In a deal estimated to be worth $300 million, Big Data Exchange is eyeing an expansion into Indonesia's data centre market through a joint venture agreement with PT Indosat and the latter's two subsidiaries.
Merged entity between Gojek and Tokopedia lists on the Indonesia Stock Exchange, raising an estimated $1.1 billion (15.8 trillion rupiah) from its IPO that is pipped as Asia's third-largest and the fifth-largest worldwide this year.
Some 97% of organisations across seven Asia-Pacific markets, including Singapore and Australia, recognise the need to train their employees in digital skillsets, with cloud and cybersecurity the top-most in demand, but just 29% have implemented plans to do so.
Almost half of businesses in Asean have brought up cybersecurity issues at the board level, with 68% boosting their security budgets and 46% looking to plug existing security gaps.
E-commerce platform gives shoppers in Singapore and Malaysia the option to make their purchases via Pace Enterprise's buy now, pay later service, spreading their spend over three monthly instalments.
Mitch Young has told ZDNet that it's time to convince enterprises that they can use the ServiceNow platform to digitise more than just one workflow.
Financial services and manufacturing sectors bore the brunt of attacks, taking on almost 60% of cybersecurity incidents in the region where Japan, Australia, and India were the most targeted markets, according to IBM data.
Amazon Web Services outlines a two-year plan to set up 10 Local Zones in Asia-Pacific, where it sees growing demand for edge cloud capabilities that support ultra-low latency and distributed service delivery.
Chipmaker signs agreement with Indonesia's Ministry of Education, Culture, Research, and Technology to develop curriculum and train 20,000 local university students in artificial intelligence.
Tencent's stake in Singapore-based e-commerce operator Sea will drop from 21.3% to 18.7%, and voting power reduced to less than 10%, following the sale of 14.5 million shares worth about $3 billion.
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.
One in three Southeast Asian digital merchants believe they would not have survived the pandemic if not for online platforms, but point to the need to lower transaction fees, with "too expensive" platforms a top barrier to adoption.