Kuala Lumpur, 20 November 2013 – The technology landscape through 2013 has been an exciting one with the Asia Pacific region playing host to much industry-defining innovation. Intel has been in the centre of it all – from delivering next generation processor platforms that spur tablet and mobile devices; to supporting governments and industries with Big Data; inspiring and enabling […]
We recently caught up with VMware, the virtualisation and cloud infrastructure experts, to receive product updates from the recent VMworld San Francisco and Barcelona. Members of the media were also given a presentation on the findings of the annual VMware Cloud Index 2013, which provided insights into the current state of IT in Malaysian enterprises.
As you may have known, Sourcefire, the leader in intelligent cybersecurity solutions, was acquired by Cisco recently in a deal worth approximately US$2.7 billion. In this article contributed by Ivan Wen, Country Manager, Sourcefire Malaysia exclusively for VERNONCHAN.COM, Wen talks about understanding our environment and threats to help identify dangerous conditions to mitigate the impact of a cyber attack and prevent […]
Outsourcing Malaysia (OM) recently announced the winners of the annual Outsourcing Malaysia Excellence Awards 2013 and the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) Hall of Fame award, at the recently-concluded Asia-Pacific Outsourcing Summit (APOS) in Iskandar, Malaysia.
At the Asia-Pacific Outsourcing Summit 2013 (APOS), Iskandar, Johor, MSC Cyberport Sdn Bhd announced the development plan for Phase One of MSC Cyberport City in Kulaikaya, located within Zone E of Iskandar Malaysia. The 35-acre Phase One has an initial gross development value (GDV) of RM626 million.
Outsourcing Malaysia (“OM”), an initiative under PIKOM, announced its second industry report entitled ‘Malaysia’s Global Services Outlook’, in conjunction with the four-day 2013 Asia-Pacific Outsourcing Summit (APOS) in Iskandar, Johor. The report revealed that the outsourcing industry in Malaysia is set to double in growth in 2017 with a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 15% from its current […]
The second Asia-Pacific Outsourcing Summit (APOS) kicks off today at Traders Hotel, Iskandar, Nusajaya, Malaysia. The four-day event is organized by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) in partnership with Outsourcing Malaysia and supported by PIKOM, the association representing the information and communications technology (ICT) industry in Malaysia. APOS’ principal aim is to create sustained value for regional integration. […]
Microsoft Malaysia today welcomed six new authorised resellers to the Microsoft Devices Program to support the growth of its Surface business. The move is part of a measured and phased approach to meet growing demand by Malaysian businesses for the Surface tablet. Microsoft’s first ever consumer tablet – Surface RT was introduced to the Malaysian market in April this year. […]
At the recent SOFTEC Asia 2013 regional conference held from 2–5 September at Sunway Resort Hotel and Spa, CIOs were given opportunity to share their views and challenges through a CIO Rountable, which discussed software quality perspectives for C-Level business executives and its ROI propositions.
Avnet Technology Solutions, a global IT solutions distribution leader and an operating group of Avnet, Inc. today signed a distribution agreement locally with Red Hat, Inc., to offer open source enterprise solutions across Malaysian sectors. The collaboration has also spawned the setup of the open-sourced Avnet Solutions Center (ASC), which is open to all Avnet and Red Hat customers and […]
Riding on the strength of its non-voice business particularly in mobile internet, coupled with some prudent cost management, Maxis Berhad (“Maxis”) has announced a net profit of RM530 million in Q2 2013, up from RM476 million registered in the previous quarter. The second quarter performance is an 11.3% improvement over Q1 2013.
Current Group Chief Commercial Officer of Vodafone Group plc, Morten Lundal has been officially appointed as the new Maxis Chief Executive Officer (CEO). He will take office on 1 October 2013 and will be reporting to the Chairman of the Board and be appointed to the Board as an Executive Director.