Tata Communications on Saturday partnered with Alibaba Cloud which is the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, to enable customers to connect to Alibaba Cloud’s ExpressConnect via Tata Communications’ IZO Private Connect service.
The service provides connectivity for global enterprises to Alibaba Cloud’s Express Connect thereby enabling a secure connection between the Virtual Private Clouds (VPC), the Internet and end-users’ own networks.
Alibaba Cloud provides cloud computing products in computing, database management, networking, security and storage that can be deployed globally.
“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 of Alibaba Cloud Global.
“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 Center Services at 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.