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Illumio , A leader of Zero Trust segmentation , has announced that it has launched operations in Japan . In addition to opening a new office in Tokyo , the company has appointed Kuninobu Kaki as Country Manager to grow Illumio ’ s sales , channels and business in the region . “ Organizations in Japan and around the world are struggling to prevent the spread of breaches and ransomware once they break through the perimeter ,” said Andrew Rubin , CEO and Co-founder of Illumio . “ Illumio ’ s Zero Trust segmentation stops cyberattacks from becoming catastrophic , and we are pleased to bring our offerings to the Japanese market more effectively through this expansion of our business .”
Horangi , a Singapore-headquartered cybersecurity company which provides security solutions optimized for cloud-based organizations across Southeast Asia , has announced it has successfully achieved SOC 2 Type II Compliance and Certification , making it one of the first cybersecurity companies in Asia to do so . This is a testament to Horangi ’ s ongoing dedication to advancing the maturity of its security program , and reaffirms its ongoing commitment to meeting trust services criteria in information and data security . Paul Hadjy , CEO and Cofounder , Horangi , said : “ Attaining the SOC 2 Type II certification demonstrates Horangi ’ s dedication to meeting the most rigorous security and confidentiality standards at a time where data breaches and misuse are prevalent .”


CITIC Telecom International CPC is entering a new phase in its partnership with Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute ( ASTRI ) for using AI and Augmented Reality ( AR ) innovation to create unprecedented value and enable exceptional experience in different industries and markets . In this phase , the company will combine its algorithm expertise and AI intelligent strength with ASTRI ’ s AR innovation capabilities to propel the ICT industry forward by exploring new industry use cases with AI / AR integrated solutions that are ready for commercialization .


Rackspace Technology , a leading end-to-end multicloud technology solutions company , has announced its support for Collinson Group , a global leader in influencing customer behavior , in the cloud migration of its loyalty program for one of the largest Australian banks . The partnership enables Collinson to support better customer experience for the bank and creates new opportunities for customer cloud migrations in the future . “ The results for Collinson have been extraordinary ,” said Ravisankar Sundararaj , Head of Software R & D / FS & R Loyalty , Collinson . “ We were able to meet very tight deadlines from the bank , and it wouldn ’ t have been possible without the support from all levels for this project .”
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