Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy Reflects On The History Of AWS Alongside Some Remarks On Its Competition

The following interview with Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy provides a rare insight into Jassy’s thinking about the genesis of AWS and competitors who either focused on building tools “further up the stack” or those, like Oracle and IBM, who spent an “ungodly long time” before joining the opportunity served up by the public cloud space. The interview illustrates the intent of AWS’s early mission of rendering enterprise grade infrastructure available to developers and startups with the concomitant vision of expanding its portfolio of services after achieving greater adoption.

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