Jimmy Ang has been working in the Information Technology industry for more than 30 years with the last 23 years in management level.
In year 1988, he started in providing Data Centre system & operation management for a national wide project named Trade-Net, after successfully cut over to production, he handled it over to Trade-Net management but continues the daily operations management support with a team of operational staff for another three years.
He was part of the management team in setting up the Business Recovery Services for IBM mainframe Customers in SCS Singapore; it was the 1st of the kind of services being offered in the APAC region, Customers include SIA, major Singapore skateboard organisations and the MNC banks. With the increase in system requirement, the centre was then expanded into multiple system platforms (include AS400, UNIX systems & Desktop work seat), and offers the one-stop recovery services to include the dealing room support for commercial banking sector.
Jimmy taken over the Recovery Services Business unit in 1994, further expand the Data Centre space from 20,000 to 30,000 sq ft, one of largest DR Service Centre in Singapore providing the multi-platform system recovery services, client’s contract volume increased to 200 and sales revenue growth into 20 million dollars annually.
In year 1996, the Data Centre relocated and moved into a largest space of 80,000 sq ft at Bedok South. Started the dedicated and shared office work-desk recovery service for commercial banking companies to address their Business Continuity Business objectives. He also participated in IDA Business Continuity chapter as key committee member and providing the DR/BCP consultancy service to most of the clients.
In year 2001, Jimmy takeover the Infrastructure Outsourcing services unit. Offer the Infrastructure outsourcing managed services to include the Call Centre support, Data centre operations management, change management, configuration management, network security management, onsite desk-top supports and Data centre hosting managed services supports. Managed a total staff strength of 200 headcounts.
In year 2008, he joined Fujitsu Asia as the Director of Data centre Country operations. Taking charge of the two Data Centre operations and started working on their third data centre expansion project. The centre was successfully launched in Jan 2009 after 8 months of infrastructure site construction. It’s was a Tier III classified in design Data Centre.
The new centre was to position Fujitsu Asia as their ASEAN hub for Data Centre managed services, client includes the MNC banking & finance companies, Offer the Hosting managed services with latest infrastructure technology solution for remote operation management and cloud computing services.
He left Fujitsu Asia in March 2011, Joined Strateq Singapore as EVP of Infrastructure technology Services to take charge of their Singapore Business Sales & Operations. He setup a 3000 sq. ft. Data Centre and 8000 sq. ft. business work area for their DR/BCP service’s needs, tapping on the new cloud computing technology, he created the DR as a Service solution. Client covers the banking & finance, Insurance and manufacturing companies.
Besides the Profit & Loss responsibility, Jimmy looks into new business development, revenue generations, solutions consolidation, operations management, resources management and performance management.