As Chongqing vigorously implements the innovation-driven development strategy action plan led by big data intelligence and accelerates the construction of “a powerhouse of smart manufacturing” and “a famous smart city,” smart companies including Tencent, Alibaba set up headquarters inYubei, Chongqing, collecting strength for Chongqing’s innovation and development and providing “smart factors” for industrial transformation and upgrading.
Tencent launches Penguin Coaching and accelerates the construction of the largest single data center in Chongqing
In April of 2020, the southwest base of Tencent Penguin Coaching was set up in Yubei District, Chongqing. Penguin Coaching is a Tencent-owned online school for primary and secondary school students. At present, it has more than 5 million users all over the country.
Compared with other peers, Tencent Penguin Coaching boasts the biggest technical advantage. It can fully apply Tencent’s underlying technology into teaching and make the classroom more lively, interesting, and interactive by virtue of AI, image recognition, and voice recognition. At the same time, it can make a more accurate diagnosis of students based on the advantage of massive data to push more accurate learning plans.
Tencent has deployed multiple core businesses since it set up its southwest headquarters base in Chongqing in 2018. For example, the phase I Tencent Cloud Computing Data Center located in Shuitu Town has been put into use. Phase II officially started construction in April this year, with an additional investment of 4.5 billion yuan. The total investment in the two phases will exceed 10 billion yuan. After completion, it will reach a total capacity of 200,000-plus servers, making it the largest single data center in west China.
Alibaba launches Spring Thunder Initiative to deploy BusinessBusiness in Chongqing fully
Alibaba Intelligent Chongqing Center has been established to help Chongqing develop the big data and AI industries in sectors such as intelligent manufacturing platform, Internet of Things (IoT) platform, and City Data Brain.
With the help of Alibaba.com, Chongqing Business to Business Furniture Co., Ltd. (Business to Business Furniture) has recently become popular abroad.
On April 8, 2020, Chongqing Municipal Commission of Commerce and Alibaba signed the Spring Thunder Initiative strategic cooperation agreement to jointly promote the digital transformation of Chongqing enterprises, and help sell Chongqing products worldwide. Business to Business embraces this good opportunity. In the past two months, Business to Business has received orders worth more than 1 million yuan from countries such as the United States and South Korea on Alibaba.com.
Spring Thunder Initiative is just one of Alibaba’s actions to expand its presence in Chongqing. So far, Alibaba’s leading businesses, including fintech and new retail, have been fully established in Chongqing.