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Alibaba Cloud Announces Collaboration with Accenture to Deliver Cloud Services and "As-a-Service" Solutions to Clients in China and ASEAN Markets

April 20, 2016

Shenzhen, April 20, 2016 –Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Groupannounced today a collaboration agreement with Accenture, a leading global professional services company, to provide flexible, agile and cost-effective "as-a-Service" technology and business solutions to clients in China and in ASEAN markets.

Alibaba Cloud will combine its Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) solutions with Accenture's industry and technology consulting capabilities to help enterprise clients simplify their efforts to run digital businesses. Through this collaboration, Alibaba Cloud and Accenture will also work together to jointly bring cloud-based third-party solutions onboard the Alibaba Cloud platform.

"Alibaba Cloud provides the marketplace with highly disruptive, scalable and cost-effective cloud offerings. We are glad to work with Accenture to strengthen the offerings of reliable cloud-based, analytics-driven enterprise solutions in China as well as in ASEAN markets," said YU Sicheng, Vice President of Alibaba Cloud. "This is a strong and solid step in our ongoing commitment to building an ecosystem that could leverage our cloud computing expertise to efficiently and securely serve the needs of our clients."

"Our collaboration with Alibaba Cloud will help improve the way companies can transition to become truly digital businesses," said YU Yi, Managing Director and Lead of Accenture Digital in Greater China. "Applying our broad industry expertise, analytics capabilities and technology integration services along with the IaaS functions of Alibaba Cloud will enable clients to accelerate their adoption of 'as-a-Service' strategies that prevail in today's digital economy."

About Alibaba Cloud

Established in September 2009, Alibaba Cloud (www.alibabacloud.com), Alibaba Group's cloud computing arm, develops highly scalable platforms for cloud computing and data management. It provides a comprehensive suite of cloud computing services to support participants of Alibaba Group's online and mobile commerce ecosystem, including sellers, and other third-party customers and businesses. Alibaba Cloud is a business within Alibaba Group.