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Malaysia Technology Excellence Awards honours Peering One's innovation

Peering One has delivered platform resilience, security, and cost effectiveness for a fintech customer.

Peering One scored the Cloud - Payments trophy at the recently concluded Malaysia Technology Excellence Awards, presented by Singapore Business Review magazine.

Now in its second year, the awards event lauds enterprises that take the leap and take the lead in engineering trailblazing projects, virtual services, reconstructed strategies, and technological innovations.

As a major provider of managed cloud, cloud security, as well as cloud integration services for corporate clients, Peering One focuses its expertise on effective advisory and delivery of excellent cloud design. The company helps organizations across every industry in their cloud transformation journey, from cloud migration to securing multi-cloud deployments to application modernization.

Its project, Peering One helped its clients in the financial technology sector to address local regulatory requirements, which includes achieving an in-country geo-redundant active-active cloud infrastructure hosted in Malaysia. Peering One clouds are hosted in Uptime Institute Tier III and Telecommunications Industry Association Rate III certified data centres with a distance of 30km apart.

One of the project’s notable successes is with a leading E-payment gateway provider wherePeering One ensured that the client’s will achieve high resiliency and security protection on its critical exchange platform for e-payment transactions. The design is architected with high availability and scalability fit for fintech applications, usingleading cloud technologies from VMware and Microsoft Azure Stack Hub, as well as multi-telecommunication links with international connectivity.

With the motivation to drive customer success, Peering One helped its client scale their business and support future growth by providing customised cloud service model with fixed rates and scalable bandwidth with unlimited upstream/downstream traffic, along with one-stop service desks to offload client’s IT operations.

Peering One understands security concerns and challenges of the cloud. Hence, it also helped the client to protect its platform against cyber threats through next-generation security operator centre, logs analytics and investigations, cloud risk and governance, as well as threat intelligence.

Furthermore, the company helped the client’s to focus on their business by removing IT overhead for their infrastructure through excellence in cloud operations management, including service desk, incident management, alerts/events monitoring and operation administration. The task covers network, bandwidth, virtual machine computing, storage, security elements, and many other areas.

Through its comprehensive services, Peering One was able to maximise private and public clouds, as well as the client’s legacy infrastructure. Workloads can now be easily migrated to the cloud, and applications can be modernised, whilst cloud assets can be protected, and the hybrid environment can be managed securely.

The protection of mission-critical data is also facilitated with the highest levels of security and operational reliability through the use of certified data centre facilities. A range of security equipment, procedures, and techniques are also available for monitoring, controlling, and recording access to the facility. Furthermore, the company upholds its customers’ data sovereignty by ensuring that all the cloud-hosted data and applications are maintained in Malaysia.

In summary, the cloud and security technology employed by Peering One gives its customers a solid assurance that their cloud transformation, multi-cloud strategies and cloud security needs will be served consistently.

The Malaysia Technology Excellence Awards, presented by Singapore Business Review, was held via video conferencing throughout the month of September.

This year’s nominations were judged by a panel consisting of Justin Ong, Partner and FSI Financial and Regulatory Risk Leader at Deloitte Asia Pacific; Alvin SH Gan, Executive Director, Partner, Head of IT enabled Transformation (ITeT) at KPMG Malaysia; Hari Iyer, Executive Director, Advisory at BDO Kuala Lumpur; Michael Lim Jr, Managing Director at Crowe Growth Consulting Sdn Bhd; Jade Leong, Partner, Advisory at Ernst & Young Advisory Services Sdn Bhd.

If you would like to join the 2021 awards and be acclaimed for your company’s exceptional technological innovations, please email Julie Anne Nuñez at julie@charltonmediamail.com

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