Gartner Research

SWOT: Alibaba Cloud Services, Worldwide

Published: 28 November 2018

ID: G00368673

Analyst(s): Arun Chandrasekaran , Neil MacDonald , Wataru Katsurashima , Adam Ronthal , Evan Zeng , Uko Tian , Gregor Petri , Melody Chien


A strong vision, versatile offerings and an extensive installed base make Alibaba Cloud the third-largest cloud IaaS provider. Understanding Alibaba Cloud’s SWOT characteristics will provide technology product managers with the market intelligence to effectively compete or partner with this vendor.

Table Of Contents


  • SWOT Analysis
    • Strengths
    • Weaknesses
    • Opportunities
    • Threats
  • Recommendations for Partners and/or Competitors
    • Competitors
    • Partners
  • Implication for Alibaba Cloud
  • Company Overview
  • Methodology

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