Here’s my conversation with Arpan Shah, who is the General Manager for Azure Infrastructure Marketing at Microsoft. As the tech companies in our Cloud Wars Top 10 rankings drive transformation not just in individual corporations but also in entire global industries, it’s essential for business executives to understand the strategic intentions of each of these vendors. That’s what this new limited series is all about.
Episode 3: Microsoft
In this episode, Arpan and I discuss the most fascinating form of digital transformation he sees happening among Microsoft’s business customers. Plus, why hybrid cloud is so critically important at this moment in time. We explore the connections between hybrid and red-hot edge computing, and where Microsoft’s hybrid strategy is headed next. Press play to get some compelling insight from inside the Cloud Wars #1 vendor. (You’ll want to hear Arpan’s response to claims from Microsoft’s cloud competitors that they can do everything Microsoft can, and do it just as well.)
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We're unique in the sense that we're the only vendor that provides a consistent and comprehensive hybrid cloud. Click To Tweet We're looking to extend the same hybrid principles of consistency and comprehensiveness to the edge. Click To Tweet I'm really excited to work with customers—and I know my day job is Azure—but in every conversation with customers, they want to learn about the cloud at large. Click To Tweet
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Cloud Wars Top 10 Executive Insights
A limited interview series from Cloud Wars Live. The tech companies in the Cloud Wars Top 10 are driving the transformations of not just individual corporations but also of entire global industries. As such, it’s essential for business executives to understand the strategic intentions of each of these vendors. Our “Executive Insights” series drills down into the unique strategies, differentiated capabilities, and customer orientations of each vendor in the Cloud Wars Top 10. We aim to deliver a compelling overview of how highly influential tech giants are changing how the world lives, works, plays, learns and dreams.