6 August, 2015
3 Lessons For IT From Amazon Web Services
Amazon.com recently posted its second-ever quarterly income figure: $23.2 billion in the last quarter, an increase of 19.9 percent that exceeded analyst estimates. That included $1.8 billion from Amazon Web Services, a full 81.5 percent more than in the second quarter of 2014. The division’s operating income was $391 million, an impressive 400 percent annual gain.
Both IT organizations and Amazon’s cloud competitors alike would be wise to learn three key lessons from AWS’s success.