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Sunday, October 23, 2016

IT News Week 4 Oct 2016

For IT News Week 3 Oct 2016.

For this week / last week, here are / were the biggest news.
  • PR - Oct 21, 2016 - CyberSecurity Malaysia and Kaspersky Lab Seal Memorandum of Understanding On Countering Cyber Crimes
  • PR - Oct 20, 2016 - HPE Services Revamps the Office Meeting Experience
  • PR - Oct 20, 2016 - Nokia mobile fronthaul solution supports edotco Malaysia customer transition to Centralized RAN to meet demand for mobile broadband
  • PR - Oct 20, 2016 - ASUS ZenFone 3 Deluxe is now available in Malaysia
  • PR - Oct 19, 2016 - Brace yourself for the Virtual Reality Ride of Your Life with ‘The Riding Dead’
  • PR - Oct 19, 2016 - BAE Systems Takes Home 'Cyber Security Company of the Year' Award from Cybersecurity Malaysia
  • PR - Oct 19, 2016 - RICOH Announces MSC Status at 80th Bash
  • Teabox - Oct 19, 2016 - BANGALORE, INDIA - Teabox Unveils The TeaPac
  • PR - Oct 17, 2016 - NTT Data Group Adopts Malaysian Technology To Penetrate International Online Payment Market

PR - Oct 21, 2016 - CyberSecurity Malaysia and Kaspersky Lab Seal Memorandum of Understanding On Countering Cyber Crimes

CyberSecurity Malaysia, an agency under the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Kaspersky Lab, a global cyber security company, to strengthen Malaysia’s cyber resilience trough exchanging threat information exchange and building capacity to combat cyberthreats.

CyberSecurity Malaysia reported 9915 cyber security cases in 2015, a large increase in reported cases as compared to only 1,038 reported cases in 2007. Industry watchers believe that the 2015 reported numbers are only the tip of the iceberg.

Kaspesky and Cybersecurity Malaysia MOU


In an effort to build capacity to withstand cyber-attacks and tackle transnational cybercrime, CyberSecurity Malaysia and Kaspersky Lab have signed a two-year MoU on partnership that emphasizes information sharing and intelligence collaboration in areas related to cyber threats toward Malaysia’s critical infrastructure and government agencies.

PR - Oct 20, 2016 - HPE Services Revamps the Office Meeting Experience

On the forefront of delivering seamless digital experiences, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) today announced the availability of Modern Workspace, a smart conference room service built in collaboration with leading technology and service providers.

Providing digital tools that enable freedom, access, collaboration – and even fun, HPE Enterprise Services will simplify meeting arrangements and enhance employee collaboration by leveraging the next generation of Microsoft Skype Room Systems.

Benefits of these solutions include:
  • Increased office space utilization rates
  • Ability to track workspace use through online reports and analytics
  • Intelligent room utilization based on real-time data
  • Full-service management solution, including equipment, process and software management
  • Employee time savings through streamlined scheduling
  • Measurable improvement in collaboration through effective use of a diverse set of collaboration spaces and tools
Ultimately, HPE aims to improve and revamp the office meeting experience through smart solutions that bridge the physical and virtual meeting divides.

PR - Oct 20, 2016 - Nokia mobile fronthaul solution supports edotco Malaysia customer transition to Centralized RAN to meet demand for mobile broadband

edotco Malaysia (edotco), will deploy Nokia’s mobile fronthaul optical technology as part of the company’s effort to support its customers’ migration to a Centralized RAN architecture with its shared, common radio tower for multiple mobile network operator customers.

The Nokia Mobile Fronthaul Solution allows edotco’s network operator customers to connect new or existing mobile radio equipment seamlessly into the edotco fiber network to better address growing mobile broadband demand. By optimizing existing fiber installations, rather than using new dark fiber, edotco can achieve significant CAPEX reduction versus traditional dark fiber approach.

Wan Zainal Adileen, Managing Director, edotco Malaysia

By deploying Nokia’s Mobile Fronthaul Solution based on the 1830 Versatile WDM Module (VWM) portfolio, edotco can deploy a centralized RAN architecture with its shared, common radio tower or Base Transceiver Station Hotel (BTS) for multiple mobile network operator customers. A BTS Hotel aggregates fixed and wireless traffic resources into a single location to provide shared network connectivity to network operators. This relieves pressure on the network by reducing onsite equipment and is more efficient.

Wan Zainal Adileen, Managing Director of edotco Malaysia said: "Our customers are under constant pressure to meet increasing mobile broadband demands, and this creates tremendous pressure on our network infrastructure. In this environment, mobile operators are looking for new and innovative ways to increase network capacity and coverage, whilst achieving lower total cost of ownership. Nokia’s fronthaul platform gives us the flexibility to deploy assets efficiently by building a common shared infrastructure to reduce costs, in turn enabling our customers to migrate to a more simple and cost effective centralized RAN architecture.”

PR - Oct 20, 2016 - ASUS ZenFone 3 Deluxe is now available in Malaysia


ASUS ZenFone 3 Deluxe

Features:
  • Full metal body with invisible antenna
  • Super Amoled Screen
  • World's most advanced 23MP Camera
  • 6GB RAM with Asus Optiflex Technology
ZenFone 3 Deluxe comes with two variants:
  • 64 GB, 64-bit Qualcomm®Quad core Processor Snapdragon™ 820 @ 2.15GHz, RM 2,599
  • 256 GB, 64-bit Qualcomm®Quad core Processor Snapdragon™ 821 @ 2.4GHz, RM 3,299



PR - Oct 19, 2016 - Brace yourself for the Virtual Reality Ride of Your Life with ‘The Riding Dead’

Leading up to the highly popular The Walking Dead Season 7 debut, FOX is organizing ‘The Riding Dead’ campaign in Malaysia, Indonesia, and Philippines. In Malaysia, the campaign sees FOX partnering with Samsung and Grab Car allowing passengers to experience ‘The Riding Dead’ virtual reality (VR) video on the way to their destination, promising them a ride they will never forget.



Penny Tan, Marketing Director for Fox Sports Sdn Bhd, said that the campaign was specially conceptualized to create hype and excitement particularly amongst The Walking Dead fans. “The VR video was shot entirely in Malaysia using 360 video technology. This is the first such campaign for us in Malaysia and we believe that this will help to engage and heighten anticipation amongst The Walking Dead fans to tune in to the series’ Season 7 debut on 24 October.”

PR - Oct 19, 2016 - BAE Systems Takes Home 'Cyber Security Company of the Year' Award from Cybersecurity Malaysia


BAE Systems was last night presented with the ‘Cyber Security Company of the Year’ award in the prestigious Cyber Security Malaysia Awards, Conference & Exhibition (CSM-ACE). The company was awarded the same honour in 2014 and ‘Cyber Security Outreach Provider of the Year’ in 2015.



Organised by CyberSecurity Malaysia (CSM), the nation’s cyber security specialist agency under the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI), the exhibition is created to honour individuals and organisations for their contribution to Malaysia’s cyber security or information security.

BAE Systems Applied Intelligence head of Malaysia, Barry Johnson, was presented the award by YB Datuk Seri Panglima Madius Tangau, Minister of MOSTI, saying: “This award is testament to the excellent work BAE Systems is doing here in Malaysia; consistently delivering for our clients while also improving the understanding and awareness in the local industry.”

PR - Oct 19, 2016 - RICOH Announces MSC Status at 80th Bash

RICOH took two steps forward with the announcement of being awarded MSC Status at the stylish 80th Anniversary celebration party.

Ricoh 80th Anniversary celebration party


Adding to the glitz and glamour of the event, RICOH showcased its latest innovations in the industry as Peter Wee, RICOH Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. Managing Director attributed innovation and creativity as key elements in continuous solutions from the global brand in Malaysia.

Teabox - Oct 19, 2016 - BANGALORE, INDIA - Teabox Unveils The TeaPac

Teabox, the global direct to consumer tea company, today announced the launch of TeaPacs. These are the first individually packaged tea bags sealed at the source using a natural nitrogen flush that keeps the tea as fresh as the day it was picked. The latest addition to Teabox’s line of exceptional tea products, TeaPacs offer the highest quality, loose leaf tea from Teabox’s premium collection in a more convenient, on-the-go option without compromising flavor or freshness.

“Coming from a tea family and spending much of my childhood amongst tea estates, I grew up drinking some of the world’s best teas – so I know how fresh tea is meant to taste,” says Kaushal Dugar, founder and CEO of Teabox. “At Teabox, we want to ensure that every cup of tea consumed is the freshest in the world, but we know that not everyone has time in their day to steep loose leaf. We created TeaPacs so that anyone can enjoy the world’s freshest tea, anywhere at anytime. It’s tea as it should be”

PR - Oct 17, 2016 - NTT Data Group Adopts Malaysian Technology To Penetrate International Online Payment Market

iPay88 Sdn Bhd – the leading online payment gateway provider in South East Asia, announces today that NTT Data Corporation (‘NTT Data’) will adopt iPay88 as its flagship payment gateway technology to fast-track to Leadership position in the Asia-Pacific market, and Top.5 in the world.

KH Lim, Executive Director of iPay88 presenting at the recent 28th MSC Malaysia Implementation Council Meeting (ICM)

This strategic business move by NTT Data is facilitated by part, due to its acquisition of a majority equity stake in iPay88, via its subsidiary NTT Data Asia Pte Ltd in September 2015.

According to Tohru Yoshioka, Japanese Director representing NTT Data at iPay88, the initial target markets under NTT Data’s strategy include Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines.

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