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Nipa Cloud taps Juniper Networks to accelerate digital transformation among Thai enterprises

Bangkok, Thailand – Local cloud services provider Nipa Cloud has tapped global multinational company Juniper Networks to accelerate digital transformation among local enterprises, as well as in anticipation of further growing demand for endpoint flexibility amidst Thailand’s rapidly transforming digital economy.

In light of its strong growth momentum and this increasing demand for cloud services across Thailand’s enterprises, Nipa has deployed network fabric solutions from Juniper Networks, including the QFX5120 Series Switches and MX10003/MX204 Series Universal Routing Platforms, to upgrade its campus and data centre networks and better differentiate its offerings.

“Nipa is now able to better deliver enhanced throughput, scalability, capacity, performance and security – enabling Nipa to continue development of its ground-up cloud solutions, uniquely built for Thailand’s fast- developing enterprises and its rapidly transforming digital ecosystem,” Juniper Networks said in a press statement.

Abhisak Chulya, founder and CEO at Nipa Cloud, said, “Thailand is amid a massive digital transformation, with consumers and enterprises alike accelerating their transition to the cloud. As our nation drives toward Thailand 4.0, it is key that infrastructure providers like Nipa Cloud adapt and transform to stay ahead of the pack.”

He added, “Through our partnership with Juniper Networks, we can introduce new infrastructure-as-a-service capabilities with multiple locations and lower cost of cloud. This will offer our customers and partners access to agile, cost-effective and secure services that will help drive sustainable growth in Thailand’s digital economy.”

Meanwhile, Perry Sui, senior director for ASEAN and Taiwan at Juniper Networks, commented, “We are delighted to partner with Nipa Cloud to support their vision toward enabling Thailand 4.0 through the digital transformation of the country’s enterprises. Nipa Cloud plays a key role in driving the nation’s technological growth and through Juniper’s experience-first networking approach, we are committed to helping them deliver world-class cloud solutions to its end customers. All of which are crucial in bringing digitally-accelerated post-pandemic recovery and in ensuring Thailand’s continued economic growth.”

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OPPO taps AWS to boost cloud-based services

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – OPPO, a leading global smart device brand, today announced that it has selected Amazon Web Services (AWS), the world’s leading cloud service provider, to power enhanced cloud-based services for international users of OPPO’s ColorOS operating system. These services have been certified by ePrivacy, CSA STAR, and ISO. 

To support this functionality, OPPO leverages AWS global infrastructures in Singapore, France, and India to accelerate the deployment of cloud-based services including Amazon Aurora, a relational database built for the cloud; and Amazon Simple Storage Service, an online storage service.

Other key security features that will be tapped in as part of OPPO’s security compliance include AWS security features such as AWS CloudTrail, AWS Key Management Service (AWS KMS), AWS Network Firewall, AWS Certificate Manager, and AWS Artifact.

Such an endeavor, according to David Gu, managing director of OPPO International Internet Business, is part of the company’s commitment to remain consistently focused on delivering the best possible user experience.

“AWS’s industry-leading cloud capabilities allow us to rapidly deploy our cloud-based services to provide users around the world with a smoother mobile experience. With the concern for a safe and secure customer experience at the forefront, AWS’s cloud security services help us further enhance the data privacy and protection of our proprietary ColorOS operating system on OPPO devices,” Gu said.

Meanwhile, Li Xiaomang, general manager of the commercial sector at AWS Greater China, commented, “As the world’s most comprehensive and widely adopted cloud platform, AWS continually expands its services to support virtually any cloud workload. We are pleased to support companies like OPPO with the deepest and broadest suite of services, and industry-leading security and compliance capabilities to operate their business and serve their global customers. 

He added, “With AWS, OPPO can accelerate its global business deployment in a secure and effective manner, while meeting local compliance requirements in countries all around the world.”

OPPO’s utilization of AWS for their cloud-based services is one of the promises made for their existing OS, ColorOS, the latest of which is ColorOS 11. According to them, the latest OS update helps ensure user security through features including OPPO’s Private System, Private Safe, and Personal Information Protection, all of which provide their own unique way of imposing mobile security for the mobile user.

“Going forward, OPPO will continue to build on AWS to further improve our services, ensuring all users can enjoy the benefits of technology-free from security concerns,” Gu concluded.

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Ad-tech Criteo integrates Oracle Data Cloud to boost brand safety capabilities

Singapore – Criteo, a global ad-tech company, has announced the integration of marketing data services Oracle Data Cloud in their system to strengthen brand safety capabilities of marketer clients.

Through the new service integration, Criteo will use Oracle Data Cloud as a way for their clients to build up brand safety capabilities while maintaining brand scalability and performance. 

Citing a study from Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), over 77% of industry professionals stated brand safety as a key priority in 2020, gaining prominence over marketers in the mid of the rise of misinformation and sensitive news topics.

“With growing concerns over data and transparency, Criteo focuses on delivering the highest advertising experience for all partner advertisers and publishers. This integration with Oracle Data Cloud is an example of our incremental steps towards the best, most personalised and relevant ad experience possible. We’re pleased to partner with Oracle Data Cloud as we continue to meet industry and client standards when it comes to brand safety,” said Taranjeet Singh, managing director of Criteo SEA and India.

Chris Stark, senior director of product management at Oracle Data Cloud commented, “We’re pleased to work with Criteo to provide industry professionals the right technology solution to address ongoing and fast evolving brand safety concerns. Together, our goal is to give advertisers more control of their ad placements and shift the growing conversation surrounding brand safety to focus on long-term brand suitability.”

The newest service integration is already available across all Criteo clients with no additional cost.