Wuxi, Alibaba join hands for world-class IOT town development
2017-08-04 17:42:00

The High-tech Zone of Wuxi and Alibaba's Ali Cloud Computing Co., Ltd. signed a strategic cooperation agreement to work together on the establishment of the Hongshan Internet of Things basic platform - Fei Feng platform for the creation of a world-class Internet of Things demonstration projects to promote the development of the Hongshshan IOT town.

Relying on Ali Cloud’s years of technology accumulation, the "Fei Feng Platform" will become the infrastructure facility for the development of Hongshan's IOT town.

The platform will be put to use at the end of this year after undergoing pilot application on 20 sites through the test versions of the IOT infrastructure project before the hosting of the IOT Convention in September this year.

The IOT infrastructure project will be expanded to accommodate 500 to 1000 areas of urban governance applications in the next three years, and gradually extended to the city of Wuxi and the entire province.

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Both sides will make intelligent data system layout in the Hongshan IOT town for the construction of the next generation future data center featuring efficient, clean and flexible operation. The command co-ordination center and the IOT "functional cloud" innovation center will come up with a data network to create flow of data and online value.

As the core demonstration zone of the IOT application, Wuxi is now home to some 2000 IOT firms with annual operating revenue of more than 200 billion yuan and a workforce of over 150000 employees.

Wuxi Hongshan IOT town is the first of its kind in the country, relying on the unique position of the national sensor innovation demonstration center. Alibaba, Huawei, China Mobile and a number of other leading enterprises have been settled and involved in the construction of the IOT town to actively seek exploration of the new application fields for IOT.

Source:江苏国际频道 Editor:Amanda
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