If you ask Microsoft EVP Scott Guthrie who the players are in public, “massive-scale” cloud, he listsAmazon Web Services, Google and (surprise!) Microsoft. That appears to be the general consensus (though IBM would add IBM to that list, HP would add HP, and so on). 645 more words
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By Jillian Mirandi, Senior Analyst
AWS’ public cloud dominance will remain unchallenged — but dictates AWS determine its ‘next act’ to stay relevant long-term
Over the last two months, AWS expanded its partner ecosystem, adding AT&T and Verizon to improve networking and hybrid IT integration capabilities, launched its second EU region in Frankfurt to address data sovereignty issues and introduced Directory Service to integrate on-premises Microsoft Active Directory or set up new, AWS-based directories. 1,077 more words
Amazon Web Services appears to be back on the fast track, according to Amazon’s latest earnings release.
In the now-mythic “North American Sales, Other” category which includes AWS, sales were a healthy $1.34 billion, up pretty substantially from $960 million for last year’s Q3 and even last quarter’s $1.17 billion. 173 more words
Amazon Web Services is huge among startups and is gaining credence in enterprises but faces challenges there from Microsoft Azure, VMware vCloud Air and IBM SoftLayer with their enterprise IT pedigrees. 237 more words