Opinion

Is Amazon Web Services Really Down and Out?

It's daft to say that AWS is in trouble just because it may have had one bad quarter. If anything, the ongoing price war between Amazon, Google and Microsoft reflects broader changes in the future of IT infrastructure. If anyone should be worried, it's traditional vendors, not Amazon.
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Named by Wired.com as one of the 10 most influential people in cloud computing, Bernard Golden serves as vice president of strategy for ActiveState Software, an independent provider of CloudFoundry. He is the author of four books on virtualization and cloud computing, his most recent book being Amazon Web Services for Dummies. Learn more about him at www.bernardgolden.com.