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…

Read More

Singapore companies struggle to repel network attacks

Embracing secure access service edge (SASE) technologies to overcome work-from-home challenges. Singapore companies are struggling to repel network attacks, falling victim to dangerous ransomware assaults, and having to deal with deadly consequences, according to a new report from Barracuda, a trusted partner and leading provider of cloud-enabled security solutions. Taking in 750 global…

Read More

India public Cloud end-user spending to total US$4.4B in 2021

Double-digit growth to continue as enterprises adopt hybrid working infrastructures. End-user spending on public cloud services in India will total $4.4 billion in 2021, according to the latest forecast from Gartner, Inc. As compared to 2020, end user spending on public cloud will grow 31.4 per cent in 2021. “Indian…

Read More

Corporate banks in India has potential to transform with cloud

Changing landscape of trust was set against a backdrop of global economic uncertainty. With the prospect of a sharp recovery in economic activities in 2021, corporate banking in India is expected to witness a significant evolution in the path to recovery as banks redesign their corporate customer experience (CX) on…

Read More

Fitness and Lifestyle Group APAC transforms software and payments

Consolidating billing payments in APAC gyms. Asia Pacific health and wellness group, Fitness and Lifestyle Group (FLG) has today selected leading fitness management software and integrated payments provider, Transaction Services Group (TSG) as its exclusive partner for four key brands in Australia and New Zealand. In a newly signed four-year…

Read More

COVID-19’s impact on ICT budgets in APAC

Traditional technology spend is down, but digital transformation and remote working drive Cloud and collaboration tools. The global pandemic is still impacting ICT budgets in Asia Pacific region. According to analyst firm GlobalData Asia Pacific countries are seeing a decline of seven per cent to five per cent in ICT…

Read More

COVID-19 to affect enterprise ICT spending in New Zealand

Buying decisions re-looked at due to an increased focus on profitability amidst the uncertainty. ICT spending in New Zealand is estimated to register a 6.3 per cent year-on-year decline to reach US$9.5bn in 2020, against the initial estimated growth of 9.6 per cent before the COVID-19 outbreak, according to GlobalData.…

Read More

Rackspace Technology expands partnership with AWS

Establishes AWS as a Rackspace Technology preferred cloud provider Managed service Cloud provider, Rackspace Technology has a strategic collaboration agreement (SCA) with Amazon Web Services (AWS). The companies have collaborated to expand offerings globally as part of the Rackspace Technology service block catalogue. AWS and Rackspace Technology also have established…

Read More

IT’s fear and trust issues with data in the Cloud

KPMG and Oracle release latest Cloud threat report. Data security is creating fear and trust issues for IT professionals, according to the third-annual Oracle and KPMG Cloud Threat Report 2020. The study of 750 cybersecurity and IT professionals across the globe found that a patchwork approach to data security, misconfigured services…

Read More

Remote working driving next-gen of cloud technology

Business agility and the need for speed from IT are fueling growth in cloud computing in Asian countries. In its report  IDC FutureScape : Worldwide Cloud 2020 Predictions — APEJ Implications, survey results indicate that at least 91 per cent of enterprises’ spending on cloud was set to increase. Among…

Read More