Cloud Round-Up: Oracle Clouds Visibility, Major Azure Outage, Google TPUv2, and more!

Cloud Round-Up: Oracle Clouds Visibility, Major Azure Outage, Google TPUv2, and more!

Oracle Changes Cloud Financial Visibility Database software giant Oracle shocked analysts this week, when they failed to provide their cloud software, infrastructure, and platform as a service revenue numbers. Instead, the cloud service number will be reported in a group with on-premises support services. In the company’s previous Quarterly Earnings Statements, Oracle provided all three…

Rubrik has tapped former Google Cloud executive Bertrand Yansouni as its new vice president of worldwide channels. Rackspace says it’s the cloud computing industry’s first pay-as-you-go pricing model for a private cloud offering. New data from Synergy Research Group concludes it is becoming hard for global cloud providers not established as leaders to win market share.

Rackspace and HPE Partner to Combine pay-as-you-go Public Cloud Model with Private Cloud Dedicated Infrastructure

Rackspace has partnered with Hewlett Packard Enterprises on a new managed service for enterprises that combines the pay-as-you-go pricing model used in public clouds with the single-tenant environment of a private cloud. The service, called OpenStack Private Cloud, will be generally available starting Nov. 28, Rackspace said in a blog post this week. Under the…

The forecast is part of Forrester’s 10 Cloud Computing Predictions for 2018: They anticipate the public cloud industry will be worth $178B.

Forrester’s Cloud Predictions for 2018: More Global Enterprise Adoption, Continued Industry Domination from AWS, Google and MFST

More than half of all global enterprises will rely by next year on at least one public cloud platform to drive digital transformation, according to research firm Forrester, helping fuel cloud growth rates of more than 20 percent annually for the immediate future. The forecast is part of Forrester’s 10 Cloud Computing Predictions for 2018,…

The largest supermarket chain in the nation, Kroger, is shunning Amazon Web Services and investing in cloud services of Google and Microsoft

Wary of a Competitor Handling its Data, Mega-Grocer Kroger Shuns Amazon’s Cloud in Favor of Google and Microsoft

Kroger has a message for Amazon: Take your cloud and shove it. The largest supermarket chain in the nation is openly shunning Amazon Web Services and investing in cloud services from Google and Microsoft to bolster its digital transformation. Chief Information Officer Chris Hjelm didn’t mince words this week, saying Kroger won’t let an opponent…

IBM is revamping how it manages data stored in one of its European cloud computing data centers, giving customers more control.

With GDRP Approaching, IBM Cloud Revamps Access Rules to Give E.U. Customers More Control Over Their Data

IBM is revamping how it manages data stored in one of its European cloud computing data centers, giving customers more control and transparency over where their data lives and who has access to it. Concerns about data security continue to dominate the cloud industry, as more large corporations migrate applications and sensitive customer information over…