Here is the Worldwide Cloud computing market share for first quarter 2017.
- Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the leader with 33% worldwide market share
- Microsoft Azure, Google and Alibaba achieved annual growth rates of 80% or more.
- Microsoft Azure, Google, IBM, Alibaba and Oracle all achieved Q1 growth rates that were substantially higher than that of AWS
Forbes has partnership with Bessemer Venture Partners and Salesforce Ventures to list the top privately held cloud companies of 2016 – Cloud 100. This list will help to identify and recognize the most promising and fast-growing cloud companies in the world.
Microsoft Office cloud is cloud based offering of Microsoft’s Office tools. They are available apart from standalone installations of Office editions.
The main intent behind Office 365 product is to provide on-the-go access to Office applications. To achieve this, a single Office 365 product can be installed on one or many systems, tablets and phones. In addition, a cloud storage is allotted on OneDrive which allows users to work on documents anytime anywhere.
Azure is the cloud computing platform by Microsoft which allows development, deployment and management of applications and services. It is continuously referred as Leaders by Gartner in their evaluation of cloud platforms.
Here are some of the features of Windows Azure that make it one of the best tools for cloud computing,
- IaaS and PaaS
- Hybrid operation
Microsoft Cloud is Microsoft’s cloud computing platform. Microsoft Cloud has provided successful solutions in various sectors like enterprise, health, education, industrial and government. Microsoft is also working towards providing IoT solutions in all these sectors. Microsoft have several cloud offerings,
- Dynamics CRM
- Office 365
As more and more business and orgalizations move to cloud services, we will see how it is beneficial to organisations and personal users
The three major types of Cloud Computing Platforms are
- Software as a Service (SaaS)
- Platform as a Service (PaaS)
- Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)