The Computing Conference 2016, one of the most influential events in the Chinese cloud-computing industry, was held from October 13-16, 2016 at Cloud Town, Hangzhou, China. Having been held for the past seven consecutive years, the Computing Conference has always served as the best platform for the whole industry to understand industry development trends and to experience the latest technology and products. Tens of thousands of developers and entrepreneurs from home and abroad came together to share their thoughts and practical experience with cloud computing.

Over last seven years, the content of the conferences has evolved from technological-oriented product launches that focus on an individual customer experience, to industrial solution demonstrations that created a shopping environment that encompassed technology and services at the same time. The 2016 Computing Conference was held under the theme “”Apsara·Evolution””. Apsara is a core technology of Aliyun and the cornerstone of Aliyun’s product services. Since 2009 when the first line of Apsara codes were written, it has become the platform for Alibaba to process all core business data. It is used to provide domestic small and medium-sized innovation enterprises and government institutions with computing and data processing capabilities, and is extended to cover services in more than 200 countries and regions in the world…After seven years, Apsara has evolved into a world-class computing services platform. The Conference provided double the content volume compared to last year and extended the original 2-day event to a 4-day big gathering, comprising more than 400 theme speeches and a vast exhibition space showing leading domestic and foreign top technologies.”