Asia Pacific news stories
Digital resilience in 2022 - A10 Networks releases new study
Of the 250 corporate organisations surveyed, as many as 95% showed high levels of concern for all aspects of enterprise digital resilience.
APAC orgs putting sustainability goals into practice - study
A new study by SAP Concur has found 86% of businesses across the Asia Pacific say their companies are actively considering sustainability when managing travel.
Asia Pacific plagued by sophisticated bad bots - report
The three most common bot attacks were account takeover, content or price scraping, and scalping to obtain limited-availability items.
APAC ranks third-highest region targeted by ransomware
Asia Pacific has ranked the third-highest region globally to be targeted by ransomware, according to cybersecurity firm Group-IB.
Neo4j achieves record growth in Asia Pacific region
Neo4j, the graph data platform, has announced the company has experienced more than 100% growth across Asia Pacific over the past year.
Zebra Technologies launches Reflexis solutions in A/NZ
According to the company, this launch is a key milestone in Zebra’s vision to have every asset and worker on the edge visible, connected and fully optimised.
Internet of Things
IoT spending to reach $437 billion by 2025, IDC finds
“IoT in the Asia Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ) markets continues to grow steadily across multiple industries including transportation, retail, manufacturing, resources and utilities."
IDC: Digital transformation investments lead to increased cyber threats for APAC
IDC has explored what the cyber threat landscape will look like in the new year, with a few key predictions around different attack models and possible solutions.
Lenovo announces further initiation of new channel-first strategy
Lenovo has made further steps towards putting its channel-first strategy into action with its new partner framework Lenovo 360.
Tech Data and Syniti enter into APAC focused distribution agreement
"Through our partnership with Syniti, we look forward to jointly helping Asia Pacific enterprises become more resilient and competitive by investing in the right data analytics platforms.”
Axis Communications reinvents Oceania region, puts more focus on customers
"This is an exciting time for the company, and the fact that we are expanding like this, despite challenging business conditions, provides testimony to the company’s overall vision and the importance of the Oceania region.”
Cohesity expands leadership team in APAC to respond to growing demand
According to the company, this expansion is taking place as demand for Cohesity’s data management solutions continues to rise globally and across Asia Pacific.
Microsoft showcases innovations in new Asia Pacific HQ
Almost 145,000 metres of cabling, 200 display screens, 179 Bluetooth beacons and 900 sensors make up Microsoft’s new Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore, which is now home to the region’s first Microsoft Experience Centre.
Robotic Process Automation / RPA
Businesses investing US$5M into RPA technology
In the past year, 53% of businesses reported a revenue increase in the areas where they applied RPA. All project revenue to increase in the next two years.
Pico announces huge APAC expansion
The company intends to add 20 more data centres across Asia Pacific to its portfolio over the next 18 months.
Data Centre Operators
CBRE labels APAC as “land of IT and data center opportunity”
CBRE has released the findings from its most recent report that delved into the data center market in Asia Pacific – and where it’s going next.
APAC defies world average, grows wealth faster than anywhere else
A new report from GlobalData has evaluated the world’s wealth and where its located, with Asia Pacific emerging as the fastest growing region.
Asia Pacific to be home to ten ‘smart’ cities by 2025
Technology and governance will be key enablers for participants in the smart city ecosystem in Asia Pacific, says Frost & Sullivan.
Cybercrime causing financial losses to 69% of Hong Kong businesses
Two companies said they had each suffered a loss of US$1 million or more.
Internet of Things
A/NZ among top 4 nations for IoT readiness - IDC report
The International Data Corporation (IDC) report provides a comparative assessment of Asia Pacific excluding Japan
120 Japanese leaders coming to town to invest in aspiring NZ businesses
An opportunity for Auckland and its ambitious businesses to forge closer economic ties with a major trading partners is soon coming to town.
SonicWall serves up partner program for local channel; adds new initiatives
SonicWall launches SecureFirst Partner Program locally, adds new training and marketing capabilities as channel interest surges post-spin out.
VMware's new CTO for APAC & Japan business brings 'rich experience' to role
" Bruce’s appointment will strengthen our ability to help customers innovate."
The best colocation ecosystems around the world - Asia Pacific on the rise
"We expect there will be some movement in next year’s ecosystem rankings as the Asia Pacific market continues to be the fastest growing region."