Alibaba Cloud is expanding into Turkey, on a partnership with E-Glober. E-Glober is the Turkey’s sole authorized agent and business partner of Alibaba Group’s global wholesale platform Alibaba.com. The extended partnership combines Alibaba Cloud’s computing capabilities and global infrastructure, and E-Glober’s local connections and insights. According to Alibaba, the partnership “will provide a compelling offering to meet the digitalization and international expansion needs of local companies.”
Alibaba in a statements says that cloud adoption in Turkey is gaining momentum, with a public cloud market valued at US$96.93 million in 2017, according to IDC1. In addition, Turkey is considered as a gateway between East and West and is a key country within the Belt and Road Initiative. This enhanced connectivity, as well as increasing trade activities in the region, are bringing growth opportunities to Turkish companies equipped with cloud computing technology.
Alibaba Cloud has 43 availability zones across 18 regions globally, with coverage extending across mainland China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, India, Indonesia, Japan, Australia, the Middle East, Europe, India and the USA.