Jio and Google Cloud to collaborate on 5G

Enable billion Indians access superior connectivity. Indian telecom, Reliance Jio Infocomm (a subsidiary of Reliance Industries) and Google Cloud are embarking on a comprehensive, long-term strategic relationship with a goal of powering 5G in enterprise and consumer segments nationwide. In addition, Reliance will also take advantage of Google Cloud’s scalable…

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Hyperscale data centre to be built in Jakarta

Logisitics firm pairing up with a data centre provider in Indonesia. LOGOS, the Asia Pacific logistics specialist, and Pure Data Centres, the global data centre developer and operator have announced the development of a hyperscale data centre in Jakarta. The 20,000 square meter, 20-megawatt project is designed to meet the…

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Cybercriminals targeting construction companies with email scams

ACSC sends out warning The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ASCS) has observed a growing trend affecting construction companies and their customers. In the past six months there has been an increase in cybercriminals targeting builders and construction companies to conduct business email compromise (BEC) scams within Australia. In a BEC scam, cybercriminals…

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APAC drives public cloud services spending

Market will be worth US$124B by 2025 The COVID-19 crisis led most enterprises in APAC (excl. Japan) region to prioritise digital infrastructure resiliency investments to ensure long-term business resiliency and success. Public cloud services are building blocks that enable this with flexibility and quick deployment, allowing agility in IT operations.…

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Better on the Cloud – Financial Services in Asia Pacific

Report findings reveal that strong financial regulatory markets enable Cloud environment. The Asia Cloud Computing Association (ACCA) has released its 2021 report on the financial services sector, Better on the Cloud – Financial Services in Asia Pacific. This is the third iteration of this report, examining the nuances of cloud and technology…

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Australia’s intergovernmental agreement on data sharing

Commonwealth, state and territory governments sign an agreement to share data across jurisdictions. Two levels of Australia’s government have signed an agreement to share data across jurisdictions as a default position, where it can be done securely, safely, lawfully and ethically. Access to data is critical for policy, service delivery,…

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Data and technology for climate action

Ravi Menon managing director at the Monetary Authority of Singapore talks about data and climate change. The demand for trusted data will only grow as regulators strengthen reporting and disclosure requirements.  Yet, the availability of good data remains a big challenge. The process of ESG data acquisition is manual, cumbersome…

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Worldwide IaaS public cloud services market grew 40.7 per cent in 2020

The era of CIOs investing in cloud IaaS and PaaS maybe over. The worldwide infrastructure as a service (IaaS) market grew 40.7 per cent in 2020 to total USUS$64.3 billion, up from US$45.7 billion in 2019, according to Gartner, Inc. Amason retained the No. 1 position in the IaaS market in…

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