Alibaba Cloud Joins the EU Code of Conduct for Cloud Service Providers

April 03, 2017

Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, has today announced that it has joined the Code of Conduct for Cloud Service Providers (EU Cloud CoC) in Europe. Alibaba Cloud joins international technology companies Oracle, IBM, SAP and Salesforce amongst others, as members of the General Assembly of the EU Cloud CoC to work together with SCOPE Europe, which is responsible for managing and monitoring implementation of the recently established EU Cloud Code of Conduct.

Ethan YU, Vice President of Alibaba Group and General Manager of Alibaba Cloud Global, said, "We are honored to join the EU Cloud CoC and partner with SCOPE Europe. Alibaba Cloud is committed to maintaining a high standard of data protection for our company and the Alibaba Cloud ecosystem, and to contributing to the healthy development of the technology industry as a whole. We look forward to working with our partners in this endeavor."

Jörn Wittmann, Managing Director of SCOPE Europe, added, "We look forward to working alongside Alibaba Cloud to implement, develop and promote the adoption of the new EU Cloud Code of Conduct. Alibaba Cloud’s commitment to high standards of data protection will strengthen trust in Cloud Computing, and we welcome their participation."