Cloud Price War Erupts – How will Amazon, Microsoft, and Google Protect their Margins?

Last month, Microsoft, Amazon, and Google did something rare in the world of IT. They slashed their prices—and not just by a little. Microsoft cut its Azure prices by 27 to 65 percent. Amazon announced a broad price decrease on parts of its Amazon Web Services offering by 36 to 65 percent. Google made the most aggressive price cuts of all, with a 32 to 85 percent decrease for its Google Cloud Platform. These price cuts are game-changers for many companies who have been debating whether to continue investing in their own computing infrastructure capabilities, or to outsource to the cloud.

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GM to Seek Court Protection Against Lawsuits, Spending Cuts in France, Google Glass Sale

- April 16, 2014 12:35 PM | Categories: Afternoon Coffee

General Motors plans to seek court protection against lawsuits related to incidents before its 2009 bankruptcy. And spending cuts are coming in France. The prime minister plans to cut roughly $29 billion from pensions, health care, and social care. Afternoon Coffee brings you the latest news in supply chain and procurement.

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Business Intelligence to Transform Procurement