Growth Within Limits: US-Based Cloud Service Provider 1Q Earnings

Growth Within Limits: US-Based Cloud Service Provider 1Q Earnings

Alphabet, Amazon, IBM, Microsoft and Oracle recently announced quarterly earnings covering their public IaaS cloud offerings, respectively, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Amazon Web Services (AWS), IBM Cloud, Microsoft Azure and Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI). I evaluated each company’s earnings from an IaaS perspective to understand how these cloud giants are managing and growing their infrastructure.…

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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…

Azure AzCopy Supports AWS S3, Fusion Broadband Migrates to IBM Cloud, and More! Amazon, AzCopy, Azure, Atos, IBM Cloud, Google Cloud, RDS, S3, PostgreSQL, Fusion Broadband

Liftr Cloud Look Ahead: Microsoft Azure AzCopy Supports AWS S3, Fusion Broadband Migrates to IBM Cloud, and More!

Microsoft Azure AzCopy Supports AWS S3  Azure’s AzCopy v10 now supports AWS S3 as a data source by using a simple, command-line tool. Azure users now can copy an entire AWS S3 bucket, or even multiple buckets, to Azure Blob Storage. Using ‘Put Block from URL’, which copies data directly from a given URL, AzCopy v10 moves data from an AWS S3 bucket to…

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, Azure Stack, HCI, hyperconverged infrastructure, IBM Cloud, eyeTELLIGENCE, Oracle Cloud, AWS, Inferentia, ONNX

Liftr Cloud Look Ahead: Azure Announces Azure Stack HCI, Oracle Cloud Employees Face Layoffs, and More!

  Azure Announces Azure Stack HCI   Arpan Shah, the General Manager of Microsoft Azure, recently announced in a blog post on the company’s website that Azure Stack HCI solutions are now available for customers who want to run virtualized applications on modern hyperconverged infrastructure, or HCI, to lower costs and improve performance.     Azure Stack HCI allows users to…

Google Cloud, Cloud Services Platform, Watson AI, IBM Cloud, Cloud Integration Platform, WiPro, OVH, Huawei Cloud, Baidu Cloud, Oracle Cloud

Liftr Cloud Look Ahead: Google Cloud’s New Hybrid Cloud Platform, International Cloud Offerings and More!

Upcoming Cloud Events    Key Banc’s Emerging Technology Summit will be held this week from Feb 26-27. Liftr Cloud Principal Analyst Paul Teich will participate in emerging technology discussions at Key Banc’s 14th annual event. Teich will also be attending the Open Compute Project Global Summit: San Jose coming up in a few weeks on March 14-15. Teich will…

Cisco, SDN, Alibaba Cloud, IBM Cloud, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure, AWS, Amazon Web Services, AMD

Liftr Cloud Look Ahead: Cisco Announces ACI Extensions, Earnings Reports Are In and More!

Cisco Announces ACI Extensions   Cisco Live! Barcelona was held this past weekend from January 28-February 1. At the conference, the company highlighted multi-cloud connectivity for enterprise customers. As demonstrated on Cisco Live’s main stage, Cisco has extended its ACI data-center SDN, software-defined networking, platform to connect with AWS and Microsoft Azure.    The extension brings automation…

Alibaba Cloud, Amazon, AWS, Cloud, data center, Google Cloud, IBM Cloud, Microsoft Azure, Vodafone, energy

Liftr Cloud Look Ahead: Azure and AWS Focus on Retail, IBM Cloud Signs Vodafone, and More!

  Insights from NRF 2019 The National Retail Federation’s Big Retail Show, the world’s largest retail conference, took place, January 13-15, in New York City. Many major cloud providers such as Microsoft and AWS were in attendance to share their latest plans and services. Liftr Cloud Insights got the inside scoop about the event. Microsoft…