Immaturity in enterprise SaaS management despite rapid SaaS adoption

Lack of standardised processes and clearly defined roles in SaaS management. The latest release of IDC’s Worldwide Black Book: 3rd Platform Edition reveals that Asia/Pacific* ICT Spending, including IT spending in addition to telecom services and new technologies such as AI, Robotics, Cloud, Analytics, and IoT, will increase by 9.3% in 2021…

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Commonwealth Bank is migrating to the cloud at speed and scale

Digital engagement is a key differentiator. Commonwealth Bank’s digital transformation, including the adoption of cloud technology and the migration of 95 per cent of its compute to the public cloud, has been recognised at the recent VMware Customer Excellence Awards. At the recent virtual awards ceremony, the bank took home the 2021 Digital Transformation award. To date, CBA has successfully migrated over 2,300 virtual machines (equating to…

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MDEC to drive digital agenda with launch of twelfth Malaysia plan

Focus on reducing the digital divide and attracting high quality digital investments. Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), Malaysia’s lead digital economy agency, welcomes the emphasis on digital and technology for the nations development in the Twelfth Malaysia Plan (12MP) announced by YAB Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob yesterday. The five-year…

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Without Barriers across nine countries in Asia Pacific

Increasing employability of female technical talent and nurture entrepreneurs across Asia Pacific. Across nine Asia Pacific countries Code; Without Barriers to help close the gender gap in the region’s fast-growing cloud, artificial intelligence (AI) and digital technology sectors was launched by Microsoft and 13 other countries. The program provides a platform to…

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Warburg Pincus expands its technology group

Former president of Cloud SAP will help portfolio companies accelerate digital transformation. Warburg Pincus, a leading global growth investor, has appointed Brian Duffy as a Senior Adviser in its Technology group. In his role, Brian will work with Warburg Pincus and its portfolio companies to accelerate innovation and digital transformation and…

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Foundational cloud services will enable the digital-first strategies

Driving competitive development across the whole cloud market. The way organisations use cloud is moving to the next level of maturity, spurring adoption of a cross-functional set of services to drive innovation in a digital-first economy. These foundational cloud services (FCS) for compute, data, and app frameworks will drive competitive…

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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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