For this week / last week, here are / were the biggest news.
- PR - Sep 9, 2016 - Kaspersky Lab Security Solutions Ranked #1 in all SE Labs Q2 Tests
- PR - Sep 9, 2016 - ISACA’s Inaugural CSX Conference in Singapore To Equip Cybersecurity Professionals with Guidance and Training
- PR - Sep 8, 2016 - Malaysian IoT Company N’osairis Technology Solutions Wins Prestigious 2016 TiE50 Award
- PR - Sep 8, 2016 - Historic Dell and EMC Merger Complete
- PR - Sep 8, 2016 - Globe Enhances Customer Experience by Giving Customers a Real Voice with NICE Solution
- PR - Sep 6, 2016 - Microsoft Appoints Homegrown G-Asiapacific as Microsoft CSP Partner
- PR - Sep 5, 2016 - Dimension Data Listed Among Top 10 Fastest-Growing Consulting Service Providers, 2014-2015
- PR - Sep 5, 2016 - Taipei, Taiwan - BIOSTAR Expands Range of VR Gaming Ready Products with GeForce GTX 1070 Graphics Card
PR - Sep 9, 2016 - Kaspersky Lab Security Solutions Ranked #1 in all SE Labs Q2 Tests
According to the results of security solutions testing conducted by SE Labs in Q2 2016, Kaspersky Lab products are the best solutions for small businesses, enterprises and home users. Kaspersky Small Office Security, Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Windows and Kaspersky Internet Security all received the highest scores in testing, and were awarded with AAA certificates in all test categories.
SE Labs experts assessed the effectiveness of different solutions based on two parameters: their ability to protect users from recent malware attacks, and the absence of false positives where legitimate software is incorrectly blocked. Each product was exposed to equal threats, all of which were live on the Internet at the time of testing.
PR - Sep 9, 2016 - ISACA’s Inaugural CSX Conference in Singapore To Equip Cybersecurity Professionals with Guidance and Training
Global IT and cybersecurity association ISACA, will host the first-ever CSX 2016 Asia Pacific conference in Singapore from 14-16 November 2016. The event will focus on practical cybersecurity solutions and guidance and allow attendees to explore trends and threats, exchange ideas and insights, and learn how to excel at defending their enterprises.
CSX Asia Pacific features renowned keynote speakers, including:
- Richard Quest, CNN International news anchor and host, “Quest Means Business”
- Ashkan Soltani, former chief technologist of the Federal Trade Commission (U.S.), and independent researcher and consultant focused on privacy, security and behavioral economics
- Eddie Schwartz, president and COO, White Ops, Inc.
- Greg Williams, deputy editor, WIRED Magazine
According to a recent report by Mandiant, Asian companies are 80 percent more likely to be targeted by hackers than companies in other parts of the world. The global lack of skilled cybersecurity professionals adds to the challenge.
PR - Sep 8, 2016 - Malaysian IoT Company N’osairis Technology Solutions Wins Prestigious 2016 TiE50 Award
N’osairis Technology Solutions Sdn Bhd, a Malaysian Internet of Things (IoT) technology company focusing on managed services was recently selected as the 2016 TiE50 winner at the prestigious TiE50 Technology Awards Program held during TiEcon, an annual entrepreneurial conference in Silicon Valley.
The company has been operational since 2011 with an objective to leverage the rapid growth of the cellular data network and use it as medium of connectivity for organizations that require a dedicated merchant to merchant (M2M) service. Since then, N’osairis has evolved from just providing connectivity between two end-points to now providing business optimization through the Internet of Things (IoT).
“It is a real honor that such a prestigious organization has recognized N’osairis amongst so many promising startups and worthy peers from all over the globe,” said Stalin Vijaya Kamaraj, CEO of N’osairis.
|Stalin Vijaya Kamaraj, CEO, N' osairis|
“This recognition accentuates the importance of N’osairis’s mission of enabling businesses to transform through IoT strategies. Furthermore, according to IT research firm IDC, within the next 5 years all industries would have rolled out IoT initiatives thus, we are dedicated to empower enterprises and cellular operators to embrace the commercial benefits of IoT,” added Stalin.
N’osairis Technology Solutions currently operates in Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines, with plans to expand its services to Vietnam, Cambodia and Myanmar in the near future.
PR - Sep 8, 2016 - Historic Dell and EMC Merger Complete
Dell Technologies has announced completion of the acquisition of EMC Corporation, creating a unique family of businesses that provides the essential infrastructure for organizations to build their digital future, transform IT and protect their most important asset, information. This combination creates a $74 billion market leader with an expansive technology portfolio that solves complex problems for customers in the industry’s fast-growing areas of hybrid cloud, software-defined data center, converged infrastructure, platform-as-a-service, data analytics, mobility and cybersecurity.
Dell Technologies serves 98 percent of the Fortune 500 and comprises several market leading businesses. The two largest, and most well-known, are the Dell client solutions business and the Dell EMC infrastructure solutions business – both of which are supported by Dell EMC Services. In addition, Dell Technologies contains Boomi, Pivotal, RSA, SecureWorks, Virtustream and VMware. This unique structure combines the focus and innovation of a startup with the global scale and service of a large enterprise. Dell Technologies’ scale will enable it to deliver more innovation and investment in R&D, sales and marketing, services and support and deliver more efficient and cost-effective solutions for customers. Furthermore, while the company will publically report its financial results, it is privately controlled, enabling it to better focus investments on its customer and partner ecosystem over the long term.
Michael Dell, chairman and CEO of Dell Technologies, said, "We are at the dawn of the next industrial revolution. Our world is becoming more intelligent and more connected by the minute, and ultimately will become intertwined with a vast Internet of Things, paving the way for our customers to do incredible things. This is why we created Dell Technologies. We have the products, services, talent and global scale to be a catalyst for change and guide customers, large and small, on their digital journey."
PR - Sep 8, 2016 - Globe Enhances Customer Experience by Giving Customers a Real Voice with NICE Solution
NICE today announced that Globe Telecom, the leading mobile brand in the Philippines, is the first telecommunications company in the nation to implement the NICE Total Voice of the Customer (TVOC) solution. Globe, which made customer satisfaction a keystone of its revitalized corporate strategy, has steadily improved on its customer experience capabilities.
Deployed across seven of the company’s customer-facing touchpoints (including the contact center, retail centers, self-service points, outbound calls, and more), NICE TVOC combines instant solicited feedback with sophisticated interaction analytics for deep insight into the drivers of customer satisfaction. This improved visibility into the customer journey has given Globe the ability to take immediate action for recovery, when necessary, as well as to identify best practices to be shared with all service representatives.
As part of the company’s strategy of putting the customer first, insights from the TVOC solution are being used to bring company services in line with customer expectations. TVOC is the latest addition to the portfolio of NICE enterprise solutions Globe has implemented for comprehensive and effective service, including applications for workforce management, interaction analytics and quality optimization.
PR - Sep 6, 2016 - Microsoft Appoints Homegrown G-Asiapacific as Microsoft CSP Partner
Strengthening its position in the Cloud Computing space, Microsoft Malaysia has recently appointed Malaysia’s leading and only Cloud technology agnostic provider, G-Asiapacific Sdn Bhd as a Direct Microsoft Cloud Solutions Provider (‘CSP’).
Locally established G-Asiapacific is one of few Cloud Solution provider companies in Malaysia certified as a Microsoft CSP and is the only Cloud specialist that provides all major Cloud brands – Google, Amazon Web Services (‘AWS’) and Microsoft.
Microsoft’s partnership with G-Asiapacific is part of the former’s long-term strategy to penetrate further into several key industries in Malaysia. These include retail, airlines, construction, media and oil & gas industries as well as the Small Medium Enterprises (‘SME’) Sector.
PR - Sep 5, 2016 - Dimension Data Listed Among Top 10 Fastest-Growing Consulting Service Providers, 2014-2015
Dimension Data, the $7.5 billion global ICT solutions and services provider, announced that Gartner, Inc., a leading IT research and advisory firm, has ranked Dimension Data among the top 10 fastest-growing consulting service providers, 2014-2015 in the new report, “Market Share Analysis: Consulting Services, Worldwide, 2015.” Authored by Jacqueline Heng, Dean Blackmore and Julie Short, the report was published in May 2016.
|Bill Padfield, Group Executive, Services - Dimension Data|
The list ranked consulting providers worldwide according to “annual revenue growth rates for 2014 and 2015 (with a cutoff at $20 million consulting service revenue; the cutoff serves to keep the table relevant).”
Key report findings include:
- Consultancies advising on digital business must help clients clearly articulate their service purchases to the overall business growth of a company.
- Providers will grow market share with consulting services that include risk management, security, privacy, digital and Internet of Things services.
“Dimension Data has made a significant investment in its consulting business both in terms of organic and inorganic growth,” said Bill Padfield, Group Executive, Services – Dimension Data. “Being recognized as one of the top 10 fastest-growing consulting providers in this report indicates to us that our strategy is indeed working.”
PR - Sep 5, 2016 - Taipei, Taiwan - BIOSTAR Expands Range of VR Gaming Ready Products with GeForce GTX 1070 Graphics Card
BIOSTAR is proud to announce its latest graphics card for gamers and VR enthusiasts, the BIOSTAR GeForce GTX 1070. Designed to offer an excellent balance of performance and price, consumers can now experience the latest generation of PC game titles and virtual reality experiences with the GeForce GTX 1070. BIOSTAR takes gaming to the next level once again with price, performance and efficiency that is significantly superior than the previous generation graphics cards with the all-new Pascal GPU architecture fabricated on the new 16nm FinFET process technology.
|GeForce GTX 1070 Graphics Card|
The BIOSTAR GeForce GTX 1070 features the Pascal-based, high-efficiency GP104 GPU with a total of 1920 CUDA cores capable of running with a Boost core clock of 1683Mhz and base core clock of 1506Mhz. With GPU Boost 3.0, the BIOSTAR GeForce GTX 1070 can run up to and above 1683Mhz and features 8GB of GDDR5 video memory wired to a wide 256-bit bus interface.
Support PCI-E 3.0 x16
Digital: 7680 X 4320 @60Hz