Liftr Cloud Newsletters : Top Cloud News Headlines by Week

Liftr Cloud Insights 2019-01-28: AWS SageMaker Neo & WorkLink, Microsoft Azure goes Postgres, Google Cloud wins BigCommerce

The overall Liftr Cloud Index for the week ending Friday 1/25/2019 was 102.3 (+0.3%), up marginally from last week. Alibaba Cloud increased (62.7, +1.8%) and was the only tracked Cloud Serivce Provider (CSP) with any significant change from the previous week. Microsoft Azure (104.5, +0.5%) and Amazon AWS (106.4, +0.2%) were fractionally positive while Google…

AWS, WorkLink, Microsoft Azure, Intel, Google Cloud, BigCommerce, Alibaba Cloud, Intel, IBM, Red Hat, SAP, HANA

Liftr Cloud Look Ahead: BigCommerce Migrates to Google Cloud, AWS Announces Amazon WorkLink, and More!

BigCommerce Migrates to Google Cloud   BigCommerce, an e-commerce Saas provider based right here in Austin, Texas, announced that it is migrating its infrastructure to the Google Cloud Platform. Once the migration is complete, BigCommerce’s more than 60,000 merchants powering online sales will be connected with Google.    The migration move is aimed at competing with Amazon’s e-retail initiatives…

Liftr Cloud Newsletters : Top Cloud News Headlines by Week

Liftr Cloud Insights 2019-01-21: Alibaba adds zones, NRF Conference, Microsoft Azure & Kroger, Google & Golang

The overall Liftr Cloud Index for the week ending Friday 1/18/2019 was 102.0 (+0.7%), up slightly from the previous week. In the absence of major outages, CSPs are benefiting from the way services can be viewed as an always-on utility, providing reliable services for many types of applications. Alibaba Cloud (61.6, +1.1%) and Amazon AWS…

Alibaba Cloud, Amazon, AWS, Cloud, data center, Google Cloud, IBM Cloud, Microsoft Azure, Vodafone, energy

Liftr Cloud Look Ahead: Azure and AWS Focus on Retail, IBM Cloud Signs Vodafone, and More!

  Insights from NRF 2019 The National Retail Federation’s Big Retail Show, the world’s largest retail conference, took place, January 13-15, in New York City. Many major cloud providers such as Microsoft and AWS were in attendance to share their latest plans and services. Liftr Cloud Insights got the inside scoop about the event. Microsoft…

Liftr Cloud Newsletters : Top Cloud News Headlines by Week

Liftr Cloud Insights 2019-01-14: Clouds at CES, Sports Partnerships and an Amazon Divorce

The overall Liftr Cloud Index for the week ending Friday 1/11/2018 is 101.3 (-0.4%), down marginally from the previous week. Sentiment (95.8, -2.8%) was the only factor affecting the overall index.     Alibaba Cloud (60.9, +0.2%) was stable overall based on minor gains to its Adaptability, Presence and Sentiment scores. Alibaba Cloud slightly expanded its marketplace,…

Liftr Cloud Newsletters : Top Cloud News Headlines by Week

Liftr Cloud Insights 2019-01-07: Clouds Expected at CES, Outages Follow Smart Gifts, Serverless Exploits

The overall Liftr Cloud Index for the week ending Friday 1/04/2018 is 101.7 (+0.1%), up marginally from the previous week.     Alibaba Cloud Sentiment (103.3, -6.0%) is returning to baseline levels after receiving a boost the previous week from FIFA football (soccer) related tweets. Despite this decrease, Alibaba Cloud Sentiment still remains the highest among all…

Amazon, Alexa, AWS, Philips Hue, Echo Dot, AT&T, Baidu, Sohu, Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Global Data Center

Liftr Cloud Look Ahead: Christmas Crashes, Chinese Media Mandate, and more!

Alexa and Phillips Hue Crash Christmas Day Before the holiday break, Liftr Cloud Insights predicted outages as Christmas approached, and outages there were indeed. Gift receivers wishing to set up their new Amazon Echo and Echo Dot devices, a popular Christmas gift this year, were met with connectivity issues beginning 10 A.M. Christmas Day. The…