OCP, OCP Global Summit, Facebook, AWS, re:Inforce, Google Cloud, Atos, chatbot, Alibaba Cloud, digital transformation

Liftr Cloud Look Ahead: Facebook, Google, and others experience Outages, AWS’ New Summit Series Announcement, and More!

Paul Teich, Liftr’s principal analyst, attended OCP Global Summit from March 14-15 in San Jose, Ca. The annual summit is designed to help grow, drive, and support the open hardware ecosystem in, near, and around the datacenter and beyond. The summit’s sizable sponsor list is filled with notable names such as Facebook, Huawei, Microsoft, and Intel…

Liftr Cloud Insights 2019-02-18: IBM Cloud at IBM Think, Azure Maps, Google Cloud in Enterprise, and Oracle Cloud

Liftr Cloud Insights is pleased to announce the launch of our premium Liftr Cloud Index service. Liftr Cloud Insights provides the cloud ecosystem with quantified, unbiased insight into individual CSP behavior and market perception, as well as long-term competitive and market trends. To celebrate our launch, we have made our fourth quarter 2018 report available as…

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…

Liftr Cloud Insights 2019-02-11: Google Cloud in Enterprise, Microsoft Azure and Tom Tom, and Azure & Oracle Cloud go AMD EPYC

  Liftr Cloud Insights is pleased to announce the launch of our premium Liftr Cloud Index service. Liftr Cloud Insights provides the cloud ecosystem with quantified, unbiased insight into individual CSP behavior and market perception, as well as long-term competitive and market trends. To celebrate our launch, we have made our fourth quarter 2018 report available…

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…

Liftr Cloud Insights 2019-02-04: Alibaba, Amazon, Microsoft report earnings

Liftr Cloud Insights is pleased to announce the launch of our premium Liftr Cloud Index service. Liftr Cloud Insights provides the cloud ecosystem with quantified, unbiased insight into individual CSP behavior and market perception, as well as long-term competitive and market trends. To celebrate our launch, we have made our fourth quarter 2018 report available as…

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…