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Complete Guide to Tencent Cloud

By Pablo Puig

March 21, 2023 - 5 min

Complete Guide to Tencent Cloud

People are now technologically so advanced and innovative, new groundbreaking ideas have brought visible changes in every sector, and lifestyle is getting smarter every single minute. However, behind all these innovative ideas and surprises, many cloud services are working on. Tencent Cloud is one of them and has become a leading cloud service provider and the world’s largest video game vendor.

Tencent Cloud is the subsidiary of Tencent which is considered to be one of the world’s biggest technological companies, owning one of the largest web portals in the world,, and the largest social media worldwide, WeChat. Tencent Cloud is focused on developing cloud computing and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies for accelerating enterprise digital transformation and building intelligent industries.

Leveraging Tencent’s 20 years of experience in cutting-edge Internet technologies and services and its robust global data center infrastructure, Tencent Cloud provides industry-leading cloud services covering IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS. It is a one-stop service provider for enterprises seeking to adopt public cloud, hybrid cloud, and private cloud. Combing advanced AI capabilities, big-data analytics, security, and location-based services (LBS), Tencent Cloud provides customized solutions for online games, finance, retail, e-commerce, healthcare, transportation, and other industries, with its vision to connect businesses to a smart future.


As Tencent Cloud publicly announced, Tencent Cloud was recognized as a Niche Player in the 2022 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure and Platform Services.

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Global IT research and advisory company Gartner reported that Tencent Cloud grew at a 111% rate in 2019, placing it as the world’s 5th largest in the Infrastructure as a Service market and 4th largest in the Asia/Pacific region. (Source: Gartner, Market Share: IT Services, Worldwide 2019, Dean Blackmore et al., 13 April 2020).

Additionally, based on the IDC China Public Cloud Service Tracker report of 2022 Q1, Tencent Cloud is the second largest cloud service provider in China.

Global Infrastructure

Tencent Cloud now operates 70 availability zones spread across 26 regions globally. In 2021 and early 2022, Tencent Cloud added new availability zones in Hong Kong, Singapore, Jakarta, Bangkok, Tokyo, Frankfurt, and Sao Paulo.

Additionally, Tencent Cloud CDN has 1,700+ cache nodes across Mainland China deployed with multiple ISPs, as well as 1,000+ cache nodes outside Mainland China in 70+ countries and regions. Content is distributed to acceleration nodes across the network and the Tencent Cloud global scheduling system accurately routes user requests to the nearest optimal node, effectively reducing access latency.

Products and Services

Tencent Cloud provides 70+ product capabilities including compute and container, microservice and serverless, storage, database, networking and CDN, security, big data, enterprise applications, artificial intelligence, IoT, middleware and communication, media services, and game services satisfying all your business needs.

You can find here all the products and services. Note that not all products and services are available in all regions.

Gaming Industry

Tencent Cloud is a tempting solution for gaming companies, it has a vast collection network around the world. Huya and Douyu are the Chinese top game live-streaming companies and both are supported by Tencent Cloud. However, there are many other short video apps like Kuaishou supported by Tencent Cloud inside as well as outside China. Other gaming companies using the Tencent Cloud cloud services are Supercell, Garena, Nexon, Shiro Games, PUBG MOBILE, etc.

Tencent Cloud has unique features for smooth communication between team players which include 3D voice positioning, voice messaging, multi-player voice chat, and speech-to-text recognition. Tencent Cloud provides its cloud infrastructure services in 25 countries with 1 million services around the world.

This particular cloud contributes to gaming companies and e-commerce, video streaming, and mobile enterprises.

Compliance and Security

Tencent Cloud started its services only for internal products and later unlocked them to the public in order to strengthen customers with their services. Tencent Cloud has built a comprehensive personal management system to take technical measures to protect the personal information of the customer. For example; ISO 27701 provides guidelines for founding, upholding, and improving the secrecy information system which applies to all organizations such as private, public, government, and non-profit organizations.

ISO27018, on the other hand, is another international certification for the protection of information on the cloud. In addition, CISPE certification is also important for the protection of personal data which is certified by the code of conduct of the cloud infrastructure services providers in Europe. Consequently, Tencent Cloud has become the first CISPE certification holder in China. The key role of these security agencies is to reduce the risk of mismanagement of customers’ data. Thus, these certifications made it distinguishable from other clouds.

Tencent Cloud aims to satisfy and fulfill the business needs of enterprises around the world. Tencent Cloud complies with government and industry regulations around the world and it aimed to offer reliable and secure services for clients in various sectors. Countries and regions where Tencent Cloud provides products and services make sure compliance with the local information security standards.

Customer Support Services

Tencent Cloud has introduced marvelous support to meet the needs of the customers. You can read more about the support plans. Provides dedicated support services and technical staff to ensure convenient and effective support to customers of all sizes of enterprises. It also provides customers a platform and multiple channels to extend their services and businesses. However, it offers an exceptional amalgamation of tools and expertise to assist your business, products, and services.


The Tencent Cloud marketplace is an online platform for global independent software vendors (ISVs) to sell their products and services to customers. Likewise, the Tencent Cloud marketplace offers software in numerous classes such as data analytics, networking, security, storage, business application, and operating system.

How Rahi Can Support Businesses Adopt Tencent Cloud

Rahi is a global IT solutions provider that has extensive experience helping businesses adopt Tencent Cloud.
Our team of experts can provide a range of services to support your adoption of the Tencent Cloud platform, including:

  • Cloud Assessment and Planning: Our experts can comprehensively assess your IT environment and business requirements to determine the best strategy for adopting Tencent Cloud.
  • Cloud Migration: Our team can help you migrate your existing applications and data to Tencent Cloud, ensuring a smooth and efficient transition.
  • Cloud Integration: We can help you integrate Tencent Cloud with your existing IT systems, including third-party applications and databases, to create a seamless and unified IT environment.
  • Managed Services: We provide ongoing managed services to ensure that your Tencent Cloud environments are optimized for performance and security and that any issues are quickly resolved.
  • Our team has already helped many western companies successfully adopt and integrate Tencent Cloud, and we can bring that expertise to your business too. With Rahi’s support, you can leverage the power of Tencent Cloud to drive your digital transformation and grow your business.


    • Pablo is an IT professional specializing in cloud computing technologies for the past 7 years. With a special focus into the China market and the Chinese technologies, he has been supporting international businesses on their cloud journey to China. Pablo has received multiple awards and recognitions from AWS, Alibaba Cloud, and Tencent Cloud for his knowledge and success delivering solutions to customers.

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