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Enterprise tech happenings: January

By Ken Wong - on 6 Feb 2023, 5:32pm

Enterprise tech happenings: January

Blackbird.AI opens its Singapore office

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Narrative and risk intelligence company Blackbird.AI has officially announced Singapore as its regional headquarters. It seeks to expand support across Asia Pacific (APAC) organisations to manage and resolve harmful online threats and reputational risk using AI-powered technology. With global customers in key sectors such as communications, healthcare, FMCG, and government, Blackbird.AI is looking to adapt and derive a localised approach to support regional organisations accordingly.


Trend Micro launches CTOne, a new subsidiary focused on 5G network security

To protect the 5G infrastructure, Trend Micro has launched CTOne, a new subsidiary focused on advancing 5G network security. By pre-deploying a security net, CTOne strengthens the digital resilience of vertical application fields and provides security for landing applications in private 5G network environments and achieving comprehensive protection from network to endpoint.


Survey finds the impact automation is having on enterprises in Singapore

A report by SGTech and Workato revealed that 80 percent of Singapore companies deploy automation to solve productivity and manpower issues, especially to reduce manual and repetitive tasks involving multiple teams. An overwhelming majority (98) percent of enterprises saw positive results in adopting automation, including reduced manual work, visibility and access to data, and an improved employee experience. The survey revealed that better productivity, cost reduction through reducing manpower needs, and efficiency in product development were top motivations for enterprises to implement automation. 


MyRepublic Digital implements the Boomi AtomSphere Platform as part of its SaaS service

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MyRepublic Digital has implemented Boomi’s integration platform as a service (iPaaS) as part of its cloud-native multi-tenant SaaS platform, Encore. Using Boomi’s low-code iPaaS, MyRepublic Digital has undergone automation enhancements to its Encore platform as well as enabled reusable configuration for integration with third-party vendors and partner payment gateways. This has helped the telecommunications provider simplify its digital ecosystem through Boomi's selection of technology and application connectors.


StarHub launches Cloud Infinity to address consumer and enterprise challenges and opportunities

StarHub has launched a Cloud Infinity transformation to boost the delivery, scalability, and performance of StarHub services, while reducing the costs of operating the network business. Through this transformation, StarHub’s network infrastructure will adopt a highly-scalable and access-agnostic hybrid cloud new architecture, which will allow the company to co-develop platforms and solutions with enterprises and differentiate services through low-latency multi-access technologies such as 5G and 10Gbps. The company has also collaborated with leading cloud service providers AWS, Google Cloud and NAVER, as well as Nokia to jointly develop ultra-low latency cloud, communication, and entertainment services. This move enables StarHub to launch rich digital applications that could be hosted in edge data centres – where data processing happens closer to end users, so they can enjoy faster services.

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