Raymond Tan

As the Editor in Chief, Raymond Tan is a seasoned veteran in the technology, media, entertainment, broadcast and travel industries, covering enterprises, telco, government, SMEs and start-ups in his publishing career. He has worked in media organisations such as CMP Business Media, Questex and Editech International across various capacities ranging from bureau chief, editor to publisher, representing tech titles that include Asia Computer Weekly, Enterprise Innovation, Network World Asia, Asia Pacific Broadcasting and Telecom Asia. Besides journalism and publishing, Raymond also worked as a consultant for PR agencies, marketing and corporate communications departments as well as event organisations.

Recent articles by Raymond Tan

Ransomware is now the leading cyber threat vector, and it’s getting worse
Security

Ransomware is now the leading cyber threat vector, and it’s getting worse

Ransomware attacks have increased three-fold since 2018 which saw companies losing $20 billion last year. What’s worrying is that we’re only five months into 2021 and there is no end in sight on how bad it will get.
May 24 2021 8:13AM
SAP outlines key success factors for SMEs to grow
Enterprise Technology

SAP outlines key success factors for SMEs to grow

SMEs face a variety of internal and external challenges which can hinder their growth ambitions and make change difficult.
May 5 2021 8:09AM
Red Hat CEO: CIOs need to transition to become ‘cloud operators’ in new hybrid cloud world
Cloud

Red Hat CEO: CIOs need to transition to become ‘cloud operators’ in new hybrid cloud world

Companies must pivot towards the speed, scale and agility of hybrid computing to take advantage of the emerging cloud-native post-pandemic landscape. Red Hat senior execs explain their perspectives.
May 3 2021 3:00PM
Is 5G primed to take off? Nine of 16 Asian countries are now 5G-ready
Telco

Is 5G primed to take off? Nine of 16 Asian countries are now 5G-ready

South Korea, Taiwan, Japan and China are ahead with their 5G rollouts in Asia; while India and Indonesia have made little progress.
May 3 2021 8:13AM
The right approach to using microservices
Security

The right approach to using microservices

Is security, or the lack of it, the most serious concern in microservices adoption? What are the repercussions if security is neglected? iTNewsAsia speaks with One Identity to find out more.
Apr 29 2021 8:28AM
Cyber criminals threatening to derail global vaccine certification efforts
Security

Cyber criminals threatening to derail global vaccine certification efforts

Vaccine passports are now being considered as the most practical way to re-open borders. However, there is a fast-growing dangerous trend of fake certificates and medical records being sold and produced to whoever wishes to pay for them. Can technology offer a solution? iTNews Asia uncovers.
Apr 7 2021 8:12AM
Make your APAC organisation smart by removing the complexity and barriers from IT
Data and Analytics

Make your APAC organisation smart by removing the complexity and barriers from IT

How can companies get rid of their silo infrastructures and leverage data, the cloud and automation to get better business outcomes? iTNews Asia speaks with Chris Chelliah, SVP Customer Strategy, Oracle Japan & Asia Pacific, to learn more about the challenges companies face and how they can build an intelligent enterprise.
Apr 5 2021 2:15PM
Data and analytics emerging as critical in building business resiliency
Data and Analytics

Data and analytics emerging as critical in building business resiliency

AI is now poised for prime time. In 2021, AI consultancies and service providers in APAC are delivering more production deployments than any other type of deployment.
Mar 31 2021 8:04AM
Still some way to go towards robotic process automation maturity in APAC
Digital Transformation

Still some way to go towards robotic process automation maturity in APAC

While the pandemic has jumpstarted some awareness of robotic process automation amongst organisations, the impetus has not been significant with companies facing challenges of scale and obstacles.
Mar 10 2021 9:37AM
Is TikTok finally saying goodbye to India?
Digital Transformation

Is TikTok finally saying goodbye to India?

By slashing 800 jobs from its India operations, TikTok looks to be decamping out of the country, a market once among its largest globally. The social media company is now moving several core operations, including R&D, to the more benign environment of Singapore.
Mar 3 2021 8:10AM
MWC Shanghai kicked off last week, bringing large-scale events back to Asia
Telco

MWC Shanghai kicked off last week, bringing large-scale events back to Asia

While the pandemic has kept trade shows on the sidelines in 2020, exhibition organisers and associations are cautiously optimistic this year will be better, forecasting that the enforcement of safety measures and growing pent up demand will see global event revenues doubling in 2021
Feb 25 2021 8:03AM

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