China Telecom’s cloud division, CT Cloud, and Akamai Technologies have announced a strategic partnership focused on providing internet content delivery for Chinese enterprises.
As part of the partnership, CT Cloud has agreed to offer an integrated solution incorporating Akamai’s full suite of media delivery, Web performance, and cloud security offerings with its own cloud services to Chinese businesses looking to grow their global Web presence.
In addition, CT Cloud will leverage Akamai for content delivery network (CDN) technology that will be available for the delivery of its cloud services.
“With trade in and out of China continuing to increase, Chinese enterprises require a high performing, secure, and always available Web presence to compete in today’s multi-national marketplace,” said Wu Xiangdong, general manager of CT Cloud. “Enterprise web infrastructure must be agile and scalable, providing users with a consistently fast and reliable experience. Our choice is to partner with Akamai to provide our enterprise customers with superior Internet content delivery across the globe.”
The two companies will also work closely in the areas of technology and network access, in a bid to strengthen Akamai’s China CDN offering.