Liftr Cloud Regions Map
Liftr Cloud Regions Map

The Cloud Regions Map is a Complimentary Tool for Exploring Regional CSP Service Availability

Liftr Cloud Regions Map Pull-Down Key

Understand the viewing options in the Cloud Regions Map
  • Zones

    A zone is an isolated area within a region that contains a cloud datacenter within independently operated zones and is fault-tolerant from other zones. A region is a geographic area within a single government or regulatory environment. CSP manage regions (and therefore zones within regions) independently, in compliance with local regulations.

  • Redundancy

    A region has redundancy if a Cloud Service Provider operates at least two zones in that region and can fail over between zones.

  • Compute Cost per Core

    Compute Cost per Core calculates the median cost per core across all compute instance types in a region.

  • Compute Cost Index

    Compute Cost Index normalizes Compute Costs per Core across regions. Scores are normalized to an index starting at one, using the lowest median cost per core as the baseline.

Cloud Regions Map Key Understand the different options to view in the Cloud Regions Map
  • Compute Cost - Eight Core

    Compute Cost Eight Core is the median regional monthly cost of an eight-core compute instance with 28-34 GB of RAM in the general-purpose product family.

  • Government Options

    Government Options shows each Cloud Service Providers regions available for specific countries’ government use.

  • Partner-Managed

    Partner Managed identifies regions operated by a third-party or partner to a Cloud Service Provider.

  • Service Count

    Service Count is a count of each Cloud Service Providers service coverage within the Liftr Cloud Distiller comparison matrix of high-value IaaS and PaaS services offered by each cloud provider. The Cloud Distiller currently tracks and normalizes about 200 unique types of IaaS and PaaS services across the four cloud service providers we track in the Liftr Cloud Index.

Liftr Cloud Regions Map Pull-Down Key

Understand the viewing options in the Cloud Regions Map
  • Zone

    A zone is an isolated area within a region that contains a cloud datacenter within independently operated zones and is fault-tolerant from other zones. A region is a geographic area within a single government or regulatory environment. CSP manage regions (and therefore zones within regions) independently, in compliance with local regulations.

  • Redundancy

    A region has redundancy if a Cloud Service Provider operates at least two zones in that region and can fail over between zones.

  • Compute Cost per Core

    Compute Cost per Core calculates the median cost per core across all compute instance types in a region.

  • Compute Cost Index

    Compute Cost Index normalizes Compute Costs per Core across regions. Scores are normalized to an index starting at one, using the lowest median cost per core as the baseline.

  • Compute Cost - Eight Core

    Compute Cost Eight Core is the median regional monthly cost of an eight core compute instance with 28-34 GB of RAM in the general-purpose product family.

  • Government Options

    Government Options shows each Cloud Service Providers regions available for specific countries’ government use.

  • Partner-Managed

    Partner Managed identifies regions operated by a third-party or partner to a Cloud Service Provider.

  • Service Count

    Service Count is a count of each CSPs service coverage within our Liftr Cloud Distiller comparison matrix of high value IaaS and PaaS services offered by each CSP. Our Cloud Distiller currently tracks and normalizes about 200 unique types of IaaS and PaaS services across the four CSPs we track in the Liftr Cloud Index.

Stay Informed and Up-to-date

The Liftr Cloud Regions Map is a visual tool for exploring the up-to-date regional availability of cloud services including zone coverage, service redundancy and compute cost comparisons. The Liftr Cloud Regions Map also includes specialized service comparisons such as the availability of government options and cloud service providers (CSPs) vs. partner-managed zone coverage.

Cloud Regions Map Data Built To Help You Stay Informed The Liftr Cloud Regions Map is a visual tool for exploring the up-to-date regional availability of cloud services including zone coverage, service redundancy and compute cost comparisons by region.

Stay Informed and Up-to-date

Cloud Regions Map Data Built To Help You Stay Informed The Liftr Cloud Regions Map is a visual tool for exploring the up-to-date regional availability of cloud services including zone coverage, service redundancy and compute cost comparisons by region.

The Liftr Cloud Regions Map is a visual tool for exploring the up-to-date regional availability of cloud services including zone coverage, service redundancy and compute cost comparisons. The Liftr Cloud Regions Map also includes specialized service comparisons such as the availability of government options and cloud service providers (CSPs) vs. partner-managed zone coverage.

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