Amazon's cloud is bigger than Microsoft, Google and IBM combined, researcher says

Grazed from Busines Insider. Author: Julie Bort

Amazon Web Services is vastly overpowering its competition in the cloud computing market, says Synergy Research Group.

In its latest quarterly analysis, the market research firm says that AWS accounted for 45% of the revenue generated by public "infrastructure as a service" (IaaS) providers.

IaaS is the cloud market that Amazon helped to pioneer. It's where companies rent computers and storage over the internet, only paying for what they use.


In the IaaS market, AWS is bigger than the next three players combined, which are Microsoft, Google and IBM, Synergy Research says.

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