1 Oct 2019 14:56

Yandex, Naver cloud divisions reach agreement on providing tech support for each other's clients in Russia, S. Korea

MOSCOW. Oct 1 (Interfax) - Yandex.Cloud and Naver Business Platform, the cloud service of Naver, which owns South Korea's biggest search engine, have reached an agreement on the joint development of Russia's and South Korea's cloud services, the Russian company said in a statement.

This is Yandex.Cloud's first international technical partnership, a company representative told Interfax.

The companies intend to provide technical support to each other's customers: for instance, South Korean users of Yandex.Cloud will have access to Naver Business Platform's tech support. Clients will thus be able to optimize their expenses on services of third-party providers or specialists within their companies, according to Yandex .

"South Korean developers of mobile games who want to offer their products in Russia and use local infrastructure to improve the way their apps work have expressed interest in this solution," Yandex said.

Yandex.Cloud was launched about a year ago. Its capacity is based at three data centers in Central Russia.

The platform includes various infrastructural services, services for managing popular databases, and services based on machine intelligence.