Artificial Intelligence: The next frontier for Asian companies

AI is key to unlocking future corporate and economic competitiveness according to Lenovo  The aggressive adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) by businesses in Asia continues to grow. Just last year, Frost & Sullivan predicted that the continent will soon overtake U.S. in the use of AI in the workplace. In 2016, Asia posted total AI investments close to the $200 billion mark. Paving the way for this continued acceleration is Lenovo, the leading global technology brand. Earlier this year, Lenovo announced that it would invest $1.2 billion in AI, big data and IoT research and development over the next four years, reinforcing the (more…)

Small businesses at risk of failing due to cyber attacks — ePLDT

Small and medium-sized companies are at the forefront of the country’s economic development, bringing in fresh and disruptive solutions to consumers and their enterprise counterparts. But while these emerging companies see a promising future in the Philippine market, the proliferation of cyber threats impedes their sustainable growth. Latest available data shows that 98 percent of businesses in the country are working their way up to compete with more established companies. However, security breaches have become their barriers for growth, with 74 percent of small organizations reported to have been breached in 2015 alone, according to the UK Government Security Breach (more…)

DJI Launches Spark, The Easy And Fun Camera Drone For Everyone

The Company’s First Mini Drone Lets You Capture Special Moments From The Air Just By Moving Your Hands June 30, 2017 — DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, today unveiled Spark in Manila. An easy-to-use, fun-to-fly mini camera drone, Spark can lift off from the palm of your hand to capture and share the special moments in your life on the go. Thanks to DJI’s powerful technology, Spark is the first drone that users can control by hand gestures alone, successfully removing the barriers between you and your camera in the sky. Even if you’ve never (more…)

IT outsourcing to gain ground amidst digital wave – ePLDT

Business technology is rapidly evolving and companies are compelled to undergo a “digital transformation” to keep up with competition. It is such a boardroom priority today that according to the latest Worldwide Digital Transformation Spending Guide from the International Data Corporation (IDC), global spending on digital transformation technologies and solutions will reach $2.0 trillion in 2020. ePLDT, the industry-leading enabler of digital business solutions for enterprises in the country, believes that due to the increasing focus on going digital, many companies will find that outsourcing their IT infrastructure & operations is a sound and strategic decision. IT outsourcing is an option where an external (more…)

ASUS Zenfone AR Finally Launches in the Philippines

The World’s First 8GB RAM Tango and Daydream-powered Smartphone is landed in the Philippines. Manila, Philippines (June 24, 2017) — After being the star of the show for various tech conventions and events across the world since the start of the year, ASUS Philippines finally launched today its latest smartphone – the much-awaited and game-changing Zenfone AR. Symbolizing a new dawn for mobile and smartphone technology, the Zenfone AR is actually the world’s first 5.7-inch smartphone that is Google Tango-enabled and Daydream-ready, allowing users to experience both mobile virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technologies. Tango is a set (more…)

IPC receives updated ISO 9001 certification for top-notch service

IPC (IP Converge Data Services, Inc.), pioneering local cloud services provider and data center operator, was recently awarded the new international standard for Quality Management Systems (QMS), ISO 9001:2015. This is the most recent revision of the ISO 9001:2008 standard which IPC previously held. IPC also holds an ISO 27001:2013 Information Security Management Systems (ISMS) certification. Both certifications were issued by TÜV Rheinland Philippines, Inc., an affiliate of the TÜV Rheinland Group – a leading provider of technical services worldwide; with a mission and guiding principle that is to achieve sustained development of safety and quality in order to meet (more…)

ePLDT VITRO Makati, Clark only data centers in PH with global Tier 3 certificate

Companies are highly dependent on IT in delivering mission-critical services. With this, it has become a standard for colocation providers to design their data centers with high availability and efficiency in mind to ensure that their customers’ businesses are at their optimal state. ePLDT, Inc., with its ongoing efforts to push for business resilience through its network of data centers, recently announced that its two flagship VITRO Data Centers in Makati City and Clark, Pampanga are the first and only in the country to receive the ANSI/TIA-942 Rated 3 Design Certificate. The standard is based on all physical infrastructure like (more…)
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