Author: Don Jones
When it comes to the public cloud, your business has a big decision to make. Which service provider should you choose? Most companies debate between AWS or Azure. Here are five factors your org should consider when comparing AWS versus Azure. Take a look at the comparison in the post below, which was orginially published on insideBIGDATA here.
Let’s talk cloud. And let’s look at the numbers: Amazon Web Services, or AWS, remains the leader in public cloud services in terms of revenue, with Microsoft trailing a fairly far – but closing – second. Google, the third major player in the field, is such a distant third that right now, few businesses give them serious consideration except for specialized workloads.
So, if your business is deciding where to host a particular cloud workload, which service does your org opt for? It’s a decision made more interesting by the fact that your company can really make this decision on a per-workload basis – there’s little need, and indeed little incentive, to commit arbitrarily to one provider or the other. Let’s take Google out of the picture for now, and look at AWS vs. Azure and explore six things your company should consider: