Sponsor Profile

Alibaba Cloud
Platinum Sponsor
Alibaba Cloud
Established in 2009, Alibaba Cloud (alibabacloud.com), the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, is among the world’s top 3 IaaS providers according to Gartner, China’s largest provider of public cloud services and the number four player globally in the IaaS market by revenue in 2017, according to IDC.

Alibaba Cloud provides a comprehensive suite of cloud computing services to businesses worldwide, including merchants doing business on Alibaba Group marketplaces, start-ups, corporations and government organizations. Alibaba Cloud is the official Cloud Services Partner of the International Olympic Committee.

Cloud Technologies – Delivering the Olympic Games in the Digital Era

 On January 19, 2017, Alibaba entered a long-term partnership with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to become the official cloud services provider and e-commerce platform services partner for the Olympic Games through 2028. As a TOP partner, Alibaba became the official “Cloud Infrastructure and Services” and “E-Commerce Platform” Partner of the IOC, as well as a Founding Partner of the Olympic Channel.

 Through the partnership, Alibaba Cloud brings the power of its innovations across e-commerce, cloud services and digital media platforms to help the IOC and the Olympic Movement achieve their vision of transforming the Games in the digital era. Alibaba Cloud has launched the following initiatives thus far to support the games:

 In June 2018, Alibaba Cloud launched Cloud Data Center for Beijing 2022. Alibaba Cloud will use its cloud infrastructure and services to help the Beijing 2022 Organising Committee deliver a green, inclusive, open and clean Olympic Winter Games.

 In September 2018, Alibaba Cloud and Olympic Broadcasting Services (OBS) launched OBS Cloud, an innovative broadcasting solution that operates entirely on the cloud, to help transform the media industry for the digital era.

 In January 2019, Alibaba Cloud partnered with Intel to deliver 3D Athlete Tracking Technology (3DATT) to enhance both the training programs of athletes and the viewing experience for fans watching games at home.