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DTA Exclusive Interview Series: Five for Five with the CTO of Shinjiru Technology
April 23, 2021 News


The CxO Five for Five is DisruptiveTechAsean’s (DTA) exclusive interview series where we get Chief Executives around the ASEAN region to answer rapid-fire questions on everything technology-related.

For our first-ever CxO Five for Five, we interviewed Shaun Lim, CTO of Shinjiru Technology Sdn Bhd. Shinjiru is one of the pioneers of web hosting in Malaysia, providing and innovating web hosting solutions, dedicated servers, cloud platform and Microsoft solutions since 1998. As an MSC Status Company, Deloitte Technology Fast500 Award winner, Microsoft Tier-1 Cloud Solutions Provider and many more, Shinjiru is trusted by over 100,000 customers worldwide and has accolades of accreditations for their continuous achievements in the web hosting industry.


1 – (Crystal Ball) – Top technology that you think will transform your business in the coming years?

Shaun Lim: Blockchain – this new technology will transform current centralised server hosting to decentralize on data storage, computing and operating that provide a distribute web hosting services.


2 – (Out to Pasture) – Technology that you think you will phase out of your business?

Shaun Lim: Single server (virtual server/physical server) web hosting will be phased out. Single server web hosting services include document file storage, email service, databases and websites.


3 – (Chatter Box) – Best collaboration tool?

Shaun Lim: Microsoft 365 and Google Workspace. They provide complete business suites for document sharing and storage, online communication, virtual meetings and conferences, sharing of information, and also have high security and compliance procedures.


4 – (Be Safe) – Biggest cybersecurity concern?

Shaun Lim: Companies and staff who are unable to catch up with or adapt to new technologies.


5 – (When I Grow Up) – If you hadn’t gone into tech, what would you do instead?

Shaun Lim: Food and beverages.