India Cloud predictions for 2021 and beyond

20 per cent of organisations will adopt connected cloud strategies by 2023 Cloud adoption has accelerated as organisations look for agility and resiliency in the new normal, reports IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Cloud 2021 Predictions – India Implications for 2021. Enterprises in India are leveraging cloud for objectives beyond business continuity…

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Deutsche Bank brings digital payments platform to Thailand

Empowering corporate clients to accept payments digitally, amid the rising trend of digital payments adoption by consumers. Deutsche Bank has launched a digital payments platform for its clients in Thailand to facilitate local collections through Southeast Asia’s leading payments platform provider, 2C2P. Through 2C2P’s platform, the bank’s corporate clients in…

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Support for Malaysia’s Digital Economy Blueprint

This includes the goal to create a hyper-scale data centre with an expected investment of RM15 billion. The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) welcomes the launch of the Malaysia Digital Economy Blueprint (MyDIGITAL) that YAB Prime Minister, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin announced last week. The agency is excited about this initiative and…

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India’s data traffic grew 60 times over the last five years

India had the highest growth in mobile broadband traffic globally. In 2020, India’s data traffic grew by 36 per cent year on year (YoY) primarily due to rise in 4G data consumption as 4G subscribers surpassed 700 million with 100 million new additions during the year. Nokia’s recently released Mobile…

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Indonesian Ministry of Agriculture strengthens data-driven agriculture ecosystem

From building a collaborative platform, capturing agriculture datasets to building machine learning models. The Ministry of Agriculture for the Republic of Indonesia recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Microsoft to empower smallholder farmers with technology-oriented solutions that will help them increase income using ground-breaking, cloud-based technologies, machine learning…

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COVID-19 propels data centre growth in APAC

Emergence of a new business environment, cloud service providers and video conferencing service providers. The APAC data centre market share has been witnessing exceptional growth since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has increased the access to internet-related services aided by lockdowns and restrictions imposed by government agencies across…

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The most in-demand tech sectors and jobs

As COVID-19 chaos continues to impact technology projects, find out the important roles, CIOs will need on their IT teams. Organisations have been forced to reprioritise their technology objectives and strategies in response to the disruption caused by COVID-19. The pandemic has led to a greater reliance on technology and…

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NTT secures mobile phone provider in Indonesia

The need to integrate security into business and IT systems comes as a top-level priority. Japanese telecommunications company, NTT has completed its first Microsoft Security Project for a cellular operator in Indonesia. The engagement with NTT includes consulting, implementation, and managed services to enhance the client’s data security and privacy…

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Institutional adoption of bitcoin may be used as digital gold

There’s now a distinct shift away from a cryptocurrency driven by retail investors to one with more mainstream adoption. Following moves by firms such as Tesla, Visa and Mastercard to incorporate bitcoin into their payments infrastructure, institutional banks appear to be getting in on the bitcoin act, according analytics firm…

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