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ESR announces over US$1 billion first close of inaugural Data Centre Fund

ESR Group Limited, one of APAC’s largest real asset managers powered by the New Economy, has announced the first close of over US$1 billion in equity commitments for its inaugural vehicle, Data Centre Fund 1 (‘ESR DC Fund 1,’ or the ‘Fund’), dedicated to the development of its growing data centre business. ESR DC Fund […]


Empyrion DC Announces 40MW data centre project in Gangnam, Seoul

Empyrion DC, Asia’s first green data centre developer, has announced that it is developing a 40MW green data centre in Gangnam, Seoul, South Korea (GDC). Empyrion DC signed a binding agreement with a local promoter to acquire 100% of the development rights, with plans to invest up to US$400 million in GDC. Closing is expected […]


SAS collaborates with Nanyang Polytechnic to deploy Industry 4.0 solutions

SAS Institute, a leader in analytics software and services, has announced a collaboration with Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP) to help Singapore’s small and medium-sized manufacturers manoeuvre headwinds via advanced analytics.  Leveraging SAS Institute’s data analytics and visualisation capabilities, the team at NYP’s School of Engineering developed an enterprise-to-shopfloor platform that helps precision-engineering manufacturers boost productivity and […]


Juniper Networks vSRX achieves top rating in CyberRatings.org cloud network firewall test

Juniper Networks, a leader in secure, AI-driven networks, has received a ‘AAA’ rating in the first-ever Cloud Network Firewall evaluation by CyberRatings.org, a non-profit member organisation that provides transparency and expert guidance on cybersecurity risks via research and objective product testing. This is the latest in a series of third-party tests, analyst reports and customer […]


Vertiv introduces new Lithium-Ion UPS and cooling solutions for edge applications in Asia

Vertiv, a global provider of critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions, has introduced new power and cooling solutions for the edge of the network, including the addition of Lithium-Ion models to one of the industry’s leading online UPS families. The Vertiv Liebert GXT5 Lithium-Ion UPS range and the Vertiv Liebert SRC-G room cooling solution are […]


Cyberattacks see 114% increase in last two years on education sector before back-to-school

With back-to-school around the corner, Check Point Research (CPR) sees the highest volume of cyberattacks on the education and research sector. Hackers sent the most cyberattacks on the education and research sector every month in 2022 and in 2021, marking a 114% increase these past two years. The shift to remote learning during the COVID-19 […]


Colt optimises low latency routes between Singapore and Sydney

Colt Technology Services, a leading provider of agile, high-bandwidth connectivity solutions, has announced that it has substantially reduced the latency between the Singapore and Australian exchanges, realising the fast connectivity in the market of less than 87ms. The optimisation further strengthens Colt’s ultra-low latency network and proposition in the region, providing faster connectivity that meets […]


Seismic software pays dividends for OfficeMax’s ‘future of work’ showroom investment

Seismic has enabled a customer experience revolution for OfficeMax New Zealand’s sales team, with the implementation of Seismic Enablement Cloud, a market-leading, enterprise-grade technology, now an integral part of the company’s US$1.5M, industry-first, experiential retail spaces.   After months of working at home, businesses have been forced to re-think their physical office space for their post-pandemic workforce. […]


Telstra, Ericsson and Ciena quadruple service capacity for Telstra’s optical network

Telstra, Ericsson and Ciena, have announced market-leading enhancements to Telstra’s Next Generation Optical Network which will increase the service capacity of Telstra’s optical network to 400 GE (Gigabit per Second Ethernet). Telstra’s optical network provides connectivity between Telstra’s IP routers and switches and this deployment will initially be used for Telstra’s Internet traffic and broadband […]


mycar Tyre & Auto modernizes network amid major expansion with Macquarie Telecom

Macquarie Telecom has announced it has rolled out nbn and SD-WAN services to more than 270 mycar Tyre & Auto stores across Australia. The partnership has already yielded significant improvements in team communication and strengthened network connectivity as the organization continues its growth trajectory. mycar Tyre & Auto is an Australian company that offers car […]


Macquarie Telecom Group joins the VMware Sovereign Cloud initiative in Australia

Macquarie Telecom Group, has become a member of the VMware Sovereign Cloud initiative, a reflection of the company’s decade-long commitment to sovereign IT capability. The growing importance of data sovereignty, scrutiny of data access and control, and increasing geo-political friction is leading governments and regulated industries to closely analyze their cloud strategies and evaluate who […]


Proofpoint reveals top universities at risk from cybercriminals

Proofpoint, a leading cybersecurity and compliance company, has released new research which found that the top universities in Australia, the United States and the United Kingdom are lagging on basic cybersecurity measures, subjecting students, staff and stakeholders to higher risks of email-based impersonation attacks. Proofpoint’s research found that 97% of the top 10 universities across […]


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