Author: Digital News Asia

Lazada launches e-commerce marketplace, takes on Rakuten
Lazada has officially launched its ‘Marketplace’ platform that it had announced at last month’s DNA-TeAM Disrupt panel discussion, taking on B2B2C market leader Rakuten.
BYOD in colleges: Sunway uses Ruckus WiFi for its campus network
The Sunway Education Group has selected Ruckus Smart WiFi solutions to build a campus-wide wireless infrastructure to enable more than 12,000 students to access educational software applications via the school’s virtual network.
Juniper launches two new specialisations for ‘Elite’ partners
Juniper Networks has announced its Partner Advantage Services, which is designed to differentiate partner brand, deliver on partner enablement and offer strong rewards for value and performance for its ‘Elite’ partners.
Extreme Networks appoints new VP of sales for Asia Pacific
Extreme Networks Inc has appointed appointment Gary Newbold as vice president of sales for Asia Pacific. Based in Singapore, he will oversee the entire region highlighted by China, Korea, Australia, Japan and India.
Asia Pacific leading broadband race, according to Akamai report
Three Asia Pacific countries or regions led the global ranks in terms of average Internet connection speeds, and were the only three which saw speeds above the ‘high broadband’ threshold of 10 Mbps in the first quarter of 2013.
Google, IBM, NVIDIA and others in open development cloud alliance
Google, IBM, Mellanox, NVIDIA and Tyan have announced plans to form the OpenPOWER Consortium that would deliver more choice, control and flexibility to developers of next-generation, hyperscale and cloud data centres, based on IBM's POWER microprocessor architecture.
Market investments in APAC contact centres to rise sharply: Frost
While 2012 was a subdued year for the Asia Pacific contact centre applications market, steady growth is expected after 2013 as the region shakes off the lingering effects of the global economic downturn, says Frost & Sullivan.
Dell Software offers aids to lower license compliance risk
Dell Software has announced the latest version of the Dell KACE K1000 Management Appliance, which now includes integrated software asset management to aid software licence compliance and lower IT costs.
How to reduce policy accumulation and improve security
The escalating number of security rules and policies accumulated by firms over time is leaving many unable to respond effectively to the changing threat landscape.
Bringing big data ‘oomph’ to digital marketing
Media-buying startup AdzCentral and data management solutions provider Krux have announced a strategic partnership to deliver a full-service and real-time solution for online marketers, publishers and content providers to manage consumer data.
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