Alibaba Cloud to invest $283m to boost global partner innovations
The investment aims to bring its partners up to speed with digitalisation capabilities and create joint products and solutions to benefit even more customers across all sectors.
Alibaba Cloud will be investing $283 million (RMB2 billion) during this fiscal year to empower global partners and accelerate joint innovations in the post-pandemic era.
The cloud company delivered more than 2,000 hybrid cloud projects last year to help customers expedite their digitalisation processes.
Alibaba Cloud has also curated over 3,000 online classes with partners across the globe, so that customers can gain insights and learn from the proven business scenarios.
“As Alibaba Cloud continues to expand our product and services offerings, we want to bring even more opportunities to our partners so that we can collaboratively innovate to bring the most up-to-date services to our customers, and generate business success for them,” said Lancelot Guo, VP of Alibaba Group, and GM of Ecosystem and Sales Operations, Alibaba Cloud Intelligence.
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“The investment shows our commitment to help partners integrate their businesses with Alibaba Cloud, and together we will create more value for the global cloud industry.”
Alibaba Cloud said it is working with close to 10,000 global partners serving more than 350,000 business customers worldwide.
Alibaba Cloud has invested in research and development, for its partners to integrate their products and services on the company’s infrastructure platform.
Alibaba Cloud said it hopes to broaden ISV, MSP, SI partner recruitment, leveraging their innovation and technology capabilities to enhance its platform offering for customers, and aims to introduce improved work processes with partners to increase communication efficiency, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The company added that it will also enhance its partner Go-To-Market (GTM) incentives to bring offerings for customers to accelerate their digital transformation objectives.
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