COMPUTEX 2019 Shows Business Opportunities in Big Data AI and 5G
May 31, 2019

5G will create new values for the entire technology industry. The speed and amount of data it transmits can ultimately connect all applications for AI and IoT from edge to cloud. It drives an evolution of computing speed for corporate servers and stronger demand for data management of various solutions including storage products, all-flash array storage, servers, databases, and industrial IoT. This year at COMPUTEX, visitors can find solutions provided by data centers and storage brands, taking new-generation intelligence computing to a higher level.

“The breakthroughs in 5G technologies will accelerate the development of applications integrating AI and IoT, and the massive amount of data it generates will carry promising business opportunities. COMPUTEX has been keeping pace with tech trends and refines how it organizes the event every year accordingly to attract businesses in different verticals, including storage, servers, database, and ICT components. Moreover, COMPUTEX aims to present the most holistic data management solutions and present the global technology ecosystem from top to bottom.” according to TAITRA President and CEO Walter Yeh.

Big Data Applications to Drive Information Management Diversified Solutions Fulfill Different Market Demands

As we are embracing for the arrival of 5G, data storage analysis has become a battleground. Tyan Computer Corporation, a subsidiary of MiTAC International, offers server platforms for businesses to optimize their AI projects, high-performance cloud and edge computing, or embedded applications with storage solutions using AMD or Intel processors at the request of clients. AIC Inc. develops high-density system solutions, and this year, it is presenting OCP solutions for cloud computing and NVMe solutions for edge computing. Quanta Cloud Technology (QCT), a data center solutions provider and a subsidiary of Quanta Computer, presented a comprehensive line of products for data centers, telco clouds, and edge scenarios. QCT, along with Intel, Rakuten, and Red Hat have developed a fully virtualized 5G ready mobile network which is the first for this type of network.

Innodisk's newest "Black Box" data storage device— Fire Shield SSD™—can withstand direct flames at 800 degrees Celsius for more than 30 minutes. The U.S. patent has already been granted USPTO. Apacer collaborates with illustrator Ning’s to launch AC236, the lightest ultra-thin portable hard drive in the market to bring colors to portable hard drives and attract young consumers. As the gaming trend is rising, the new Asustor AS5202T and AS5304T NAS machines target the gamer market by offering large storage space to save more gaming footages and stream live videos.

Renowned VCs and Accelerators Shared Their Secrets for Success

Strategizing for Taiwan Startups to Enter the European Market

The much-anticipated InnoVEX forum was held this afternoon (May 30) on the theme of “Connecting Global Startups with Taiwan's Advantage”. Opened with Mayor of Eindhoven John Jorritsma, InnoVEX brought several world-famous VC firms and accelerators to Taiwan including Wayra, funded by the largest telecommunication company in the world Telefónica, and Le Swave, the first multi-corporate innovative platform dedicated to Fintech in France. The forum is expected to contribute to formulating the best development strategy for Taiwan’s startups.

Andres Saborido, Director of Wayra, shared with startups in Taiwan how to build their businesses in Europe. He mentioned that if startups aspire to position globally, the key is to attract investment and establish closer bonds with local partners. With the arrival of AIoT, attaining more online resources can compel attention from more VC firms.

Edouard Plus, Director of Le Swave, the FinTech accelerator operated by Paris&Co shared how Le Swave connects schools, innovation centers and research teams; synergizes their online resources; provides the most comprehensive information for startups; creates a startup ecosystem levering successful FinTech startups examples; delivers values to business partners. Edouard Plus agreed with Andres Saborido that combining online resources can increase momentum for startups. It is clear that data is not only a new asset for traditional enterprises but a key engine for startups.

COMPUTEX 2019 leads visitors to experience new technologies and find business opportunities before it closes on June 1. InnoVEX 2019, on the other hand, is closing tomorrow (May 31). The exciting pitch competition for startups will come to an end with winners announced. Catch the buzz to feel the charm of technologies with elites from around the world!