Monday November 09, 2015

The Cloud Wars: Why Nobody Can Catch Up With Amazon

I knew Amazon was ahead of Microsoft, Google and IBM, I just didn't know it was by this far.

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The more customers a cloud platform gets, the more servers it can afford to add. The more servers they have, the better they can take advantage of economies of scale, and offer customers lower prices for more robust features with more enterprise appeal. The lower their prices and the better their products, the more customers they get, and the more new customers switch over the cloud. Amazon calls this the "virtuous cycle."

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