India’s SMBs adopting remote managed IT services at an increasing pace

IndiaEnterprise Innovation — Expenditure on remote managed IT services (RMITS) among Indian’s small and medium businesses is likely to exceed US$1.6B in 2016, according to AMI-Partners’ recently published 2015-16 India SMB ICT & Cloud Services Tracker Overview.

NTT Com: Atlas IT To Be Transferred, To Change Name To NTT Com Managed Services

JapanRTT News Com – NTT Communications Corp., the ICT solutions and international communications business arm of telecom company NTT (NTT) announced Monday that 100% of Atlas IT S.A. shareholding will be transferred to NTT Com on April 1. Atlas IT will change its name to NTT Com Managed Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of NTT Com.

Telstra acquires APAC cloud services company Kloud

AustraliaZDNet — Telstra has signalled its continuing interest in expanding its cloud and managed network application services with the acquisition of Australian company Kloud. A Microsoft partner, Kloud provides professional and managed services to enterprises for more than 80 corporate and government customers across Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, as well as supplying solutions for productivity, identity, security, application development, and cloud infrastructure for enterprise cloud applications.

Ericsson eyes huge opportunities from mergers in telecom sector

IndiaTimes of India — NEW DELHI: Ericsson expects the ongoing consolidation in the Indian telecom industry to offer a big business opportunity to the Swedish telecom gear maker’s managed services business. “It is a potential opportunity specifically from managed services view point. We do multivendor managed services, and are already managing all the other vendors in India,” Jeroen Dorrestein, vice president and head of operations, Ericsson India, told ET.

MoneySwap taps Rackspace’s managed cloud service to power expansion

Hong KongMoneySwap, a pioneering fintech company that enables cross-border payments with China UnionPay, has chosen Rackspace Managed Cloud to power its expansion and help improve its response time to China’s 800 million UnionPay customers. MoneySwap, which is headquartered in Hong Kong with offices in the Philippines and the UK, is expanding fast and needed a cloud hosting partner with a results-driven, can-do approach.

Fujitsu, KDDI launch managed infrastructure service for HK’s SMEs

Hong KongFujitsu Hong Kong and KDDI Hong Kong have announced the immediate availability of the new all-in-one ICT solution named ICT One Touch for businesses in Hong Kong, particularly SMEs. As the result of the two companies’ first-ever collaboration, the solution will take advantage of the synergy between the world-class managed infrastructure services by Fujitsu and the robust network and data center facilities known as Telehouse by KDDI to provide a one-stop ICT service experience for businesses of all sizes.

Fuji Xerox introduces data center services for Singapore businesses

SingaporeNetworks Asia — Fuji Xerox Singapore Pte Ltd has introduced its latest Data Center Services for businesses in Singapore. Equipped with tight security surveillance, network monitoring and helpdesk support, Fuji Xerox Singapore’s Data Center Services are customized and comprehensively packaged for businesses of all sizes. Fuji Xerox’s customers are able to fully utilize Tier-3 Data Center facilities, which are designed to meet the emerging need of businesses for industry-specific solutions and cloud-based IT infrastructures.

Gartner Names Atos to Leaders Quadrant for Data Center Outsourcing and Infrastructure Utility Services, Asia/Pacific

APACPRNewswire — SINGAPORE: Atos, an international leader in digital services, was positioned by Gartner as a leader for Data Center Outsourcing (DCO) and Infrastructure Utility Services in the Asia/Pacific market. The deciding factors included Atos’ completeness of vision and ability to execute. “It is an honor to be acknowledged by Gartner in Data Center Outsourcing Services and Infrastructure Utility Services, Asia Pacific,” said Herbie Leung, APAC CEO.

DataOne Asia Inc. launches Cloud Secure 2.0

PhilippinesInquirer — DataOne Asia (Philippines) Inc. one of the country’s foremost IT managed services providers and the Philippines leading provider of ‘Managed Cloud Computing services’ for large and medium enterprise will host an important CIO briefing this coming Thursday morning October 1st at the Intercontinental Hotel in Makati.

Global Managed Services Market By Managed Services Type, End User Industry, Geography and Vendor Analysis – Forecasts, Trends and Shares (2015 – 2020)

APACPRNewswire — LONDON: New trends and technologies will drive the Global Managed Services Market to $229.59 billion by 2020 at a CAGR of 10.20%, from estimate of $128.19 billion in 2014. Most of the organizations have integrated managed services with their IT strategies. The service providers have experienced increase in their profits and service use with managed mobility, managed security, managed network and many other managed services. A clear vision and strategic objectives for managed services will make organizations more beneficial.—forecasts-trends-and-shares-2015—2020-2015-09-21

Malaysia’s Exabytes acquires Singapore hosting company Signetique

MalaysiaDigital News Asia — KUALA Lumpur-based webhosting and e-commerce solutions provider Exabytes Network Sdn Bhd has announced its 100% acquisition of Signetique IT Pte Ltd, its second in the city-state. Financial terms were not disclosed. Signetique is a cloud hosting provider that offers virtual private server, dedicated server, cloud hosting, and managed services.

Infosys wins three deals abroad, from IN

IndiaNEW DELHI: IT major Infosys has bagged three deals from overseas clients which include two in the financial services space and one for managed services.  Croatia’s Hrvatska Postanska Banka (HPB) and Sharjah Islamic Bank (SIB) in the middle east have selected Infosys Finacle Payments solution for their business.  “The Finacle solution will also help HPB to comply with Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) requirements and support Croatia’s harmonisation process with European Union regulations and Payment Service Directive,” Infosys said in a statement.

Public cloud provider expands managed services in Asia

SingaporeSmart Cities, Internet of Things and Machine-to-Machine (M2M) data generation will drive an explosion in data use in the region – but are public sector organisations ready to address the Big Data opportunity? CenturyLink’s launch of a cloud node in Singapore yesterday was in response to this pent up need from customers, said Gery Messer, Managing Director for the company in Asia Pacific.