Tas Bull Seafarers Foundation providing free Internet connection

The Seafarer Connect Initiative aims to enable international seafarers to connect through WiFi. Tas Bull Seafarers Foundation will provide internet connectivity to thousands of international seafarers entering Australian ports in a program called the Seafarer Connect Initiative. The Foundation has rolled out Cradlepoint wireless cellular routers and its NetCloud Service…

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Darkside ransomware confirmed for US pipeline attack

One the largest attacks on a national infrastructure in 2021. The FBI has confirmed that Darkside ransomware is responsible for the compromise of the Colonial Pipeline networks in Unites States. The federal agency will continue to work with the company and government partners on the investigation. Colonial Pipeline Networks learnt…

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Increasing collaboration between digital and technology platforms in Malaysia

Collaboration between Google and Astro Awani. The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), Malaysia’s lead agency in digital transformation, welcomes the strategic collaboration announced today between Google and Astro Awani in furthering the digitalisation efforts of the nation. The move is in line with MDEC’s four key thrust areas namely; in…

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Greater China to receive enhanced connectivity through Equinix

Vital market for enterprises seeking sustainable growth. . Digital infrastructure company Equinix has expanded Equinix Fabric with the addition of four leading network service providers (NSPs) in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan to deliver connectivity into Greater China. With the recent extension of Platform Equinix, digital leaders will be able to…

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Australian Govt plans A$1.2b boost to digital economy

Ongoing prosperity depends on its ability to innovate, clear policies and a national innovation strategy. Ahead of Australia’s 2021 budget, the Federal Government has announced a plan to A$1.2 billion investment is about securing Australia’s economic recovery in a world of continuing uncertainty. The Budget announced today is focused on…

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Rethink work design instead of duplicating the office virtually

Forcing employees to go back to the office could result in losing up to 39 per cent of their workforce Current virtualised work design models are damaging employees’ well-being and productivity, according to Gartner, Inc. To succeed in a hybrid future, organisations must stop duplicating office-centric practices and shift to a…

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Cross border health data sharing requires privacy protection

Importance of privacy in the sharing of health data for domestic or international travel. Governments around the world are implementing measures to stop the spread of COVID-19 whilst also planning for a return to full economic and social activity across borders. For many domestic or international passengers, this has meant…

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PDG secured US$230M for datacentre build in China

Charts out US$1B expansion in China. Princeton Digital Group (PDG), Asia’s leading data center provider, today announced it has secured USD 230 million debt refinancing from China Merchants Bank, as part of its $1 Billion expansion plan in China. The refinancing validates PDG’s momentum, with confirmation of the completion of…

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