India's Tata Communications links up with Alibaba Cloud

India's Tata Communications links up with Alibaba CloudIndia's Tata Communications has entered an agreement with Alibaba Cloud to provide high-speed, low-latency access to Alibaba Cloud's ExpressConnect.

Under the agreement, Tata Communications will provide access to ExpressConnect in over 150 countries using its IZO Private Connect service.

ExpressConnect is designed to provide reliable connection between virtual private clouds, the internet and customers' own networks.

IZO is meanwhile a cloud enablement platform designed to help customers deploy private, public or hybrid cloud environments. It is supported by Tata Communications' extensive global subsea cable network.

“We look forward to working closely with Tata Communications in a bid to provide an exciting proposition with great connectivity for global enterprises wanting to enter China and for Chinese enterprises looking to go global with ease and convenience,” Alibaba Cloud Global deputy GM Yeming Wang said.

“We are confident that the partnership between Alibaba Cloud and Tata Communications will assist both of us to become true digital transformation partners for our customers, empowering them to expand to new geographies, boost productivity, safeguard their businesses against threats, and take customer experience to the next level,” Tata Communications president of global network cloud and data center services Genius Wong added.

“We look forward to offering more global organizations connectivity to Alibaba Cloud and to strengthening our presence in the Chinese market.”

First published in TelecomAsia