Microsoft’s booming $8.5-billion in cloud revenue last quarter has helped it open a decisive lead over Amazon as the world’s leading enterprise cloud provider for the past 12 months, $26.7 billion to $23.4$ billion.
As the Cloud War’s leading rivals prepare to post Q3 financial results this week, Microsoft has an excellent chance to approach $7.5 billion in Q3 cloud revenue while Amazon is likely to flirt with $6.9 billion.
Stuart Bashford is the digital officer for the Swiss-based Bühler Group, a $3B, family-owned company that is 158 years old. Every day, billions of people use Bühler technologies and solutions to satisfy their basic needs for food, mobility, or communication. Hear Stuart discuss cloud, AI, and the Internet of Things.
It’s all about speed. Bobby Berry heads a team that is transforming Fruit of the Loom for the digital age, where consumers expect up-to-the-minute styles, and partners expect the latest in digital business platforms.
Doubling down on his belief that Microsoft must help customers become world-class software creators themselves, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella today showcased several innovative customers embracing “tech intensity” to innovate and grow in today’s high-intensity digital economy. Nadella described tech intensity as a fusion of cultural mindset and business processes that rewards the development and propagation
Microsoft’s sweeping transformations of its sales and engineering organizations and its unique focus on intelligent cloud plus intelligent edge has spurred some of its largest enterprise customers to spend “an order of magnitude more with us year over year than they ever had before,” a top Microsoft executive recently told investors. Judson Althoff, executive vice
Call it the CEO’s existential challenge: in today’s blindingly fast world of digital business, it’s no longer enough for every business to become a software business—instead, the new imperative here in our increasingly data-driven economy is that every company must become an AI company. Citing examples of AI-driven innovation that are creating sweeping new business
As chief technology officer for Microsoft Services, Norm Judah has what he considers, “the best role in the company.” He works on both the customer side and the vendor side of enterprise technology, and those combined perspectives are uniquely valuable in today’s high-paced and turbulent business world. Hear Norm discuss artificial intelligence, bots, Microsoft HoloLens, and much more.
Despite Amazon’s ongoing outstanding cloud-computing performance last quarter with revenue up 49% to $6.1 billion, that just wasn’t good enough to keep pace with cloud leader Microsoft whose commercial-cloud revenue surged 53% to $6.9 billion and gave it an $800-million spread for the quarter over Amazon in the closely watched race for supremacy in the cloud. Now,