Tag: Alibaba Cloud

Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Alibaba cuts cloud prices in global market play

April 8, 2024

Via: CIO Dive

Alibaba faces an uphill battle globally. Mainland China’s largest hyperscaler has a commanding 39% share of its $9.7 billion domestic public cloud market but has struggled to gain traction in other regions, according to John Dinsdale, chief analyst and research […]

Global Cloud

Alibaba Cloud to build own servers with new in-house chip

October 18, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Alibaba Cloud says it has built its own server chip, touting it to be compatible with the latest Armv9 architecture. The Chinese tech giant also plans to develop its own servers that will be designed for “general purpose” and “specialised […]

Global Cloud

Chinese crackdown on tech giants threatens its cloud market growth

September 13, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

As Chinese tech companies come under regulatory scrutiny at home, concerns and pressures are escalating among investors and domestic tech companies including China’s four big cloud companies, BATH (Baidu AI, Alibaba Cloud, Tencent Cloud and Huawei Cloud), according to an […]

Global Cloud

Alibaba Kicks Off Spending Spree With $1 Billion for Cloud

June 9, 2021

Via: Data Center Knowledge

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.’s cloud division has pledged $1 billion to support startups in Asia, marking one of its largest outlays since the tech giant pledged to boost spending and move past a bruising antitrust investigation at home. The $1 […]

Global Cloud

Alibaba Cloud turns profitable after 11 years

February 3, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, became profitable for the first time in the December quarter, the company announced in its earnings report. The firm’s cloud unit achieved positive adjusted EBITA (earnings before interest, taxes, […]

Global Cloud

Alibaba ‘dismayed’ by its cloud unit’s ethnicity detection algorithm

December 18, 2020

Via: Tech Crunch

Chinese tech giants have drawn international criticism after research showed they have technologies that enable the authorities to profile Muslim Uyghurs. The cloud computing unit of Alibaba, Alibaba Cloud, developed a facial recognition algorithm that can identify a person’s ethnicity […]

Global Cloud

VMware-based cloud technology now available on Alibaba Cloud

April 29, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Alibaba and VMware have announced the availability of its Alibaba Cloud VMware Solution in mainland China and Hong Kong. The companies said the new service would allow customers to use VMware Cloud technologies to extend VMware-based on premises enterprise workloads […]

Global Cloud

Alibaba Cloud offers AI platform to support coronavirus medical efforts

March 19, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Alibaba’s cloud business unit is offering its artificial intelligence-powered technologies to provide data insights on the current coronavirus pandemic and speed up diagnosis. The Chinese tech giant is hoping a suite of applications jointly developed by its cloud experts, researchers […]

Global Cloud

Alibaba Cloud revenue reaches $1.5B for the quarter on 62% growth rate

February 14, 2020

Via: Tech Crunch

Alibaba issued its latest earnings report yesterday, and as part of that the Chinese eCommerce giant reported that cloud revenue grew 62% to $1.5 billion U.S., crossing the RMB10 billion revenue threshold for the first time. Alibaba also announced that […]

Global Cloud

Alibaba Q2 2019 beats analyst expectations, cloud sales surge

November 1, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Alibaba reported strong second-quarter financial results on Friday, beating analyst expectations and revealing strong growth in the firm’s cloud business. In Q2 2019 (statement), Alibaba reported revenue growth of 40 percent year-over-year, reaching 119 billion yuan ($16.7 billion) and earnings […]

Global Cloud

ThousandEyes Expands Global Multi-Cloud Monitoring Coverage, Adds Support for Alibaba Cloud

August 14, 2019

Via: CompareTheCloud

ThousandEyes, the company that delivers visibility into the Internet and digital experiences, today announced a significant expansion of its cloud monitoring coverage, including the addition of new global Alibaba Cloud monitoring capabilities. This increased coverage builds on ThousandEyes’ robust fleet […]

Cloud Clients, Deployment Models, Private Cloud

Alibaba Cloud brings its cloud expertise to the West

January 23, 2019

Via: TechRadar

In the era of digital transformation, businesses have realised that for data to be useful it has to be accessible and this has helped spur cloud adoption. In the West, Amazon, Microsoft and Google have a tight grip on the […]