Comprising three availability zones, the Jakarta Region is Amazon Web Services' 10th in Asia-Pacific and is part of the cloud vendor's plans to invest $5 billion over 15 years in the country.
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Singapore's Office for Space Technology & Industry will work with the US cloud vendor to make space technology accessible and develop local talent.
Oracle has added Singapore as a cloud region to support growing demand in Southeast Asia, pushing its Asia-Pacific footprint to nine, and is offering 100 startups in the country $30,000 each in cloud credits over the next two years.
Singtel-subsidiary and systems integrator NCS acquires a majority stake in Eighty20 Solutions as part of efforts to expand its footprint in Australia, where it is looking to create 500 new digital jobs.
Its 10th in Asia-Pacific, Google's second cloud region in India launches with three availability zones and supports the vendor's customers in the government and private sectors.
Chinese tech vendor is setting aside $1 billion over three years to nurture digital skills in Southeast Asia, including 100,000 developers and 100,000 startups, and plans to open its first data centre in the Philippines as well as an innovation centre in Malaysia.
Chinese tech giant adds new data centres in Bangkok, Hong Kong, Tokyo, and Frankfurt, pushing its global cloud coverage to 27 regions and 66 availability zones.
Chinese internet giant launches its first data centre in Indonesia, with plans to open a second one in the Southeast Asian market as well as Thailand and South Korea within the year, as it looks to build out its cloud footprint across the region.
Rush to digitalise has pushed businesses to move to the cloud amidst concerns about vendor lock-in, but the likes of Google and Oracle are touting service offerings that they say will ensure openness and flexibility.
Chinese internet giant plans to launch an internet data centre in Bahrain by year-end, marking its first facility in the Middle East and North Africa region, where it says it is seeing strong growth opportunities.