Singapore -based Cloud4C Services has inked a global agreement with SNP Schneider-Neureither & Partner SE to simplify digital transformation of data and processes. This partners will offer packages for accelerated adoption of SAP S/4HANA in […]
AWS avails Amazon elastic compute cloud P4d instances
Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced the general availability of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) P4d instances, the next generation of GPU-powered instances. Featuring feature eight NVIDIA A100 Tensor Core GPUs and 400 Gbps […]
Servian expands to Singapore
Australian IT consultancy Servian is bring its expertise in cloud, data, machine learning, DevOps, and cybersecurity to Singapore. The expansion is in response to a call for companies within the region to digitalise in order […]
Cloud business to exceed US$1t in 2024
COVID-19 has turbo-charged cloud adoption and extension around the world as enterprises scramble to adapt to a new normal. Total worldwide spending on cloud services, the hardware and software components underpinning cloud services, and the […]
IBM game for Overwatch League
IBM and gaming are two words that don’t quite come to mind together. Big Blue is renowned for being the largest technology company in the world at one point in time while gaming is at […]
IBM splits cloud business
If there’s one thing about IBM is that the legendary IT giant is not afraid to make hard decisions. It has acquired business that complements its offerings (such as Lotus and Red Hat) while splitting […]
NVIDIA introduces AI videoconferencing platform
Ever felt awkward with your gaze while engaging in a videoconference? Or feeling amused at someone else seemingly staring off camera when on a video call? The new NVIDIA Maxine will help correct such instances […]
Google turns G Suite into Google Workplace
G Suite has gotten a new name — Google Workplace, which includes Gmail, Calendar, Chat, Docs, Drive, Gmail, Meet, Sheets, and Slides. The new package aims to give users a single, unified place for the […]
Oracle and Walmart acquire combined 20% stake in TikTok Global
ByteDance has received a reprieve from the US ban on TikTok following the creation of TikTok Global, in which Oracle and Walmart will have a 20 percent stake.
Oracle to take a 12.5% stake in TikTok Global
In a double announcement, Oracle has become TikTok’s secure cloud technology provider and taken a 12.5 percent stake in TikTok Global.
Schlumberger, IBM and Red Hat collaborate on hybrid cloud
Schlumberger IBM and Red Hat are collaborating to accelerate digital transformation in the oil and gas industry.
SUSE to triple APJ business by 2023
Independent open source software company SUSE aims to triple its business in Asia-Pacific and Japan (APJ) in the next three years.
Cloud Expo Asia, Hong Kong goes online
Cloud Expo Asia, Hong Kong is the latest tech event in the region to move online — another casualty of the coronavirus. The dates remain the same — September 23 and 24 — and its contents will be remain online for three weeks after the event.
Cloud4C establishes South Korea offfice
Cloud4C has launched in South Korea to provide an array of services including cloud migration to hyperscalers, hybrid cloud, cloud managed services, IT modernisation services, disaster recovery services, and managed security services.
HTC Vive introduces Vive XR Suite to help enterprises with the “Next Normal”
HTC Vive has announced its entry into the cloud software business with the VIVE XR Suite offering that comprises five applications — remote collaboration, productivity, events, social, and culture.
Cohesio to push Fetch Robotics solutions in ANZ
Cohesio Group has partnered with Fetch Robotics to bring advanced automation through flexible and scalable solutions to retailers and logistics providers in Australia and New Zealand.
Alibaba to add 5,000 to cloud unit
Source: Fooksou LamimoWhile some IT bigwigs are trimming their workforce, Alibaba Group plans to add another 5,000 employees globally till March 31, 2021.
AWS and Slack collaborate on tightening tools
Amazon Web Services and Slack Technologies have agreed to work together on delivering solutions for enhanced enterprise workforce collaboration.
Lotte Card adopts hybrid cloud strategy
In an industry that’s witnessing rapid innovations across the value chain, Korea credit card issuer Lotte Card is transitioning its entire enterprise system, including mission critical and core financial accounting systems, to a hybrid cloud environment in collaboration with IBM Services.
Microsoft to establish data centre region in NZ
Microsoft to set up data centre in NZ. (Photo by Dan Whitfield from Pexels)Microsoft will be expanding its global data centre footprint by establishing its first data centre region in New Zealand. With the new addition, it will have 60 regions around the world with Microsoft Azure available in more than140 countries.
NVIDIA adds Cumulus to its network software portfolio
Hot on the heels of its Mellanox purchase, NVIDIA has boosted its networking software capabilities following its acquisition of Cumulus Networks.
Zoom rides on Oracle Cloud
Source: OracleZoom Video Communications is banking on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure to support its dazzling growth to 300 daily meeting participants in March.
SyncWords makes Facebook Live real-time translation a reality
The dreams of organisations reaching a global audience via Facebook Live has just become a reality. Whether it’s an online church service or a press conference, SyncWords’ LanguageSync solution for real-time translation of English live programming to more than 40 languages is certainly an answer to prayer.
ForgeRock raises US$93.5m to drive R&D and expansion
Digital identity solution provider ForgeRock has completed a US$93.5 million Series E round of fundraising to fuel research and development, cloud, global sales, and market awareness.
BCM One buys nexVortex
Managed solutions provider BCM One has acquired nexVortex, a provider of business cloud communication services with operations in Herndon, Virginia, and Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Alibaba to pump US$28b in cloud infrastructure
Alibaba plans to pump in US$29 billion to boost its cloud infrastructure over the next three years. This comes on the back of increasing demand for cloud and data centre services as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Huawei and Tencent set up innovation lab on mobile cloud gaming
Huawei Cloud and Tencent Games have set up a joint innovation lab on mobile cloud gaming as part of their strategic partnership.
Technologies that matter at such a time as this
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COVID-19 is hijacking life. From Facebook News Feed to printed newspapers, it’s everywhere. And it just seems to get worse with countries taking measures to prevent spread. Telecommuting has now become necessary for many.
2 Singapore IT events shelved, Computex Taipei to go on
COVID-19 is leaving a trail of cancelled events in its footpath. Two IT events scheduled this week in Singapore have been canned.
IBM selects new Chief
IBM has chosen Arvind Krishna to be its new Chief Executive Officer from April 6. The current Senior Vice President for Cloud and Cognitive Software will take over the reign from Virginia Rometty, who will remain as Executive Chairman of the Board and serve until her retirement at the end of the year.