San Diego based chip maker Qualcomm and China’s Guizhou Huaxintong Semi-Conductor company have announced a joint venture to develop new server chip sets designed for the Chinese market.
Dell has prioritized growing its presence within the Chinese market targeting SMBs and public sector organizations.
Alibaba Cloud Computing (Alicloud) is to launch 20 new online services to the Chinese market under the brand name Big Data Platform.
Software and services vendor Mirantis and Chinese cloud operator UCloud have announced a joint venture to speed OpenStack adoption in China’s finance, telecom, state-owned enterprises and large internet businesses.
Cisco Systems is to form a joint venture with Chinese server maker Inspur, selling networking and cloud computing products in China. Cisco and Inspur will jointly invest $100 million in the project.
Alibaba’s cloud computing division has opened its first overseas datacentre in Silicon Valley and a move the Chinese e-commerce giant said will bolster its appeal to Chinese multinational companies.
Mobile development and management services provider Kony has appointed Steven Medeiros as vice president and general manager of Asia Pacific and Middle East. Medeiros, who formerly led SAP’s cloud and mobile solutions division for APAC, will focus on building out offices and channels for Kony in the region.
IBM and Chinese ISP Tencent have inked a deal that will see the two companies team up to jointly market cloud-based services for SMBs working in smart cities and healthcare among other verticals.
Networking incumbent Cisco is to set up a joint venture company with Chinese hardware manufacturer TCL, the latest in a series of cloud-focused partnerships leveraging China’s vast technology manufacturing capacity and cloud market potential.
Yonyou Software has announced a strategic collaboration with IBM that will see the ISV used IBM’s database and big data technologies to underpin it software solutions in China.