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Amazon’s least sexy business now brings in $10 billion a year

Amazon Web Services, the company’s cloud computing division, generated $2.9 billion in revenue in the second quarter of 2016, up 58% from a year earlier. Tally that with the previous nine months, and AWS is officially bringing in $10 billion a year. 135 more words

AWS revenue hits a new record with $2.9 billion in Q2

Amazon reported earnings for its second fiscal quarter of 2016 today and for its AWS unit, it was once again a big quarter. AWS net sales hit $2.9 billion in the last quarter, up from $2.5 billion in net sales in the last quarter. 237 more words


My Favorite Azure References

In my “day job” as an Azure specialist I am often asked for Azure references on various topics. Here is a list of some of the most important references that I have been sending out recently: 159 more words


Salesforce plans major migration on Amazon Web Services

Salesforce made an announcement of migrating its core services on Amazon Web Services (AWS). The major services included in this migration are Sales Cloud, App Cloud, Analytics Cloud, Service Cloud, Community Cloud and others. 323 more words

Software Development

Microsoft Again Claims Huge Gains in Azure Cloud Business

Microsoft continued to claim big cloud momentum on its fourth quarter conference call. That’s no surprise—what would have been shocking is if it had not done so. 726 more words


AWS Acquires Cloud9, Startup That Delivers An Integrated Development Environment For The Cloud

Amazon Web Services recently purchased Cloud9, a San Francisco-based startup that delivers an integrated development environment (IDE) that empowers developers to build and collaborate with respect to the development of applications. 288 more words


Amazon Just Bought This Hot Cloud Startup

Amazon’s cloud is getting some fancy new tools.

The retail giant’s cloud-computing arm, Amazon Web Services, bought a small startup called Cloud9 that specializes in software development tools. 261 more words