Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, has partnered with Malaysian data technology provider Fusionex to provide end-to-end cloud solutions in Southeast Asian countries.
Both parties announced the partnership September 26 that under the partnership, Fusionex will deploy its big data solutions on Alibaba Cloud's infrastructure, and will also become the later's key go-to-market partner in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region.
The two companies will also join forces in driving innovation in Big Data Analytics, Machine Learning, Internet of Things and Articical Intelligence.
Alibaba Cloud's chief executive officer Simon Hu said that Malaysia is a starting point for the partnership, and the group hopes to expand it to the entire ASEAN region.
Fusionex's chief executive officer Ivan Teh, who also sees tremendous opportunity in ASEAN digital market said Malaysia will be the hub for the regional digital transformation.
"We have not set a timeline for the partnership, but we are looking forward to a long term relationship with Alibaba Cloud," he added.
(Xinhua News Agency September 26, 2017)