It has been all out war at the White House lately. Tweets have been flying fast and furious about Amazon, the subsidies it received from the U.S. Postal Service while dodging sales taxes and, most importantly to all of us in the IT industry, the $10 billion Pentagon cloud services contract, the largest in U.S. government history.
It was recently revealed that Walmart is putting significant pressure on some of its technology vendors by informing them that if they want to do business with Walmart, they will not be able to run applications on the cloud computing service of Walmart’s arch rival, Amazon.com. Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the leader in on-demand, [...]