Established in 1967, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) aims to accelerate the economic and social growth in the region through joint initiatives and partnerships between member nations. We look at key ICT developments in these countries, with strong focus on IT developments in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines.
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Singapore telco and IT security vendor unveil partnership to build security monitoring facilities in Singapore and Sydney, including "data stores" to address data sovereignty concerns.
Just days after announcing job cuts in its global PC business, the Japanese hardware vendor says it will invest US$1 billion over the next five years in Southeast Asia and wants to double sales to US$7 billion.
Expected to be ready for service in 2016, the SEA-ME-WE 5 undersea cable system will span 20,000km between Singapore and France and provide connectivity to several markets including Malaysia, Myanmar, India, and Pakistan.
It appears that hirers in Asia-Pacific don't regard long-term loyalty and retention as a critical component in their talent strategy, prompting questions over how these organizations ensure their long-term survival in the market.
The slow pace of mobile network spectrum allocation in many south-east Asian countries is leading to a delay in broadband implementation in the region, according to a new report by The Economist Intelligence Unit.
More consumers in Asia are picking up 7-inch and above tablets with cellular voice capabilities, as they turn to single mobile devices to make calls, watch movies, and text.
Asia-Pacific economies are more likely to be the targets of advanced persistent threats attacks than their global counterparts, with most frequent attacks in South Korea, Hong Kong, and Taiwan, reveals FireEye's study.
Thammassat University launches digital services for its four libraries allowing users to borrow e-books, making it the first Thai education institute to offer a digital library.
Level of virtualized systems among Asian organizations remains low and needs to speed up for cloud to be more widely adopted, says Dimension Data exec, who adds there are security concerns too, though, these are diminishing.
Number of unlicensed software installations inched up to 62 percent last year compared to 60 percent in 2011, and led to lost commercial value worth US$21.04 billion in the Asia-Pacific, reveals latest BSA piracy survey.
German software vendor currently operates three data centers in Japan and Australia, and is looking to launch at least three more in the region. Globally, it's aiming to have 20 locations by end-2014 including China and India.
Still widely regarded a storage vendor, Hitachi Data Systems is now eager to transform itself as a cloud technology provider and ink deals with telcos in the region to white-label its products.
Amazon Web Services, Microsoft, and Google are part of a growing number of global cloud players looking to compete in the Asian market, but the region's local players can still gain the upper hand with the right cards.
Forrester Research's senior analyst Clement Teo sums up the benefits of cloud adoption with the acronym "AMACES".