Azure in Space Liftr Look Ahead

Liftr Look Ahead: Azure in Space

Liftr Look Ahead: Azure in Space SES to Adopt ONAP In August 2019, SES announced that it is adopting the Open Network Automation Platform — ONAP — orchestration platform for scalable, automated delivery of satellite-enabled network services on Microsoft Azure. SES plans to provide global reach and fibre-like high-performance to Azure customers. SES’s Future Plans…

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, 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…

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…

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…

Alibaba Cloud, Aliyun, Rigetti, Oracle Cloud, AWS, Microsoft Azure, Tom Tom, Google Cloud, IBM Think, SXSW, re:Invent, AMD EPYC

Liftr Cloud Look Ahead: Alibaba’s Push Against Scrutiny, Microsoft Partners with Tom Tom, and more.

Alibaba’s Push Against Scrutiny Alibaba is charting an uncertain path in Australia’s cloud computing market. As the Chinese internet conglomerate seeks to grow its operations, it also must manage heightened scrutiny on Chinese technology firms. Alibaba’s earnings growth in the country fell to 41 percent in the December quarter; its slowest since 2016. However, the company’s…