Alibaba cloud has become Ma Yun's new ace in gover

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On January 20, Alibaba cloud announced at the Shanghai summit of the 2016 yunqi conference that it would open Alibaba's big data capabilities for the next decade and release the world's first one-stop big data platform, digital plus, one of the first batch of 20 products to appear in counties and cities

County Tuzhi is a data application product for China's county economy, which can enable the managers of each county to understand the regional economic situation, industrial characteristics, domestic consumption and other key data trends in real time, and provide support for government decision-making. It can be called a teacher. Xu Changliang, senior director of Alibaba cloud big data business department, said. According to Alibaba cloud's vision, county governance will customize visual economic cloud maps for more than 3000 county governments. In the future, there may be such a large screen in the decision-maker's office of China's county economy, on which every number beating reflects the development trend of the local county economy in real time

County Tuzhi is just the latest service product launched by Alibaba cloud computing, and Alibaba cloud computing is becoming one of the best cards in Jack Ma's hand

since its establishment in 2009, after six years of technological precipitation, Alibaba cloud has covered one-stop services in the field of cloud computing infrastructure, ranging from domain name, filing, parsing, computing, networking, storage, database, security, massive data analysis to Internet middleware, and has entered the world's top ranks in many fields, moving forward to the world's top cloud computing companies

after 2014, Alibaba has been trying to get rid of the e-commerce label, and from it to DT has become the idiom of Alibaba's latest sermon. Jack Ma himself also made it clear that cloud computing is one of Alibaba's core strategies in the next decade, and he will spare no effort to invest in the development of data technology, so that data and computing capabilities become the foundation of inclusive economy

for giants such as Alibaba, the advantages of each platform under Alibaba can be maintained for several years, but the company's growth engine needs to be constantly rotated. Obviously, Alibaba cloud is the new growth engine in Ma Yun's eyes in the next three years

in fact, the growth rate of cloud computing is particularly striking in Alibaba's 2015 financial report data. In the first quarter of 2015, Alibaba cloud posted its report card for the first time, with a revenue of 388 million yuan, an increase of 82% year-on-year; In the second quarter of 2015, Alibaba cloud's revenue was 485million yuan, an increase of 106%; The financial report disclosed in the third quarter of 2015 showed that Alibaba cloud's revenue was 649 million yuan, becoming the business block with the highest growth rate under Alibaba with a year-on-year growth rate of 128%

huxiaoming, President of Alibaba cloud, said in an interview with times weekly that the growth of cloud computing business is mainly due to the explosive growth of the entire industry. In addition, the increase in the number of paying customers and the increase in the use of Alibaba cloud computing services also drive the cloud computing business. However, Hu Xiaoming did not disclose the specific sectors, such as the proportion of government cloud in Alibaba cloud's revenue

compared with Amazon, the global leader in cloud computing, with an annual revenue of $7.3 billion, Alibaba cloud still has a lot of room for development. At present, China's cloud computing market has 120billion yuan of space, but the development is less than 1%. Hu Xiaoming told times weekly that Alibaba cloud's business will continue to grow at a high speed in the next three to five years. To achieve the above goals, Alibaba's plan is to attract 1000 partners to Alibaba cloud platform in three years

At present, China's cloud market is divided into three categories: one is public cloud, that is, cloud services provided by third-party service providers to users through open Internet, free of charge or with little charge; One is private cloud, that is, cloud services customized for a customer alone, which can enable users to achieve more effective control over data, security and service quality; The other is hybrid cloud, which has two service modes and is placed in a safe and non humid environment; The level is higher than the public cloud

from the perspective of the global cloud service market, the top three in the infrastructure service market are foreign enterprises, followed by Amazon, Microsoft and IBM. In the past, Alibaba has always regarded the public cloud platform as the focus of business development, but with the expansion of large customers, especially the financial cloud and government cloud service business, users' demand for an independent and isolated information technology infrastructure began to grow. Since last July, Alibaba announced its entry into the field of hybrid cloud and private cloud. In the same period, Alibaba cloud has begun to test the private cloud business, which is currently applied to customers in Guizhou Province and Sinopec

at present, national ministries and commissions including the China Meteorological Administration, the China Earthquake Administration, the General Administration of customs, Sinopec and other central enterprises have reached strategic cooperation with Alibaba cloud. In addition, more than 10 provincial governments, including Zhejiang, Guizhou, Hainan, Guangxi, Ningxia, Henan and Hebei, have also signed strategic cooperation agreements with Alibaba group

the cooperation with official government departments has played an endorsement role for Alibaba's cloud as basic service concept to a certain extent. Huxiaoming, President of Alibaba cloud, said that at present, more than 300 government platforms have used Alibaba cloud technology, including electrical leads and polymer "pixels" that change from transparent to opaque when voltage is applied, including big data analysis platform for customs, data calculation for power allocation of State Grid, ticket sales of 12306, etc

Alibaba cloud's application in government affairs is typical of transportation and water conservancy. At present, the Department of transportation of Zhejiang Province is cooperating with Alibaba cloud to carry out a new pilot: combining high-speed historical data, real-time data and road conditions, and predicting the traffic conditions in the next hour based on the computing power of Alibaba cloud big data. Han Haihang, director of Zhejiang Provincial Transportation Information Center, said at the yunqi conference that at present, the accuracy of prediction is stable at more than 91%. By predicting the future road conditions, the transportation department can better guide the traffic, and users can also make better route choices

compared with the government vertical business line that Alibaba is not familiar with, system integrators are the key to cloud platform business promotion. Hongtai water conservancy is a service provider of Ningbo smart water conservancy construction. At the end of 2015, Ningbo Hongtai Water Conservancy Information Technology Co., Ltd. and Alibaba cloud reached a cooperation. The two sides plan to develop a dynamic flood risk map of the city through big data technology and water conservancy infrastructure (reservoirs, rivers, pumps, gates, etc.), divide the main urban area of Ningbo into 80000 grids, and it only takes 2 minutes to calculate the flood inundation of any 100 meter area in the main urban area of Ningbo, Realize big data water control. Yulihua, chief engineer of Hongtai water conservancy, told the times weekly: after the water conservancy data link, it can be used as a platform service for reservoir management, as well as a flood risk analysis, as well as an early warning analysis of urban waterlogging, and can provide the public with socialized services for flood control and disaster reduction

full of variables

at present, the domestic cloud service market is in competition. In addition to Alibaba cloud, which accounts for the leading domestic market share, Internet companies such as Baidu, Tencent, Sina, have entered; China Telecom, China Mobile and China Unicom (4.160, -0.46, -9.96%) are also unwilling to be lonely, aiming at the government and enterprise market to carry out cloud business; Without exception, several major Internet companies have incorporated cloud services into the group's strategy, and even Xunlei, Xiaomi and 360 have also made the idea of cloud services through the concept of sharing economy; In terms of overseas cloud service providers, in addition to Amazon, the world's largest cloud service provider, IBM, Microsoft and others are eyeing the Chinese market

the pattern of China's cloud service market is full of variables

at the end of July 2015, it communications giant Huawei announced its official entry into the public cloud market, and Huawei's entry was also regarded as a strong challenger to Alibaba cloud. Before Huawei released its public cloud strategy, it was widely believed that the biggest threat to Alibaba cloud in the domestic public cloud market was the Chinese cloud service providers with the license of the Ministry of industry and information technology, but actually backed by foreign capital such as Microsoft and IBM. Almost at the same time that Huawei entered the public cloud market, Alibaba Group announced a strategic capital increase of 6billion yuan to Alibaba cloud for international business development, research and development of infrastructure and technology in the big data field, and DT ecological construction

it is worth mentioning that in the cloud computing market, companies are increasing their influence in various ways to attract developers. Xu Changliang, senior director of Alibaba cloud, said that Alibaba cloud's data plus platform will be open to teams with data development capabilities, and provide data services for all walks of life with the help of data plus tools. It's like opening a store on Taobao, but they sell professional capabilities. In fact, for enterprises or government departments using cloud services, the core assets are data and data exchange platforms. Such customers especially don't want to be subject to cloud service providers. For this concern, Xu Changliang, senior director of Alibaba cloud, stressed that Alibaba cloud will not touch customer data

At present, this aspect still needs in-depth research

in terms of business areas, government affairs is currently the battleground of domestic cloud computing service providers, and the financial sector with a huge market is also the focus of competition among cloud service providers

at present, the pace of financial enterprises' going to the cloud is slightly cautious, which stems from the cautious attitude of the banking industry towards operational risks and it system risks. The bankers contacted by times weekly at the cloud habitat conference mostly emphasized that the key to cloud services is security and stability

while emphasizing that it will not touch customer data, Alibaba cloud's strategy is to jointly or even directly support system service providers, so as to provide complete cloud storage and computing services for offline enterprises. Runhe software (31.760, -3.53, -10.00%) is a domestic mainstream software service provider committed to helping the banking system on the cloud. Alibaba cloud recently signed a strategic cooperation agreement with it to integrate the products and solutions of both sides and provide financial informatization solutions for customers in the financial industry. Once banks begin to accept cloud computing, the subsequent growth must be explosive. This is my judgment of the whole industry. Zhong Jun, vice president of Runhe software, predicted

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