Dubai: Alibaba Cloud to upgrade its Dubai-based data center

Mar 13, 2023 | Posted by MadalineDunn

Alibaba has announced that it has signed a deal to upgrade its Dubai-based data center. Through its long-term partner Dubai Holding, the company is set to revamp the facility, equipping it with state-of-the-art cloud infrastructure. It will also reportedly offer a wider range of products and services in:
  • Analytics, 
  • databases, 
  • industry solutions and 
  • AI services.

This announcement was made at the Alibaba Cloud's Cloud Day summit in Dubai, which was attended by Dubai Holding's Chief Technology Officer Boris Rusafov and Daniel Jiang, General Manager of the Middle East, Turkey and Africa, Alibaba Cloud Intelligence. 

Speaking about this development, Jiang, commented: "We are thrilled to host Alibaba Cloud Day in Dubai for a second consecutive year." Further, Jiang, said that the company's continued partnership with Dubai Holding aligns with its commitment to "continuously investing in the Middle East region" and "supporting the local businesses with their digital journey."

"By leveraging Dubai Holding's local expertise and Alibaba Cloud's trusted cloud-based technology, we believe that our upgraded data centre will be able to provide local businesses with more robust, secure and high-performing capabilities to achieve stronger growth and better respond to the evolving digital landscape across the region," he added.