Alibaba Makes Cloud-Certified Courses Affordable for IT Professionals & Developers
In an impressive effort to show support for IT professionals and developers alike, Alibaba Cloud has made over dozens of its own Cloud Certification courses affordable to the public. Select courses such as Alibaba JAVA Coding Guidelines, Establish Virtual Private Connection with VPN Gateway, Operate and Manage RDS, and so much more are now available for only USD 0.01 each – all of which come complete with a certificate recognized by Alibaba Cloud and its partners.
Lowering its prices from the usual $10 per course, Alibaba Cloud is aiming to provide developers and IT professionals the opportunity to utilize its extensive services and products to innovate and scale their careers and/or businesses quicker and with more ease. At flexible rates, they are showcasing their support for the flourishing IT industry in the Philippines, wherein they hope to foster both technological growth and partnership.
Fostering the spirit of self-paced learning in an ever-moving industry, cloud certificate courses can be finished as fast as 30 mins to an hour. Infinite playback is also available once the course has been completed. It also has various flexible plans that provide different certifications such as ACA certification, ACP certification, and ACE certification for under USD 200.
What is Alibaba Cloud?
Founded in 2009, Alibaba Cloud has spearheaded the globalization of cloud computing and artificial intelligence. It provides its services to thousands of enterprises, developers, and government organizations in over 200 countries and regions.
As the leading cloud service provider in Asia Pacific region and one of the top three worldwide cloud service providers, Alibaba Cloud is the frontrunner for providing easy-to-use cloud services that are intelligence-driven. They offer an extensive portfolio of security products and services to seamlessly migrate their clients to cloud computing.
Expanding its Asia Footprint with First Data Center in the Philippines
Back in June, Alibaba Cloud has announced that it plans to build its first data center in the Philippines by the end of this year, which expands its footprint in Asia and further supporting the digital transformation journeys of the country’s diverse community of enterprises.
The new data center will extend the reach of Alibaba Cloud’s offerings in the Philippines, ranging from elastic compute, database, security and network services to machine learning and data analytics capabilities. Local businesses across sectors such as financial technology (FinTech), e-commerce, education and media will be able to adopt and implement cloud technologies more efficiently and better position themselves to capture the emerging opportunities in the country.
Alibaba Cloud has also partnered with more than 20 organizations across the retail, healthcare, FinTech, Information and Communications Technology (ICT), business process outsourcing, media and education sectors, to help in the digitalization of businesses in the Philippines.
Last year, Alibaba Cloud announced the formation of the Philippines Ecosystem Alliance to fast-track the digitalization of local businesses and support the government’s Cloud First Policy. The company also aims to train 50,000 local IT professionals and help 5,000 businesses migrate online by 2023.
Today, Alibaba Cloud is lending its vast knowledge database to the Alibaba Cloud Academy. Wherein aspiring IT developers and professionals alike can further their learning through self-paced lessons hosted by Alibaba Cloud’s own certified instructors.
What is Alibaba Cloud Academy?
Alibaba Cloud Academy was established by Alibaba Cloud in an effort to lend its knowledge to IT specialists to foster career development and growth in tech start-ups. It offers a variety of certification courses that are fitted to the user’s education path and learning level.
It provides short courses ranging from 30 mins to 1 hour, which can be viewed at the user’s own time. And, in line with its effort to spread Alibaba Cloud’s reach, Alibaba Cloud Academy also provides courses on the building blocks of what it takes to meet the industry standards of its own company.
Courses such as Alibaba JAVA Coding Guidelines and Secure Your Data in Alibaba Cloud are just a few of the premium courses made affordable by Alibaba Cloud Academy.