Amazon and Microsoft Improve Their Cloud Computing Game

The bottom line on this week's announcements from Amazon and Microsoft for AWS and Azure, respectively: Significant improvements to their offerings that reduce common objections to the use of cloud platforms.
  • Virtualization
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.