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By Chung Heng Han, Vice President, Systems, Oracle Asia Pacific Cloud Computing is increasingly the deployment model of choice for enterprise workloads, causing public cloud spend to grow at a double-digit rate with no sign of slowing down. The issue is that most companies realize they can’t transition everything at once – even if they wanted to –...

By Lily Asis There has been significant fanfare about the state of the online poker industry since we’ve entered yet another year. It’s no secret that online poker experienced something of a decline following the infamous Black Friday saga, resulting in an overnight drop-off of American players in the industry’s ecosystem. Nevertheless, there is still future...

By Michael Ngan Lenovo Philippines Country General Manager In every sector, innovation is the inevitable next step. Companies everywhere are under immense pressure to generate new product and service innovations even faster than before. What was once revolutionary has quickly become the norm, and organizations are beginning to realize that they need to be able to...

By Robin Schmitt General Manager, APAC, Neustar The crackdown against DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks is like an arms race for enterprises. They are constantly outnumbered by enemies on all fronts on a battlefield with only a sword and shield in hand – while their opponents are armed with projectile machine guns – making the enterprises’ odds of...

By Robin Schmitt General Manager for APAC, Neustar The unprecedented growth of the cloud computing industry has had the business community rejoice. The discussion among the business and IT leaders is no longer concerning ‘Should we move to the cloud?’ but ‘How do we optimize our cloud migration strategy?’ Taking advantage of the competitive cloud market,...

By Chris Chelliah, Group Vice President and Chief Architect, Core Technology and Cloud, Oracle Asia Pacific Machine learning will be a defining technology of 2018, doing more to change how we live and work than any technology since the internet. To understand why, we first need to get past sensational headlines about robots ‘stealing our jobs’. Innovation and...

By Alan Zeichick Editorial Director, NetEvents We all have heard the usual bold predictions for technology in 2018: Lots of cloud computing, self-driving cars, digital cryptocurrencies, 200-inch flat-screen televisions, and versions of Amazon’s Alexa smart speaker everywhere on the planet. Those types of predictions, however, are low-hanging fruit. They’re not...

Interview conducted by Alan Zeichick Editorial Director, NetEvents We’ve heard about what to expect in 2018: Digital transformation, IT transformation, and cloud computing, and a shift in how enterprises will acquire products and services from the industry. Tom Burns, SVP of Dell EMC Networking, doesn’t want 2018 to be like 2017. Frankly, none of us in tech want...

Virtualization and software-defined networks should be a means to an end — not an end to itself. The goal of a data center, after all, is to deliver services (such as applications and microservices) to end users or to drive business processes. It doesn’t matter if those applications run on physical servers or virtual servers or in Infrastructure-as-a-Service...

By Symantec Security Response security Symantec has released the following detection for attempts to exploit the Multiple CPU Hardwares Information Disclosure Vulnerability (CVE-2017-5753/Spectre): Exp.CVE-2017-5753 A series of newly discovered vulnerabilities affecting processor chips could permit attackers to gain unauthorized access to a computer’s memory. Dubbed...