DITO CME, the communications, media, and entertainment arm of the Udenna Group, and CloudSwyft, a Philippine-based global education technology firm, are collaborating with Alibaba Cloud, to upskill Filipinos via the LUNA Academy online education platform.
Alibaba Cloud will equip LUNA Academy, an online educational platform jointly launched by DITO CME and CloudSwyft, with its cloud computing and storage products, including Elastic Compute Service (ECS) and Object Storage Service (OSS), to ensure a smooth operation of virtual labs for learners taking up its courses.
“This collaboration with Alibaba Cloud will provide Filipinos opportunities to expand competencies as members of the workforce amid the challenges posed by the pandemic,” stressed Donald Lim, chief operating officer of DITO CME.
“Our partnership with Alibaba Cloud underpins our shared mission to improve knowledge and capability of Filipinos in the fields of cloud computing,” added CloudSwyft Founder and CEO Dann Angelo De Guzman.
“Alibaba Cloud is extending its full support for this initiative by leveraging its cutting-edge technologies to equip Filipinos with skills to accelerate the country’s digital transformation,” remarked Allen Guo, Country Manager for the Philippines, Alibaba Cloud Intelligence.
LUNA Academy is a Philippine-focused platform initially anchored on job-ready digital skills.
The platform links learners to employment and internship opportunities with leading global and local corporations in the country.

Source: Manila Bulletin (https://mb.com.ph/2021/07/01/online-university-to-upskill-filipinos/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=online-university-to-upskill-filipinos)