Amid growing interest in hybrid clouds, enterprises need to pay attention to service accountability, which can be tricky to define in an environment intertwined with assets belonging to the customer and cloud provider.
By The Way
Eileen Yu checks out industry developments across the Asia-Pacific region, discussing their relevance to the global tech business landscape.
Eileen Yu began covering the IT industry when Asynchronous Transfer Mode was still hip and e-commerce was the new buzzword. Currently a freelance blogger and content specialist based in Singapore, she has over 15 years of industry experience with various publications including ZDNet, IDG, and Singapore Press Holdings. Eileen majored in Journalism at The University of Queensland, Australia, where she wrote an honours thesis titled: To Censor or Not: The Great Singapore Dilemma. In her By The Way blog, she enjoys seeing how far she can push the line when blogging about technology, government regulations, and politics in Singapore and the rest of Asia.
Six of the virtualization vendor's EVO:Rail global partners including Fujitsu, HDS, and HP will now begin selling their version of the hyper-converged infrastructure appliance to Asean customers.
Analysts warn that VMware will face increasing competition from startups and established cloud players, but VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger says its focus on providing "value" via its products will keep these rivals at bay.
Delegates at this week's Interpol World conference in Singapore urge for deeper industry collaboration, as populations become increasingly connected just as cybercriminals are increasingly collaborative.
ISPs had not violated user service agreements in revealing their customers' personal data as they were responding to a court order. It remains to be seen how much these users will have to pay in damages as it is a "groundbreaking case" in Singapore.
The taxi booking service provider is setting aside US$100 million over the next few years to fund a research facility, tapping data analytics and identify market trends to drive its growth strategy.
M1 reveals it handed over customer information to a Singapore law firm involved in a case of illegal movie downloads, while StarHub says it also has received similar orders to do so.
Singapore telco buys a 98 percent stake in U.S. managed security services provider, Trustwave, as part of efforts to beef up its cloud offerings.
Microsoft executives say the July 14, 2015, deadline for which it will end support for Windows Server 2003 is final and will not be extended, dismissing suggestions exceptions made for Windows XP will spill over to the enterprise platform.
Executives from the parent company as well as newly separated spinoff explain how both entities will continue to focus on the enterprise market by targeting different customer segments.
Driven by falling prices and improve printing speeds, the global 3D printing market has generated US$3.3 billion in revenues last year and clocked almost 133,000 in unit shipment.
Country's Ministry of Communication and Information Technology releases new policy that makes it mandatory for all e-government systems to be deployed on open source software.
South Korean mobile operator, LG Uplus, says it will slash its investment in tri-band LTE-Advanced networks due to high costs and will instead use the funds to improve its existing services.
Fueled by new products that support the technology including Samsung's Galaxy S6 and Apple Watch, wireless power receivers and transmitters will generate more than US$1.7 billion in revenue this year.
Samsung Electronics is said to have signed an agreement to produce its 3D NAND SSDs for Google's data centers, in a deal said to be "sizeable".