Singapore news stories
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Equinix announces fifth Singapore data center
The US$144 million data center is a purpose-built facility that will increase cloud connectivity for enterprises.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.”
Singapore IMDA launches GoSecure cybersecurity programme for Singapore ICT firms
According to IMDA, the programme will benefit 200 Singapore-based ICT companies over the two-year period.
Singapore committed to shaping the future of a cyber-smart maritime industry
“Digitalisation is here, and you’d better embrace it. Cybersecurity today is a key challenge that the maritime industry must take seriously."
Photo gallery: Honeywell's Singapore Industrial Cyber Security Center of Excellence
Last week Honeywell officially opened its Singapore Cyber Security Center of Excellence in Changi Business Park. We were there to catch all the action
Honeywell opens Asia's first Industrial Cyber Security Center of Excellence in Singapore
Honeywell’s Industrial Cyber Security Center of Excellence is now fully operational in Singapore’s Changi Business Park - its first in Asia.