Cloud’s Big Four: A Round-Up of the Latest Offerings
May 31, 2018
Ed Targett, Editor at The Computer Business Review wrote a feature article about 'The big four' cloud service providers extraordinary ability to continually roll out an impressive array of new services and functions. AWS has rolled out a number of new updates including enhancements to Amazon Neptune and authentication support for Application Load Balancers (ALB) . Microsoft Azure focused on the legal requirement for companies to be GDPR compliant and updated it Internet of Things (IoT) Reference Architecture Guide. IBM Cloudlatest product offering is IBM Cloud Private (IICP) which brings together the disciplines of data science, data engineering and application building into a single environment. IBM has expanded its range of trusted partners including Accrete.AI who provider AI via wealth management, who uncover market-moving data and deliver investment insights. Google Cloud due to popular demand has made available Confluent cloud, a fully-managed streaming service based on Apache Kafka. In summary, the use of cloud services is growing substantially with a market growth jumping 51% YoY.