1688 Cloud Hub

Alibaba Cloud 1688 Cloud Hub is a cloud-based solution that allows you to easily interconnect your 1688.com store with your backend IT systems across different geographic regions in a secure, data-driven, and automated approach.


1688.com is China's largest B2B wholesale procurement platform with more than 12 million user visits every day. 1688.com is a world-leader with over 10 million enterprises setting up online stores on this platform. 1688.com currently provides services for store owners from multiple well-known e-commerce platforms, such as Taobao, AliExpress, and Lazada.

Alibaba Cloud 1688 Cloud Hub is a cloud-based solution using Alibaba Cloud services and 1688 platform which is the domestic B2B wholesale arm of the Alibaba Group to enable quick system integration between 1688.com and your enterprise, improving business agility and eliminating complex integration issues.

With the 1688 Cloud Hub solution, you will be able to easily establish a high available system across different geographic regions to automate management of 1688.com services such as merchandise information publishing, order status monitoring, and order retrieval. This solution provides an easy and quick way to integrate 1688.com services with your customer enterprise system such as Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system and reduces your integration time from a few months down to a few weeks. This solution is based upon multiple Alibaba Cloud services, such as CEN and MQ to provide worldwide high-performance network connectivity with China and meet compliance requirements.

Easily and Automatically Manage 1688.com Services

This solution allows you to easily access 1688.com with capabilities of automated retrieval, integration, and management of 1688.com services, such as order status, logistics information, rich message, and subscription services that provide real-time event notifications and status monitoring.

Integrate 1688.com Services with Your ERP

This one-stop solution provides you with an easy and quick way to integrate 1688.com services with your customer enterprise system, such as the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, in a complete purchasing cycle within weeks.

Achieve High Performance Network Connectivity

Empowered by Alibaba Cloud's robust global infrastructures, Alibaba Cloud's CEN offers you high performance network connectivity across different geographic regions.

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Solution Highlights

  • One-Stop Solution for 1688.com Support

    This solution provides a full 1688.com cloud application service that integrates hundreds of data service interfaces with your 1688.com store. Empowered by Alibaba Cloud’s ApsaraDB for PolarDB, you can automate the data retrieval and integration from 1688.com, such as logistics, order transactions, and other local data.

  • Reliable and Secure Networking

    By leveraging Alibaba Cloud's global infrastructure footprint and secure global network, Alibaba Cloud offers you an efficient and safe way to connect your enterprise systems with 1688.com.

  • Enterprise-Level Support

    This solution includes a professional support team with enterprise-level service to help you with cross-region contract management, application customization and development, and business consultant services. You can deploy and jumpstart your business in just a few weeks.

How It Works

This solution provides you with a full 1688.com cloud-hosted application service that integrates hundreds of data service interfaces with your 1688.com store. The gateway proxy services give you enterprise-level stability that allows you to quickly integrate and manage 1688.com services.

Empowered by Alibaba Cloud's ApsaraDB for PolarDB, this solution provides you with a cloud-hosted Database and data synchronization service to quickly retrieve your own 1688.com data. Global Database Network Service (GDN) helps you automatically replicate cross-regional data to ensure the data of your 1688.com store is synchronized across different geographic locations. This improves the stability and speed of cross-regional database transmission through the Alibaba Cloud global backbone network.

Alibaba's global infrastructure and dedicated support team help you fast to dock with 1688.com data and provide robust infrastructure provisioning. Cloud Enterprise Network (CEN) can help you facilitate communication privately between your local on-premise infrastructures to 1688.com's infrastructures in China. The routing information in CEN can be configured and distributed automatically, allowing CEN to achieve fast routing and improved network connectivity and security.

This solution's unified messaging subscription service enables you to obtain order statuses in real-time. Empowered by AlibabaMQ for Apache RocketMQ, this solution ensures that messages are synchronized between different regions and keeps you notified of 1688.com orders and logistics updates. AlibabaMQ for Apache RocketMQ supports Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) network by default, making message delivery more secure in an isolated network environment.

ApsaraDB for PolarDB

A cloud-native relational database that is compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle.

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Cloud Enterprise Network

Provides a hybrid and distributed global network ideal for enterprise users with high demand on network coverage.

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Virtual Private Cloud

A virtual private cloud service provides an isolated cloud network to operate resources in a secure environment.

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AlibabaMQ for Apache RocketMQ

A distributed message queue service supports reliable message-based asynchronous communication.

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Security and Compliance

We are committed to providing stable, reliable, secure, and compliant cloud computing infrastructure services across major jurisdictions around the world.
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  • ISO 27001
  • SOC2 Type II Report
  • C5
  • MLPS 2.0
  • MTCS

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