The truth about Mobile Advertising
Oct24

The truth about Mobile Advertising

October 24, 2014 (Fri): BuzzCity has released its latest quarterly report on the mobile internet. The report includes a spotlight on the mobile users’ attitudes on advertising. 5,100 respondents across 25 countries were surveyed between 11th September and 2nd Oct 2014. Despite a quarterly softening of mobile advertising, the report notes a 24% Y-on-Y growth of mobile advertising compared to 2013. In Malaysia, mobile advertising on the...

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Lost and Stolen Mobiles: ‘A Data Disaster Waiting to Happen’?
Oct24

Lost and Stolen Mobiles: ‘A Data Disaster Waiting to Happen’?

October 24, 2014 (Fri): Oracle Corporation, the world’s leading ICT solution provider, today shares the findings of its research report titled “Simply Connected” which highlighted that younger workers are embracing mobility in the workplace, but they are also far more likely to lose their mobile devices, or have them stolen than their more seasoned colleagues. According to a new research from Oracle, 71 % of workers aged 16-24 are...

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PIKOM Announces New CEO and Council 2014/15
Oct23

PIKOM Announces New CEO and Council 2014/15

October 23, 2014 (Thu): PIKOM, the National ICT Association of Malaysia, on Tuesday held its 28th Annual General Meeting (AGM) at The Royale Chulan Damansara to announce its new Chief Executive Officer and Council 2014/15 to support the association in achieving stronger growth for the local ICT industry. With a strong attendance by its members at AGM 2014, PIKOM’s incumbent Chairman, Cheah Kok Hoong announces that Woon Ching Ming (CM...

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Spam in September: Ebola in “Nigerian” letters
Oct23

Spam in September: Ebola in “Nigerian” letters

October 23,  2014 (Thu): Spammers produced topical new versions of the old “Nigerian Letter” scam, this time based on the Ebola virus. According to Kaspersky Lab experts several mass mailings in September exploited this theme. Spam in figures The percentage of spam in September’s email traffic averaged 66.5%, which is 0.7 percentage points down from August; The main distributors of spam were the USA (12%), Vietnam (9.3%) and...

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Merkeleon, Two-Sided Marketplace and Online Auctions
Oct20

Merkeleon, Two-Sided Marketplace and Online Auctions

October 20, 2014 (Mon): Merkeleon is a software development company providing trusted solutions for two-sided marketplace and online auctions both based on unique platform engine. Started in 2008 Merkeleon has developed a big amount of successful projects since that time. Today, apart from auction and marketplace solutions, Merkeleon offers technology development according to individual business requirements. The main goal of...

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Kaspersky Lab Appoints Nikita Shvetsov as Chief Technology Officer
Oct20

Kaspersky Lab Appoints Nikita Shvetsov as Chief Technology Officer

October 20, 2014 (Mon): Kaspersky Lab announces the appointment of Nikita Shvetsov to the position of Chief Technology Officer, effective from October 1, 2014. While serving as acting CTO and a member of the Management Board since April 2014, Nikita confirmed his leadership and made an outstanding contribution to the company’s strategic development, leading to his permanent appointment to the role. As the company’s CTO, Nikita will...

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Barracuda SignNow Appliance:  Helping Organisations Achieve Cloud Workflow Management
Oct20

Barracuda SignNow Appliance: Helping Organisations Achieve Cloud Workflow Management

October 20, 2014 (Mon): Barracuda Networks, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-connected security and storage solutions, has announced the new Barracuda SignNow Appliance together with the Barracuda SignNow Version 4.0 – now supports cloud and on-premises deployments, for organisations to obtain signatures from customers, partners and employees within seconds. Thiban Darmalinggam, Regional Manager for Barracuda in Malaysia says,...

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Kaspersky: Most Businesses Use Third-Party Hosting and Maintenance to Manage Virtualization
Oct19

Kaspersky: Most Businesses Use Third-Party Hosting and Maintenance to Manage Virtualization

October 19, 2014 (Sun): Less than one-third of businesses keep their virtualization servers on-premises and managed entirely by their own internal IT staff, according to a Kaspersky Lab survey of 3,900 IT professionals worldwide. As virtual infrastructure increasingly handles more business-critical services, the reliance on external hosting and management services raises potential security concerns, particularly for smaller...

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Outsourcing Malaysia (OM) Comments on Budget 2015
Oct19

Outsourcing Malaysia (OM) Comments on Budget 2015

October 19, 2014 (Sun): David Wong, the Chairman of Outsourcing Malaysia (OM), an initiative under PIKOM, today shares his views on the Budget 2015. Fourth: Reintroducing the Services Export Fund (SEF) Services Export is an important thrust under OM and the reintroduction of SEF augurs well for our members. The financial assistance provided will help accelerate growth as well. 60. To enhance use of new technology, automation and...

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AIMS Group CEO and MyIX Chairman Comments on Budget 2015
Oct19

AIMS Group CEO and MyIX Chairman Comments on Budget 2015

October 19, 2014 (Sun): AIMS Group (‘AIMS’) the country’s premier carrier-neutral data centre Group CEO, Chiew Kok Hin who is also the Chairman the Malaysian Internet Exchange (MyIX) or also known as ‘Persatuan Pengendali Internet Malaysia’, comments on Budget 2015. “We welcome the governments continued focus on the services sector where we hope the Business Services sector that is made out of Outsourcing and Data Centre players...

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