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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.

Cisco software, subscription strategies pay off

Cisco's fiscal year 2018 results say deferred product revenue related to recurring software and subscription offers increased 23 percent over 2017.

Is Ingram Micro still a distributor?

The 800-pound gorilla dominating the distribution market is changing direction, in the pursuit of new partners, vendors and customers.

Why Dimension Data and NTT are merging

News that Dimension Data, NTT Communications, NTT Data, NTT Security and NTTi3 will merge to create a heavyweight technology provider has sent shockwaves across the channel.