Cloud

FWD Group and AWS Deepen Collaboration on Cloud-First Strategy

FWD Group, a multinational insurance company based in Hong Kong, has announced a five-year technology services agreement with Amazon Web Services (AWS) as part of its ongoing cloud-first strategy. Under this extended collaboration, AWS will continue to host FWD’s core

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Cyberport and Huawei Cloud to Develop “Web3 Industry Cloud” Platform

Cyberport has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Huawei Cloud, marking a significant step towards enhancing Hong Kong’s digital innovation and technology sector. This collaboration aims to develop a “Web3 Industry Cloud” platform, bolstering the infrastructure for local Web3

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MUFG Taps AWS for Enhanced Efficiency in Cloud-First Strategy

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has been selected as the preferred cloud provider by Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), Japan’s largest financial services provider. This collaboration is part of MUFG’s strategy to adopt a cloud-first approach, utilising AWS’s cloud technologies such

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Alibaba Cloud to Soon Enable 3 Salesforce Solutions for Chinese MNCs

Alibaba Cloud announced that Salesforce Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, and Salesforce Platform will become available on its platform starting 18 December 2023. The partnership enables companies in China, especially multinational companies, to use Salesforce’s powerful CRM tools on Alibaba Cloud,

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Purposeful Coexistence in Your Journey to a Digital Core

The costs and complexity of legacy banking technology have firmly established the need for financial institutions to modernise their systems. Banks must move away from legacy infrastructure that constrains innovation and prevents them from providing the real-time, personalised banking experiences

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Alibaba Cloud Unveil New Ecosystem Development Initiatives and Partnerships

Alibaba Cloud, the cloud division of the Chinese e-commerce giant, is launching several initiatives to support its ecosystem partners, including the Independent Software Vendor (ISV) Acceleration Program, training programs, and new incentives. Through these initiatives, the firm aims to increase

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Digital Insurer Blue Partners Adobe for Data-Driven, Personalised Offerings

Hong Kong’s digital insurer Blue has partnered with software company Adobe for its cloud platform to create engaging and personalised experiences for its customers. Blue will leverage Adobe Experience Cloud, including Real-Time Customer Data Platform (RT-CDP) and Customer Journey Analytics

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HSBC Ties up With Oracle to Bolster Its Digital Transformation Journey

HSBC has signed a multi-year agreement with Oracle for a strategic collaboration to accelerate the bank’s digital transformation. The bank will upgrade and migrate select database systems to Oracle Exadata Cloud@Customer, a cloud platform delivered as a managed infrastructure service

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Banks Need to Avoid Risks of a Big Bang Transition When They Digitise

The latest research by the International Data Corporation (IDC) and Thought Machine, a cloud native core banking technology firm, revealed that 40% of banks in the Asia Pacific will make significant changes to their current core banking systems in the

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Huawei Eyes APAC Fintech, E-Commerce Startups with New US$100M Commitment

Over the next three years, Huawei will be committing US$100 million into its Spark program in Asia Pacific (APAC), a startup program aimed at supporting young ventures in the fields of fintech, e-commerce, energy, manufacture and smart city. In particular,

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