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Amazon continues to dominate global IaaS market - report
The top 5 IaaS providers accounted for 80% of the total worldwide market in 2019, according to a new report from Gartner.
Forrester analyses the top SaaS marketplace players
The ‘New Wave SaaS Marketplaces’ report analyses the top eight players and provides analyst insight on who is excelling, or trailing, in 10 criteria.
Alibaba Cloud to invest US$283 million to accelerate global partner innovation
The investment aims to bring its partners up to speed with digitalisation capabilities and create joint products and solutions to benefit more customers across all sectors.
Alibaba records growth for 2020, but it's not all smooth sailing
The company's Cloud business saw huge gains, but the declining business activity in the early months of 2020 was not kind to the retail giant.
Alibaba Cloud to invest US$28 billion in cloud infrastructure
It will also focus on building ‘the next-generation data centers’, with the goal to bolster digital transformation both when the world eventually emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Smart speaker market continues to grow - report
“Markets [in which] smart speakers are booming saw the most significant year-on-year growth.”
Coronavirus: Alibaba Cloud delivers e-commerce to help retailers
Alibaba Cloud will deliver a series of e-commerce solutions to assist organisations that are adversely impacted by the coronavirus outbreak.
APAC jumps on quantum computing bandwagon
The quest for quantum computing supremacy is set to gather momentum in the next few years.
NetLinkz helps Beijing government to get people back to work
The company's technology makes Fortune 500 security commercially available for organisations of all sizes.
Alibaba uses tech ecosystem to aid coronavirus treatment
The Chinese giant has created a global direct sourcing platform to support medical personnel in Chinese areas impacted by coronavirus.
Global smart home market set for rapid growth in near future
The valuation of the global industry has doubled since 2017, and is set to reach $158 billion in the next four years.
Alibaba’s top 10 2020 tech trends
Researched by Alibaba's global research initiative, DAMO Academy.
Tableau announces raft of integrations and offerings
The integrations and new offerings are from featured technology partners including Alibaba, Alteryx, Databricks, DataRobot and others.
Global smart speaker market experiences 45% growth
“Low-priced devices are vital growth drivers for smart displays and heated competition ahead of the Q4 shopping season is expected."
Big Tech firms dominating internet choices
"While people benefit from big tech's products and services, they are clearly concerned about associated security and privacy threats, and they also want more choice."
Alibaba Cloud gains new security accreditations
Alibaba Cloud obtained the Level 3 assessment in TISAX for automotive and Good “x” Practice (GxP) readiness assessment for the healthcare industry.
Alibaba Cloud achieves 'record' in big data performance
Alibaba Cloud’s MaxCompute has reportedly achieved a world record in big data performance and decision support, as defined by the Transaction Processing Council (TPC).
Alibaba updates company values in line with digital era
Alibaba says it wants to be a company that will last for 102 years in the digital era, rather than become a company that is after power or scale.
Alibaba eCommerce expo outlines A/NZ export potential in China
Alibaba’s Sydney eCommerce Expo wrapped up over the weekend with plenty of opportunities to connect Australian and New Zealand businesses to the lucrative China market.
Top four consolidate leadership in cloud services market
AWS, Microsoft, Google and Alibaba continue their dominance in worldwide cloud infrastructure services market.
IBM, VMware, F5 lead GlobalData's hybrid cloud theme
All three companies gained 5 out of 5 for the hybrid cloud theme in GlobalData’s Thematic Scorecard for the cloud services sector.
GlobalData: Automated home device spend to hit $75bn by 2025
According to the company’s latest report, much of that growth will be driven by two types of devices: smart thermostats and smart speakers.
Alibaba Cloud aims for further global expansion with new features
Includes further integration with Kubernetes, enhancements for big data and virtualisation, and service support for SMBs.
Alibaba Cloud forms three-way strategic alliance
Alibaba Cloud has unveiled its latest partnership, in the form of a strategic alliance with WeWork and SoftBank Telecom China, in a move to support its global business expansion into China.