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In the first week of April 2018, new announcements and products from Alibaba, AWS, and Google Cloud have influenced their standing in the cloud market. Corporate data stored in the cloud is accidentally being exposed to the public in some cases because of simple configuration errors.

IDC: Cloud Computing to Generate $554 Billion in Revenue by 2021

Worldwide cloud computing revenue will more than double by 2021 to $554 billion, according to a new report by research firm IDC. IDC’s first-ever report sizing up the “whole cloud” measured public, private and hybrid clouds, plus software and hardware infrastructure for building clouds, along with managed cloud services and other related professional services. The…

Several IT industry groups, along with IBM and Oracle, are raising concerns that the Pentagon award a contract to a single cloud provider

IBM, Oracle and several IT Industry Groups Raise Concerns Pentagon Could Favor One Cloud Provider for Major Contract

Several IT industry groups are raising concerns that the Pentagon could award a contract potentially worth billions of dollars to a single cloud provider, a move the groups argue could give one company an unfair advantage while also locking a key federal agency into one company’s technology. The Defense Department has issued a solicitation asking…

Google Cloud has a new chief operating officer, AI and Big Data drive federal cloud spending, AWS drops first major ad campaign.

Cloud Round-Up: Google Cloud Gets a New COO, DoD Increases Cloud Spending, Major Ad Campaign From AWS, Wall Street Responds to re:Invent

In this week’s Cloud News Round-Up, Google Cloud has a new chief operating officer, AI and Big Data drive federal cloud spending, AWS drops first major ad campaign and gets a boost from Wall Street following their annual re:Invent Conference. Like what you see on Liftr News? We want to hear from you. Email us at ideas@liftrnews.com

Microsoft is making available a public preview of a new cloud-based service SaaS, meant to simplify how enterprises build and manage IoT apps.

Microsoft Launches New SaaS Tool to Make it Easier for Enterprises to Build IoT Apps

Microsoft has started making available a public preview of its new cloud-based service meant to simplify how enterprises build and manage IoT apps. The company’s IoT Central is its Software-as-a-Service offering designed to let enterprises launch IoT solutions with minimal configuration. Microsoft announced another Azure-powered service meant to simplify IoT in April called Azure IoT…

The Pentagon’s spending on cloud computing is set to surge as the agency relies more on technologies such as AI and machine learning. Pentagon officials are in active talks with cloud providers to revise, or even completely replace, internal rules for cloud security.

Pentagon Spending on Cloud Computing set to ‘Surge’ as Feds Rely More on AI, Big Data

The Pentagon’s spending on cloud computing is set to surge as the agency relies more on technologies such as artificial intelligence, big data and machine learning to develop new warfighting applications that involve human-machine collaboration. That’s according to a new report by public-sector contracting analytics firm Govini. The Department of Defense is the biggest spender…