Author: Benjamin Cher

Singaporean startup Appknox looks SEA-wards with US$652K pre-Series A
Singaporean mobile security startup Appknox has raised US$625,000 in a pre-Series A round led by SeedPlus.
Adknowledge Asia aims to rule the social media and video advertising roost
Adtech company aims to get 10% share of Asia Pacific’s social media and online video advertising market.
Sitting pretty for now, but insurance industry in deep digital doo-doo
Insurance companies would soon need to navigate new trends such as cyber-insurance and usage-based insurance, while juggling concerns such as cybersecurity, says one expert.
The hybrid cloud and outages: Who you gonna call?
In the age of the hybrid cloud, network visibility is important as troubleshooting goes beyond your internal systems to those outside of your direct control.
BlackBerry’s long pivot into software
It has been a quick fall and a long, still ongoing clamber back up for BlackBerry Ltd, but it hasn’t thrown in the towel yet.
Without trust and security, forget your smart nation/ city
Much has been said about the great possibilities and potential good a smart city can bring to people, but not enough has been said about the security and trust needed for adoption.
BDA: Don’t be penny-wise, pound-foolish
Many companies are tempted to use the free or ‘lite’ versions of big data analytics tools just to keep up, but such tools can put limits on a company’s vision and what their data can do, says one expert.
Data centres: Don’t be cheap, but squeeze out all the value you can
The increasing demand for processing power has led to an explosion in data centres, which in turn has led to price wars and short-sighted strategies, according to one industry player.
Singtel and Ericsson unveil 5G testbed, but now what?
Singtel and Ericsson unveil South-East Asia’s first network testbed showcasing the possibilities of 5G technology, but it’s not just about bragging rights.
SEA’s networking nightmare: Cost, lack of skills, and tech evolution
The need for speed is defining the networking space, but companies are being hard-pressed to meet this need without busting their budgets.
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