The biggest cloud services providers are Microsoft, Amazon and Google with Amazon Web Services (AWS) having the biggest market share. It is a hotly contest battle for market share and this benefits business as they compete to add new features and products on an almost monthly basis.
- Amazon Web Services comprise a wide range of services aimed at developers and administrators, with a growing list of mainstream products for non-technical businesses.
- The Microsoft Cloud provides a ready-to-use suite of business services for all organizations, and now has a growing product list for developers. Broadly, these are provided as either Office 365 services or Azure Cloud Computing Platform.
- The Google Cloud Platform (GCP) is coming to market latterly, but it benefits from Google’s huge global network infrastructure which also supports their Gmail and YouTube services.
Which Should I Choose?
Developers often champion their preferred operating system and cloud platform with all the enthusiasm of a religious zealot. Business decisions must be based on a clear-headed consideration of feature-set suitability, and cost-benefit analysis. Always have a good reason for not taking thee obvious choice.
At IntersysIT, we use them of these cloud providers – each according to its suitability for the task.
If you are looking for a business solution to a particular problem, we can help you choose the most appropriate technical solution.