The Wall Street Journal published on 08/2/2018 an article titled: Microsoft Narrow the Gap Between Amazon and Cloud. Based on analyzing the market-share of cloud services providers, Microsoft share expanded by 5% from the prior year to 13.3%.
Even though Amazon maintains market share dominance of 33%, Microsoft’s growth by 3% in the Cloud offering ecosystem, is a big step forward and emphasis Microsoft’s steady trend of growth in the past years as demonstrated on the graph below.
- Amazon – 33 %
- Microsoft – 13 % ( Growth of 3%)
- Google – 6% ( growth of 1%)
- Microsoft Narrows Gap with Amazon in – Microsoft’s share of the market expanded to 13.3% in 2017, from 8.7% a year earlier
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