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Google Compute Cloud Challenges Amazon

Google's Compute Engine comes out of preview, with Google touting lower pricing and "transparent maintenance."

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1/27/2014 | 10:47:01 PM
What market does Google want?
What market does Google want? It wants the market that can best adopt the spin off services it can most easily place in the Google Cloud Platform. And those services in many ways reflect what Google needs more than they reflect a broad range of enteprise needs. Don't get me wrong. They're very good services and probably market leading on performance. But so far Google is not showing a knack for producing the blend of cloud services that others are. Make that, the blend that Amazon is.
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