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Liftr Cloud Look Ahead: Cloudflare Introduces the League of Entropy, Google’s Solution to Keep Data Sets Private, and More!

Cloudflare Introduces the League of Entropy Cloudflare, a business that powers Internet requests for more than 1 billion IP addresses per day, has introduced its solution for, what they say, is a long standing problem in cryptography. The demand for a constant generation of substantially large, unpredictable numbers, used in areas such as cryptography, money…

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Liftr Cloud Look Ahead: Amazon’s Digs at Oracle and Microsoft, Google Cloud Integrates Chainlink, and more!

Amazon Digs at Oracle and Microsoft AWS CEO, Andy Jassy snubbed other providers offering traditional on-premises database services at the company’s 10th annual public sector conference in Washington D.C. last Wednesday. Jassy stated, “I think most people are pretty frustrated with the older database solutions. They’re expensive, proprietary, high lock-in.” Jassy finishes by saying, “It’s…

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Liftr Cloud Look Ahead: Microsoft and Dell’s Partnership Expansion, VMware Introduces VMware Cloud on Dell EMC, and More!

Microsoft and Dell’s Partnership Expansion Dell Technologies and Microsoft are expanding their partnership to help their customers accelerate their digital transformations. The two companies announced last Monday that the expansion will address a wide range of customers’ needs, including the delivery of a fully native VMware Cloud built on Azure infrastructure. According to VMware, the…

Azure AzCopy Supports AWS S3, Fusion Broadband Migrates to IBM Cloud, and More! Amazon, AzCopy, Azure, Atos, IBM Cloud, Google Cloud, RDS, S3, PostgreSQL, Fusion Broadband

Liftr Cloud Look Ahead: Microsoft Azure AzCopy Supports AWS S3, Fusion Broadband Migrates to IBM Cloud, and More!

Microsoft Azure AzCopy Supports AWS S3  Azure’s AzCopy v10 now supports AWS S3 as a data source by using a simple, command-line tool. Azure users now can copy an entire AWS S3 bucket, or even multiple buckets, to Azure Blob Storage. Using ‘Put Block from URL’, which copies data directly from a given URL, AzCopy v10 moves data from an AWS S3 bucket to…

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Liftr Cloud Look Ahead: BigCommerce Migrates to Google Cloud, AWS Announces Amazon WorkLink, and More!

BigCommerce Migrates to Google Cloud   BigCommerce, an e-commerce Saas provider based right here in Austin, Texas, announced that it is migrating its infrastructure to the Google Cloud Platform. Once the migration is complete, BigCommerce’s more than 60,000 merchants powering online sales will be connected with Google.    The migration move is aimed at competing with Amazon’s e-retail initiatives…

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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…

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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…