Fujitsu has added Nimsoft to its global Cloud platform to offer IT Management as a Service (ITMaaS) in South-East Asia.
Malaysia's national R&D center Mimos is currently working on rolling out the next version of social security organization Perkeso’s technology upgrade.
There has been a lot of discussion over the last few years about the changing role of the CIO with the advent of cloud computing. The traditional view is that CIOs can no longer just focus on strategic investments in and use of IT, but need to plug into management and business issues. IBM has an even more radical view of the role of the CIO in the cloud era.
A recent IDC survey of companies across Asia Pacific excluding Japan (APeJ) shows that Malaysia is below the regional average in terms of cloud computing usage, but that is expected to change significantly in the next six to 12 months.
HP has announced offerings that it claims increase collaboration between development, testing, infrastructure and operations teams, helping organizations break down IT silos so they can quickly deliver high-quality, innovative applications for hybrid and cloud environments.
SME Corp Malaysia is promoting cloud computing as a strategic technology for SMEs in Asean to transform themselves sustainable growth engines for the economies in the region.
Dell reported first quarter fiscal performance came in below expectations, but the world’s No 3 PC maker is still focused on transforming itself into an end-to-end solutions company, believing it is well positioned to take advantage of emerging trends such as the Bring Your Own Device drive.
Maxis has introduced a personal cloud service, which the company claimed will enable users to share their content on social networking sites such as Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and via e-mail.
MSC status company Exabytes Network Sdn Bhd recorded around US$4.8 million revenue for 2011, a 30% jump over 2010. Profits, at US$670,000, were up 80% over 2010. The company is now expanding into Singapore and eyeing an eventual listing.
While many companies are wary of moving to cloud computing, citing security as a main concern, new research by comScore showed that actual users are spending less time and money on managing security, while achieving higher levels of it. A shorter version of this issue was previously published here.