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Modern Hybrid Cloud: How Can Singapore Further Secure Its Dependability and Resilience?

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OpenGov Asia is delighted to extend a special invitation to an exclusive Fujitsu Event, specifically designed to explore methods that can be employed to safeguard the potential of modern hybrid cloud in Singapore’s public sector. The session will focus on ensuring resilience, addressing security challenges, and enhancing efficiency in the adoption of hybrid cloud. 

Meet Our Distinguished Speakers

Elson Chia
Managing Director
Fujitsu Asia Pacific

Layne Hurst
Hybrid IT Portfolio Lead, APAC
Fujitsu Asia Pacific

Tan Mui Cheng
Deputy Head of Service Delivery, ASEAN & India
Fujitsu Asia Pacific

Jason Nai
Partner Cloud Evangelist, APAC
Dynatrace

Amit Dalal
Enterprise & Commercial Sales Director
Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Lau Boon Peng
Senior Director of Sales Engineering, APAC & EMEA
Menlo Security

Nicholas Chia
Automation Platform Specialist, Office of Technology, APAC
Red Hat

Kavier Koo
Lead System Engineer, South-East Asia
RSA Security

Daniel Ng
Solution Lead, Technology Workflows
ServiceNow

Dominic Cheah
Director of Technical Solutions Engineering, ASEAN
Tanium

Mohit Sagar
CEO & Editor-in-Chief
OpenGov Asia

Boosting Hybrid Cloud Resilience, Security, and Efficiency in the Digital Age

In Singapore’s public sector, the prevalent adoption of multiple clouds, notably through initiatives like the Government on Commercial Cloud, signals a significant push toward modernising digital infrastructure. This reflects the sector’s commitment to embracing evolving technologies and staying aligned with digital advancements. 

By embracing diverse cloud solutions, the public sector in Singapore not only improves operational efficiency but also demonstrates a commitment to leading in transformation, fostering innovation and ensuring resilient governance. 

Singapore’s embrace of a multi-cloud approach demonstrates a recognition of the pivotal role of technological agility, ensuring robust digital systems and positioning the nation to optimally harness emerging technologies. This proactive stance aligns with the global trend of diversifying cloud strategies to future-proof digital ecosystems in a VUCA landscape. 

However, despite this progressive momentum, several issues have surfaced due to critical architectural choices and decisions made initially in its cloud journey. One notable challenge is the presence of data silos, where information is compartmentalised and not easily accessible across the organisation. Such fragmentation impedes efficient data utilisation and collaboration, hindering the seamless flow of information crucial for informed decision-making.  

Additionally, workflow interruptions stemming from incompatible systems and integration issues that originated from the early stages of cloud adoption, pose a formidable hurdle. These disturbances impact operational efficiency, creating bottlenecks in processes within public sector entities and underscoring the importance of strategic and cohesive decision-making in the evolution of cloud infrastructure. 

Moreover, the cloud journey of many public sector organisations in Singapore faces security gaps and skill shortages. The complex nature of managing multiple cloud environments raises security concerns, demanding robust strategies to safeguard sensitive data.  

Simultaneously, the shortage of skilled professionals versed in managing diverse cloud infrastructures further compounds the challenge, emphasising the critical need for upskilling initiatives to bridge the talent gap and ensure a smooth transition towards a more resilient and secure digital future. 

Amid the nation’s encouraging, albeit disparate, progress in embracing hybrid cloud solutions, how can the Singaporean public sector maximise the efficiency of their cloud environment and investments? What strategies can be employed to guarantee a resilient cross-cloud hybrid architecture? 

Seamless Data Sharing in Hybrid Cloud 

In a hybrid cloud environment within the public sector, seamless data sharing is essential for facilitating efficient communication and collaboration across various government services and departments. Establishing robust and secure data-sharing protocols ensures that crucial information flows seamlessly between on-premises and cloud-based systems, optimising operational processes and promoting agility in public sector operations. 

Unlocking Workflow Automation 

Enhancing operational efficiency in hybrid cloud infrastructure involves automating critical workflows to reduce manual intervention and minimise errors. The integration of observability through logs and events plays a crucial role in proactively identifying issues, tracking performance metrics, and maintaining system health, forming a strategic framework that optimises performance and enhances security in hybrid cloud architectures. 

Monitoring and Control to Unify Security 

Unified security in the public sector’s hybrid cloud environment involves implementing comprehensive monitoring and control measures to effectively manage risks. By unifying security protocols, organisations can ensure a holistic approach to safeguarding sensitive data and maintaining robust control over their hybrid cloud infrastructure. 

OpenGov Asia is delighted to extend a special invitation to an exclusive Fujitsu Event, specifically designed to explore methods that can be employed to safeguard the potential of modern hybrid cloud in Singapore’s public sector. The session will focus on ensuring resilience, addressing security challenges, and enhancing efficiency in the adoption of hybrid cloud. 

This is a closed-door, invitation-only, interactive session with the public sector leaders from Singapore. 

This session will allow delegates to:

  • SAFEGUARD the efficiency of data utilisation and collaboration for informed decision-making 
  • ENSURE robust security in hybrid cloud environments 
  • ENHANCE operational efficiency through automation 
  • EXPLORE ways to effectively manage risks by implementing monitoring and controlling measures 
  • IMPLEMENT a comprehensive strategy for protecting sensitive data and establishing strong control over hybrid cloud infrastructures 
  • ADDRESS security gaps and talent shortages in managing hybrid cloud infrastructures 

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Mohit is the Group Managing Director at CIO Network, a content sharing platform that connects governments with an added focus on Education and Healthcare. He spearheads and drives all strategies and operations in Singapore, UK and Australia offices. He created the round table format within the event industry that received the Award for the Best C-level conference in Asia which is now becoming the industry norm. In a career spanning 20 years, he has held a number of senior roles in the conference & media industry in the US, UK, Middle East and Asia.

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Fujitsu’s purpose is to make the world more sustainable by building trust in society through innovation. As the digital transformation partner of choice for customers in over 100 countries, our 124,000 employees work to resolve some of the greatest challenges facing humanity. Our range of services and solutions draw on five key technologies: Computing, Networks, AI, Data & Security, and Converging Technologies, which we bring together to deliver sustainability transformation. Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenues of 3.7 trillion yen (US$28 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2023 and remains the top digital services company in Japan by market share. Find out more: www.fujitsu.com

 

PARTNER

Dynatrace provides software intelligence to simplify cloud complexity and accelerate digital transformation. With automatic and intelligent observability at scale, our all-in-one platform delivers precise answers about the performance and security of applications, the underlying infrastructure, and the experience of all users to enable organizations to innovate faster, collaborate more efficiently, and deliver more value with dramatically less effort. That’s why many of the world’s largest enterprises trust Dynatrace® to modernize and automate cloud operations, release better software faster, and deliver unrivalled digital experiences. www.dynatrace.com

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) is the global edge-to-cloud company that helps organizations accelerate outcomes by unlocking value from all of their data, everywhere. Built on decades of reimagining the future and innovating to advance the way people live and work, HPE delivers unique, open and intelligent technology solutions as a service. With offerings spanning Cloud Services, Compute, High Performance Computing & AI, Intelligent Edge, Software, and Storage, HPE provides a consistent experience across all clouds and edges, helping customers develop new business models, engage in new ways, and increase operational performance. For more information, visit: www.hpe.com/

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Red Hat is the world’s leading provider of enterprise open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to deliver reliable and high-performing Linux, hybrid cloud, container, and Kubernetes technologies. Red Hat helps customers integrate new and existing IT applications, develop cloud-native applications, standardize on our industry-leading operating system, and automate, secure, and manage complex environments. Award-winningsupport, training, and consulting services make Red Hat a trusted adviser to the Fortune 500. As a strategic partner to cloud providers, system integrators, application vendors, customers, and open source communities, Red Hat can help organizations prepare for the digital future.

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Identity has never mattered more than it does today. But getting identity right is harder
than ever. See how RSA’s new vision, reimagined solutions and team of trusted advisors
can empower every business with flexible, convenient access.
R-S-A are the initials of the 3 pioneering MIT mathematicians who defined ‘innovation’
long before innovation was a buzzword. These visionaries invented the RSA crypto
system, laying the foundation for all secure data communications that followed.
Today RSA is a global leader laser-focused on identity and access management,
reflecting the company’s belief that assuring digital identities throughout their lifecycle is
of preeminent importance in cybersecurity. RSA focuses on serving the planet’s most
security-sensitive organizations, with specialties in federal government, financial
services, healthcare, energy and technology services.
The rise of remote work, geopolitical crises, and new technologies are accelerating the
volume, sophistication, and impact of the threats to our planet’s digital security and
infrastructure. It’s no longer enough to stay just a step ahead. The people of RSA are
obsessive about finding ways to mitigate what comes after what comes next.
For our customers, security isn’t a priority—it’s the priority.


Find out why the world’s most security-sensitive organizations trust RSA to:
• Advance zero trust security
• Future-proof operations
• Empower hybrid work
• Build operational resilience
• Deliver delightful user experiences


Visit: www.rsa.com


For media inquiries, contact us at: media@rsa.com

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ServiceNow (NYSE: NOW) is making the world of work, work better for people. Our cloud‑based platform and solutions deliver digital workflows that create great experiences and unlock productivity for employees and the enterprise.  For more information, visit: www.servicenow.com.

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Tanium, the industry’s first and only provider of converged endpoint management (XEM), leads the paradigm shift in endpoint management — consolidating tools, connecting workflows and bringing together people to create a convergence.

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As a Titanium Black Partner of Dell Technologies, CTC Global Singapore boasts unparalleled access to resources.

Established in 1972, we bring 52 years of experience to the table, solidifying our position as a leading IT solutions provider in Singapore. With over 300 qualified IT professionals, we are dedicated to delivering integrated solutions that empower your organization in key areas such as Automation & AI, Cyber Security, App Modernization & Data Analytics, Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure, Workplace Modernization and Professional Services.

Renowned for our consulting expertise and delivering expert IT solutions, CTC Global Singapore has become the preferred IT outsourcing partner for businesses across Singapore.

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Planview has one mission: to build the future of connected work. Our solutions enable organizations to connect the business from ideas to impact, empowering companies to accelerate the achievement of what matters most. Planview’s full spectrum of Portfolio Management and Work Management solutions creates an organizational focus on the strategic outcomes that matter and empowers teams to deliver their best work, no matter how they work. The comprehensive Planview platform and enterprise success model enables customers to deliver innovative, competitive products, services, and customer experiences. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, with locations around the world, Planview has more than 1,300 employees supporting 4,500 customers and 2.6 million users worldwide. For more information, visit www.planview.com.

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SIRIM is a premier industrial research and technology organisation in Malaysia, wholly-owned by the Minister​ of Finance Incorporated. With over forty years of experience and expertise, SIRIM is mandated as the machinery for research and technology development, and the national champion of quality. SIRIM has always played a major role in the development of the country’s private sector. By tapping into our expertise and knowledge base, we focus on developing new technologies and improvements in the manufacturing, technology and services sectors. We nurture Small Medium Enterprises (SME) growth with solutions for technology penetration and upgrading, making it an ideal technology partner for SMEs.

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HashiCorp provides infrastructure automation software for multi-cloud environments, enabling enterprises to unlock a common cloud operating model to provision, secure, connect, and run any application on any infrastructure. HashiCorp tools allow organizations to deliver applications faster by helping enterprises transition from manual processes and ITIL practices to self-service automation and DevOps practices. 

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IBM is a leading global hybrid cloud and AI, and consulting services provider, helping clients in more than 175 countries capitalize on insights from their data, streamline business processes, reduce costs and gain the competitive edge in their industries. Nearly 3,800 government and corporate entities in critical infrastructure areas such as financial services, telecommunications and healthcare rely on IBM’s hybrid cloud platform and Red Hat OpenShift to affect their digital transformations quickly, efficiently, and securely. IBM’s breakthrough innovations in AI, quantum computing, industry-specific cloud solutions and business services deliver open and flexible options to our clients. All of this is backed by IBM’s legendary commitment to trust, transparency, responsibility, inclusivity, and service. For more information, visit www.ibm.com