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Embracing cloud for survival

Cloud enables innovation, cost savings and agility – which are all crucial for a telco’s survival, says Ernest Cu of Globe Telecom.

Building a digital business

IT heads from GE Australia, ING Direct, RACQ, and the Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences discuss their drivers for digital transformation

MANAGEMENT CENTRE

LEGAL

EU privacy watchdog weighs in on data protection reform, shares concerns

As European Union lawmakers in the Commission, Parliament and Council debate a new data protection law, the EU's data protection watchdog has chimed in, expressing some concerns and saying individuals' privacy rights should be at the core of the legislation.

OUTSOURCING

Why CIOs can't wait to renegotiate their outsourcing contracts

Rapidly changing business and technology needs are forcing IT leaders to renegotiate their IT outsourcing contracts and rethink their sourcing portfolios sooner rather than later. Here’s how to do it.

PROJECT MGMT

How to find agility in the cloud

Altisource, a global financial services and business services company, is in the process of going cloud native to achieve better agility in the wake of massive growth.

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RESOURCE CENTRE

APPLICATIONS

More cracks appear in the pay-TV wall as HBO Now comes to Verizon broadband

Cord cutters who want HBO's new over-the-top service HBO Now just gained another option: Verizon is offering the service to its FiOS and high-speed Internet customers for a 30-day free trial, starting today. The company also plans to offer HBO Now on its upcoming mobile video platform.

CLOUD COMPUTING

Google offers users of its Compute Engine their own encryption keys

Google will now let enterprise customers of one of its Cloud Platform services lock up their data with their own encryption keys, in case they're concerned about the company snooping on their corporate information.

DATA CENTER

New Zealand's Dbvisit enters Malaysian market

Dbvisit's newly appointed partner Computrade Technology Malaysia will offer disaster recovery and replication solutions for Oracle databases to the Malaysian market.

IMAGING AND PRINTING

Nokia rolls out spherical camera for virtual reality apps

Nokia has developed a camera for enterprise users that can help turn everyday surroundings into virtual reality (VR) imagery for games and other applications.

INDUSTRIES

Amazon and Google aren't the only ones with a delivery drone

In the race to develop a drone that delivers packages, don't count out Workhorse, a truck maker based in Loveland, Ohio.

INTERNET

More cracks appear in the pay-TV wall as HBO Now comes to Verizon broadband

Cord cutters who want HBO's new over-the-top service HBO Now just gained another option: Verizon is offering the service to its FiOS and high-speed Internet customers for a 30-day free trial, starting today. The company also plans to offer HBO Now on its upcoming mobile video platform.

MOBILE AND WIRELESS

TVibes review: Choose the audience for your personal mobile TV station

Social media services have come up with a lot of clever ways to share photos, but the process of uploading, tagging, and posting videos has been a bit more daunting. Whether it's lack of storage capacity, no budget for cloud storage, or limited bandwidth, there's a lot of room for improvement in this space.

NETWORKING

Huawei starts work on Guinea's first fiber-optic cable

China's Huawei started work this past Saturday on a 4,000-kilometer fiber-optic cable project that will deliver high-speed Internet access to residents of Guinea, and could serve other West African countries when it's completed in 2017.

OPERATING SYSTEMS

The Takeaway: No, Windows 10's roll-out won't break the Internet

Microsoft's roll-out of Windows 10 gets under way in earnest on Wednesday, and with so many Windows users likely to want the upgrade, Internet performance could bog down at times this week.

SECURITY

Google offers users of its Compute Engine their own encryption keys

Google will now let enterprise customers of one of its Cloud Platform services lock up their data with their own encryption keys, in case they're concerned about the company snooping on their corporate information.

STORAGE

Intel, Micron announce new 3D XPoint memory type that's 1,000 times faster than NAND

A new memory type called 3D XPoint will offer 1,000 times the performance and endurance of today's NAND, Intel and Micron announced Tuesday morning.

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BLOGS

A trusted partner

The primary focus for SAS is to build strong and long-lasting relationships with its customers; and its key strategy is proactive and consistent engagement across all customer touch points.

What ICT professionals want

When asking ICT professionals what they’re looking for in their next role, the answer may just surprise.

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