Alibaba Cloud Hosts Internet Day 2022 to Bolster Malaysia’s Digitalisation

Alibaba Cloud May 31, 2022

A new empowerment program to support digital transformation and innovations in various ecosystems amid post pandemic era



Kuala Lumpur, May 31, 2022 – Alibaba Cloud, the digital technology and intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group today announced at Alibaba Cloud Internet Day 2022 in Kuala Lumpur that it will launch the Alibaba Cloud Digital Empowerment Program with increased resources in Malaysia to better support local digitalization and accelerate ecosystem innovation amid the post pandemic era. The new program will consist of various aspects including cloud credits empowerment, training workshops and dedicated technology services especially targeting key industries with huge demands in digital transformation such as Internet, Finance, Retail etc.

“COVID-19 has profoundly altered the way we live and work, and the way we consume. To grow and thrive in a post-COVID-19 world, it is vital for the local businesses in Malaysia to adopt swift digital transformation into a pandemic-proof business model via technology.” said Kun Huang, General Manager of Malaysia, Alibaba Cloud Intelligence. “As a global leading cloud service provider with two local data centres, Alibaba Cloud will continue to invest in the market to provide the best-in-class cloud computing infrastructure and services and proven industry know-how for our local customers and partners in various sectors to enhance their business throughout their digital transformation journey.”

Held in Hilton Kuala Lumpur by Alibaba Cloud, this half-day technology conference has connected emerging industry experts to feature the key trends and development of internet related industries in cloud, in order to empower Malaysian tech professionals to develop in their fields. The conference has thrown some light on the importance of cloud management and software, operations automation skills, as well as organisational paradigms to support digital business to the innovators and leaders from different sectors.

Supporting Innovation in Various Industries

Besides featured speakers from Alibaba Cloud, several keynote speakers who are emerging players from different sectors including healthcare, entertainment and internet have further shared their thoughts on how Alibaba Cloud has supported their business for next wave of innovation in the digital ecosystem.

TELEME Technologies, a telehealth service app that bridges a digital ecosystem between health practitioners, patients and pharmacies have leveraged on Alibaba Cloud’s ECS, ApsaraDB and OSS that help to hold the critical value of elastic computing in the form of a scalable cloud platform to meet rapidly shifting TELEME business needs. “Alibaba Cloud provides TELEME with best in class security, scalability, and reliability, combined with information that is stored locally in Malaysia and in compliance with the local laws,” said by the speaker, Director cum Chief Medical Officer of TELEME, Dr Hoh Hon Bing.

Mohd Hafiz Bin Mohd Ismail, CEO of Tribeans Solutions, a software development company that provides media streaming services by leveraging Alibaba Cloud’s Video on Demand (VOD) Solutions, said, “Recent pandemic has shown the importance of IT and accelerated the adoption of digital technologies by several years. Hence it is important to not undermine the benefits technology provides to businesses as it increases the efficiency of systems, products and services. For instance, with the Alibaba Cloud local data centres and its wide-range services provided, we are able to satisfy most of our clients’ requirements and grow our business in the market.”

Moreover, Edward Law, CEO of SigningCloud, a Securemetric company, which provides secure e-signing solutions to customers with a more cohesive digital experience has further addressed on how digital technology can benefit businesses. “Partnering with Alibaba Cloud has enabled us to deliver innovative, digital security Software-as-a-Service applications on a world-class, highly secure, and robust cloud services platform. Alibaba Cloud also extends strong partner support and technology support, for us to fully utilise and leverage their platform, particularly digital security technologies and help usto deliver hyper localised and scalable solutions to the Malaysian and Southeast Asian market.”

About Alibaba Cloud

Established in 2009, Alibaba Cloud (www.alibabacloud.com) is the digital technology and intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group. It offers a complete suite of cloud services to customers worldwide, including elastic computing, database, storage, network virtualisation services, large-scale computing, security, management and application services, big data analytics, a machine learning platform and IoT services. Alibaba Cloud is China’s leading provider of public cloud services by revenue in 2019, including PaaS and IaaS services, according to IDC. Alibaba Group is the world’s third leading and Asia Pacific’s leading IaaS provider by revenue in 2020 in U.S. dollars, according to Gartner’s April 2021 report.