Embracing the Digital Edge to Thrive in Asia

To respond to an evolving digital landscape, business and IT need to transform from siloed and fixed architectures to integrated and dynamic. Rather than taking everything back into core systems to be processed, organizations need to push out some of their applications and data to the network edge, and create an environment in which the data handshake is intelligent, seamless and highly available.

Asia Taking the Lead in Cloud Computing

The table has seen some interesting changes, with Hong Kong edging over Japan as the top CRI player and Singapore surging into second place. As the Association’s Chairman said, the results put Asia in a very strong position to lead the next wave of global innovation and technology applications. In fact, he believes that the region is poised to outperform the rest of the world and lead the world into the digital age, driven by cloud computing technologies.

Reinventing the Internet … Again

Nearly 20 years before the Internet took off, the groundbreaking science fiction writer, William Gibson, was already trying to define the cloud. In his 1982 short story, Burning Chrome, he called it Cyberspace – a kind of consensual hallucination. A graphic representation of data abstracted from the banks of every computer in the human system.