Google Cloud, Anthos, private cloud, Microsoft Azure, UK, WeWork, Alibaba Cloud, JEDI, AWS, Oracle Cloud, IBM Cloud

Liftr Cloud Look Ahead: Google Cloud Unveils Anthos, Microsoft Doubles UK Region, and More!

Google Cloud Unveils Anthos   Last week Google Cloud held its annual Cloud Next conference in San Francisco where the company unveiled several new announcements. Among those announcements was the new name of their Google Cloud Services Platform, Anthos, which allows enterprises to run applications in their private data center and in Google Cloud.     The…

Microsoft Azure, Azure Stack, HCI, hyperconverged infrastructure, IBM Cloud, eyeTELLIGENCE, Oracle Cloud, AWS, Inferentia, ONNX

Liftr Cloud Look Ahead: Azure Announces Azure Stack HCI, Oracle Cloud Employees Face Layoffs, and More!

  Azure Announces Azure Stack HCI   Arpan Shah, the General Manager of Microsoft Azure, recently announced in a blog post on the company’s website that Azure Stack HCI solutions are now available for customers who want to run virtualized applications on modern hyperconverged infrastructure, or HCI, to lower costs and improve performance.     Azure Stack HCI allows users to…

Microsoft Azure, ONNX, TensorRT, NVIDIA, Google Cloud, Stadia, GDC, AWS, NVIDIA G4, CUDA, Alibaba Cloud, PolarDB, Tencent

Liftr Cloud Look Ahead: Azure ONNX Integration, Google Goes Gaming and More!

  Azure Announces ONNX Integration   Microsoft Azure announced at the beginning of last week a preview of Open Neural Network Exchange’s Runtime, or ONNX Runtime, support for NVIDIA’s TensorRT. ONNX is an open format for deep learning, machine learning, and artificial intelligence model exchange that was co-developed by Microsoft, Facebook, and AWS.   ONNX allows developers the…

OCP, OCP Global Summit, Facebook, AWS, re:Inforce, Google Cloud, Atos, chatbot, Alibaba Cloud, digital transformation

Liftr Cloud Look Ahead: Facebook, Google, and others experience Outages, AWS’ New Summit Series Announcement, and More!

Paul Teich, Liftr’s principal analyst, attended OCP Global Summit from March 14-15 in San Jose, Ca. The annual summit is designed to help grow, drive, and support the open hardware ecosystem in, near, and around the datacenter and beyond. The summit’s sizable sponsor list is filled with notable names such as Facebook, Huawei, Microsoft, and Intel…

Alibaba Cloud, Aliyun, Rigetti, Oracle Cloud, AWS, Microsoft Azure, Tom Tom, Google Cloud, IBM Think, SXSW, re:Invent, AMD EPYC

Liftr Cloud Look Ahead: Alibaba’s Push Against Scrutiny, Microsoft Partners with Tom Tom, and more.

Alibaba’s Push Against Scrutiny  Alibaba is charting an uncertain path in Australia’s cloud computing market. As the Chinese internet conglomerate seeks to grow its operations, it also must manage heightened scrutiny on Chinese technology firms. Alibaba’s earnings growth in the country fell to 41 percent in the December quarter; its slowest since 2016. However, the company’s…

Cisco, SDN, Alibaba Cloud, IBM Cloud, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure, AWS, Amazon Web Services, AMD

Liftr Cloud Look Ahead: Cisco Announces ACI Extensions, Earnings Reports Are In and More!

Cisco Announces ACI Extensions   Cisco Live! Barcelona was held this past weekend from January 28-February 1. At the conference, the company highlighted multi-cloud connectivity for enterprise customers. As demonstrated on Cisco Live’s main stage, Cisco has extended its ACI data-center SDN, software-defined networking, platform to connect with AWS and Microsoft Azure.    The extension brings automation…

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…

Alibaba Cloud, Amazon, AWS, Cloud, data center, Google Cloud, IBM Cloud, Microsoft Azure, Vodafone, energy

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.…