Alibaba Cloud doubles capacity in Indonesia with second data centre

EILEEN YU | January 9, 2019

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Alibaba's cloud computing unit has opened a second data centre in Indonesia, doubling its local capacity and pushing its global coverage to 55 availability zones across 19 regions. The launch comes 10 months after the Chinese vendor announced its first site in the ASEAN market last March and is part of a network of eight international data centre regions in the Asia-Pacific, including Singapore, Australia, and Malaysia. According to Alibaba, it is the only global public cloud provider that operates local data centres in Indonesia. The two facilities offer a range of products and services including database, networking, storage, and middleware applications, said the cloud vendor. It also introduced machine learning for artificial intelligence applications to the local market and will add new offerings later this month, including real-time search, visualisation, and data analysis.

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