Alibaba has announced that its Cloud branch will collaborate with Avalanche, a leading blockchain platform, providing a launchpad for businesses to rapidly deploy metaverses on the Avalanche public blockchain.
Cloudverse is a one-stop solution for businesses to seamlessly customize, launch and maintain their own metaverse space, creating new dimensions for engaging with customers.
Edward Cai, Chief Commercial Officer, Alibaba Cloud Intelligence and Selina Yuan, President of International Business, Alibaba Cloud Intelligence, unveiled this and other collaborations set to boost metaverse, AI, Web3 and other cutting edge techs at Alibaba Cloud Partner Summit 2023 which was held at Singapore.
Developing customized products and solutions with its ISV partners
The Chinese company will invest to co-develop customized products and solutions with its ISV partners, in order to meet the diverse digital transformation demands from customers across Southeast Asia.
ISV partners include Neo4J (graph database provider), 6Estates (AI fintech platform), One2Cloud Pte Ltd (multi-cloud solution and blockchain services provider) and SCash Global Pte Ltd (technology innovation SaaS company) have already joined the acceleration program to get the most benefits from their partnership with Alibaba Cloud.
Also a training platform for custommers
At the same summit, the APAC cloud leader also announced the launch of a new training empowerment portal for global partners. The Alibaba Cloud Partner Empowerment Portal provides product and service trainings and certifications, educational content on topical technology developments, as well as resources and tools to increase partners’ service capabilities.
The portal aims to empower 500 global partners including channel partners, Managed Service Partners (MSPs) and ISVs in the current financial year, with training topics covering cloud, AI, Web3 and more.
Collaboration with IBM to provide security solution accross APAC
The cloud leader has announced as well its new collaboration with IBM to provide a best-in-class security solution for businesses across APAC.
The security solution integrates features of IBM’s security products – QRadar SIEM and QRadar SOAR – as well as Alibaba Cloud’s wide range of security capabilities. It provides services including real-time reporting and centralized visibility into the cloud environment to detect threats such as ransomware, insider threats and cloud attacks. The co-developed solution aims to mitigate mounting cybersecurity risks while creating a secure, stable and protected cloud environment for clients during their digital transformation journey.