Cloud analysis: Multicloud is up, niche providers are down and availability is the big draw

Tom Allen
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Reaching the cloud has never been easier, or more necessary
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Reaching the cloud has never been easier, or more necessary

Cloud enabled the world to avoid the worst economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic, and nearly every company has some sort of cloud presence. But despite its size and success, cloud remains a market where competition is difficult.

Three massive companies dominate the global cloud infrastructure- and platform-as-a-service (IaaS and PaaS, respectively) spaces: Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform. Pra...

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