Comparing the largest cloud players on the block gets a bit convoluted the way tech vendors are compiling their financials. Here's a crack at playing the cloud revenue face-off game.
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With Amazon now disclosing its public-cloud revenues, how does Microsoft compare? It's hard to tell, given how Microsoft reports its cloud numbers.
Microsoft puts its commercial cloud lineup on a $6.3 billion annual run rate, which is on par with what Amazon Web Services is putting up. Enterprise carries team Microsoft.
Analysts and shareholders have been waiting many moons for Amazon to finally reveal specifics about AWS quarterly revenue rather than just the "Other" column.
Mixing up traditional pricing models became the big theme at the latest AWS customer summit, including a new monthly-based scheme for popular cloud apps to a deep dive into machine learning.
Cloudnexa, an Amazon Web Services partner, launched a console to optimize cloud operations and control costs.
SaaS vendors targeting particular vertical markets, such as healthcare or real estate, arguably have the potential to deliver revenues and profits on a par with leading horizontal cloud companies. We examine how far the 'industry cloud' has penetrated the wider SaaS market.
Infor is gunning for Oracle and SAP by focusing on industry specific app suites. Execs outlined the strategy at its analyst day.
Amazon will likely have more cloud news on the way soon with its annual customer summit in San Francisco next week.
Amazon announced two tiers of unlimited storage for Cloud Drive, marking the first time such an option is available to users outside of select criteria.
Other cloud giants with FedRAMP status handed down by other U.S. Government departments include Microsoft Office 365 and Amazon Web Services.
Changes in the latest release of app-development platform Pivotal Cloud Foundry are designed to accelerate uptake and make life easier for coders.
Amazon Web Services first announced the intended larger and faster cloud storage option last November.
Intelligence agencies do more than just spy on you in the cloud. Some, like the CIA, use the cloud for their own purposes.
Cloud decisions for enterprises are shifting back to central IT; Amazon Web Services leads; Microsoft's Azure surges and there's a lot of headroom left for infrastructure as a service.
VMware touted its OpenStack distribution will enable smaller IT departments with "little or no OpenStack or Linux experience" to deploy an OpenStack cloud within minutes.
Will Distelli's founders' experience putting together very large computing environments while at Microsoft and Amazon make a difference for you?
Adaptive Insights, a cloud-based corporate performance management vendor, has a new CEO. Tom Bogan comes from a lengthy finance career - something that could be of value as the company (and the sector) continues to experience growth.
Oracle highlights its industry-focused strategy, launches financial services cloud and says that the engagement model will become much easier with fewer consultants and simplified pricing.
iOS is the default mobile choice for businesses, while Microsoft and Amazon Web Services are making gains as the preferred public cloud provider over Google, according to a new survey.
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