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Renesas Electronics Announces Strategic Alliance with Alibaba to Accelerate Growth of IoT Market in China

Renesas Electronics Announces Strategic Alliance with Alibaba to Accelerate Growth of IoT Market in China

TOKYO, Japan ― Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced a strategic alliance with Alibaba Cloud, a subsidiary of Alibaba Group Holding Inc. (NYSE: BABA), that will empower Internet of Things (IoT) developers to accelerate the growth of China’s IoT market. The close technology collaboration includes embedding AliOS Things IoT operating system (OS) in the Renesas RX65N/RX651 microcontroller (MCU) lineup, expanding online sales channels, and Renesas joining Alibaba’s IoT ecosystem.

Alibaba invited Tomomitsu Maoka, Senior Vice President, General Manager, China Business Unit of Renesas to deliver a keynote speech at The Computing Conference 2018, held September 19-22 in Yunqi Town, Hangzhou. The speech outlined Renesas’ commitment to China’s ongoing IoT development and close cooperation with Alibaba.

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