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Amazon’s web outfit eyes local expansion

AMAZON Web Services has expanded in China with an upgraded strategy covering partners, infrastructure, vertical industries and landing functions, the world’s No. 1 cloud service provider said yesterday in Shanghai.

AWS China has a strategy of “leveraging global strengths and acting locally” to target three categories of clients — local companies, multinationals in China and domestic firms with overseas business — said Elaine Chang, corporate vice president and general manager of AWS China.

Companies, especially those from traditional industries with limited IT personnel and budgets, can have the latest IT capacities and functions through AWS. AWS capacities, including cloud services and various functions like artificial intelligence and cybersecurity, will help China boost its digital transformation, especially in vertical industries like finance, automotive, retail and health care, Chang said.

AWS introduced 50 percent more functions in China in the first half, providing more choices to its clients, including Anker and Porsche China.

In the 2020 global public cloud market, AWS ranked the No. 1 with a 40 percent market share, followed by Microsoft, Alibaba, Google and Huawei, according to researcher Gartner.

AWS revenue may hit US$54 billion this year based on its first-quarter result, which jumped 32 percent year on year.

Its three Chinese regions are in Beijing, Ningxia and Hong Kong, which offer local customers cloud-based capacities and functions.


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