Google Cloud quarterly earnings 4Q 2019 - 1Q 2020 LIFTR INSIGHTS

Google Cloud’s Enterprise Weakness Is Its Hidden Complexity

GCP’s drive for OPEX optimization and low-cost leadership is not a strategy to extract value from enterprise accounts. GCP has focused on a small handful of verticals to create enterprise solutions value. The combination is probably not enough to maintain its third-place public cloud revenue position against aggressive competitors. Google Cloud revenue was $2.61B in…

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Liftr Look Ahead: Liftr Cloud Regions Map Updates – Accelerator Brands

Liftr Look Ahead: Liftr Cloud Regions Map Updates – Accelerator Brands The Liftr Cloud Regions Map is a visual tool provided by Liftr Insights allowing investors to see up-to-date cloud components supplier availability (processor and accelerator brands) and other key infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) and platform-as-a-service (PaaS) offerings in every region of each tracked cloud service provider (CSP) – AWS, Azure, GCP and…

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Liftr Look Ahead: January 2020 Earnings Reports (CSPs)

Liftr Look Ahead: January 2020 Earnings Reports (CSPs) The first round of earnings reports for calendar Q1 2020 have rolled in. We’ll cover Alphabet, Amazon, IBM, Microsoft and Oracle. Let’s take a look, paying particular attention to infrastructure-as-a-service.   Amazon – AWS Over the course of 13 years, AWS continually refines its infrastructure software to run more efficiently on its hardware. Its goal…

Liftr Cloud Look Ahead: Google Set to Acquire Elastifile, Amazon Aurora Development Team Wins Award and More!

Liftr Cloud Look Ahead: Google Set to Acquire Elastifile, Amazon Aurora Development Team Wins Award and More!

Amazon Aurora Development Team Wins Award  The developers of Amazon Aurora have won the 2019 Association for Computing Machinery’s Special Interest Group on Management of Data Systems Award, otherwise known as the ACM SIGMOD Systems Award. SIGMOD is a community of software developers, academic, and industrial researchers, practitioners, and users specialized in large scale data…

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Liftr Cloud Look Ahead: Microsoft’s Load Balancer for AKS, VPC Traffic Mirroring for AWS, and More!

Microsoft’s Load Balancer for AKS   Microsoft has introduced its Azure Load Balancer with the ability to work with applications in the Azure Kubernetes Service. The load balancer can be used both internally and externally. If internal, the load balancer makes a Kubernetes service only accessible to applications running in the same virtual network as the…

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Liftr Cloud Look Ahead: Amazon’s Digs at Oracle and Microsoft, Google Cloud Integrates Chainlink, and more!

Amazon Digs at Oracle and Microsoft AWS CEO, Andy Jassy snubbed other providers offering traditional on-premises database services at the company’s 10th annual public sector conference in Washington D.C. last Wednesday. Jassy stated, “I think most people are pretty frustrated with the older database solutions. They’re expensive, proprietary, high lock-in.” Jassy finishes by saying, “It’s…

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Liftr Cloud Look Ahead: Insights from KubeCon EU 2019, Tencent Cloud and Elastic’s New Joint Service, and More!

Insights from KubeCon EU 2019 This past week, KubeCon was held in Barcelona from May 20-23. Liftr Cloud’s Principal Analyst Paul Teich was in attendance, sending back interesting insights and key points on the event. According to Teich, machine learning was a hot topic. Discussions centered around not only data science, but also the ability…

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Liftr Cloud Look Ahead: Microsoft and Dell’s Partnership Expansion, VMware Introduces VMware Cloud on Dell EMC, and More!

Microsoft and Dell’s Partnership Expansion Dell Technologies and Microsoft are expanding their partnership to help their customers accelerate their digital transformations. The two companies announced last Monday that the expansion will address a wide range of customers’ needs, including the delivery of a fully native VMware Cloud built on Azure infrastructure. According to VMware, the…