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

Where will companies be spending on tech and the cloud in 2022?

Where will companies be spending on tech and the cloud in 2022?

A culture of openness and collaboration can go a long way.
Dec 17 2021 8:41AM
AWS continuing to strengthen the architecture for business transformation in APAC

AWS continuing to strengthen the architecture for business transformation in APAC

The cloud is now a powerful transformational tool that can provide companies with the nous and dexterity to become leaders in their fields.
Dec 16 2021 3:50PM
Understanding the rationale and benefits of a multi-cloud strategy

Understanding the rationale and benefits of a multi-cloud strategy

Enterprises are now turning to multiple clouds to access specific capabilities, including best-of-breed services on one platform or integrating with on-premises software that can run mission-critical workloads.
Dec 15 2021 8:24AM
The road ahead for data services in Hong Kong

The road ahead for data services in Hong Kong

Although one of the most attractive locations globally, land constraints present a challenge for data centre operators.
Dec 13 2021 8:19PM
Ways SMEs can build agility and resilience in post pandemic world

Ways SMEs can build agility and resilience in post pandemic world

The pandemic has brought disruptions and economic uncertainties that exacerbated challenges that SMEs face when it comes to digital transformation. How difficult has that been? SMEs from this region share with iTNews Asia their experience from the ground.
Dec 9 2021 8:40AM
How is Zoom preparing for the hybrid work future?

How is Zoom preparing for the hybrid work future?

Buoyed by the success of video collaboration during the pandemic, Zoom is now repositioning as an end-to-end platform provider and moving on to the next stage of growth.
Dec 8 2021 8:15AM
The workplace that we know is changed. What now?

The workplace that we know is changed. What now?

The pandemic has forced us to rethink the traditional workplace. As the world inches towards an endemic and organisations recover, one thing is clear – hybrid work environments are here to stay.
Dec 8 2021 8:11AM
Lessons to getting your employee engagement and customer experience right

Lessons to getting your employee engagement and customer experience right

Companies often don’t get a complete view of the data and signals that come in and make the wrong decisions or act too late, says Medallia’s VP for APAC and Japan.
Dec 1 2021 8:19AM
Online shopping gaining pace in Southeast Asia as retailers go digital

Online shopping gaining pace in Southeast Asia as retailers go digital

To survive or stay relevant, retail businesses in the region must transform and leverage new digital technologies to connect with consumers.
Nov 28 2021 11:11PM
The changing role of the Managed Services Provider in the new tech landscape

The changing role of the Managed Services Provider in the new tech landscape

While productivity, convenience, and efficiency have gone up as businesses go digital, we’re also seeing more security risks and complexity. How can MSPs help them overcome the difficulties they face in their transformation? We speak with Datto’s CEO.
Nov 23 2021 8:28AM
Understanding the symbiotic link between data and decision making

Understanding the symbiotic link between data and decision making

It’s not just data that helps makes decisions, leaders do too.
Nov 16 2021 2:22PM
Nokia aims to play a pivotal role in enterprises’ 5G transformation

Nokia aims to play a pivotal role in enterprises’ 5G transformation

For many organisations, 5G is an enabler of business transformation. 5G is also not a quick fix but a long game – a 10-year or more journey.
Nov 9 2021 10:59PM
TMT companies are struggling to meet CAPEX needs, says EY

TMT companies are struggling to meet CAPEX needs, says EY

While CAPEX investments are critical to recovery, APAC technology, media and entertainment and telecommunications (TMT) companies are still unclear on who is accountable.
Nov 2 2021 4:51PM
Why an ethical supply chain is critical to keeping your business viable

Why an ethical supply chain is critical to keeping your business viable

Failure to ensure responsible and ethical sourcing can do irreparable harm to your corporate reputation or worse, cause your customers to turn to alternative brands.
Oct 31 2021 11:58AM
The cloud in 2021: A strategic business tool, and no longer a stop-gap measure

The cloud in 2021: A strategic business tool, and no longer a stop-gap measure

There’s often a rift between what the customer expects and what a technology provider can offer. Bridge the gap and you make IT your business driver and become a smarter organisation.
Oct 13 2021 8:03AM
What can tech companies and businesses learn from Facebook’s outage?

What can tech companies and businesses learn from Facebook’s outage?

The incident has shown how a single risk event can have a devastating effect and bring a global organisation to a complete standstill.
Oct 11 2021 8:01AM
Financial sector bears the highest costs from DNS attacks

Financial sector bears the highest costs from DNS attacks

Cyber attacks on financial institutions not only hurt the industry but have a wider implication for the economy and can have a devastating negative impact.
Sep 27 2021 8:15AM
Phishing can be perilous if you underestimate its impact

Phishing can be perilous if you underestimate its impact

A lack of a clear definition or consensus on phishing by IT individuals and their companies – not just in Asia but globally – is raising alarm bells.
Sep 13 2021 8:02AM
Are firing employees over a Zoom call acceptable?

Are firing employees over a Zoom call acceptable?

Employers are rethinking their staff management as more work remotely. While going virtual has improved work collaboration, a negative impact could be a decline in performance and employees feeling unfairly treated.
Sep 6 2021 8:02AM
Healthcare facing the most cyber breaches, more than any other industry

Healthcare facing the most cyber breaches, more than any other industry

Why is this so? Healthcare is the sweet spot due to the amount of customer data that is sensitive and the number of medical devices connected.
Aug 25 2021 8:03AM