HPE announces new virtual desktop solutions in wake of COVID-19
“The response to COVID-19 has pressured our customers to rapidly implement secure and remote work options for their organisations.”
SailPoint Peer Insights Choice for identity management
NetFoundry offers free cloud networking to businesses in need
Google Cloud says it's ready for the coming strain on infrastructure
Google offers Hangouts features for free in midst of COVID-19
Acronis steps up protection offering for businesses
Techday introduces RemoteWorkerTech Asia site
IDC: decline, not growth, for APAC IT spending
The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the IT economy hard and IDC says that pessimistic scenarios are now playing out – and may get worse.
Sign on Glass is a green initiative that reduces costs and increases productivity
Mounds of paperwork typify administration processes for most businesses, with filing cabinets full of receipts, invoices, delivery notifications, job and time sheet.
Revealed: The top digital data trends for crime scene investigation
75% of law enforcement and investigators say gathering digital evidence at the scene of a crime is critical for investigations, according to research from Cellebrite.
COVID-19 employment engagement surveys released
Free templates for emergency response employment engagement surveys have been created to help support organisations throughout the COVID-19 outbreak.
Why AIOps should be at the top of tech ‘to do’ lists
The rise of AIOps has come about thanks to many older, legacy tools no longer being able to cope with the huge volume, speed and diversity of data being created in modern IT environments.
Asia home to half of the world's internet users
Asia has 2.3 billion internet users, which equated to 50.3% of the world’s internet user population.
You're virtually invited: How the smartest organisations manage Office 365 and Microsoft Teams
If you’re starting your digital transformation journey or want to find out more about how you can boost your Office 365 productivity, this is your chance to take advantage of expert advice - free.
COVID-19: Surfshark joins growing list of companies offering free services
The VPN service has recently announced its intention to offer free six-month subscriptions for small businesses, as more countries tighten quarantine measures and finances become strained.
Wipro invests in Microsoft partnership with dedicated business unit
Wipro has launched a Microsoft Business Unit designed to aid development of solutions for digital transformation. The unit will leverage Microsoft’s enterprise cloud services and will consist of a team of trained and certified Azure consultants and specialists.
How our publisher harnessed machine learning to overhaul Techday websites
Our publisher, Sean Mitchell, went to CoderSchool in Ho Chi Minh City to learn how to implement machine learning into Techday.
Old, outdated phone systems? Give a touch of TLC with real business benefits
Connect to the business tools you love, like Microsoft Dynamics, Zapier, and many more.
Interview: RSA explains security in the epoch of IT disruption
We discussed cybersecurity in terms of how it fits into business continuity, as well as the threat landscape, and what RSA is currently doing to assist businesses that need protection.
Tencent Cloud launches Voov Meeting videoconferencing tool
Tencent Cloud is deepening its presence in the unified communications business, after launching a cloud-based conferencing tool as the world shifts towards remote offices.
Lenovo announces new edge and Azure cloud-tiering solutions
The solutions, say DCG, were designed in response to the ever-increasing number of connected IoT devices and the masses of data this creates from edge to the core.
Epicor announces appointment of new CMO
Paul Stoddart has been appointed chief marketing officer, a role in which he will be responsible for overseeing Epicor’s global marketing strategy, including corporate marketing, field marketing, and teleprospecting.
Why you might want to buy tech right now
Manufacturing disruption, closed borders, remote working and learning, economic downturn - it might pay to get that purchase in now.
Acronis: Lack of backup process within organisations causing data losses
Traditional strategies and solutions to data protection are no longer able to keep up with the modern IT needs of individuals and organisations.
China's cloud companies support fight against COVID-19
Canalys states that all three cloud companies have responded quickly to COVID-19, providing governments, businesses, research institutions and students access to services such as on-demand compute and artificial intelligence.
Alibaba Cloud connects medical pros around the world during COVID-19
Alibaba Cloud is offering medical employees around the world advanced cloud-based technology applications during the COVID-19 pandemic to aid operations.
China becomes 'world's largest' market for IT products & services
China’s IT products and services market has overtaken the Americas as the largest in the world, although there’s little doubt the COVID-19 pandemic will change the markets significantly in the years ahead.
OnePlace Solutions offers free Microsoft 365 add-on to support remote workers during COVID-19
The offer comes after Microsoft announced that subscribers to Microsoft Office 365 will be able to access a free trial of the Microsoft Teams software.
Huawei's data center switches receive Frost & Sullivan award
Frost & Sullivan has named Huawei’s CloudEngine 16800 as the recipient of the 2020 Global Data Center Switch Technology Leadership Award.
Microsoft announces all-new features for Teams as virus keeps workers home
The new capabilities for Teams announced today focus primarily on online remote meetings as well as new technological solutions for ‘traditionally underserved professionals’, including firstline and healthcare workers.
COVID-19 pressure on business escalates
More than two thirds of organisations fear the COVID-19 pandemic will have a negative impact on their business.
Forcepoint unveils impressive channel recruits across APAC and ANZ
Cybersecurity firm Forcepoint has named four new key appointments to its leadership team as it looks to strengthen its channel, strategy and sales lineup across the Asia Pacific and Australian New Zealand regions.
Slack hires new head of APAC as remote working business booms
Slack has reported that in the past seven weeks, more than 7,000 new companies have signed up to Slack as remote working becomes the new norm.
How data warehouses have become the new data lakes for business
While data lakes are great when it comes to storage, they don’t perform well when it comes to analysis and reporting. The vast volumes and multiple formats mean that traditional data warehouse tools are unsuitable and another approach needs to be found.
ThousandEyes launches outage map as internet usage explodes during COVID-19 outbreak
"Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve been inundated with requests from businesses, industry analysts and other various parties wanting to get a better understanding of global internet health during these trying times."
COVID-19: Adobe unveils index to track changes in consumer behaviour
In an effort to track and analyse the ways in which the pandemic is changing retail behaviour, Adobe has revealed its Digital Economy Index, which analyses trillions of online transactions across 100 million product SKUs in 18 product categories.
Commvault adds AWS B&R among new capabilities
Also enhances Oracle and SQL database migration capabilities and adds integration with ServiceNow SaaS platform.
New solution shines light on Dark Web credential trading
The Kaseya-owned Spanning Cloud Apps has released software that monitors the Dark Web for compromised Office 365 credentials.
Forrester's guide to staying savvy in the world of COVID-19
Remote working, charting business outlook and CX are covered in this piece filled with advice for operating in the world of the pandemic.
Hands-on review: ASUS ZenScreen Go MB16AP
We get hands-on with Asus's new screen for mobile professionals. It's a fascinating device.
Nutanix & Udacity launch hybrid cloud nanodegree program
Nutanix is sponsoring 5000 scholarships, to be taught via Udacity, which will school IT professionals on topics such as modern private cloud infrastructure and the design of hybrid application deployment.
The ghost in the machine that maximizes uptime
Intel MFP uses machine learning to improve the performance and reliability of server memory to predict potential failures and prevent downtime.
Deep learning seeing widespread adoption in APAC region
As a sub-category of machine learning, deep learning is fast becoming part of mainstream AI deployments – new software to join the likes of Siri, Alexa and Cortana is currently being developed and will likely be introduced in the next few years, says GlobalData.
How impatience drives our digital behaviour
Your reward for slow load times is a more fleeting interaction with your customer.
Google's 12 remote working tips for better productivity
We've compiled Google's top tips for remote working in 2020.
2020 Hong Kong LGBT+ Inclusion Awards finalists announced
The Awards, which were established in 2015, recognise Hong Kong business’ efforts to promote LGBT+ equality and inclusion.
Empowering a remote workforce: can your business make ‘working from home’ work?
Does your business have a work from home strategy yet? Many organisations are looking to put one in place, to provide employees with greater flexibility around when and where they work.
Kubernetes 101: Tips and tricks to maximise container investment
Monitoring the Kubernetes control plane and master components is essential when it comes to maximising the ROI of container investments.
Acronis mobilises the home office in the remote working age
One of the biggest changes for Acronis, like many companies, is the transition that allows all employees to work from home.