Chris Gaun

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How Can Public Clouds Reduce Business Risk For Users?

by Chris Gaun  |  January 28, 2013  |  2 Comments

Follow Chris Gaun on Twitter During a recession, purchases drop. Customers using public IaaS cloud computing often only need to commit to services for a small amount of time – typically an hour or a month. That shifts inventory risk, i.e. the chance that products won’t sell or that the price of those products will [...]

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Will Amazon’s Cloud Bank $3.8 Billion in Revenue in 2013?

by Chris Gaun  |  January 8, 2013  |  1 Comment

Recently, Macquarie Capital produced financial analysis that expects Amazon Web Services (AWS) to produce $3.8 billion in revenue this year. The common view is that Amazon’s cloud and other web service products are already gangbuster. I reinforced that thinking in The Atlantic. But, it is possible to have a contrarian opinion. The cynics are in [...]

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