Author: Goh Thean Eu

Brocade aims analytics monitoring platform at Malaysian banks, telcos
Brocade expects its newly-launched analytics monitoring appliance to be well received by customers in Malaysia, especially those in the financial services and telecommunications sectors.
Ricoh Malaysia on its ‘do or die’ transformation
Ricoh Malaysia managing director Peter Wee has reason to smile these days. His company is starting to retool itself into a total solutions provider, although the start of that journey wasn't easy at all. Goh Thean Eu reports.
Axiata needs Celcom and XL to perform, or will miss targets
Regional telecommunications group Axiata Group Bhd will need its two largest operating companies – Malaysia’s Celcom Axiata Bhd and Indonesia’s PT XL Axiata Tbk – to make a strong comeback in the second half, or the group may miss its 2015 targets.
Astro gets into e-sports, Dota 2 broadcast pulls in 1.5mil viewers
The live broadcast of The International 2015 Dota 2 Championship (TI5) videogame tournament by pay-TV operator Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd from Aug 4-9 attracted close to 1.5 million viewers in Malaysia.
Fusionex eyes Philippines, fuelled by 26% jump in revenue
Big data and analytics software company Fusionex International Plc will be widening its footprint in South-East Asia by expanding to the Philippines over the next few months, its fourth market in the region.
Big plans for KL-based GlassesGroupGlobal after Series A
After securing US$3 million in Series A funding recently, KL-based online eyewear retailer GlassesGroupGlobal is now eyeing other markets in South-East Asia and Europe, and aims to disrupt a global US$100bil industry.
Malaysian angels expected to invest US$3mil over next 12mths
Malaysian Business Angel Network (MBAN) hopes that its members will make about RM10 million (US$2.6 million) worth of investments over the next 12 months, partly helped by the network’s collaboration with London Business Angels (LBA).
We should drop the term ‘big data,’ experts suggest
Teradata Corp CTO Stephen Brobst said that one of the biggest mistakes companies make when it comes to big data is that they tend to put too much focus on the technology.
Post-restructuring, Rev Asia aims for No 1 spot in ‘social news’
After making the tough decision to shut down several lines of business, Malaysia’s Rev Asia Holdings Sdn Bhd has embarked on a three-year roadmap that it says will transform it into one of the largest digital media companies in the region.
Malaysian ICT spending to recover after September
The strong greenback and the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) from April 1 have hurt demand for ICT goods and services in the country, but the National ICT Association of Malaysia (Pikom) expects renewed spending in the fourth quarter of this year.
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