Author: Digital News Asia

New Check Point appliance offers multi-layer data centre security
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd has launched its 13500 unit, the first in a new line of 13000 appliances designed specifically to expand the company's data centre network security offerings.
Asia Pacific workers want more access to social tools at work
According to a recent Microsoft research study, 58% of Asia Pacific employees feel that social tools at work help increase their productivity, yet 37% feel that their companies underestimate the value of the tools, often restricting their use.
Malaysia IT spend to grow 6.4% and hit US$19.3bil in 2013: Gartner
Total IT spending in Malaysia is forecast to reach RM61.9 billion (US$19.3 billion) in 2013, up 6.4% over 2012. systems (RM1.7 billion). Worldwide IT spending is projected to total US$3.7 trillion in 2013, a 2% increase from the 2012 spending of US$3.6 trillion, according to the latest forecast by Gartner.
China-Malaysia entrepreneurship conference in December
The Malaysia-China Chamber of Commerce (MCCC) and express delivery company TNT Express Malaysia have announced the third edition of the Malaysia-China Entrepreneur Conference (MCEC) will be held in Kuala Lumpur on Dec 1.
Asia Pacific SMEs speeding up globalisation process
Contrary to popular belief that SMEs in Asia Pacific are generally laggards when it comes to globalisation, they are actually world leaders in terms of generating revenues outside their home countries, according to the findings of an Oxford Economics research programme sponsored by SAP.
Fujitsu ‘Business Corner’ launched in Penang
Fujitsu has launched its latest ‘business corner’ at the Prangin Mall in the northern Malaysian state of Penang, in an effort to strengthen brand exposure, extend its consumer reach and drive its commercial business.
Rapid financing app to help IBM business partners close more deals
IBM has announced the availability of IGF Rapid Financing app that it said can produce quotations and generate financing proposals on the spot.
U Mobile’s ‘share one, share all’ Internet plan
U Mobile has launched its Internet Share Plan, claiming it was the first telco in Malaysia to offer data sharing.
California’s Ruckus Wireless acquires Singapore LBS firm YFind Technologies
Ruckus Wireless Inc announced that is has acquired privately-held Singapore-based YFind Technologies, which specialises in indoor positioning and real-time location analytics.
NI a tech partner for Digital Malaysia’s embedded systems EPP
National Instruments has been accepted as a technology partner for MDeC's ‘Grow the Embedded Systems Industry’ project, one of the initial entry point projects under the Digital Malaysia programme.
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