As the technological backbone of the Alibaba ecosystem, Alibaba Cloud is providing best-in-class cloud computing infrastructure and cloud services for all business units within Alibaba. This year, Alibaba's Youku leveraged Alibaba Cloud to handle the millions upon millions of football fans who tuned-in for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, whether they were watching on their smartphone or from the comfort of their own home. To put that in perspective: Youku handled 70% of China’s World Cup online traffic, for only Argentina vs. France that was already 20 million viewers. Tune-in for this webinar to gain insights into Alibaba Cloud’s media solutions and how we were able to support the 2018 FIFA World Cup broadcast in China.
Bin Li is the Director of Alibaba Cloud Media Services. He is an expert on online video applications and services, with 6 years of experience. He worked in a top US media company, Hulu, as well as a Chinese video streaming startup, before joining Alibaba Cloud. Jeremy Pedersen works in Solution Operations at Alibaba Cloud, and has been an avid follower of all things cloud for the past eight years. Jeremy holds a master’s degree in computer engineering, with a focus in computer vision.