Posts Tagged ‘Amazon’

Do Rackspace And Amazon Have China Futures With Aliyun’s Overseas Growth?

Alibaba’s cloud computing business Aliyun announced that its second data center in America’s Silicon Valley formally started operation yesterday. This is Aliyun’s ninth data center in the world and it is also the company’s third overseas data center opened this year. It is expected to satisfy the cloud computing resource demand of Aliyun’s users in […]


Chinese Cloud Computing War Will Soon Begin

Huawei is ready to battle Alibaba’s Aliyun cloud service as Huawei plans to hold a launch event at the end of July 2015 to officially release its own public cloud computing services. Huawei’s rotating CEO and vice chairman Xu Zhijun disclosed in April that the company would soon launch its public cloud services to formally […]


Kingdee Reaches Global AWS Deal With Amazon’s China Business

Chinese enterprise management software and e-business application solution provider Kingdee International Software Group has signed a global strategic cooperation agreement with Amazon Connect Technology Services (Beijing) Co., Ltd. Under this global strategic cooperation agreement, the two parties will implement comprehensive and in-depth cooperation in various sectors, including enterprise resource planning, cloud service business transformation; product […]


Huawei Will Soon Launch Public Cloud Services In China

At Huawei’s Global Analyst Summit, the company’s rotating CEO and deputy chairman Xu Zhijun said Huawei will launch public cloud services in China in July 2015. This launch will put Huawei in direct cloud service competition with Alibaba’s Aliyun service. Microsoft and Amazon already launched their public cloud services in China, but those services will […]


China’s Aliyun American Data Center Highlights Double Standards

Alibaba’s cloud computing service Aliyun announced that its data center in Silicon Valley has started trial operation and is providing cloud services to users in North America and around the world. This is reportedly Aliyun’s sixth data center, following those opened in Hangzhou, Qingdao, Beijing, Hong Kong, and Shenzhen. It also means that Aliyun will […]


Xiaomi Moves Overseas Mobile Phone Data Away From Chinese Servers

Hugo Barra, global vice president of Xiaomi, recently issued a statement that claims Xiaomi is moving its international user data from servers in Beijing to U.S. and Singapore. This is reportedly a response to previous incidents which exposed that Xiaomi smartphones automatically returned global user data to Beijing servers. Chinese telecommunications regulations require Chinese companies […]


Tencent Cloud Opens Outside Mainland China While Foreign Tech Still Blocked Inside Country

Tencent Cloud will officially launch its Hong Kong data center by the end of this week, marking the start of the Chinese Internet giant’s globalization strategy in the cloud computing sector. Tencent Cloud’s Hong Kong data center will reportedly focus on the Asia Pacific, Europe and American regions, providing comprehensive cloud computing services to those […]


Amazon Inks Deals For Chinese Cloud Computing Services

Since it’s illegal for Amazon.com to run its own cloud computing services in China, the company has partnered with Chinese companies to comply with legal and regulatory requirements. Amazon Web Services Inc. is partnering with multiple local Chinese providers, including ChinaNetCenter and Sinnet, who will provide the necessary Internet data center and Internet service provider […]


Dangdang.com Will Halt Search Engine Advertising With Baidu.com

Li Guoqing, joint president of the Chinese Internet shopping website Dangdang.com, has announced that the company will stop putting advertisements on search engine Baidu.com from April 2011 due to the recent accusation that Baidu.com is involved in literature and music piracy. Over 50 Chinese writers and publishers claimed around March 15, the World Consumer Rights […]


Microsoft Cuts Software Prices In China, Again

Microsoft (MSFT) China has announced plans to reduce the retail prices of its Windows and Office software prices in China by up to 60%.