Thursday April 23, 2015

Amazon Reveals That Its AWS Cloud Service Is A $5B Business

I knew Amazon Web Services was big but I didn't know it was $5 billion big. eek!

For the first time, Amazon broke out the financial results for its Amazon Web Services business, which the company launched in 2006. The numbers showed that AWS was by far Amazon's most-profitable business. "Amazon Web Services is a $5 billion business and still growing fast -- in fact it's accelerating," Bezos said in a statement Thursday.