Author: Goh Thean Eu

Manufacturers need a long-term view of IoT: Gartner
Not many manufacturers in Asia are jumping onto the IoT bandwagon – for the simple reason that they are too tied up with their day-to-day operations, according to Gartner research vice president Ganesh Ramamoorthy.
Cradle co-investment fund surpasses RM100-mil mark
Cradle Fund has grown its co-investment programme fund size to RM107.2 million (US$25.11 million) after tying up with four additional partners: Senior Marketing System Asia, East Ventures SEA 2, MOC Capital and Qeerad Holdings.
Servers done, now VMware aims to transform networking industry
Cloud and virtualisation giant VMware Inc is pumped about its networking virtualisation and security software product NSX, as the sign are that the way enterprises manage their computer networks is changing drastically.
Outsourcing M’sia to local players: Go regional, or drown in the AEC
Malaysian global business services (GBS) players need to start venturing outside the country and look at partnerships with other companies in South-East Asia urgently, or risk losing out when the Asean Economic Community (AEC) comes into being.
M'sian operators to offer WiFi calling next year: Ericsson exec
Most Malaysian mobile operators are expected to offer WiFi calling services to their customers by the end of 2016, according to Sebastian Barros, vice president of solutions for Ericsson Malaysia and Sri Lanka.
Pikom to propose special Asean Economic Community task force for ICT
The National ICT Association of Malaysia (Pikom) will propose that the Asian-Oceanian Computing Industry Organisation (Asocio) set up a task force to address common policy matters related to ICT and the Asean Economic Community (AEC).
Property rental app Speedrent wants to take agents out
Asia Capital Management Sdn Bhd makes no bones about what it wants to do with its Speedrent app – it wants to disrupt the property rental market by taking real estate agents out of the equation.
We are not as fast as we need to be: VMware CEO
Cloud giant and virtualisation pioneer VMware Inc has been very active in the past year, but CEO Pat Gelsinger wants more, Goh Thean Eu reports from VMworld 2015 in San Francisco.
Slugfest: Malaysia’s Big 3 telcos in H1 2015
After suffering a decline in terms of total subscriber base in the first quarter 2015, Malaysia’s mobile industry saw signs of resurrection in the second quarter. Goh Thean Eu looks at all their numbers.
Big data analytics key to addressing fraud at the root
Setting up protection such as two-factor authentication or firewalls may only delay fraud from happening, at best; the key to solving the problem at the root level lies in banks' ability to analyse and make sense of the pool of data they own, according to SAS fraud and money-laundering detection specialist Rohan Langley.
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