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Liftr Cloud Insights 2019-02-18: IBM Cloud at IBM Think, Azure Maps, Google Cloud in Enterprise, and Oracle Cloud

Liftr Cloud Insights is pleased to announce the launch of our premium Liftr Cloud Index service. Liftr Cloud Insights provides the cloud ecosystem with quantified, unbiased insight into individual CSP behavior and market perception, as well as long-term competitive and market trends. To celebrate our launch, we have made our fourth quarter 2018 report available as…

Microsoft Azure, Azure Maps, Western Union, Google Cloud, Google Docs, Alibaba Cloud, IBM Think, Ant Financial, WorldFirst

Liftr Cloud Look Ahead: Azure Maps from Microsoft, Amazon and Western Union Team Up and More!

New Azure Maps from Microsoft   Microsoft is continuing to expand Azure Maps, introducing a new set of capabilities in the form of SDKs and cloud-based services. The capabilities will enable enterprises, partners, and cities to build the solutions that will help visualize, analyze, and optimize these mobility challenges. The company says these services are designed…

Liftr Cloud Newsletters : Top Cloud News Headlines by Week

Liftr Cloud Insights 2019-02-11: Google Cloud in Enterprise, Microsoft Azure and Tom Tom, and Azure & Oracle Cloud go AMD EPYC

  Liftr Cloud Insights is pleased to announce the launch of our premium Liftr Cloud Index service. Liftr Cloud Insights provides the cloud ecosystem with quantified, unbiased insight into individual CSP behavior and market perception, as well as long-term competitive and market trends. To celebrate our launch, we have made our fourth quarter 2018 report available…

Alibaba Cloud, Aliyun, Rigetti, Oracle Cloud, AWS, Microsoft Azure, Tom Tom, Google Cloud, IBM Think, SXSW, re:Invent, AMD EPYC

Liftr Cloud Look Ahead: Alibaba’s Push Against Scrutiny, Microsoft Partners with Tom Tom, and more.

Alibaba’s Push Against Scrutiny Alibaba is charting an uncertain path in Australia’s cloud computing market. As the Chinese internet conglomerate seeks to grow its operations, it also must manage heightened scrutiny on Chinese technology firms. Alibaba’s earnings growth in the country fell to 41 percent in the December quarter; its slowest since 2016. However, the company’s…

Liftr Cloud Newsletters : Top Cloud News Headlines by Week

Liftr Cloud Insights 2019-02-04: Alibaba, Amazon, Microsoft report earnings

Liftr Cloud Insights is pleased to announce the launch of our premium Liftr Cloud Index service. Liftr Cloud Insights provides the cloud ecosystem with quantified, unbiased insight into individual CSP behavior and market perception, as well as long-term competitive and market trends. To celebrate our launch, we have made our fourth quarter 2018 report available as…

Cisco, SDN, Alibaba Cloud, IBM Cloud, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure, AWS, Amazon Web Services, AMD

Liftr Cloud Look Ahead: Cisco Announces ACI Extensions, Earnings Reports Are In and More!

Cisco Announces ACI Extensions   Cisco Live! Barcelona was held this past weekend from January 28-February 1. At the conference, the company highlighted multi-cloud connectivity for enterprise customers. As demonstrated on Cisco Live’s main stage, Cisco has extended its ACI data-center SDN, software-defined networking, platform to connect with AWS and Microsoft Azure.    The extension brings automation…

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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…

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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…