Abstract: soundless and stirless, AWS has become the most promising business amazon. "It’s a 5 billion year business, and it’s still accelerating." At the end of the month, Amazon CEO Geoff Bezos · this introduction has been operating for more than ten years of the AWS cloud computing business. This is the Amazon network service was born more than and 10 years, Amazon’s first disclosure of its revenue.
AWS has become soundless and stirless, Amazon’s most promising business.
"it’s a 5 billion year business, and it’s still accelerating." At the end of the month, Amazon CEO Geoff Bezos · this introduction has been operating for more than ten years of the AWS cloud computing business.
this is AWS (Amazon Web services) was born in more than and 10 years, Amazon first revealed its revenue. Before that, no one was sure how important it was.
simply said, AWS is selling performance. Amazon has built dozens of data centers around the world, lined with thousands of computers. Its customers only need to spend money to use these computers to build web sites, store data, run a variety of complex computing.
it’s like electricity companies: power stations generate electricity and then pass it to each company, so companies need to spend money, not to buy their own generators. And large-scale power plants, like AWS cloud computing services are more economical than the company’s own computer room.
, however, is different from a power station for decades, and computer processors are much faster. Therefore, cloud computing services need to constantly update the device, but also have to cut prices. 2006 to date, AWS has cut prices 44 times.
such a need to continue to increase investment, but the product at the same time more and more cheap business, what can make money?
now seems to be possible, over the past 3 months, AWS Amazon to bring $1 billion 560 million in revenue, profit of $265 million. Compared to its retail profit on the Amazon website, it is not difficult to see, AWS has become an important pillar of Amazon’s profit (or loss) is:
probably no one thought AWS could make money like this. On the same day, Amazon’s market capitalization soared $25 billion 600 million – higher than the market value of Google. And this happened in the case of Amazon electricity supplier business losses again, some analysts believe that $25 billion 600 million reflects the true value of AWS in the eyes of investors.
now has more than one million paying customers every day in the use of AWS services. PHILPS uses it to analyze 390 million medical records, the popular mobile game tribal war with its online battle, Standford will be public