Yet Another Analyst Believes Microsoft Could Unseat Amazon, Cites ‘Paranoia’ Surrounding AWS

Business Insider is reporting that RBC Capital Markets Managing Director Alex Zukin believes Microsoft could unseat AWS as the dominant cloud player. AWS currently holds a commanding lead in the market, with some 47.8% market share. In spite of that,…

Microsoft Expects ‘Halo Effect’ From Winning Pentagon JEDI Contract

Fresh off of winning the Pentagon’s $10 billion JEDI contract, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said the company is expecting a “halo effect,” according to Yahoo Finance’s Brian Sozzi. “Halo effect” was a term used frequently in regard to Apple products,…

Google Cloud Invites Partners To Accelerate For The First Time Ever

Business Insider is reporting Google Cloud is taking the unprecedented step of inviting partners to its annual Accelerate sales event. The move underscores how important Google’s cloud business is, as it seeks to gain ground against Amazon and Microsoft. Latest…

Google May Buy Salesforce To Help Bolster Its Cloud Business

According to Business Insider, RBC Capital Markets believes Google may purchase Salesforce and use it to better take on Amazon and Microsoft. Google is currently a distant third among U.S. cloud providers. As of 2019, Gartner estimates Amazon’s AWS has…

Goldman Sachs: Microsoft Making Significant Inroads In Cloud Market—At Amazon and Google’s Expense

According to Business Insider, a recent Goldman Sachs poll shows Microsoft making significant inroads into the cloud market at Amazon and especially Google’s expense. Goldman Sachs polled 100 IT executives from Global 2000 companies to see what cloud platforms were…

Microsoft May Be Working On a Version of Windows 10X For IoT

According to Windows Latest, a recent LinkedIn job posting would seem to indicate that Microsoft is working on a version of Windows 10X for Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Windows 10X is a version of Windows designed specifically for multi-screen…

AWS Tapped to Oversee U.S. Securities Market, 100 Billion Daily Financial Market Events

Amazon Web Services (AWS) may have lost out on a lucrative Pentagon contract, but it has scored a major deal to oversee trading in the U.S. securities market. According to a press release, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) selected…

It Is a Multi-Cloud World, Says VMWare COO

“VMWare allows the datacenter to act like a public cloud,” says VMWare COO Sanjay Poonen. “It is a multicloud world. While AWS will be first and preferred for us, we want every customer that has VMWare in the private cloud…

Microsoft Building Team to Grow Azure Business and Compete With AWS

Business Insider is reporting that Microsoft is building out a new team of technical trainers to help customers at all levels of proficiency. Microsoft and Amazon are locked in a bitter rivalry in the cloud computing business. While Amazon’s market…

NVIDIA and Microsoft Join Forces to Accelerate AI Startups

NVIDIA Inception and Microsoft for Startups have partnered to help accelerate AI startups, according to a press release. The two companies unveiled their joint focus in Helsinki, at the startup event Slush. The partnership will aid companies in the AI…