Author: Digital News Asia

Ovum releases tool for CIO insights on Asia Pacific
Analyst firm Ovum has released its CIO Executive Insights: Asia-Pacific tool which it claimed allows IT vendors to target the right message to the right people at the right time.
Maxis and U Mobile in network-sharing pact for 3G RAN services
Maxis Berhad has agreed to provide 3G Radio Access Network (RAN) access across over 1,300 sites to U Mobile under a mutually beneficial multibillion-ringgit agreement, saying this would ensure greater efficiency in services delivery from both companies.
That old dinosaur, the mainframe, to drive innovation: Survey
In an increasingly complex IT landscape, the mainframe continues to serve as a cornerstone of growth and innovation within the enterprise infrastructure, according to a global survey from CA Technologies.
HP unveils new Gen8 servers, ease cloud migration
HP has unveiled two new HP ProLiant Generation 8 (Gen8) four-socket servers that it claimed facilitate customers’ move to the cloud while delivering increased compute power in less space and  a return on investment within three months.
10 biotech EPPs launched
Following the recent launch of the Bioeconomy Transformation Program (BTP) by Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Sri Najib Tun Razak, the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (Mosti) and Malaysian Biotechnology Corporation (Biotech Corp) announced 10 Entry Point Projects (EPPs).
E-commerce space heats up, Rakuten goes live Nov 1
Rakuten Inc announced that its Malaysian Internet shopping mall Rakuten Online Shopping is set to launch on Nov 1, at 9am Malaysia Standard Time.
Schneider Electric gets CSR award for energy efficiency education in Malaysia
Schneider Electric has received a CSR award for its initiatives in energy efficiency education in Malaysia 2012,from the French Chamber of Commerce and Industry, recognizing its work in in educating and promoting green energy and sustainability to various stakeholders.
Optimize or lose customers, says Google mobility study
Businesses need to optimize their brands' mobile experience or risk driving potential customers to the competition, according to a new study by Google.
Microsoft unveils Windows Phone 8
Microsoft Corp unveiled its Windows Phone 8 smartphone operating system, and showcased a range of new smartphones from Nokia, Samsung and HTC, each with their own differentiated designs, colors and features. Major mobile operators and handset partners across Asia Pacific will start selling Windows Phone 8 in the coming weeks, it said.
New AIMS facility powers up at Cyberjaya
Carrier-neutral data center operator and managed services provider AIMS Group has announced a new 34,500 sq ft state-of-the- art ‘CJ1’ data center located in Cyberjaya, expanding capacity by 92%.
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