Australian service provider passes 200 government cleared security staff

Security accreditations governed by the Department of Defence. Macquarie Telecom Group stated it has surpassed 200 government-cleared security staff, with plans to continue to grow that number, as it continues to invest in local skills and capability to protect Australia’s sensitive government and citizen data. Surpassing 200 security-cleared staff is…

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Hong Kong office of CIO promotes green data centre

Victor Lam, JP, Government CIO talks about various initiatives. Victor Lam, JP, Government CIO gave a big salute to the BEAM Society and the Hong Kong Green Building Council for your unceasing efforts in introducing green building practices and assessment tools to promote green data centre development. According to Lam…

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Worldwide “whole cloud” spending to reach $US1.3T by 2025

Entire industries want to intelligently leverage data. Over the past decade, cloud computing has become the foundation for the delivery of mobile and content services as well as an alternative to traditional enterprise computing environments. As businesses pivot to a digital-first economy, cloud will continue to play an ever greater,…

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Accelerated adoption drives new cloud buying trends across ASEAN

Organisational-led initiatives, user experience and security top drivers. The accelerated cloud adoption in the last 18 months across the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region is changing enterprises’ buying behaviour and solution criteria when considering new cloud services, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. ‘2021 ASEAN Cloud…

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Top priorities to improve business and operational efficiency

Connectivity and network transformation top the list. Enterprises have been forced to adapt to a new state of “normal,” shifting from traditional office-based operations to distributed environments that must still provide the same level of connectivity, security, and efficiency across the organization. A recent International Data Corporation (IDC) survey found…

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Meeting growing cloud demands across APAC

Strategic partnership between NOVA TECH and Big Data Exchange. Big Data Exchange (BDx), a pan-Asian data center cluster, announced that it has partnered with NOVA TECH to provide customized cloud services and additional bandwidth options in its China and Singapore data centers. NOVA TECH focuses on providing valuable cloud solutions…

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Automated attacks skyrocket with bad bots making up 40 per cent of all traffic

Most traffic originates from public data centres. Automated bot traffic has significantly increased over the past few years with bad bots accounting for a huge 40 per cent of all traffic, according to a new report from Barracuda, a trusted partner and leading provider of cloud-enabled security solutions. The new report, Bot attacks: Top Threats…

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Equinix completes acquisition of two data centres in India

India is anticipated to become a $US2 trillion digital economy by 2030. Equinix’s expansion into India will unlock opportunities for Indian businesses expanding internationally and for multinational corporations pursuing growth and innovation in the Indian market. With the upcoming 5G rollout in the country, companies can get ahead in the digital era…

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Sun Life transforms its digital services 

Strengthens its digital leadership team in Asia. Sun Life became the first company in Canada to launch an immersive cloud skills training program, which is now available to Sun Life employees. Dubbed “Catalysts for Cloud” and using the AWS Skills Guild, a comprehensive skills enablement program to build cloud fluency,…

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Colt data centre services to build new 45MW Osaka Keihanna data centre

Carrier neutral and diversely connected facility will be purpose-designed for the demands of hyperscale. Following the 2011 earthquake in Japan, many companies realised the benefit of geographically dispersed sites and so there is a large demand for data centres near Osaka as an integral part of disaster recovery plans. The facility will employ…

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