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…

AWS, WorkLink, Microsoft Azure, Intel, Google Cloud, BigCommerce, Alibaba Cloud, Intel, IBM, Red Hat, SAP, HANA

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…

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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.…

Amazon, Alexa, AWS, Philips Hue, Echo Dot, AT&T, Baidu, Sohu, Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Global Data Center

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…

Oracle Cloud, OCI, JEDI, AWS, Amazon Web Services, Alibaba Cloud, Pingtouge, VMware, Dell, Red Hat, IBM, SUSE

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…

Amazon, AWS, Google Cloud, Alibaba Cloud, Microsoft Azure

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…

The Serverless Application repository enables users to discover and deploy serverless applications and components on AWS.

AWS Releases Serverless Application Repository

Amazon Web Services has made its Serverless Application Repository platform generally available. The repository enables users to discover and deploy serverless applications and components on AWS. The new repository acts like a package manager that enables users to discover and immediately deploy applications and components to their projects. Serverless applications differ from normal applications in…