Founded in 2011 the center aims to conduct research on Cloud computing, Big data, Intelligent systems and algorithms. It develops big-data-driven applications like public health information system, and transportation logistic information system that are closely tied to the daily lives of millions of urban citizens. By innovating cutting-edge technologies in building secure, reliable, efficient, and energy-efficient cloud environments, the center is becoming a place with world-class academic reputation and key contributions to the advancement of the region and society.