Stephen E. Arnold: Amazon Loses Another Big One to Microsoft

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Stephen E. Arnold

Amazon: Some Trouble Down Under?

DarkCyber noted “Case Study: Why the Australian Electoral Commission Migrated to Microsoft Azure.” On the surface, the write up is another PR output. When considered in terms of the competition between Amazon and Microsoft for juicy non commercial jobs, the article provides a check list of what’s lacking in Amazon AWS.

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Phi Beta Iota: Amazon is actually the better offering on the back office side of the ledger, but they totally suck at everything else. And they are, if this is possible, even more arrogant and closed off than Microsoft. Both companies will follow IBM and Oracle into oblivion for failure to listen.