Alibaba Cloud Named First Public Cloud Vendor in the World to Obtain Trusted Partner Network (TPN) Certification
Alibaba Cloud, the data intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, has today announced that it is the first public cloud vendor in the world to obtain the prestigious Trusted Partner Network (TPN) certification, an achievement that validates the entertainment industry’s confidence in its robust security and trustworthiness as a cloud service provider. With viewing consumption habits changing rapidly, broadcast platforms constantly evolving and new production techniques emerging globally, Alibaba Cloud is successfully helping the entertainment industry to revolutionise how it works in order to respond to and embrace these changing dynamics by offering a highly secure, dependable, flexible and scalable cloud-based platform.
The TPN is a joint venture between two major entertainment industry associations; the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) and the Content Delivery & Security Association (CDSA). The TPN's goal is to help companies to ensure content security, prevent leaks, breaches, and hacks of movies and TV shows before they are released, by creating a single, central global directory of ‘trusted partner’ vendors. The certification is significant because it satisfies content producers that Alibaba Cloud’s use of industry best practices ensures that its solutions, facilities, people and workflows are secure, as certified by experienced industry evaluators.
To secure this highly prestigious accolade - which distinguishes Alibaba Cloud’s solutions - they had to undergo very stringent auditing and evaluation processes. A number of Alibaba’s solutions that are suited to the entertainment industry were tested, including: Object Storage Service - an encrypted and secure cloud storage service which stores, processes and accesses massive amounts of data from anywhere in the world; Express Connect - an easy-to-use network service that enables high-bandwidth, reliable, secure, and private connections between different environments; Cloud Storage Gateway - this uses OSS for cloud-based storage at the back end, and supports standard file and block storage protocols in the industry; and Key Management Service – this facilitates the creation, deletion and management of encryption keys with Alibaba Cloud Key Management Service. All of Alibaba’s Cloud’s audited solutions passed TPN’s demanding tests.
"By completing the on-premises TPN audit process successfully, Alibaba Cloud demonstrates its mature abilities in securing media content with its facility and infrastructure capabilities. As the future of media productions is shifting to public cloud platforms, it is essential for vendors like Alibaba Cloud to pioneer innovations that will propel the advancement of the entertainment industry in a digital era," said Drew Branch, Senior Security Consultant at Independent Security Evaluators.
Today, world-class production houses - including Animal Logic and Territory Studio - have already been assured by Alibaba Cloud’s ability to meet their demands and have embraced its solutions. They are enjoying the benefits of utilising more cloud computing technologies to drive new trends in media production efficiencies, ranging from improving the speed of decision making, easier collaboration between remotely-located artists and developer teams as well as the inherent advantages that come from using Alibaba Cloud in order to drive new industry trends.
Commenting on the certification, Yuanbin Zheng, Head of Security Compliance and Privacy at Alibaba Cloud Intelligence, said: “With such high value and sensitive assets to protect, production houses are naturally drawn to the solutions that offer the highest levels of security. Not only does the TPN certification recognise the effort that Alibaba Cloud has made to deliver industry leading levels of security, it also acknowledges the dependability, flexibility and scalability of our cloud-based platform. Furthermore, as the first public cloud vendor to be accredited with the TPN certification, the accolade further reinforces Alibaba Cloud’s market-leading position as well as its solutions’ now proven ability to meet the needs of the entertainment industry.”
About Alibaba Cloud
Established in 2009, Alibaba Cloud (www.alibabacloud.com), the data intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, is among the world’s top three IaaS providers, according to Gartner, and the largest provider of public cloud services in China, according to IDC. Alibaba Cloud provides a comprehensive suite of cloud computing services to businesses worldwide, including merchants doing business on Alibaba Group marketplaces, start-ups, corporations and government organisations. Alibaba Cloud is the official Cloud Services Partner of the International Olympic Committee.
+86 571 86561860
About Business Wire
(c) 2018 Business Wire, Inc., All rights reserved.
Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global leader in multiplatform press release distribution.
Subscribe to releases from Business Wire
Subscribe to all the latest releases from Business Wire by registering your e-mail address below. You can unsubscribe at any time.
Latest releases from Business Wire
RELX Outlines at the GTNF Role of Technology in Advancing Vaping Industry’s Responsible Practices21.9.2020 14:29:00 CEST | Press release
The company’s Global External Affairs Lead provided concrete examples of how RELX has been harnessing the power of technology, innovation and research in its quest to forge ahead robust youth prevention mechanisms. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200921005456/en/ Jonathan Ng speaking at the GTNF Innovations on the Horizon panel. (Photo: Business Wire) At the virtual Global Tobacco & Nicotine Forum (GTNF) event yesterday, RELX Technology’s Global Head of External Affairs Jonathan Ng spoke on a panel entitled “Innovations on the Horizon.” The panel explored several topics related to the growing international acceptance of e-cigarettes as better alternatives to cigarettes, innovations related to user experience and youth prevention, and illicit trade. GTNF is one of the leading tobacco and nicotine forums in the world; speakers and attendees include public health experts, government representatives, investors and
CHMP Grants Positive Opinion for Expanded Use of Otsuka’s Deltyba ® (delamanid) in Children and Adolescents Weighing at Least 30kg Treated for Pulmonary Multi-drug Resistant Tuberculosis21.9.2020 13:12:00 CEST | Press release
Otsuka Novel Products GmbH (ONPG), a subsidiary of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., is pleased to announce that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) recommends approval of extension of the indication for Deltyba® (delamanid) for children. This means Deltyba® (delamanid) is recommended by the CHMP for use as part of an appropriate combination regimen for pulmonary MDR-TB in adults, adolescents and children with a body weight of at least 30kg when an effective treatment regimen cannot otherwise be composed for reasons of resistance or tolerability. According to the current World Health Organization Global TB Report, an estimated 1.1 million children (0-14 years of age) fell ill with TB in 2018.2 Each year, approximately 25,000-32,000 children fall ill with MDR-TB. Of these, only 3-4% are diagnosed and treated and consequently, approximately 21% of children with MDR-TB are likely to die.1 New global targets set at the UNs High Le
"If Agroaceite Grows, Our Communities Grow, Too"21.9.2020 13:00:00 CEST | Press release
This is one of our principles at Agroaceite, as pointed out by José Javier Aguirre, Corporate Director of the tropical oil company. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200921005269/en/ Agroaceite's Human Development Center facilities. "Some time ago I had the opportunity to visit Agroaceite ́s medical center, which is managed in collaboration with the University of Colorado. I was pleasantly impressed by the high quality service offered to the surrounding community. This is a good example of the kind of impact that RSPO certification aims to achieve: to improve people’s quality of life within the company ́s area of influence." FRANCISCO NARANJO, RSPO Representative for Latin America. (Photo: Business Wire) "Since Agroaceite was founded, the vision of social responsibility has been clear. Our main asset is our employees, and our best allies are the communities. As Agroaceite succeeds, communities must develop to th
Visa Helps Prepare Small Businesses for the Holiday Buying Season as National Small Business Week Begins21.9.2020 13:00:00 CEST | Press release
As the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) National Small Business Week begins in the U.S. and businesses worldwide prepare for an unprecedented holiday season, Visa (NYSE: V) is introducing new programs and resources essential to small and micro business (SMB) recovery efforts. The Visa Back to Business Study, Holiday Edition, launched today, finds that consumers will carry their resolve for normalcy into the holiday shopping season, with 88% planning to buy and give gifts despite challenges the pandemic has created. To prepare for this unprecedented holiday season, SMBs should be looking for ways to offset the impact of COVID-19 during the holidays, with 60% already saying they are taking steps to prepare. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200921005150/en/ Visa’s Back to Business kits include new “tap to pay preferred” point-of-sale materials, branding, educational resources and special offers. (Photo: Busin
Wintershall Dea and Cognite Enable Domain Experts to Harness Value From Data in the North Sea21.9.2020 11:50:00 CEST | Press release
In a continued commitment to drive value through digital, Wintershall Dea has agreed with Cognite to deploy Cognite Data Fusion (CDF) to Brage, scaling the Wintershall Dea Data Hub from Germany to Norway. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200921005336/en/ This effort builds on an existing partnership between the companies. It will allow the ingestion and contextualization of data from the Brage field to build applications which support Wintershall Dea domain experts in decision-making for smart maintenance and production optimization. An advisory tool to enable dynamic separator capacity limits will be developed to support decisions related to production optimization, thereby increasing throughput & reduced OPEX. Safety optimization for critical valves will be achieved by moving from calendar-based maintenance to proactive maintenance, by using contextualized data from valves and other safety-critical equipment.
Sagemcom AMI Solution, a Key Driver in the Swedish Energy Transition to a Sustainable Future21.9.2020 10:30:00 CEST | Press release
In September, ELLEVIO will continue to improve the Swedish electricity system by being one the first Nordic DSO to start its 2nd generation smart meters large scale rollout. This massive rollout is the result of joint achievements between ELLEVIO, Sagemcom and its local Partner, ONE Nordic. Since the award in March 2019, Sagemcom has developed and delivered a new generation of S211 single phase meters and T211 polyphase meters which allow ELLEVIO to take up the new energy landscape and customer care. The advanced deep indoor dual cellular technology LTE NB IoT + LTE Cat-M is used to secure the reliability of the solution. In less than 8 months and within a specific context, Sagemcom has developed and certified the new generation of smart meters which are installed in the field by ONE Nordic since June 2020 in Stockholm area. The new key features have already been deployed offering a combination of end-user experience - through a customer local interface (P1 Port) - and Low-Voltage netw