Software Provider Plans Cloud Computing Initiatives at Hong Kong Science Park

Sept. 21, 2009
CDC Software Corp., an Atlanta-based provider of enterprise software applications and services, announced that it is expanding its advanced technology research team at the Hong Kong Science Park to develop future cloud computing technology for the next ge

C.K. Wong, Ph.D., vice chairman of the board of directors of CDC Software and CEO of iASPEC Technologies and Services, will be directing this team. Sean Yu, chairman of CDC Software operations in China and vice president of the company's product engineering operations in Shanghai and Nanjing, will be supporting Wong and his team in Hong Kong, according to the company.

"We are delighted to launch our cloud computing initiatives in the Hong Kong Science Park, one of the most formidable research and development centers in the world," said Alan MacLamroc, chief product and technology officer for CDC Software. "The advances we expect from this team, along with the support from our extensive product engineering and testing operations in China, will help ensure that the next generation of our solutions meet the most exacting requirements demanded by businesses of the future."

CDC Software also expects to leverage its technology partnerships with platform companies, such as Microsoft, in its future research and development initiatives with cloud computing.

"As an international software company with our roots deeply planted in China and Hong Kong, we are well-positioned to take advantage of the global talent in software technologies here," Wong said. "We believe Hong Kong is an important location in our global R&D efforts."

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