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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…

Cloud Round-Up: Microsoft Azure Targets Healthcare, Dropbox Ditches Public Cloud, AWS Outage Affects Alexa, Google Hangouts Chat.

Cloud Round-Up: Microsoft Azure Targets Healthcare, Dropbox Ditches Public Cloud, AWS Outage Affects Alexa, Google Hangouts Chat

On this week’s Cloud News Round-Up on LiftrNews.com, Microsoft wants Azure to be the platform of choice for healthcare companies coming to the cloud. File storage and sync company Dropbox has spent the last two years building its own infrastructure to store client data for its 11 million users. Dropbox’s primary cloud provider, is still…

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Cloud Round-Up: AWS New East Coast HQ, Google IoT Core, Amdocs CSP’s Cloud, Microsoft Xiaomi Agreement, iCloud Uses Google Cloud, Cryptojacking, Supreme Court on Cloud

This week on the cloud news round-up on LiftrNews.com, AWS is making splashes in the news this week. AWS has recently announced that the site of their new east coast headquarters will be in built in Northern Virginia. The new building will bring an estimated 1,500 jobs to the region. AWS has also made its…

Tigera, a provider of secure native application connectivity for enterprises, has raised an additional $10 million in funding.

Cloud Round-Up: Tigera Raises $10M in Funding, Cloud Listed as Top Budget Item for Gov’t Agencies, Nokia Opens Collaboration Hubs, SAP Acquires CallidusCloud, Microsoft

  The last week of January proved to be an exciting week in Cloud News. Tigera, a provider of secure native application connectivity for enterprises, has raised an additional $10 million in funding. A recent survey from Gartner of 461 government CIOs revealed that the cloud is the single largest line item on agency budgets for 2018. Nokia…

NHS approves storing medical data in the cloud, IBM becomes the preferred vendor of Salesforce, Amazon Acquires security startup Sqrrl.

Cloud Round-Up: Medical Data Approved for Cloud, IBM and Salesforce Join Forces, Veeam Buys N2WS, AWS buys Sqrrl

On this week’s episode of the Cloud News Round-Up on Liftr News, NHS approves storing medical data in the cloud, IBM becomes the preferred vendor of Salesforce, Veeam acquires AWS cloud-native, backup provider N2WS for $42.5M, Insitu and AWS demo the AWS Snowball Edge, Amazon acquires security startup Sqrrl, and Amazon narrows its list of potential…

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.