Alibaba Cloud and Animal Logic Announce Collaboration

Alibaba Cloud, the widely known data intelligence unit of the Alibaba Group, was established in 2009. Since inception, the unit has been listed among the world’s top three IaaS providers, according to Gartner. It is also known as the largest global cloud technology supplier in China, supplying clients with a standard comprehensive suite of cloud computing services.

“Alibaba Cloud is thrilled to announce our partnership with Animal Logic, in which we will bring increased efficiency and safety to the artists at Animal Logic and in turn, push the boundaries of animation and VFX to a new level,” said Raymond Ma, General Manager for Alibaba Cloud in Australia and New Zealand.

The recently announced partnership with Animal Logic aims at driving better efficiencies of media production by utilizing more cloud computing technologies. These two partners will maintain a working relationship far into intending future projects with Alibaba providing Animal logic with dependable cross-regional cloud storage and back- up, thereby supporting the pre- existing multi-cloud system used by Animal logic while also putting an end to certain of their old critical legacy applications, and ageing on-premise hardware.

“Our partnership with Alibaba Cloud will provide us with the best technology to secure our content more efficiently,” says Darin Grant, Animal Logic’s Chief Technology Officer. “With Alibaba Cloud, we have the capability to backup large amounts of data and in turn, operate seamlessly even during our busiest times.”

Animal Logic is a known global leading independent creative digital studios. With previous award winning works ranging from animation and visual effects for films including Peter Rabbit, The LEGO Movie 2, Captain Marvel and Happy Feet, Animal Logic requires a high-performance cloud storage platform that can quickly scale up for backup requirements. As such, Alibaba Cloud will not only provide them with secure data protection capabilities, but also secure backup solutions for the increasingly large amount of data generated within a short period of time.