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Next Bank Asia
Inaugural conference to discuss issues such as the innovative and
technological landscape, the big shifts in banking, the growing dominance of
digital and mobile.
services market to continue growth momentum in 2011
IDC forecasts the market in APEJ to experience a 9.4% year-on-year growth in
2011, largely driven by outsourcing, project-oriented services, and uptake
of cloud services.
Red Hat upskills IT professionals for cloud computing era
The new RHCVA
certification provides systems administrators and IT professionals with
necessary training in virtualisation, which is foundational to cloud
IBM and Republic Poly to groom mainframe professionals
Republic Polytechnic to
be first authorised IBM IHL partner in ASEAN to offer professional programme
for developing local and regional talent in mainframe technology.
Collaboration with online communities critical
According to study, IT-enabled online collaboration with online communities
is increasingly important for corporate reputation and brand management.
Autonomy to acquire CA Technologies Information Governance business
The asset acquisition includes CA Records Manager and CA Message Manager.
Red Hat kicks off first POSSE in APAC
The boot camp is designed to immerse lecturers in the global open source
community and in real world open source development projects.
Banks in Singapore readjust technology investment plans
The banks' plans for 2010 signal recovery in the sector, says IDC.
Singapore Polytechnic appointed new infocomm training centre
The new SP CET Centre will provide working infocomm professionals the
opportunity to upgrade their skills in IT services, infocomm security,
network and communications, and telecommunications.
Gaps in available IT skills hurting APAC enterprises, says research
Report points out that poor skills quality of IT professionals is among the
top challenges for banking and finance, and government organisations.
Ovum previews major IT Services issues for 2009
New BPO models, cloud computing, quality assurance, and vendor management
will top IT services agendas in 2009, says Ovum.
2009 Predictions for IT
Chip Salyards, Vice President, BMC Software Asia Pacific provides an insight
into IT spending in 2009.
APAC Green IT Services market to reach US$2b by 2011
Green IT Consulting Services to take a significant share, followed by Data
Centre and Infrastructure Application Management Services, says Springboard
Study reveals importance of records management, discovery and retention
Majority of respondents to ARMA international survey report lack of
enterprise-wide email archiving capabilities.
Enhanced SIIRD website
The website assists local companies who are seeking to partner Israeli firms
in developing new products or technologies.
ASEAN CIO role gaining importance in business
Leadership needs to catch up with technology through managing talent and
change, says study.
Symantec expands product certification programme
Product certifications increase staff skills and credentials, help
organisations reduce IT risk, strengthen overall IT performance.
ITE, IBM launch S$200,000 Technology Training Centre
ITE harnesses IBM’s Power Systems technology to equip students with
computing skills needed for future job markets.
EDS Asia Pacific standardises on BMC Atrium CMDB
BMC Atrium CMDB provides EDS with a central, integrated repository to
monitor and manage the people, processes, and technologies.
Study shows severe financial impact caused by IT/business disconnect
Findings also show that end-user experience monitoring key to effective SLAs,
IT performance and cost control.
Revolutionising IT services using ITIL
With thorough understanding of intermediate and final outcomes, initiatives
and linkages, ITIL can enable organisations to successfully undertake IT
initiatives that ensure a desired business-aligned outcome.
Government to call S$1.14b worth of infocomm tenders in FY08
This will further increase infocomm adoption in the public sector to better
meet the growing expectations of businesses and citizens.
IDC sees ramifications of US economic slide on IT markets in APJ
The APJ regional IT market will still boast moderate growth in both 2008 and
2009, 3.1% and 5.5% respectively.
Services more critical than hardware to equipment vendor profits, says Ovum
The telco services market hit US$65 billion in 2007, including product,
network, and IT-related service spending.
IT services market in APAC to grow to US$55.9B by 2011
According to Springboard Research, the Indian IT Services market with a CAGR
of 18.6 per cent will remain the fastest growing in the region.
oneMeridian awarded S$1.3b SOEasy tender
By 2010, public officers will enjoy an agile infocomm environment with the
establishment of SOEasy for the public sector.
Global delivery will become "top of mind" for organisations in region,
IDC highlights that global delivery will become top of mind for
organisations across Asia Pacific, resulting in a surge towards global
Unisys predicts key factors driving enterprise outsourcing in 2008
Workforce transformation and environmental imperatives join business
pressures as key factors driving enterprise outsourcing.
Asian IT to power forward in 2008, forecasts Springboard Research
Service-oriented architecture, virtualisation and the increasing
consumerisation of technology are key IT trends to watch in 2008.
Tandberg unveils Singapore's first green office
Tandberg is working with the Singapore Environment Council and City
Developments to promote a greener office environment in the corporate
survey highlights urgency of improved IT-business alignment
Survey reveals that 78 per cent of CIOs in Asia see prioritising IT spending
against business objectives as a critical IT management goal.
Seminar reveals business-IT alignment as CIOs' top concern
According to survey results from the CIO Roundtable Seminar, business-IT
alignment is the foremost concern of most top C-level technology executives.
Cisco unveils Globalisation Centre East campus
Cisco unveils Globalisation Centre, which showcases Cisco's latest solutions
and provides an environment for closer collaboration with partners in
IDA, AITI sign MOU on ICT collaboration
IDA and the Authority for Info-Communications Technology Industry of Brunei
Darussalam have signed a MOU to boost ICT sectors in both countries.
unveils business technology solutions and services
HP has announced new solutions and services to its Business Technology
portfolio to help CIOs accelerate better business outcomes.
Citrix announces two new certifications
Citrix Systems has announced
two new certifications: Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA) for Citrix
EdgeSight 4 and Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA) for Citrix WANScaler 4.
Wipro and Compuware partner to drive continual service improvement
Compuware and Wipro has
announced a partnership to enable organisations to continually improve
service quality by leveraging ITIL v3 and Six Sigma.
Compuware supports ITIL version 3
Compuware has announced that
its Vantage IT Service Management (ITSM) solution now supports ITIL Version
3 continual service improvement for automated service measurement and
Maximising business value through enhanced IT performance
Yeo Kim Meng, Sales Director, Compuware Asia Pacific,.discusses some of the
benefits that proper IT portfolio and investment planning can bring to
Asiasoft opens Citrix Solutions Centre in Singapore
Citrix Systems and Asiasoft Global have announced the launch of the Asiasoft
Citrix Solutions Centre in Singapore.
AIIM announces two new certificate training programmes
AIIM, the Enterprise Content Management Association, has announced two new
training programmes for BPM and IOA.
Green IT gaining increased interest in Asia
In its latest report focused on the expansion of Green IT initiatives in the
Asia Pacific region, Springboard Research found that environmental concerns
are climbing up the corporate IT agenda.
networking skills for educators in Cambodia
The Ministry of
Education, Youth and Sport in Cambodia and Cisco have agreed to train up to
25 teachers in five teacher education institutes in the skills needed to use
information and communications technology in the classroom.
CMDB Federation announces industry-wide specification for sharing data
The CMDB Federation
working group has announced it has drafted an industry-wide specification
for sharing information between Configuration Management Databases and other
management data repositories, such as asset management systems and service
To achieve significant
enhancements in workflow productivity it is important to combine tools for
efficient reuse of data, efficient change and adaptation of design data.
Unisys provides NEC with hardware maintenance services
Unisys has announced
that it has been selected by NEC Computers Asia Pacific to provide desktop
and laptop on-site hardware maintenance...
Weyerhaeuser selects HP for IT services deal
Weyerhaeuser has signed
a seven-year global IT services contract with HP to run, manage and support
its distributed IT environment.
Citrix announces NetScaler-focused certification
infrastructure company Citrix Systems has announced two Citrix Certified
Administrator certification tracks: CCA for Citrix NetScaler 8 and CCA for
Citrix Access Gateway 8 Enterprise Edition.
Managed services growth
Cost savings continue
to be the primary reason why enterprises engage in managed services,
according to IDC's latest IT Services and Managed Services End User Survey.
Juniper brings JUNOS Programme to APAC
Juniper Networks, the
networking solutions provider, has introduced the JUNOS Enterprise Routing
Certification Fast Track Programme in Asia Pacific.
helps customers take advantage of ITIL v3
HP has announced it has enhanced its service management portfolio to help IT
organisations put into operation the capabilities of the recently released
IT infrastructure library (ITIL) service management practices, known as ITIL