Alibaba’s cloud service is promising to boost e-commerce solutions to businesses suffering from the impact of the coronavirus outbreak.
The new services will allow retailers to set up a functioning trading platform within five days. Remote hands-on training with a focus on time to market is provided.
“The global retail industry has been hit hard by the widespread outbreak of the novel coronavirus, with businesses encountering a variety of challenges including limited access to supplies, decreasing consumer demand and foot traffic,” said Alibaba Cloud Intelligence president of international business Selina Yuan.
“Retailers are in urgent need of a digital enterprise platform and ready-to-deploy e-commerce system to continue growing their businesses despite the uncertainty.
“Alibaba Cloud is committed to supporting retailers amidst the coronavirus outbreak. Our suite of solutions is to facilitate this process quickly and securely, making e-commerce a sustainable option for offline retailers to carry on with business as usual.”
The services include a set of plug-and-play Alibaba Cloud products and solutions in computing, databases, multimedia and video live streaming, collaboration, and security and data analytics.