Asian countries’ cyber security drives need direction, collaboration

While governments worldwide are increasingly seeing the importance of having a national cyber security strategy, many Asian countries’ efforts at developing such strategies appear to lag behind their Western counterparts, due mainly to lack of collaboration between parties involved.  According to a report commissioned by McAfee on levels of cyber-preparedness around the world, some 40 […]

China Mobile subscribers can now top-up prepaid subscription with EZYrecharge via UMPay

InterAcct Solutions Group (IAS), a provider of mobile payment solutions using Unstructured Supplementary Services Data (USSD), has launched EZYrecharge, a prepaid top-up solution, in partnership with Chinese mobile payments services company, Union Mobile Pay (UMPay) for China Mobile. This new prepaid recharge service for the largest cellular operator in China will cover three provinces and […]

Sonicwall releases high-speed wireless security solution

Sonicwall, Inc, a secure network infrastructure company announced a new Clean Wireless solution combining 802.11n wireless controller functionality in NSA and TZ firewalls with SonicPoint-N Dual-Band smart access points. The Clean Wireless solution works by scanning all wireless traffic using Sonicwall’s Reassembly-Free Deep Packet Inspection patented technology, delivering comprehensive protection from viruses, spyware and other […]

SAP HANA gets a leg up from HP

HP has introduced the HP As-a-Service Solution for SAP HANA, a solution that allows organizations to analyze big data and unlock real-time insight—without the burden of a significant upfront capital investment. The HP As-a-Service Solution for SAP HANA bundles the SAP HANA software license along with hardware and ongoing management into a complete solution provided […]

Sybase announces acquisition of mobile payment solutions provider

Sybase, Inc, which has been exclusively focused on managing and mobilizing information, has acquired paybox Solutions AG, a global leader in mobile payment solutions. With this acquisition, Sybase intends to bolster its Unwired Enterprise strategy by extending its mobile infrastructure to mobile payments. Sybase will now provide mobile operators, financial institutions and merchants with a […]

Philippine hospital relies on converged storage to deliver high-quality patient care

Chong Hua Hospital, the Philippines’ largest health charity, has selected HP Converged Storage to enable its facilities to deliver a high standard of patient care. Chong Hua Hospital operates a 660-bed hospital in Cebu, the Philippines’ second largest city. In 2008 the hospital decided to digitize all its patient data records to ensure reliable, consistent […]

Microsoft: Fuel-cell powered data centers cost less, improve reliability

Data centers powered by fuel cells, not the public power grid, could cut both capital and operational costs, improve reliability, pollute less and take up less space, according to Microsoft researchers. This technology could make data center expansion possible in regions where utility-supplied power is tapped out but natural gas is abundant, according to a […]