So Google Compute Engine is out, your move Amazon

Huge news in cloud computing.

Gigaom

Now that the fog of hype is starting to lift from the Moscone Center  where Google (s GOOG) rolled out its promised Amazon cloud killer, don’t expect the folks up in Seattle to stand still. As Amazon Web Services (s AMZN) has made clear over the past 7 years, inaction is not an option.

Here are a few things AWS (which after all, remains the cloud to beat) could do to shore up its defenses as GCE, Windows Azure and soon VMware’s AWS competitor (to be re-announced May 21) come online.

1: Get more granular in pricing

One headline item Wednesday was Google’s decision to rent cloud instances by the minute instead of by the hour (well, you have to buy a minimum of 10 minutes with incremental charges for each additional minute.) AWS rents by the hour, which is something it could well change. Both companies are late…

View original post 286 more words

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

My Website

Just another WordPress site

Forbes Real Time

Our Intelligence. Your Innovation.

InformationWeek:

Our Intelligence. Your Innovation.

Betabeat

The Lowdown on High Tech

VentureBeat

News About Tech, Money and Innovation

InfoWorld

Our Intelligence. Your Innovation.

Hacker News

Our Intelligence. Your Innovation.

Gigaom

Technology news, trends and analysis covering mobile, big data, cloud, science, energy and media

SuccessfulWorkplace

New ideas in a fast changing world

%d bloggers like this: