Whale Cloud announces new initiatives to help CSPs and enterprises in African market

people sitting around brown wooden table under white pendant 1181435Alibaba subsidiary Whale Cloud has announced its “Connecting Digital Africa” initiatives to help communication service providers (CSPs) and enterprises in the African market with their digital transformation journey in the upcoming 5G era

Under the initiatives, Whale Cloud is committed to enabling businesses in Africa to accelerate digital transformation with Alibaba’s digital technologies and practices and Whale Cloud’s two-decade of ICT experience.

Whale Cloud will continue to help CSPs in this region with digital infrastructure including a digital transformation approach and frameworks, cloud platforms based on Alibaba’s cloud computing practice, IT systems embedded with data analytics and intelligence technologies, and 5G-ready business and network support solutions.

In addition to the digital infrastructure, Whale Cloud can provide customised industry digital transformation solutions in finance, transportation, and new retail sectors to accelerate the smart city construction in this region.

Mu Ji, CEO of Whale Cloud Middle East and Africa, said, “Whale Cloud has been working with telecom operators in more than 20 countries in this region, including Orange, Etisalat, Econet, Libyana, MTN, etc.

“At MWC 2019 Barcelona and GITEX 2019 Dubai, Whale Cloud and Alibaba have co-branded to showcase leading technologies and industry-proven practices and solutions in telecom and other vertical industries. At this year’s GITEX, Whale Cloud and Zain signed the public cloud cooperation project, and the cooperation between Whale Cloud and Zain has attracted widespread attention.

“So we are committed to bringing Alibaba’s technology and experience to Africa and working with African partners to support and boost the sustainability of Africa’s community and economic growth.”

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