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Cloud market moving to higher value services rather than commodity pricing | V3

Cloud market moving to higher value services rather than commodity pricing | V3

The latest Cloud Price Index report from analyst 451 Research claims to show that, rather than being dominated by cut-throat commodity pricing, the cloud market sees customers increasingly looking for value-added services, and providers are moving up the stack to meet this demand and maintain profits. “Despite all the noise about cloud becoming a commodity, […]

451 Research: Cloud Race To The Bottom Is ‘Red Herring’ | TechWeek Europe

451 Research: Cloud Race To The Bottom Is ‘Red Herring’ | TechWeek Europe

“In short, price doesn’t matter,” said 451 Research today. “Despite all the noise about cloud becoming a commodity, our research demonstrates a very limited relationship between price and market share. Certainly, being cheap doesn’t guarantee more revenue, and being expensive doesn’t guarantee less,” said research director Owen Rogers. “In fact, the real drama is the […]

New research reveals potential cloud pricing headaches for European customers | Cloud Tech News

New research reveals potential cloud pricing headaches for European customers | Cloud Tech News

The report, which aims to give enterprises insight into the cloud pricing landscape, argues the market in Europe is maturing, but issues are not likely to appear immediately. “With demand likely to increase, we don’t think the European cloud market is facing serious price pressure in the short term, as long as it is suitably […]

Amazon Welcomes 2016 With (What Else?) Cloud Price Cuts | Fortune

Amazon Welcomes 2016 With (What Else?) Cloud Price Cuts | Fortune

Company slices prices 5% on select computing instances running basic Linux. Maybe it’s just a media thing, but it sure seems that the price-cutting frenzy that roiled the cloud computing market two and three years ago simmered down over the past year. But the lull may be over. On Tuesday, Amazon AMZN 0.71% Web Services […]

Amazon, Azure and Google in race to the bottom … of cloud storage pricing | The Register

Amazon, Azure and Google in race to the bottom … of cloud storage pricing | The Register

The tensions between storage simplification and complexity will continue to drive opposing forces of product development, with complexity delivering better tuned hardware and software functionality, while simplicity eases use and management and lowers those costs. Management abstraction layers can hide complexity but, for the most granular control, you typically need to touch the levers yourself. […]

Amazon’s Strategy To Dominate Cloud Computing With AWS | Seeking Alpha

Amazon’s Strategy To Dominate Cloud Computing With AWS | Seeking Alpha

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) has been ramping up the pace of its growth strategy for Amazon Web Services (AWS), as it moves from primarily servicing small and mid-size businesses, to enterprise companies. Its existing strategy has been based upon gaining market share by slashing prices, having done so for just under 50 times since 2006. That will […]

The Data Science of AWS Spot Pricing | Medium

The Data Science of AWS Spot Pricing | Medium

Amazon Web Services is the 800-lb gorrilla in Cloud Computing and provides a number of different pricing models ranging from pay-per-use (on-demand), fixed (reserved), and auction-based (spot). This spot model is on the order of 8–10x cheaper as compared with on-demand, but with a twist: since instances in the spot market are auctioned, you may […]

Price Is Only One Weapon Amazon Is Using to Win the Cloud War | Re/code

Price Is Only One Weapon Amazon Is Using to Win the Cloud War | Re/code

Remember how a few months ago there was talk of a “price war”in the world of cloud computing services? It’s over and all the signs point to Amazon having won. As we reported last week, Amazon posted a stunning 81 percent rise in revenue at its Amazon Web Services cloud computing unit, along with a […]

Pricing News Daily > 12/11/14

Pricing News Daily > 12/11/14

Pricing News Daily is a digest of top pricing strategy in the news, strategy expert and technology leader’s thought leadership, industry news and events, and resources for pricing professionals. This Edition is Sponsored by: Wiser Wiser provides a complete suite of solutions to give retailers, brands, and manufacturers the edge to stay both competitive and most […]

Pricing News Daily > 12/9/14

Pricing News Daily > 12/9/14

Pricing News Daily is a digest of top pricing strategy in the news, strategy expert and technology leader’s thought leadership, industry news and events, and resources for pricing professionals. This Edition is Sponsored by: Strategic Pricing Solutions Strategic Pricing Solutions, LLC (SPS) is a management consulting firm helping clients with pricing strategies, data analytics, and pricing […]