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SingTel and FireEye to launch cyber security centres in Sydney and Singapore

Telco giant SingTel and US cyber security firm FireEye have raised $50mn to launch two security operations centres (SOCs) in Singapore and Sydney as part of a partnership between the companies which will deliver managed security services. It is estimated that 150 security professionals will be employed across the two sites, including malware experts and… Read More

Singapore government announces green data centre initiative

The Singapore government plans to invest S$100mn (approx. £48mn) in major research projects designed to promote energy efficiency in buildings, including the construction and management of data centres. Revealed at the first Energy Technology Roadmap Symposium, held at the Suntec City Convention Centre, the Green Data Centre Research Hub Programme will be managed by the… Read More

Singapore to get S$200m data centre as 1-Net targets digital market growth

Data centre services provider 1-Net Singapore is claiming its new data centre will be built to Tier III standards to help it to meet growing demands for digital content in the region. Designated 1-Net North, the data centre is being built to meet the standards required by the Uptime Institute – Tier III provides for… Read More

Asia’s banks should learn to learn to love the cloud as a key enabler

Cloud is a capability that banks will have to master in order to build an agility advantage according to one of Asia’s leading analysts. Writing in his blog, Frederic Giron, a vice president and principal analyst with Forrester in Singapore (pictured), describes some case studies of financial services companies. He said: “Cloud is a key… Read More

Japan’s status as Asia’s most cloud ready comes under pressure from big improvers

Japan has maintained its status as the more cloud ready country in Asia but it is being increasingly challenged by big improvers from New Zealand, Australia and Thailand according to The Asia Cloud Computing Association’s (ACCA) latest Cloud Readiness Index 2014 Also on the march is The Philippines, which has now moved from bottom of… Read More