Amazon Web Services
Amazon Web Services is a subsidiary of Amazon that provides on-demand cloud computing platforms to individuals, companies and governments, on a metered pay-as-you-go basis.
Amazon Profit Doubles to Record $3.6B in Q1
The company "has entered a new era with comparatively sluggish sales growth, but a consistently profitable business.”
The CFO’s Crucial Role in Digital Transformation
The need to decide what funding requests to prioritize and how much to invest puts finance chiefs squarely in the middle of digital transformation efforts.
Amazon Posts Record Earnings But Stock Falls
“The question for investors now is if Amazon can grow profits fast enough to make up for slowing revenue growth."
NetApp Strives to Shed Hardware-only Image
The big data storage provider still sells mostly hardware but positions itself as a key player in a "hybrid cloud" world.
Juniper Networks Makes Less Money — On Purpose
Companies are moving more of their IT needs to the cloud, and Juniper is moving right along with them. For now, that means lower revenue.
Intuit Is Selling Its Largest Data Center
As a result of the deal, the software company, maker of Quickbooks, will incur an operating loss of as much as $85 million.
Amazon Asked to Stop Selling Facial Recognition Tech to Governments
The ACLU says Amazon's Rekognition technology could be used by law enforcement to identify and monitor political protestors.
Consumer Favorite Destroys Businesses, Jobs
Amazon exerts both good and bad effects on society and business, but the net result is decidedly negative, an ex-CFO says.
The Cloud: A Better Expense Model
Say goodbye to over-provisioning and depreciating technology assets.
Amazon Sales Jump 25% But Profits Disappoint
CFO Brian Olsavsky defends the company's heavy spending, saying "We are continuing to invest in businesses that ... can last for decades."
Moving Up to the Public Cloud
Lured by cost savings, corporate IT is shifting from data centers and company-owned servers to the public cloud.