In this second article of a two-part series on the data centre industry in Malaysia, Sharmila Ganapathy-Wallace looks at how the local industry has progressed and the issues it faces.
As more people move to cloud, the data centre industry is not expected to grow that strongly anymore. In the first of a two-part series Sharmila Ganapathy-Wallace considers the realities of the Malaysian dream of becoming a regional data centre hub.
Indonesia offers huge potential for the use of cloud and data centres in both the government and private sectors.
They face a challenging environment in 2017 because of a significant increase in organisational revenue expectations and an overall lack of skills in all areas.
Eyes telecommunications, banking, manufacturing and transportation sectors for growth
The Asia-Pacific data centre markets have enjoyed a year of robust growth in 2016 and 2017 is poised to be yet another season of data-driven acceleration.
TM plans to introduce usage based pricing within the next 2 to 3 years, feels higher speeds will lead to higher usage of value added services.
Disruption is also happening in the infrastructure and data centre industries, where technology like flash storage is unleashing innovation.
AMD said that it will be business as usual for the employees in its Penang manufacturing facility, even though it has sold an 85% stake to China’s NFME.
Quietly and with minimum fuss, Jeffrey Khow and his cofounders have built Shinjiru into one of the leading cloud hosting companies in Malaysia. DNA founder Karamjit Singh traces some of its highlights.