Cloud, Networking, and Security news for the week of January 26th:
- Amazon will release AWS revenue information in 2015, says Gigaom. "Amazon’s mostly IaaS business generated nearly $4.8 billion in revenue in 2014, up a whopping 50 percent from 2013. Meanwhile, Google and Microsoft, by her tally, generated, $177 million and $188 million respectively, in the IaaS segment."
- Gartner ranks Red Hat vendors for the first time. Report now freely available on Gartner's website
- ESG research: "The majority (66%) of organizations are committed to an SDN strategy long-term, and this will be a year in which many of those plans are increasingly put into action. "
- Regulatory compliance can sometimes be hard to justify on economic grounds alone, but recent hacks are generating meaningful stats. eSecurityPlanet examines the hard-to-quantify aspects of a breach.
- Study: financial services and government sectors are the furthest behind in cloud adoption, with 20% of ITDMs saying they had no cloud-based apps in use within their organisations; 24% of financial services ITDMs polled by the firm claimed to have no cloud adoption plans this year.
Amazon's staggering cloud growth, since 2005 - Q4 2012: $769m, Q4 2013: $1170m, Q4 2014: $1674m pic.twitter.com/hQOCpOhhIX— Jack Clark (@mappingbabel) January 29, 2015
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