Amazon Faces Commodity Cloud Competition

Until recently, Amazon Web Services stood alone among commodity cloud service providers. Then Microsoft and Google stepped in. The world will never be the same, columnist Bernard Golden says.
  • Cloud Computing
  • Web Development
  • Virtualization
  • Enterprise Architecture
Named by 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