The number of Baidu Cloud users exceeded 200 million and its monthly active users exceeded 80 million with growth rate of 32%, according to Ning Jing, Baidu’s senior manager on the event of the second anniversary of Baidu Cloud’s launching on 19th November 2014.
Baidu Cloud’s monthly active users on mobile device accounted for nearly 60%, surpassing the ones on desktop. Ning Jing also said, “with rapid development of mobile internet, popularity of mobile device as well as better quality of wifi in China, there will be more need for users to realize terminal synchronization. Such change drove users transfer from desktop to mobile device which also brought opportunities for Baidu Cloud’s mobility”.
Li Mingyuan, Baidu’s vice president, pointed out that Baidu Cloud will lead the technology innovation in the industry. Besides, Baidu Cloud will deeply make efforts to realize integration of artificial intelligence, big data analytics and cloud computing to accelerate it’s intelligence.
Apple started using China Telecom cloud storage for iCloud data for China users on 8 August 2014 after fifteen months’ testing. Tencent Cloud was launched on July 12, 2012, is one of the most important cloud service of Tencent. The number of Tencent Cloud users had been growing extremely fast, broke 300 million in early 2014.
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