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Accenture's acquisition of PrimeQ: A powerhouse built around cloud tech

The USD 31 million acquisition of PrimeQ by Accenture aims to go much deeper than a conventional coming together of companies.

Executive movements: New appointments, promotions and resignations at channel centric companies

Here is your one stop for the latest news on executive movements in the channel space.

Complexity will kill some of our partners and customers: Cisco channel chief

Cisco’s new channel boss has issued a stark warning to partners who fail to transform as the vendor pushes ahead with its transition from hardware to software.

Top deals of 2018: IT giants place big bets on cloud services

Major global IT players like Microsoft, IBM, Salesforce and Google have spent billions of dollars this year to expand in the cloud services industry. 

5 big buys of the Big Blue

IBM is set to acquire Red Hat in a blockbuster 34 bn deal designed to bolster the tech giant’s hybrid cloud capabilities. 

SAP APAC & Japan CIO speaks about emerging technologies in the region

Manik Narayan Saha, CIO at SAP APAC & Japan, discusses technology challenges in Southeast Asia, emerging technologies and the new SAP Leonardo Centre in Singapore

Oracle evasive after new cloud reporting doesn't deliver results

Oracle would have hoped to be delivering better news in its first set of earnings for the 2019 fiscal year this week, having changed the way it reports cloud revenues. The results showed stagnant revenue growth, leading to a sharp drop in the vendor's stock after hours, so what did Oracle leadership have to say for themselves?

Top government CIOs in Southeast Asia

The CIO role is more important than ever, as lines between technology and business become blurred. But who are the notable government CIOs tackling the role?

How the Singapore government supports the country’s tech scene

Singapore has become a regional powerhouse for tech backed by a supportive government

Why Salesforce is open sourcing the AI technology behind Einstein

Salesforce is open sourcing the machine learning technology behind its Einstein AI platform.

What makes customers tick in the cloud?

IDG Communications has assessed the cloud spending patterns of customers through in-depth research profiling readers of CIO, Computerworld, CSO, InfoWorld, ITworld and Network World publications.