Alibaba Cloud offers $30 Million worth of Cloud Services to Digitise Indian MSMEs

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Alibaba Cloud, the Cloud Computing arm of the Alibaba Group, is now offering cloud solutions worth around $30 Million to the MSME (Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises) in India to help them maintain business continuity at the time of Coronavirus Outbreak.

The program called, Anti COVID-19 SME Enablement Program, is open from the 23rd of April to 22nd of June, according to Alibaba Cloud.

Executive Opinion

In a BusinessInsider report, Alex Li, General Manager, Alibaba Cloud South Asia, said, "India has the vision to increase the contribution from its MSME's (micro, small and medium enterprises) to its National GDP to 50 percent and a large part of that growth will be possible in this day and age through empowering companies with technology. The Alibaba Cloud Global SME Enablement Program aims to provide much needed and timely relief to SMEs so they can rapidly respond to the current crisis while speeding up their digital transformation and emerging from the current pandemic stronger and more resilient."

Alibaba Cloud's Anti COVID-19 SME Enablement Program

Alibaba Cloud is offering a $300 coupon package only for new SME customers. Additionally, $500 coupon is offered for 8 advanced products for paying customers.

MSMEs can easily access a portfolio of 12 products from the Alibaba Cloud, such as the Object Storage Service, an encrypted service for data storage and backup on the cloud, and Elastic Compute Service, which powers cloud apps with low latency.

These companies can also sign up for online learning from the Alibaba Cloud Academy.

In the month of March, Alibaba Cloud revealed AI and cloud-based technology solutions to fight against the COVID-19.

Previously, Alibaba Foundation and the Jack Ma Foundation donated some of the medical supplies, such as the Coronavirus Pandemic testing kits and face masks to India and six other countries.

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