Amazon, Twitter, Facebook, Google, and Microsoft have all deployed containment strategies, meaning that their workforce in high risk areas should not go into the office if they are able to telecommute.
Given the global scale and huge impact the virus is having on economies, industries are looking at what the impact could be on themselves and what this could mean for the future. This article will concentrate on the impact the virus is having on the cloud hosting industry.
The importance of the UK market for the Alibaba Cloud was pivotal in the decision to build these data centers in London. It was one of the fastest growing European markets for the business with clients across key sectors. The services to be rolled out from these data centers includes elastic computing, which will help to mitigate times of heavy usage within the network, as well as application services, big data analytics, and storage - alongside others.