Global VM market sees strong growth due to rise in cyber threats

Enterprises are becoming more vulnerable to cyber-attacks as they embrace digital transformation initiatives.  Enterprises are becoming more vulnerable to cyber-attacks due to an expanded attack surface resulting from multiple touchpoints through an open network and easy accessibility to databases and applications. The buoyant global vulnerability management (VM) market is expected…

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Vietnam’s Übank the first digital bank in APAC

Delivering 50 new features in one month to enhance mobile banking app. Übank, Vietnam’s digital bank powered by VPBank, has successfully partnered with Backbase – global engagement banking platform leader – leveraging their Backbase-as-a-Service (BaaS) managed cloud service for its Engagement Banking Platform to enhance the bank’s mobile banking experiences and offerings, with…

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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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Collaboration and communications tech to continue to thrive with hybrid working

Companies have growing commitments to environmental, social and governance . The attitudes of both employees and employers towards hybrid working – a style of working that allows for a more balanced home-office work pattern – have fundamentally changed due to the pandemic, according to GlobalData. The leading data and analytics company…

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Observability market to consolidate into automation solutions in 2022

Evolving to include more comprehensive solutions. Accelerated digitalisation is steering operations teams towards new observability stacks to oversee an increasingly diverse and distributed IT portfolio, according to GlobalData. The leading data and analytics company notes that companies are overwhelmed with the move from monolithic apps to microservices where various service…

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Global tech titans agree Malaysia remains an attractive digital global business services hub

Country has strength in digital infrastructure and the growth of its talent pool. The Digital Global Business Services (DGBS) industry has reiterated their confidence in Malaysia as an attractive investment hub. While active GBS companies accounts for approximately 20 per cent of total active MSC Malaysia companies, they are the…

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Mahadhir Aziz takes the rein as MDEC CEO

Commits to accelerating Malaysia’s digital transformation. The Board of the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), Malaysia’s lead agency for digital transformation, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ts Mahadhir Aziz as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective 1st September 2021.  He was previously the co-founder and CEO of Futurize…

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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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Worldwide IT Spending to Grow 9 per cent in 2021

Technology spending enters a new build budget phase. Worldwide IT spending is projected to total USUS$4.2 trillion in 2021, an increase of 8.6 per cent from 2020, according to the latest forecast by Gartner, Inc. “Technology spending is entering a new build budget phase,” said John-David Lovelock, distinguished research vice president…

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Singapore to build a foundation of trust

Government says digital transformation requires security. Singapore will commit another $50 million over the next five years to bolster its digital trust capabilities. According to Josephine Teo Minister for Communications and Information, this initiative will bring together industry players, research institutions, and institutes of higher learning to drive research and…

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