AWS CEO predicts several winners will emerge from the cloud wars

Dive Brief: Demand for cloud services is so large that there will be “multiple successful players,” though it’s not clear yet who they will be, according to Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy, speaking at the University of Washington last week.

Jassy said the biggest surprise to him so far is how long it took other companies to come after AWS. “I don’t think in our wildest dreams we ever thought we’d have a six- to seven-year head start,” he said. Jassy said ultimately AWS was so disruptive to other companies that they eventually had to do something.

Author: CIO Dive


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