How Huawei is challenging Alibaba in cloud computing space

Huawei’s dramatic advance has raised alarm at Alibaba and Tencent. Photo: IC Photo

Alibaba has for years sat atop China’s cloud computing market, commanding a market share multiple times larger than longtime second fiddle Tencent.

But both internet giants are now fielding a challenge from upstart Huawei, which is refocusing on the growing, lucrative market after its smartphone business was hobbled by U.S. sanctions.

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