AWS is set to open its first datacenter, New metrics for Liftr Index go live, Google becomes preferred cloud provider for Etsy and the NCAA

Cloud Round-Up: France Gets AWS Datacenter, Liftr Index Adds New Metrics, Alibaba Announces Indian Expansion, Google Teams Up with Etsy, NCAA

On this week’s Cloud News Round-Up on Liftr News, AWS is set to open its first datacenter in France, new metrics for the Liftr Index go live, Alibaba cloud is expanding to Mumbai, Google becomes preferred cloud provider for Etsy and the NCAA. Interested in learning how the Liftr Index can help simplify your 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.

Microsoft bringing AI and its Azure cloud platform to the forefront of its focus. Part of this shift means splitting the core Windows team. Microsoft said Wednesday that it has launched its Azure Stack service in India, which will complement the company’s available cloud services.

Eyeing $100B IT Market Opportunity, Microsoft Expands Cloud Offering in India with Azure Stack

As Microsoft battles for its share of an estimated $100 billion market opportunity stemming from India’s digital transformation, the tech giant is expanding its cloud offerings in the country. Microsoft said Wednesday that it has launched its Azure Stack service in India, which will complement the company’s full array — private, public and hyrbid —…