Microsoft and SAP have agreed to sell and use each other's cloud products in the latest challenge to Amazon's market dominance.

Microsoft Signs SAP as Cloud Partner in Latest Challenge to Amazon’s Cloud Dominance

Microsoft has fortified a partnership with SAP SE to expand the use of each other’s cloud products in its latest effort to chip away at Amazon’s market share dominance in the public cloud. The two business software giants said they will deploy each other’s cloud solutions internally, and provide joint support services for customers. Microsoft…

AWS Launches New Secret Cloud Region, AWS re:Invent is coming, Cloud providers brace for Cyber Monday and Azure acquires Datapipe.

Cloud Round-Up: AWS Launches New Secret Cloud Region, AWS re:Invent, Cloud Braces for Cyber Monday Shoppers and Rackspace Closes on Major Acquisition

On this week’s Cloud News Round-Up on Liftr News, Amazon Web Services launches a new secret cloud region for U.S. intelligence agencies, AWS gears up to host their majo conference, re:Invent set to focus on AI, Machine Learning in Las Vegas, Black Friday and Cyber Monday put the cloud in the spotlight and Rackspace closes on its largest acquisition…

Amazon sells parts of its Chinese cloud, Rackspace and HPE partner on a private cloud service, Forresters Cloud Predictions for 2018.

Cloud Round-Up: Amazon Sells Parts of its Chinese Cloud Business, Rackspace and HPE Partner, Forrester Predictions, Kroger Gives Amazon the Cold Shoulder

This week on the Cloud News Round-Up, Amazon sells parts of its Chinese cloud computing business to a local partner. Rackspace has partnered with Hewlett Packard Enterprises on a new managed service for enterprises that combines the flexible pricing model used in a public cloud with the dedicated infrastructure of a private cloud. Forrester makes big predictions…