Alibaba convened a gathering in Mexico last year to promote its cloud products.
Senator Mark Warner, Democrat of Virginia, said in a statement that he was concerned that while the Federal Communications Commission could bar some Chinese companies from providing telecom services in the United States, those firms had still been able to offer services like cloud computing. Mr.
The Trump administration forced Grindrs Chinese owners to sell the app, while efforts to push the Chinese internet giant ByteDance to divest TikTok have been unsuccessful.
The global cloud computing market is substantial, with total public cloud revenues of 544 billion last year, according to Synergy Research Group.
Samm Sacks, a cyber policy fellow at the New America think tank, said the interest in cloud computing reflected the Biden administrations approach of looking at Chinese influence in the infrastructure of the internet and the digital services that use the web.
Theres an intent to focus on the whole ecosystem across those layers, she said.