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Alibaba Cloud Blockchain as a Service goes global

Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba group, has announced that its Blockchain as a Service (Baas) is now available in South East Asia, the US and Europe. Alibaba Cloud BaaS only launched in China last August, and Alibaba says it has already successfully enabled development of blockchain applications in the public benefits system, logistics, and… Read More

Vertiv and Upside partner to create value streams from UPS

Data centre hardware and service provider Vertiv has partnered with smart energy platform Upside Energy to allow UPS owners to sell surplus energy to the grid and cut energy costs The primary function of uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) is to provide emergency back up power for users’ data centres and uptake has been swift by businesses… Read More

Cybersecurity risk curbing enterprise adoption of AI

Deloitte’s second annual “State of AI in the Enterprise” survey has revealed that early AI adopters are ramping up investments to great success, although cybersecurity risk remains a chief concern. The AI market is already estimated to be worth a staggering $19.1 billion worldwide, with firms representing all corners of the industry spectrum optimistic about… Read More

Chart: Singapore leading Asia Pacific in data centre capacity

See how Singapore compares to Hong Kong, Sydney and Tokyo for data centre investment in this JLL chart. The Asia Pacific data centre market is growing year on year, with primary markets now established in Sydney, Hong Kong, Toyko and Singapore. According to a report published by investment specialists JLL, the demand for data storage… Read More

Researchers discover security flaws in leading IoT operating system

Researchers from IT security firm Zimperium have discovered vulnerabilities within leading IoT operating system FreeRTOS that could allow attackers to crash IoT devices used in smart homes and life-critical applications. FreeRTOS is a leading open source OS in the IoT and embedded systems market. In November 2017, stewardship of the FreeRTOS kernel (and its components) was… Read More