New research released by Hitachi Data Systems reveals that almost half of the firms surveyed in Asia Pacific believe that big data can improve revenue by 25% or more, with HDS projecting a potential US$250 billion revenue increase among the more than 500 companies surveyed.
However, more than half of firms have made little or no progress in their big data strategies
Telecom operators are bad at customer experience because they are an infrastructure-based business, not software-based, which means the key to the success of their revenues and profit is infrastructure, said Globe Telecom COO Peter Bithos.
He said he spends a lot of time at Globe sitting in meetings with people working to optimize a lot of things as well as balanc
Consumers still prefer to use PCs to shop online rather than mobile devices, research by Ovum reveals.
The firm discovered the majority of users (68%) would rather use a desktop or laptop to engage in e-commerce, after quizzing 15,000 consumers in 15 global markets.
StarHub has begun construction of its latest facility, MediaHub, which will house a social media analytics lab and will deploy the SmartHub big data platform across all of the operator's networks.
MediaHub is located at one-north, a 200-hectare business park in Buona Vista developed by JTC Corporation.
Telekom Malaysia's Q3 profit fell 20% to 240.88 million ringgit ($74.7 million), but the company turned in an otherwise robust set of quarterly earnings.
Excluding the impact of forex losses and higher tax expenses, net profit would have grown 32.4% to 270.3 million ringgit.
Revenue for the quarter grew 9.9% to 2.5 billion ringgit.
BT Global Services announced yesterday it will continue its expansion in the region, with plans to add another 400 people across Asia, the Middle East and Africa – a new regional grouping the company initiated just a few months ago.
Speaking in Kuala Lumpur, where the company launched its eighth technology showcase center, Kevin Taylor, president of BT Asia,
Much like transport systems are the lifeblood of a nation, today’s enterprise networks are responsible for almost the entire day-to-day business process, from sending emails to safely transmitting highly sensitive financial transactions.
Carrier Ethernet increasingly sits at the heart of the network, much like the infrastructure that makes up a country's tra
Service provider consolidation is on the horizon as the big play in the future will be providing hosted IT services, which includes hosted data centers, said Doug Wills, Juniper Networks’ senior director of Junos and SDN.
“The telcos see what Equinix and AWS are doing and say ‘we need to be in that business.’ It’s been a holy-shit mom
Research from Parallels has revealed that the SMB cloud services market in China grew 54% during the past year, due to both business growth and increasing levels of internet access.
According to the report, titled Parallels SMB Cloud Insights for China, China's SMB cloud services market will reach 16.7 billion yuan ($2.7 billion) by 2013, up 54% from 2012's figure