Tag: Alibaba

Cloud Computing

Alibaba Cloud eyes further EMEA expansion with launch of partner program

July 6, 2018


Alibaba Cloud’s expansion outside of China and Asia Pacific has been well documented – and now the provider is firming up its commitments with the launch of a new EMEA partner program. The partner program will aim to look at […]

Cloud Computing

AWS leads across all geographies in public cloud – with Alibaba second in APAC

June 22, 2018


Amazon Web Services (AWS) has total geographic dominance in public cloud – but while Microsoft and Google secure second and third place through most of the globe, Alibaba is a clear second in APAC. This is the key finding from […]

Cloud Computing

How Alibaba Cloud has moved up the ranks to become a cloud leader – with global expansion key

May 18, 2018


The rise of Alibaba Cloud, to become a major player in cloud infrastructure, is a fascinating one. Between 2014 and 2016, Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for cloud infrastructure as a service (IaaS) saw the top right box change not one iota. […]

Cloud Computing

Alibaba Cloud opens up first Indonesian data centre

March 16, 2018


Alibaba claimed at Mobile World Congress that it was the fastest growing cloud provider in the world – and another step has been taken with the official opening of its Indonesian data centre. The facility, in Jakarta, was first announced […]

Cloud Computing

Top cloud providers 2018: How AWS, Microsoft, Google Cloud Platform, IBM Cloud, Oracle, Alibaba stack up

February 14, 2018

Via: ZDNet

Choosing the right public cloud provider is becoming an increasingly nuanced discussion that goes well beyond scale. We all know the large cloud players–AWS, Google Cloud Platform, IBM Cloud and Microsoft Azure–but stacking them up depends on your enterprise’s needs. […]

Apps & OS

Alibaba app enables people to make mobile payments using selfie

March 19, 2015

Via: itCurated

E-commerce giant Alibaba has demonstrated an app that will allow shoppers to use selfies as authentication when using a mobile to make payments. Alibaba founder Jack Ma used the annual CeBit event in Hanover, Germany, to show off the app. […]