Vendor watch: Amazon - A gift for disruption

Gareth Morgan
clock • 9 min read

Having transformed the way we buy books, and then consumer goods in general, Amazon is now blazing a disruptive trail through enterprise IT

For a company that makes just shy of $50bn a year, online retail giant Amazon manages to maintain an air of mystique. As R "Ray" Wang, an analyst with Constellation Research, puts it: "Whatever you...

To continue reading this article...

Join Computing

  • Unlimited access to real-time news, analysis and opinion from the technology industry
  • Receive important and breaking news in our daily newsletter
  • Be the first to hear about our events and awards programmes
  • Join live member only interviews with IT leaders at the ‘IT Lounge’; your chance to ask your burning tech questions and have them answered
  • Access to the Computing Delta hub providing market intelligence and research
  • Receive our members-only newsletter with exclusive opinion pieces from senior IT Leaders

Join now

 

Already a Computing member?

Login

You may also like
Cloud big three sign open letter urging datacentre kit suppliers to step up

Green

Embodied carbon emissions are the focus

clock 18 July 2024 • 4 min read
Amazon warehouse workers in Coventry narrowly reject historic union vote

Corporate

Union bid fell just 28 votes short

clock 18 July 2024 • 2 min read
Microsoft to build hyperscale datacentre in Yorkshire

Datacentre

Inks £106 million land deal with real estate group Harworth

clock 04 July 2024 • 2 min read

More on Supplier

Capgemini scoops £13mn to migrate Cabinet Office

Capgemini scoops £13mn to migrate Cabinet Office

Government joins the professional world on Microsoft 365

clock 24 April 2023 • 2 min read
Government issues £4.2bn tender to update HMRC's legacy applications

Government issues £4.2bn tender to update HMRC's legacy applications

The contract's value might reach £4.2 billion over the course of four years

clock 12 October 2022 • 3 min read
Public sector contractors earned more than £19 billion last year

Public sector contractors earned more than £19 billion last year

'Strategic suppliers' earned £19 billion from the UK public sector in the 12 months to September 2021.

clock 01 June 2022 • 2 min read