There was much discussion in 2015 about whether AWS had stolen such a lead in public cloud that would make it impossible for most rivals and all late entrants to catch up and compete. As we have covered before there are rarely new technology markets that provide true first mover advantage. Normally the winners are the fast followers that are able to learn from the mistakes of pioneers and improve on their offerings to deliver differentiated and therefore winning propositions. Examples of this include Google (not the first search engine), Amazon (not the first e-commerce site), etc.
Find out more – see the full article, which was first published on Compare the Cloud here.