The market for web services is expanding along with rising smartphone use in China and other Asian counties. Now, with this new reseller agreement, KUSANAGI can be used on Alibaba Group’s “Alibaba Cloud”, allowing users in many business areas to run their web systems and web sites with confidence.
Prime Strategy will now offer its comprehensive services through the Alibaba Cloud – from consulting, to system construction (including cloud systems), application development and operation. These services are founded on the expertise that Prime Strategy has fostered through its long history of large-scale cloud system development.
Prime Strategy plans to make KUSANAGI on Alibaba Cloud a key market solution for developing better enterprise systems by combining it with the KUSANAGI Official Support Service.
Alibaba Cloud Japan’s Country Manager Zuji Song commented for this press release:
“Alibaba Cloud technology and Prime Strategy’s expertise and service experience are sure to make this an excellent partnership. With Alibaba Cloud providing industry-leading technology alongside Prime Strategy’s expertise as the developer of KUSANAGI, we will make the Alibaba Cloud technology a solution and service that fits customer’s needs.”
As a business unit of Alibaba Group (NYSE: BABA), Alibaba Cloud provides a comprehensive suite of global cloud computing services to power both our international customers’ online businesses and Alibaba Group’s own e-commerce ecosystem. Operating in 19 regions and 56 availability zones, we hold the third-largest share in the global IaaS market. In January 2017, Alibaba Cloud became the official Cloud Services Partner of the International Olympic Committee.
By harnessing, and improving on, the latest cloud technology and security systems, we tirelessly work towards our vision – to make it easier for you to do business anywhere, with anyone in the world.
KUSANAGI (*1) is the free, open source virtual machine image developed by Prime Strategy that runs WordPress at industry-leading speeds. With a quad-core (4vCPU) virtual machine, WordPress execution time is brought to under 4 milliseconds and can handle over 1,000 requests per second, even without page caching. With page caching, and a 4vCPU, KUSANAGI can handle over 60,000 page requests per second.
*1 For more information about KUSANAGI, click the link below:
Prime Strategy Group is a cloud integrator based in Japan and across Asia, helping global companies solve their cloud computing issues. With locations in Tokyo, New York, Singapore, and Jakarta, we provide cloud integrations services around the world. Our three main business areas are cloud-based MSP, CI, and SI.
We have built and provided maintenance/management for web systems and large-scale WordPress sites of industry-leading companies and educational institutions in Japan and abroad, including but not limited to: The Yomiuri Shimbun, Nomura Shoken, Resona Bank, The Japan Times, Bridgestone, Sega Holdings, Family Market, Kokugakuin University, International Christian University. (Abbreviated)
The ultra-fast WordPress virtual machine KUSANAGI was created using virtual machine server-building techniques that we have been developing since 2006. In addition to offering KUSANAGI free of charge on major public cloud services both inside and outside on Japan, we also offer the paid KUSANAGI Official Support Service (*2), where we provide all-inclusive maintenance, management, and speed tuning services for customers’ websites.
*2 For more information or to inquire about the KUSANAGI Official Support Service, click the link below:
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