US antitrust enforcers have broadened their scrutiny of Amazon.com beyond its retail operations to include its massive cloud computing business, according to people familiar with the matter.
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Amazon Web Services has developed a more powerful version of its own chips to power services for cloud computing customers in a major challenge to market leader Intel.
Google announced plans to buy enterprise software firm CloudSimple, another sign the search giant isn’t letting a flurry of antitrust investigations interrupt its expansion strategy.
Amazon.com has given notice that it will file a lawsuit challenging the US defence department’s decision to award Microsoft a cloud computing contract valued at as much as $10-billion over a decade.
Amazon Web Services plans to invest more than R365-million in developing 100% black-owned small ICT businesses in South Africa as part of an “equity equivalence” programme.
Microsoft has won the sought-after Jedi cloud computing contract with the Pentagon, dealing a blow to the market leader, Amazon.com, which had been the front-runner.
Microsoft rose on Thursday as first quarter results topped estimates and boosted analyst confidence, with Jefferies writing that the software giant should be able “to weather any storm”.
Booming cloud business and Office products helped Microsoft deliver healthy quarterly financial results, while Xbox and Surface slowed down, the company has reported in its latest results.
Google lured billions of consumers to its digital services by offering copious free cloud storage. That’s beginning to change.
Amazon Web Services said on Wednesday that Old Mutual has struck a wide-ranging deal with the South African financial services group to shift a large portion of its IT workload to the cloud.