“Our first focus is providing more value to our Amazon Web Services customers,” Laczynski told me yesterday. “But we see also opportunities in the hybrid cloud and private cloud spaces.”
A new study by by cloud optimization company Newvem checked 61,545 Amazon Web Services instances which total a yearly spend of over $157 million. The good news is that cloud users are getting much more savvy about security, utilization, and optimization.
But there’s still room to improve — a lot of room.
“Azure is a billion-dollar business,” Laderman says. “Azure is Microsoft’s best-kept secret in the enterprise.”
People have health care, and now clouds have “cloud care.” The only difference? Cloud care is free.
Guest Post I believe that this is the year when the enterprise will find its way to the cloud.
For certain things, the cloud is easier … someone else, after all, has to worry about your servers staying online. But for other purposes, such as determining optimum resource utilization, the cloud can be more difficult.
How hard are all those virtual servers actually working, after all?