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The August 13th Telarus Tuesday call welcomed Alibaba Cloud’s head of channel and strategic initiatives,  Hao Lin, to talk about why you should be partnering with Alibaba Cloud. The entire recording is available here.

The World’s Leading Cloud Provider

Alibaba Cloud provides a comprehensive suite of global cloud computing services to power both their international customer’ online businesses and Alibaba Group’s e-commerce ecosystem. In January 2017, Alibaba Cloud became the official Cloud Services Partner of the International Olympic Committee. By harnessing and improving on the latest cloud technology and security systems, they tirelessly work towards their vision to make it easier for you to do business anywhere with anyone in the world.

Singles Day (also known as 11.11 Global Shopping Festival) in China and Black Friday globally have become the world’s biggest shopping events for consumers and brands alike, generating billions of dollars in sales. In 2017 Alibaba Cloud’s number was around twenty-five billion dollars; by 2018, they reached a little under thirty-one billion dollars. While it was common knowledge that Alibaba Cloud had reached thirty-one billion dollars during Singles Day in 2018, not everyone knew that the first billion dollars were reached during the first fifty-five seconds of the twenty-four hour period.

According to Gartner, Alibaba is currently the third-largest public cloud provider globally. Alibaba Cloud has twenty different regions that they operate in; among these twenty regions, they have fifty-eight availability zones.

Alibaba Cloud has a very large presence in China, but they also offer an expanding network of CDN nodes and deployment regions, including the first public cloud data center region in the Middle East and Indonesia. They also have a string of strategic data centers in Asia and a strong presence in North America, Europe, and Australia.


Alibaba can meet your compliance needs:

  • Data Security and Privacy – Rigorous physical security measures safeguard their data centers, and the advanced logical security technologies prevent unauthorized access to their networks.
  • Compliance – Alibaba Cloud adheres to domestic and international information security standards, as well as industry requirements.
  • Supporting Data Portability in the Cloud under the GDPR – A research study by Yunfan Wang and Anuj Shah, Carnegie Mellon University sponsored by Alibaba Cloud.

One of the most unique capabilities that Alibaba Cloud has is that they have an SD-WAN like capability. This helps connect all their region’s globally. With Alibaba Cloud, you can offer your customers a multinational company that operates in different regions of the world and has true enterprise private connectivity. Their technology provides a fast lane in and out of China.

The Alibaba Cloud Enterprise Network allows multinational companies to send data in and out of China very fast. For example, if you have a 50mb bandwidth on this cloud enterprise network and then the following month you feel like your traffic is going to skyrocket you can adjust that in a matter of a few hours. This also means that afterward, when you expect the traffic to slow down, you can also adjust it to a lower amount.

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