How cloud platforms are helping to fight COVID-19

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Author: Li Shi, Regional President, Huawei Cloud and AI Business Group The world has been severely affected by the pandemic triggered by COVID-19. All walks of life have been forced to overhaul their lifestyle and work habits, including nearly every industry within the Middle East. Such transitions could not have been possible without the proliferation of cloud-based services, which have enabled enterprises to swiftly alter their business models to catch up with the rapid pace of changes. The epidemic has changed people’s patterns of production and life, and it is a paradigm revolution. In the past, we often talked about promoting informatisation, from Internet access to clouds and chains.

The technology wave pushed the entire society to follow the technology wave. This epidemic is a social phenomenon, which has forced production and life to change its mode. COVID-19 epidemic makes it necessary to look at new technologies, models, industries, and new business models in real scenarios. Many inflection points of business models have been reflected, such as online education, online healthcare, remote office, and online conferencing. Imagine just for a moment if there was more...