Alibaba Cloud and Hong Kong IT service provider Automated Systems Limited (ASL) have entered a strategic partnership aimed at facilitating the development of the cloud market in Hong Kong and Macau.
Under the collaboration, both companies will collaborate on areas including go-to-market, solution creation, and cloud security services.
The companies will also invest to create joint teams that will offer innovative cloud solutions and services for businesses in the two markets.
Alibaba Cloud will contribute security solutions and services for ASL's Security Operation Center Plus offering. The two companies will also establish a joint solution lab working on new offerings for the healthcare, property, financial services and other industries.
Meanwhile Alibaba Cloud will provide ASL with support to create a technical team to handle presales, solutions architecture and solution delivery, and ASL will acquire cloud talent through the Alibaba Cloud Associate and Alibaba Cloud Professional certification programs.
“We are excited to work closely with Alibaba Cloud, the leading digital transformation expert in the world,” ASL executive director and CEO Wang Yeou said.
“The partnership will further our mutual vision of fostering the development of the cloud market in Hong Kong and Macau. In the age of cloud computing and digital transformation, this partnership will build and strengthen ASL's brand and position as a leading and industry-specific cloud service provider in Hong Kong and Macau.”
First published in Computerworld Hong Kong