Alibaba Group, the popular Chinese conglomerate has announced the launch of its new distribution channel programme with an aim to strengthen its existence in India.
The company believes that it is a great time to carry on and grow business in the country. The company had also come up with its new distribution channel programme to encourage partners to bring in-depth technical knowledge to customers, during the “India Eco Summit”.
“Alibaba Cloud has always been dedicated to empower enterprises of different sizes to tap into opportunities in the digital age. With digital transformation poised to add close to $154 Bn to India’s GDP, this is a great opportunity for us to do business in India,” said Alex Li, General Manager of Alibaba Cloud Asia Pacific.
With this new strategy and innovation, the Alibaba Group is also planning to build up specialized teams for the purpose of focusing on several market segments and sectors including start-up and online business.
The company will also train 1,000 sales and technology employees and workers in India in the next six months, to make this network stronger. As we all know, Alibaba Cloud offers products and services to people in India across the e-commerce, gaming, media, retail and IoT sectors through an extensive network of distributors.
This news has come up at a time when Google is also trying to make its cloud services stronger in India. Alibaba Group has spent an estimated amount of $2.12 billion on public Cloud services. India at present is in the third position on the list of countries in Asia Pacific excluding Japan.
With Amazon Web Services and Google strengthening their footsteps in India, Alibaba is also entering the league in the Indian market.