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Airtel and Oracle partnership to accelerate India ’ s digital economy range of industry leading cloud solutions to more than one million enterprise customers .

The number of active Internet users in India is projected to grow from 622 million in 2020 to over 900 million by 2025 , driven by affordable smartphones and data tariffs . With 5G services expected to begin in 2022 , the Indian economy will see a further surge in demand for digital services and applications .
Additionally , organizations are moving to cloud-based applications to accelerate their Digital Transformation journeys . As a result , India ’ s public cloud market is expected to grow from US $ 3.6 billion in 2020 to US $ 9.5 billion by 2025 .
To support the increasing demand for cloud services in India , Oracle will expand its India West ( Mumbai ) region capacity with Nxtra by Airtel – the data center subsidiary of Airtel .

Oracle and Bharti Airtel , an India-based premier communications solutions provider , have extended their partnership to support the growth of India ’ s digital economy by bringing a

The expanded Oracle Cloud Mumbai Region will be available in 2022 . Nxtra by Airtel operates India ’ s largest data center network of 10 hyperdata centers and 120 edge data centers and plans to invest Rs . 5000 cr ( US $ 760 million ) by 2025 to expand capacity by 3X to over 400 MW .

Frost & Sullivan Asia-Pacific Survey outlines security trends in Singapore

The 2021 ISACA-Frost & Sullivan

Survey : The Singapore Cybersecurity Landscape , in collaboration with the ISACA Singapore Chapter , sought opinions on the technologies that will have a profound transformative impact on existing industry dynamics , value chains and business models across multiple vertical markets in the next two to three years .
In addition to providing quantitative insight , the study provides a top-level assessment of three main cybersecurity threats in Singapore : ransomware , data exfiltration and vulnerability of unpatched systems .
“ The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has pushed enterprises globally to accelerate their security capabilities , sometimes leading to security gaps . The increasingly sophisticated threat landscape and a complex business environment are also driving businesses to explore solutions to help them strengthen their security posture for better cyber threat / risk ,” said Kenny Yeo , Associate Director , Head of Asia-Pacific Cybersecurity Practice at Frost & Sullivan .
“ However , utilizing these solutions in isolation will limit their effectiveness . As our organizations change , IT and risk teams also need to adapt and better manage the expanded threat surface by implementing a holistic cybersecurity approach for maximum benefits .”
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