Author: Digital News Asia

VMware delivers vCloud Hybrid Service
VMware Inc has announced the general availability of the VMware vCloud Hybrid Service, new data centre locations, and new capabilities that it said would make it simple to bring existing and new cloud-native applications to the public cloud.
Indonesian business folk know no bounds when picking a spot for a meeting
More than 26,000 respondents from over 90 countries were asked the strangest place where they had ever had a business meeting, with the oddest venues including a convent, an old railway tunnel, a nursery and a maggot farm, said Brussels-based Regus.
Preparing IT graduates for careers in software testing
500 IT students from UiTM and five other participating national universities have received certificates of completion from the HP Software Testing Programme, which is funded by Malaysia’s Ministry of Education.
TM in pact with Mentor Niaga to empower Muslim SMEs
Telekom Malaysia said it will collaborate with Mentor Niaga Resources Sdn Bhd in an effort to motivate and inspire SMEs, specifically Muslim entrepreneurs, to move up the value chain and expand their business reach.
TM’s first-half 2013 revenues up 4.8%, driven by UniFi
Telekom Malaysia said revenue for the first half ended June 30, 2013 rose 4.8% to RM5 billion from the RM4.8 billion recorded in the corresponding period last year, driven mainly by data, Internet and multimedia services, particularly its UniFi high-speed broadband offering.
Maxis invites all to participate in its Merdeka ‘virtual parade’
Maxis is inviting all Malaysians to participate in its Unite for Malaysia virtual parade in conjunction with the recent Merdeka Day on Aug 31.
Privacy concerns may limit mobile app adoption in Malaysia: GSMA
New research by the GSM Association (GSMA), in association with local mobile operators, found that a large majority of Malaysians are concerned that apps might be collecting personal information without their permission, which have caused many to limit their app use.
Fujitsu officially brings former MDeC VP Mike Warren on board
Following Digital News Asia’s Aug 6 story, Fujitsu has officially announced the appointment of Michael Warren, formerly a vice-president at national ICT custodian the Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC), as the new country president for Fujitsu Malaysia effective Sept 1.
Silver Peak integrates with VMware network virtualisation
Silver Peak has integrated its Agility data acceleration software with VMware NSX, the latter’s platform for network virtualisation, to provide point-and-click traffic redirection and workload optimisation from one virtual machine to another across virtualised networks.
JFDI.Asia’s second accelerator programme this year kicks off with 10 teams
The Joyful Frog Digital Incubator’s second 100-day startup accelerator programme this year kicks off today (Aug 29) with 10 teams selected from an open competition that had attracted 321 applications.
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