What many of us in the US haven’t heard much about is Alibaba Cloud, a growing public cloud provider with an International presence approaching its rivals.

Alibaba’s New Data Center is Open, Marking the Chinese Tech Giant’s Latest Move to Catch Amazon in the Cloud

Alibaba, an emerging powerhouse in the booming public cloud, says its first data center in Malaysia has opened, marking the latest example of the Chinese tech giant’s rapid global expansion to compete with market leader Amazon. The data center in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur will give Alibaba another foothold in the growing Asia-Pacific…

Amazon, Google and Microsoft all smashed Wall Street estimates this week with strong quarterly earnings and steady profits.

Cloud Continues to Drive Massive Growth for Amazon, Google and Microsoft

Amazon, Google and Microsoft all smashed Wall Street estimates this week with strong quarterly earnings that showed all three tech giants continue to gain momentum and reap steady profits from their cloud computing businesses. The better-than-expected earnings have propelled the stocks of all three companies. As of Friday, Amazon’s share price was up 13 percent,…

Google and Cisco forge an unlikely partnership. Gartner Analysts predict public cloud market will hit $400 billion by 2020 because of growth

Cloud Round-Up: Google and Cisco Join Forces, Public Cloud Sees Rapid Growth, Amazon Christens Texas Wind Farm

In this week’s Cloud News Round-Up on LiftrNews.com, Google and Cisco forge an unlikely partnership. Gartner Analysts predict public cloud market will hit $400 billion by 2020 because of growth driven by IaaS and SaaS segments. IBM stock riding the wave of cloud growth and says Cloud makes up 20% of revenue. Rackspace expands their…

According to Synergy Research Group, the cloud has become the preferred solution for companies' data handling and application management. Revenue generated from public cloud infrastructure now accounts for more than one-third of global IT infrastructure sales

Public Cloud IT Infrastructure Spending Hits New Milestone

Revenue generated from public cloud infrastructure now accounts for more than one-third of global IT infrastructure sales, according to second-quarter figures released by International Data Corporation. Meanwhile, IDC says demand for non-cloud IT services is continuing to decline rapidly, though traditional offerings still make up more than half the global share of IT revenue. Spending…