Google Cloud has a new chief operating officer, AI and Big Data drive federal cloud spending, AWS drops first major ad campaign.

Cloud Round-Up: Google Cloud Gets a New COO, DoD Increases Cloud Spending, Major Ad Campaign From AWS, Wall Street Responds to re:Invent

In this week’s Cloud News Round-Up, Google Cloud has a new chief operating officer, AI and Big Data drive federal cloud spending, AWS drops first major ad campaign and gets a boost from Wall Street following their annual re:Invent Conference. Like what you see on Liftr News? We want to hear from you. Email us at ideas@liftrnews.com

The Pentagon’s spending on cloud computing is set to surge as the agency relies more on technologies such as AI and machine learning. Pentagon officials are in active talks with cloud providers to revise, or even completely replace, internal rules for cloud security.

Pentagon Spending on Cloud Computing set to ‘Surge’ as Feds Rely More on AI, Big Data

The Pentagon’s spending on cloud computing is set to surge as the agency relies more on technologies such as artificial intelligence, big data and machine learning to develop new warfighting applications that involve human-machine collaboration. That’s according to a new report by public-sector contracting analytics firm Govini. The Department of Defense is the biggest spender…