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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…

Alibaba Cloud Reports 104% Growth, Google Goes Gaming, Oracle Creates Cloud Platform for Drug Development, Women in Cloud encourage female entrepreneurship.

Cloud Round-Up: Alibaba Cloud Reports 104% Growth, Google Goes Gaming, Oracle Creates Cloud Platform for Drug Development, Women in Cloud

This week on the Cloud News Round-up on LiftrNews.com, Chinese-based cloud provider Alibaba released its quarterly earnings report showing a 104% growth year-over-year. A new report out of a subscription news service called “The Information” claims that Google has been secretly working on a cloud-based gaming platform and console, codenamed “Yeti.” Oracle is creating a new…

2017 Top 5 Cloud Takeaways: Liftr breaks down the top cloud computing stories of 2017, a year marked by mega partnerships, emerging markets and Alibaba's explosive growth

The Top 5 Cloud Takeaways of 2017

  2017 was undoubtedly a year of milestones for cloud computing. Watch the Liftr News recap of trends and takeaways from the year, including multi-vendor cloud adoption, expansion of container technology, Alibaba’s explosive growth, mega-partnership announcements, and more! Do you have any predictions for cloud in 2018? Let us know what you think at ideas@liftrnews.com.

Alibaba cloud computing arm has announced compliance accreditation with Germany’s federal office for information security.

Alibaba’s Euro Cloud Plans Get Boosted by New Compliance Accreditation

Alibaba’s cloud computing arm has announced compliance accreditation with Germany’s federal office for information security, giving the company new bragging rights in the European market as it continues expanding globally. The C5 accreditation — Cloud Computing Compliance Controls Catalogue — set out by the Federal Office for Information Security in Germany is a benchmark of…

AWS is set to open its first datacenter, New metrics for Liftr Index go live, Google becomes preferred cloud provider for Etsy and the NCAA

Cloud Round-Up: France Gets AWS Datacenter, Liftr Index Adds New Metrics, Alibaba Announces Indian Expansion, Google Teams Up with Etsy, NCAA

On this week’s Cloud News Round-Up on Liftr News, AWS is set to open its first datacenter in France, new metrics for the Liftr Index go live, Alibaba cloud is expanding to Mumbai, Google becomes preferred cloud provider for Etsy and the NCAA. Interested in learning how the Liftr Index can help simplify your cloud…