Liftr Look Ahead: Network and Gbps

Liftr Look Ahead: Network and Gbps – SmartNICs Beat the Pace of Network Innovation

Liftr Look Ahead: Network and Gbps – SmartNICs Beat the Pace of Network Innovation Data center networks are the glue that connect all deployed servers in a cloud. Network Speeds and Capabilities However, unlike other instance type specifications, network speed and capabilities are not exposed to cloud customers as configuration options (for the most part).…

Alibaba Cloud, WeWork, China Gateway, AWS, Textract, Microsoft Azure, Cognitive Services, Adaptive Network Hardening, Cockroach Labs, CockroachDB

Liftr Cloud Look Ahead: WeWork and Alibaba Cloud Partner, AWS Launches Textract, and More!

WeWork and Alibaba Cloud Partner In an effort to attract global companies, WeWork and Alibaba, along with the help of enterprise consultancy firm, Softbank Telecom China, announced a partnership late last week. The companies, together, will launch a service platform named “China Gateway” to help foreign companies scale in China.   “China Gateway” will provide…

Google Cloud Unveils Anthos, private cloud, Microsoft Azure, UK, WeWork, Alibaba Cloud, JEDI, AWS, Oracle Cloud, IBM Cloud

Liftr Cloud Look Ahead: Google Cloud Unveils Anthos, Microsoft Doubles UK Region, and More!

Google Cloud Unveils Anthos Last week Google Cloud held its annual Cloud Next conference in San Francisco where the company unveiled several new announcements. Among those announcements was the new name of their Google Cloud Services Platform, Anthos, which allows enterprises to run applications in their private data center and in Google Cloud.    The name…

Microsoft Azure, ONNX, TensorRT, NVIDIA, Google Cloud, Stadia, GDC, AWS, NVIDIA G4, CUDA, Alibaba Cloud, PolarDB, Tencent

Liftr Cloud Look Ahead: Azure ONNX Integration, Google Goes Gaming and More!

Azure Announces ONNX Integration   Microsoft Azure announced at the beginning of last week a preview of Open Neural Network Exchange’s Runtime, or ONNX Runtime, support for NVIDIA’s TensorRT. ONNX is an open format for deep learning, machine learning, and artificial intelligence model exchange that was co-developed by Microsoft, Facebook, and AWS.   ONNX allows developers the freedom…

OCP, OCP Global Summit, Facebook, AWS, re:Inforce, Google Cloud, Atos, chatbot, Alibaba Cloud, digital transformation

Liftr Cloud Look Ahead: Facebook, Google, and others experience Outages, AWS’ New Summit Series Announcement, and More!

Paul Teich, Liftr’s principal analyst, attended OCP Global Summit from March 14-15 in San Jose, Ca. The annual summit is designed to help grow, drive, and support the open hardware ecosystem in, near, and around the datacenter and beyond. The summit’s sizable sponsor list is filled with notable names such as Facebook, Huawei, Microsoft, and Intel…

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…