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Alibaba Cloud planning to build its first data center in the Philippines
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Alibaba Cloud planning to build its first data center in the Philippines

Alibaba Cloud will be launching its first data center in the Philippines by the end of 2021. The objective is to extend the reach of its services including elastic compute, databases, security, machine learning, and data analytics. This move is part of an aggressive US$1 billion plan to expand its presence across Southeast Asia, The new data center will be constructed in the capital Manila and bring the company’s total number of availability zones or data centers to 76. The Data centers are currently spread across 25 regions worldwide. The Chinese cloud service provider said, “Local businesses across sectors such as financial technology, e-commerce, education, and media will be able to adopt and implement cloud technologies more efficiently, and better position themselves to capture th...