attempts on SEA businesses
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Nearly 500,000 financial phishing attempts were detected in Southeast Asia in 2023, with the Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia seeing the highest numbers.
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APJ manufacturers face mounting API cyber threat, says Akamai
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cloud services
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advanced persistent threat protection
Akamai's latest SOTI report reveals almost 15% of 2023 web attacks in the APJ region targeted APIs, particularly hitting manufacturers.
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Google & Malaysia unite for AI development & public service advances
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Google pairs up with the Malaysian Government to launch two major projects aimed at fostering AI skills among the youth and enhancing public service using cutting-edge cloud tools, aligning with the MADANI Economy Framework.
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New study highlights financial literacy gap in Southeast Asia
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digital banking
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A recent study indicates concerning financial habits among Southeast Asians, underscoring the urgency to enhance financial literacy and implement comprehensive planning initiatives in the region.
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Orion Health introduces Unified Healthcare Platform to Southeast Asia
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Orion Health rolls out their cutting-edge Unified Healthcare Platform in Southeast Asia, aiming to transform the healthcare experience with consolidated patient data, predictive analytics, and seamless interoperability.
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Okta appoints Sylvia Ng as regional VP for Greater ASEAN
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Okta, Inc. boosts its senior team in ASEAN with the appointment of Sylvia Ng as Regional Vice President and Country Manager for Singapore.
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Yondr Group energises first hyperscale data centre in Malaysia
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Yondr Group powers up its first data centre campus in Malaysia, marking a significant advancement in its expansion within the Asia-Pacific region.
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Bank Muamalat targets digital leadership with Google Cloud partnership
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Bank Muamalat Malaysia reveals major digital transformation with Google Cloud and Trinitium, adopting a fully cloud-based model to provide personalised, digital Islamic banking services.
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Southeast Asia fintech firms set to double by 2027, says UnaFinancials
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UnaFinancials predicts a twofold increase in Southeast Asia's fintech firms by 2027, driven by a robust super-platform economy, supportive regulations and favourable economic conditions.
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Bridge Data Centres announces further Malaysian expansion
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digital transformation
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data centre operators
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bridge data centres
Bridge Data Centres takes its first step towards expansion in Cyberjaya, Malaysia, signalling landmark growth in Asia's tech landscape.
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GDS signs 21-year renewable energy agreement in Malaysia
Fri, 1st Mar 2024
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GDS, a leading data centre developer, signs a 21-year renewable energy agreement with Cenergi SEA Berhad, making it one of the first green power offtakers in Malaysia.
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Thailand Data Centre Council appoints first Chairman
Thu, 22nd Feb 2024
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smartphones
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cloud services
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public cloud
Thailand Data Centre Council appoints inaugural Chairman Thosaphol Pengsom, introducing a strategic plan to transform Thailand into a major data centre hub in Southeast Asia by 2024.
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Rockwell Automation promotes Mariya Prempeh as Country Manager for Singapore, Malaysia and Brunei
Thu, 22nd Feb 2024
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Mariya Prempeh ascends to the role of Country Manager for Singapore, Malaysia, and Brunei at Rockwell Automation, enhancing market presence in the industrial automation sector.
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Westcon-Comstor & CrowdStrike extend cyber tech partnership to Southeast Asia
Thu, 15th Feb 2024
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Westcon-Comstor expands its partnership with CrowdStrike to Southeast Asia, bolstering its cybersecurity offerings in the region.
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NetApp bolsters ASEAN expansion with key executive appointments
Thu, 15th Feb 2024
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NetApp reinforces its leadership team in Southeast Asia with 2 key appointments: Sheraine Chua as Senior Director for ASEAN and Alwyn David as Country Manager for Malaysia, to propel growth.
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BlueVoyant report details rising AI-enabled cybercrime trends
Mon, 12th Feb 2024
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dark web
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phishing
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email security
New report by cybersecurity firm BlueVoyant identifies worrying advances in cyber threats and urges increased business vigilance. The emerging trends include AI-aided phishing and online ad exploitation.
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HCLTech bags Top Employer title in 26 countries for 2024
Wed, 7th Feb 2024
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Global tech firm HCLTech secures Top Employer status in 26 countries for 2024, lauded for outstanding HR practices.
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AirTrunk & ib vogt partner for Malaysian data centre renewable energy deal
Wed, 7th Feb 2024
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renewable energy
Asia Pacific data centre specialist AirTrunk partners with renewable energy developer ib vogt, inking Malaysia's first ever data centre renewable energy Virtual Power Purchase Agreement.
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Southeast Asia's digital economy to reach 56% of region's GDP by 2027
Wed, 31st Jan 2024
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Southeast Asia's digital economy contributed 45% to the region's GDP in 2022, as per UnaFinancial, with digital payments playing a crucial role.
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Alipay+ boosts global travel initiative ahead of Chinese New Year rush
Wed, 31st Jan 2024
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Alipay+ expands its global initiative, aiming to boost growth for its partners in hospitality and tourism through incentives for users.