What have you heard of the Alibaba cloud platform? Well, I guess you haven’t heard much of this platform. Most people all over the world only know of the Alibaba e-commerce platform. But the Alibaba platform like I have established in my previous articles is a group of company. This, therefore, means that the platform is one that is into different forms of businesses. And besides e-commerce and internet, the Alibaba group of company is also into the cloud business. Well, this is not something we hear of every day. But you have nothing to worry about. As I will be explaining this very topic to you to the best of my capacity and hopefully by the end of it all you get it.
The Alibaba cloud platform can also be referred to as aliyun. The platform itself is a subsidiary of the Alibaba group of companies. The platform provides cloud computing services to online business platforms. It also provides the same service to the e-commerce platform of Alibaba. This very platform of Alibaba is headquartered and registered in Singapore. The company offers pay as you go form of services and it operates in 19 data center regions and 56 zones around the world. Some of these regions include Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, India, United Kingdom, China north, China south, China east, the US east, US west, Germany and others.
Just in case you do not know what a cloud platform is all about, here is a short description. A cloud computing platform is a platform that saves and process large forms of data on the internet. Instead of making use of the traditional computer hard drive we all know about, this is done over on the internet.
How to Access the Alibaba Cloud Platform
You do not need much to get access to this platform. All you need to access this platform is an internet enabled device. And if you have a business set up and in search of a cloud computing platform you need this very one. To access this platform go to www.alibabacloud on your device. This will only give you access to the homepage of this platform. To, therefore, make use of this platform you need to sign up on the platform. In other words, you need to create an account on the platform. To create an Alibaba cloud account follow the steps below;
- Visit the official Alibaba cloud platform at www.alibabacloud.com.
- Click on the join tab.
- On the next page fill in the necessary information in the required boxes.
- Verify your account.
That’s it! You will be registered to the platform almost immediately. If you are a new user on the platform you will get a free trial with over 40 products.