Data-driven technology used to bring Singapore out of lockdown

COVID-19 safeguard’s in place as the country gets back to “normality”. The Singapore Government has released a roadmap detailing a three-phased approach to restarting the country’s social and economic activities, all backed by data-driven technology. As Singapore restarts its economy, data-driven tech solutions will play a crucial role in helping…

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Singapore Government earmarks S$870M for cloud projects

Contracts have been earmarked to double the number of systems on the commercial cloud. The Singapore Government is doubling down on its “cloud-first” efforts to better develop digital applications and services for citizens. In late 2018, the Government announced a five-year plan to migrate most of its information technology (IT)…

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NTU Singapore and Facebook work together to develop local data centre talent

Combining  NTU’s tech expertise with Facebook’s data centre expertise. Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and Facebook have joined together  launch a pilot program to develop local talent in the data centre sector in Singapore, one of the major data investment hubs in the region. The newly developed nine-month pilot program by…

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M1, Airbus, IMDA trial 5G network at Singapore Maritime Drone Estate

IMDA, M1, MPA and Airbus plan to conduct 5G. Singapore’s Infocomm Media Development Authority (“IMDA”), M1 Limited and the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (“MPA”) have partnered with Airbus and to conduct coastal 5G standalone network trials at the Singapore Maritime Drone Estate. IMDA, M1, MPA and Airbus plan…

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Singapore pushes digital transformation for economic recovery  

Cyber security needs to go hand in hand with the digital transformation. The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) has formed the SG Digital Office to drive the Government’s recent push to accelerate digital adoption in our community, as Singapore embarks on a phased economic recovery post COVID-19. According to S…

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Singapore’s IMDA releases plans for ICT sector’s return to “normal”

Businesses resume activities in phases as of first week of June. As Singapore moves to gradually ease its “Circuit Breaker” measures during COVID-19, the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) announced on 19 May 2020 that businesses will be allowed to resume activities in a phased manner. The Infocomm Technology…

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COVID-19 makes Singapore organisations feel vulnerable to attacks

Singaporeans subjected to the same cyber risks as during the peak of the pandemic. Decision makers in Singapore believe that their organisations are more susceptible to cyber-attacks during COVID-19 but are insufficiently prepared. Cybersecurity firm, CrowdStrike’s latest research showed Singapore businesses will be subjected to the same cybersecurity risks as…

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Kakao seeks Oracle support with Rimini

Improved level of support for databases expected South Korean Internet and mobile phone messaging company, Kakao has chosen Rimini Street to provide it with Oracle database support. Rimini is a third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products and a Salesforce partner. Kakao now receives “premium, ultra-responsive support for…

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