Microsoft commercial cloud, Azure vs. Amazon Web Services

Microsoft commercial cloud, Azure vs. Amazon Web Services

Microsoft Azure vs. AWS is a fun comparison, but Microsoft’s commercial cloud is more akin to Oracle and Salesforce.

One storyline following earnings from Microsoft and Amazon revolved around pitting Azure vs. Amazon Web Services, but the comparison falls apart based on product portfolio.

Why? First, Microsoft’s commercial cloud and AWS are apples and oranges. Second, Microsoft’s commercial cloud is more akin to Salesforce and Oracle or even Google than AWS. And finally, Microsoft Azure vs. AWS isn’t zero sum because the cloud pie is large enough for both…


Source: ZDNet