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Data Protection
Cloudflare brings Data Localisation Suite to more APAC businesses
Last week
This allows any business in these countries to service their data locally while benefiting from the speed, security, and scalability of Cloudflare’s global network.
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Digital commerce
VTEX and Adyen partner to extend unified commerce experience
Last month
"Through our partnership we are creating an all-in-one place that allows sellers to meet customers where they are in the buying process and unlock opportunities."
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Satellite technologies
Kacific wins big at the World Business Outlook Awards
Last month
The Kacific Group has been recognised in the World Business Outlook Awards for providing high-quality broadband services and infrastructure throughout APAC.
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Data analytics
Pressure on orgs to up their data analytics game - study
August 2022
A recent report from Sisense highlights data transmission, analysis, and risk management remain top concerns for data professionals in APAC.
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Ransomware
Manufacturing industry hard hit by ransomware, Akamai finds
July 2022
Akamai Technologies has revealed that nearly 30% of ransomware attacks worldwide launched by Conti targeted the manufacturing industry.
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Data resilience
Digital resilience in 2022 - A10 Networks releases new study
June 2022
Of the 250 corporate organisations surveyed, as many as 95% showed high levels of concern for all aspects of enterprise digital resilience.
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Sustainable IT
APAC orgs putting sustainability goals into practice - study
June 2022
A new study by SAP Concur has found 86% of businesses across the Asia Pacific say their companies are actively considering sustainability when managing travel.
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Cybersecurity
Asia Pacific plagued by sophisticated bad bots - report
May 2022
The three most common bot attacks were account takeover, content or price scraping, and scalping to obtain limited-availability items.
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Ransomware
APAC ranks third-highest region targeted by ransomware
May 2022
Asia Pacific has ranked the third-highest region globally to be targeted by ransomware, according to cybersecurity firm Group-IB.
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Cloud
Neo4j achieves record growth in Asia Pacific region
April 2022
Neo4j, the graph data platform, has announced the company has experienced more than 100% growth across Asia Pacific over the past year.
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SaaS
Zebra Technologies launches Reflexis solutions in A/NZ
March 2022
According to the company, this launch is a key milestone in Zebra’s vision to have every asset and worker on the edge visible, connected and fully optimised.
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IOT
IoT spending to reach $437 billion by 2025, IDC finds
January 2022
“IoT in the Asia Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ) markets continues to grow steadily across multiple industries including transportation, retail, manufacturing, resources and utilities."
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Cyber Threats
IDC: Digital transformation investments lead to increased cyber threats for APAC
December 2021
IDC has explored what the cyber threat landscape will look like in the new year, with a few key predictions around different attack models and possible solutions.
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Channel
Lenovo announces further initiation of new channel-first strategy
November 2021
Lenovo has made further steps towards putting its channel-first strategy into action with its new partner framework Lenovo 360.
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Tech Data
Tech Data and Syniti enter into APAC focused distribution agreement
July 2021
"Through our partnership with Syniti, we look forward to jointly helping Asia Pacific enterprises become more resilient and competitive by investing in the right data analytics platforms.”
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Axis Communications
Axis Communications reinvents Oceania region, puts more focus on customers
March 2021
"This is an exciting time for the company, and the fact that we are expanding like this, despite challenging business conditions, provides testimony to the company’s overall vision and the importance of the Oceania region.”
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Data management
Cohesity expands leadership team in APAC to respond to growing demand
March 2020
According to the company, this expansion is taking place as demand for Cohesity’s data management solutions continues to rise globally and across Asia Pacific.
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Cloud
Microsoft showcases innovations in new Asia Pacific HQ
November 2019
Almost 145,000 metres of cabling, 200 display screens, 179 Bluetooth beacons and 900 sensors make up Microsoft’s new Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore, which is now home to the region’s first Microsoft Experience Centre.
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RPA
Businesses investing US$5M into RPA technology
July 2019
In the past year, 53% of businesses reported a revenue increase in the areas where they applied RPA. All project revenue to increase in the next two years.
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Asia Pacific
Pico announces huge APAC expansion
March 2019
The company intends to add 20 more data centres across Asia Pacific to its portfolio over the next 18 months.
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Data Centre Operators
CBRE labels APAC as “land of IT and data center opportunity”
December 2017
​CBRE has released the findings from its most recent report that delved into the data center market in Asia Pacific – and where it’s going next.
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Channel development
APAC defies world average, grows wealth faster than anywhere else
November 2017
​A new report from GlobalData has evaluated the world’s wealth and where its located, with Asia Pacific emerging as the fastest growing region.
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Big Data
Asia Pacific to be home to ten ‘smart’ cities by 2025
September 2017
Technology and governance will be key enablers for participants in the smart city ecosystem in Asia Pacific, says Frost & Sullivan.
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Cybersecurity
Cybercrime causing financial losses to 69% of Hong Kong businesses
August 2017
Two companies said they had each suffered a loss of US$1 million or more.