SMEs

Can we please start taking cyber-security seriously? (Updated)
The new year was marked by the defacement of several Malaysian websites, including those belonging to government agencies. While the incident did not result in sensitive or monetary data being stolen or leaked, the defacement of so many websites just raises more questions about the real state of IT security in the country, writes Gabey Goh.
Formis gets into the broadband ring
The latest player to ride on the UniFi broadband network is listed tech company Formis Resources Bhd, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Formis Development Sdn Bhd, which describes itself as an SME (small and medium enterprise) business specialist.
IBM rolls out ‘starter kits’ for SMEs
IBM Malaysia has launched a series of ‘starter kits’ targeted at small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the manufacturing, distribution, retail and consumer goods sectors.
‘If anyone can beat Goliath, it’s us,’ says jobsDB CEO
After 15 years in Malaysia, jobsDB has signalled its intention to take on the giant of the online recruitment space and stake a claim in the local market, with a new country manager, a new brand and with its workforce expected to double by the end of the year.
BYOD security: Singaporean SME staff left to their own devices
The increasing BYOD (bring your own device) trend amongst small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore is causing a headache for IT administrators, with nearly half leaving the security and safety of mobile devices in the hands of the staff themselves.
NTU and IP firm 360ip set up fund management venture
Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and 360ip, a company belonging to Batelle, the world’s largest non-profit independent R&D organisation, have launched TechBridge Ventures to support small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore.
Maxis eyes more SMEs with Business Kit launch
Kit combines fixed and mobile connectivity with marketing solutions for SMEs Claims to be only telco to offer integrated fixed, mobile, Internet and cloud-based solutions
Intel urges SMEs to ‘Level Up Your Business’
Intel Malaysia has launched its ‘Level Up Your Business’ campaign for small and medium enterprises (SMEs), as part of ongoing efforts to increase ICT adoption and innovation amongst Malaysian SMEs.
Former public sector head returns to Microsoft Malaysia in new role
Microsoft Malaysia said that its former Public Sector Group director, Azizah Ali, has returned to helm its Small and Medium Services and Partners (SMS&P) division.
Asia Pacific SMEs speeding up globalisation process
Contrary to popular belief that SMEs in Asia Pacific are generally laggards when it comes to globalisation, they are actually world leaders in terms of generating revenues outside their home countries, according to the findings of an Oxford Economics research programme sponsored by SAP.
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