China Unicom Launches Cloud, Continues CSP Market MomentumChina Unicom Launches Cloud, Continues CSP Market Momentum
Chinese telecom China Unicom is joining a handful of cloud services providers (CSPs) that have made the move to China by launching a full-service cloud computing, according to Web Host Industry Review.
December 26, 2013
China Unicom is joining a handful of cloud services providers (CSPs) that have already taken a share of the Chinese cloud computing market by launching its own cloud, according to Web Host Industry Review.
The Chinese telecom company's OpenStack-based software called Wo-Cloud will be delivered from data centers located in Hohhot and Langfang, the report said.
"China Unicom will focus on IaaS- and PaaS-level products for 3G, broadband, and public customers by creating a public service cloud," China Unicom Presidnet Lu Yimin said in a statement.
Other CSPs that have shown interest in the Chinese cloud computing market over the past year include the following:
Additionally, Internet-based e-commerce company Alibaba Group plans to expand its data centers to support local Chinese businesses through Aliyun, the company's cloud division, it said in a statement this week.
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