No regrets over leaving the Amazon cloud, says Marks & Spencer

John Leonard
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'We still have problems but now we can fix them; we always used to have problems but previously we couldn't fix them,' says M&S's Keith Goldthorpe

In 2012, under previous CIO Darrell Stein, retailer Marks & Spencer (M&S) removed the e-commerce side of its business from the Amazon cloud, on which it had been hosted since 2007, and brought it back...

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