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Cloud Round-Up: Azure Grows 98%, UK Cloud Security Issues, AWS Boasts 45% Growth, Cisco Teams Up with Google Cloud

Earnings are in! See what we’re talking about on today’s Liftr News Round-Up. Microsoft’s earnings for the second quarter of 2018 are in and Azure revenue growth is listed at a stunning 98% year-over-year. A recent survey from Gemalto found that 35% of British organizations take steps to secure confidential information stored in the cloud.…

This week, our anchors talk cloud revenue, AWS expansion, concerns over billion dollar Pentagon contract, and Microsoft offerings in India.

Cloud Round-Up: Analysts Project 2021 Cloud Revenue, AWS Adds New Chinese Cloud Region, Pentagon Cloud Contract Draws Concerns, Azure Stack Launches in India

This is your weekly Cloud News Round-Up on LiftrNews.com! This week, our anchors talk cloud revenue, AWS expansion in China, concerns over billion dollar Pentagon contract, and new Microsoft offerings in India. Do you have any cloud predictions for 2018? We want to hear from you. Email us at ideas@liftrnews.com.

Several IT industry groups, along with IBM and Oracle, are raising concerns that the Pentagon award a contract to a single cloud provider

IBM, Oracle and several IT Industry Groups Raise Concerns Pentagon Could Favor One Cloud Provider for Major Contract

Several IT industry groups are raising concerns that the Pentagon could award a contract potentially worth billions of dollars to a single cloud provider, a move the groups argue could give one company an unfair advantage while also locking a key federal agency into one company’s technology. The Defense Department has issued a solicitation asking…

Rubrik has tapped former Google Cloud executive Bertrand Yansouni as its new vice president of worldwide channels. Rackspace says it’s the cloud computing industry’s first pay-as-you-go pricing model for a private cloud offering. New data from Synergy Research Group concludes it is becoming hard for global cloud providers not established as leaders to win market share.

Analyst: Global Cloud Becoming “Increasingly Difficult” For Companies Not Already Established As Leaders to Compete

The global market for cloud computing is continuing to grow at a pace of more than 40 percent annually, but it is becoming much harder for cloud providers not already established as leaders to win market share. Synergy Research Group’s latest analysis concludes that “the cloud market continues to grow strongly in all regions of…