Apple Could Create iCloud Switch with Chinese Partners
There are rumors about possible Apple iCloud Switch project. The famous ‘fruit’ giant that is working in partnership with different Chinese suppliers for its popular iPhone [including newest iPhone SE model], iPad and Mac devices could team up with another Asian supplier soon and bring iCloud data service in-house.
Some sources believe Apple iCloud data service could be created by Chinese Server supplier. Apple is now using Google and Amazon servers for its data needs however it has plans to expand its own cloud service and work together with Chinese teams to create iCloud Switch sometimes in 2017 or later on.
There were other reports back in March that assured the famous iPhone creator was actually moving some iCloud services from Amazon to Google. Now this steps looks like a temporary solution if it’s true that the Cupertino-based giant has plans to present all iCloud services to users in-house. This would be an interesting major project by iOS company that has millions of customers from all over the world.
According to experts, over 1 billion users have iOS gadgets and they are using iCloud Drive, iMessage, iCloud Backup and other Apple services. This is one of the main reason for Apple to work on iCloud Switch as such project could help cut data center costs a bit.
Apple is rumored to partner with Chinese company Inspur that is one of the biggest internet service server companies in China that is also supported by local government. Different companies including Microsoft are working in partnership with this vendor.