LUNA Academy and Alibaba Cloud Team Up to Upskill Filipinos

Jul 04, 2021

DITO CME and CloudSwyft’s LUNA Academy partner with Alibaba Cloud to further the digital transformation in the Philippines

Manila, Philippines – DITO CME, the communications, media, and entertainment arm of the Udenna Group and CloudSwyft, one of the first Philippine-based global education technology businesses, recently announced their collaboration with Alibaba Cloud, the digital technology and intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, to elevate the digital transformation mindset of Filipinos via their online education platform LUNA Academy

Alibaba Cloud will equip LUNA Academy, an online educational platform jointly launched by DITO CME and CloudSwyft, with its leading cloud computing and storage products, including Elastic Compute Service (ECS) and Object Storage Service (OSS), to ensure a smooth and efficient operation of virtual labs for learners taking up its courses.

As one of the primary technology skills content and certification partners of LUNA Academy, Alibaba Cloud will provide online training courses ranging from cloud technologies, ecommerce to FinTech to prepare Philippine young people and enterprise users to advance in the digital economy. 

Donald Lim, chief operating officer of DITO CME and a strong advocate of the importance and value of digital upskilling, and upschooling said, “This planned collaboration with Alibaba Cloud will provide  Filipinos opportunities to expand competencies as members of the workforce amid the challenges posed by the pandemic.”  

CloudSwyft Founder and CEO Dann Angelo De Guzman said, “Our partnership with Alibaba Cloud underpins our shared mission to improve knowledge and capability of Filipinos in the fields of cloud computing. We will work toward equipping learners with 21st century skills to prepare them for modern career opportunities in the digital era.”

“We are truly thankful to partner with LUNA Academy to launch training programs in the Philippines. Alibaba Cloud is extending its full support for this initiative by leveraging its cutting-edge technologies to equip Filipinos with the right skills needed to excel in their future careers and help accelerate the country’s digital transformation. We are committed to bringing forth more innovative solutions to help our local communities progress amid these tough times,” said Allen Guo, Country Manager for the Philippines, Alibaba Cloud Intelligence.

LUNA Academy is a Philippine-focused platform that is initially anchored on job-ready digital skills, facilitating the timely upskilling of a generation of Filipinos by providing them world-class certifications that prepare them for exciting career opportunities in the future.  It provides an avenue for affordable and convenient learning, skills training, and online certifications that are tailor-fitted for Filipinos who seek more opportunities to move forward. The platform also aims to link all successful learners to exciting employment and internship opportunities with the leading global and local corporations in the Philippines. 

Visit to find out more about the courses offered by LUNA Academy.

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