June 10, 2017
Tata Communications and Alibaba Cloud partner to empower and transform global businesses
Tata Communications’ IZO™ Private Connect service to enable high-speed, low latency access to Alibaba Cloud’s ExpressConnect to customers from over 150 countries
Mumbai (BSE): Today, at Alibaba Cloud’s cloud computing conference in Shanghai, China, Tata Communications announced that it has partnered with the former, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba group, to enable customers from over 150 countries, including India, to connect to Alibaba Cloud’s ExpressConnect via Tata Communications’ IZO™ Private Connect service.
IZO™ Private Connect provides easy, hassle-free and superfast connectivity for global enterprises to Alibaba Cloud’s ExpressConnect, which provides a reliable connection between the virtual private clouds (VPCs), the internet and end-users’ own networks.
“We look forward to working closely with Tata Communications in a bid to provide an exciting proposition with great connectivity for global enterprises wanting to enter China and for Chinese enterprises looking to go global with ease and convenience,” said Yeming Wang, deputy general manager, Alibaba Cloud Global.
Alibaba Cloud provides a comprehensive range of cloud computing products in computing, database management, networking, security and storage that can be deployed globally. By accessing Alibaba Cloud ExpressConnect, a high-speed dedicated connection that securely links customers with their VPCs, and connecting through Tata Communications’ IZO™ Private Connect service, enterprises can scale their cloud connectivity and enable rapid provisioning of capacity to Alibaba Cloud.
“We are confident that the partnership between Alibaba Cloud and Tata Communications will assist both of us to become true digital transformation partners for our customers, empowering them to expand to new geographies, boost productivity, safeguard their businesses against threats, and take customer experience to the next level. We look forward to offering more global organisations connectivity to Alibaba Cloud and to strengthening our presence in the Chinese market,” said Genius Wong, president, global network, cloud and data centre services, Tata Communications.
Tata Communications’ game-changing IZO™ cloud enablement platform empowers enterprises to connect and build their cloud, their way – be it private, public or hybrid. It is underpinned by Tata Communications’ leading global network and partnerships. Today, over 25 percent of the world’s internet routes travel over the company’s network, which is the largest wholly owned subsea cable network in the world.