The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Alibaba Group jointly announced a long-term partnership through 2028. Alibaba will become the official “Cloud Services” and “E-Commerce Platform Services” Partner, as well as a Founding Partner of the Olympic Channel. Alibaba Cloud will provide the best-in-class cloud computing infrastructure and cloud services to help the Olympic Games operate more efficiently, effectively, and securely. Do you have an innovative business or idea? Join us to build a smarter world. Notice: Due to popular demand, the deadline for Smarter Project Awards has been extended to Dec 31, 2017.