Amazon still dominates cloud computing as Microsoft and Google struggle to catch up

| June 15, 2017

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Amazon Web Services Inc. has retained an impressive lead in Gartner Inc.’s latest Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service, with Microsoft Corp. and Google Inc. failing to make up much if any ground over their biggest rival.The picture at the top, according to the ranking released Thursday, is much the same as it was in 2016’s Magic Quadrant for Cloud IaaS, with AWS way out in front of the “Leaders” box, followed by Microsoft Azure as the only other leader, albeit some way behind. Google was ranked as a “visionary” for the second year in a row.

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