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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…

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Liftr Cloud Look Ahead: AWS buys CloudEndure, Alibaba buys Data Artisans, IBM Quantum Computing, and More!

New and Upcoming for Cloud Insights In a blog post for Forbes, Liftr analyst Paul Teich predicts the future of containers for the cloud noting how enterprise development has reached a tipping point. Teich takes a deeper dive on that topic for The Next Platform where he predicts a shift away from legacy virtual machines…

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Liftr Cloud Look Ahead: Christmas Crashes, Chinese Media Mandate, and more!

Alexa and Phillips Hue Crash Christmas Day Before the holiday break, Liftr Cloud Insights predicted outages as Christmas approached, and outages there were indeed. Gift receivers wishing to set up their new Amazon Echo and Echo Dot devices, a popular Christmas gift this year, were met with connectivity issues beginning 10 A.M. Christmas Day. The…

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Liftr Cloud Look Ahead: Containers vs VMware, AWS vs Microsoft, Oracle Earnings, and More!

Oracle’s Latest Earnings Report Early last week, Oracle released their Q2 2019 earnings results which were decent but nothing to write home about. The biggest achievement for the company in cloud was that gross margins were stable at 86% while still investing to build out second-generation Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, or OCI. That 86% accounts for…

Liftr Cloud Look Ahead: Microsoft Connect, Huawei out of BT, NeurIPS, and More!

Liftr Cloud Look Ahead: Microsoft Connect, Huawei out of BT, NeurIPS, and More!

Microsoft’s Latest Announcements Microsoft Connect 2018, its annual cloud- and data-focused developer conference, took place last week. Though the event is normally held right before AWS Re:Invent, the company decided this year to hold it a week after. In conjunction with the event, Microsoft unveiled several new products and services. The company announced the general…

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Liftr Cloud Look Ahead: Alibaba Focuses on Cloud, Diane Green Leaves Google, Insights from AWS re:Invent, and More!

Alibaba Focuses on Cloud Daniel Zhang, Alibaba Group’s chief executive, announced last week that the company will be restructuring its Tmall e-commerce business and upgrading its Alibaba Cloud business unit as the cloud becomes more important strategically. The restructure arrives after Alibaba’s record-breaking sales of $30.8 billion during Singles Day late last month and is the first restructure under Zhang…

Google not to be renewing its contract with the Department of Defense, Microsoft's acquisition of GitHub could cause uproar.

Cloud Round-Up: Atlantean Datacenters, Google Uproar, and GitHub Drama

Google Steps Up and Steps Back from DOD Contracts Google divided opinions this week as it announced internally that it would not be renewing its contract with the Department of Defense, nicknamed Project Maven. The project, officially called Algorithmic Warfare Cross-Functional Team, has been hotly contested by both Google employees and outside detractors alike. It…