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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…

According to Synergy Research Group, the cloud has become the preferred solution for companies' data handling and application management. Revenue generated from public cloud infrastructure now accounts for more than one-third of global IT infrastructure sales

Public Cloud IT Infrastructure Spending Hits New Milestone

Revenue generated from public cloud infrastructure now accounts for more than one-third of global IT infrastructure sales, according to second-quarter figures released by International Data Corporation. Meanwhile, IDC says demand for non-cloud IT services is continuing to decline rapidly, though traditional offerings still make up more than half the global share of IT revenue. Spending…