Alibaba Cloud Reports 104% Growth, Google Goes Gaming, Oracle Creates Cloud Platform for Drug Development, Women in Cloud encourage female entrepreneurship.

Cloud Round-Up: Alibaba Cloud Reports 104% Growth, Google Goes Gaming, Oracle Creates Cloud Platform for Drug Development, Women in Cloud

This week on the Cloud News Round-up on LiftrNews.com, Chinese-based cloud provider Alibaba released its quarterly earnings report showing a 104% growth year-over-year. A new report out of a subscription news service called “The Information” claims that Google has been secretly working on a cloud-based gaming platform and console, codenamed “Yeti.” Oracle is creating a new…

Oracle has announced a new cloud-based eClinical platform with the intentions of speeding up the process of bringing new drugs to market.

Oracle Wants to Bring Clinical Drug Development to the Cloud

Oracle has announced a new unified cloud-based eClinical platform with the intentions of speeding up the process of bringing new drugs to market. The solution, dubbed “Clinical One” unifies clinical development operations under one centralized cloud-based platform. Bringing drugs to market is a complicated, expensive process. It involves the initial development of the drug, extensive…

Oracle shares have nosedived following the company’s disappointing cloud computing sales that missed Wall Street projections.

Oracle Shares Tumble Following Weak Cloud Forecast

Oracle’s stock has taken its biggest nosedive in three months following the company’s disappointing cloud computing sales that missed Wall Street projections. The tech giant’s second-quarter cloud revenues fell short of analysts’ estimates, and it also gave a disappointing cloud growth forecast for the current quarter. The miss for last quarter and the lower-than-expected forecast…

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…