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Cybersecurity
Kaspersky opens three new centers to boost data management
Cybersecurity company Kaspersky has opened three new Transparency Centers, one in Japan, the second in Singapore and the third in the United States.
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Broadband
Singapore found to have the speediest internet rates in the world
New research from BanklessTimes has shown that Singapore has the highest recorded median internet speed in the world at 207.61 MBPS.
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APAC
Aqua Security launches cloud native security SaaS in APAC
Aqua Security has announced the general availability of cloud native security SaaS in Singapore, serving the broader APAC region.
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Sustainability
Evolution Data Centres reveals target of 20 tonnes of CO2 per GWh
Evolution Data Centres launches their new Sustainable Data Centre Charter, which includes targets like only 20 tonnes of carbon emissions per GWh by 2030.
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Singapore
Singapore, Australia and NZ emerge as cloud leaders - report
MIT Technology Review Insights and Infosys finds the three countries take the top spots in APAC, based on their cloud infrastructure, tools, and applications.
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Cloud
Colt connectivity with AWS increases services in Asia
Colt Technology Services expands cloud connectivity to AWS Direct Connect Hosted services, with speeds of up to 10 Gbps in Asia.
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Cloud
Databricks expands availability on Google Cloud for APAC
Organisations can leverage Databricks on Google Cloud to create a lakehouse capable of data engineering, data science, machine learning, and analytics.
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Fintech
Airwallex launches operations in Singapore as part of expansion plans
Australian founded fintech Airwallex has announced its launch in Singapore after receiving a Major Payment Institution (MPI) licence by the Monetary Authority of Singapore in November 2021.
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Cybersecurity
Singapore & UK Govts boost digital identity, cybersecurity & digital trade cooperation
The MOUs are designed to advance the two countries’ relationships in the three areas and make it easier for both countries to trade with each other.
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Cloud
Microsoft Singapore unveils enhancement strategy within the financial sector
Microsoft Singapore has unveiled its plans to enhance its position in the financial services industry, releasing its takeaways from Fintech festival 2021 and announcing a raft of partnerships and strategies.
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Equinix
Singapore sovereign wealth fund backs $3.9b Equinix data center portfolio expansion
The joint venture agreements will help to build out the xScale data center portfolio across 32 different facilities around the world.
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Cogent
Big Data Exchange adds Cogent to Singapore data centre facility
The addition of Cogent as a new carrier in the BDx SIN1 facility will give BDx customers the option to benefit from Cogent's footprint, network capabilities and range of services, the company states.
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Remote Working
JustCo launches digital platform for safer co-working spaces in Singapore
JustCo’’s new platform invokes ‘space as a service’, which means that users can decide where and how to work according to their individual needs.
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Cloud
Equinix announces fifth Singapore data center
The US$144 million data center is a purpose-built facility that will increase cloud connectivity for enterprises. 
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Cloud
Equinix accelerates new data centre development with US$144m investment
"The SG5 IBX data centre aims to create more opportunities for enterprises in the region to build a strong digital foundation, enabling them to develop into the digital leaders of tomorrow.”
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Cloud
Rackspace Technology opens new Singapore office
Rackspace Technology is expanding its Singapore operations, as part of the company’s continued investment in the APAC region and focus on enhancing digitisation plans for businesses around the world.
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Cloud
NetApp and Google Cloud bring greater file storage opportunities to Singapore
With this latest announcement, NetApp and Google Cloud are focused on helping organisations in Singapore boost application and business performance with shared file storage on Google Cloud.
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ICT
Singapore's Government invests heavily in ICT market following COVID-19
Singapore has pledged to continue investing in innovation and technology in an attempt to revive the economy and create new business and employment opportunities.
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Enterprise
Funding worries hold back Singapore SMEs from digitalisation
Many of Singapore’s small and medium enterprises (SMEs) seek government support in order to remove barriers to adopting digital business infrastructure.
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APAC
Culture Amp aims to advance inclusion in Singapore and APAC
Culture Amp has announced it will roll out its Diversity & Inclusion Starter Kit for free to all Singapore and APAC organisations.
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Small Business / SMB
Singapore Tourism Board calling Kiwis to join new pilot programme
The Singapore Tourism Board is calling for local and international companies to join the Singapore Tourism Accelerator.
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Digital Realty
Digital Realty continues to expand within the APAC region
“In developing our data centers, we look to efficiently maximize the space we occupy, to ensure the optimal technology solution for our customers.”
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Analytics
Flying high: How airline Scoot enhances the customer experience
Singapore Airlines’ low-cost arm Scoot has selected Dell Boomi’s platform help it better understand its customers – and its own business.
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5G
Singapore govt, telcos must refrech cybersecurity focus
"The telecomm industry is key and is fundamental to secure our telco infrastructure and services, and the business that telco operators provide.”