"Indeed, Andy Jassy, the AWS chief, is set to announce during his keynote address on Wednesday that Amazon now counts more than 1 million businesses and government agencies among its customers. The company has previously said its active customers numbered in the hundreds of thousands.Amazon Conference Showcases Another Side of the Retailer’s Business - Digits - WSJ
Jassy declined in an interview to disclose AWS annual revenue, nor would he say whether the unit is profitable. Analysts estimate AWS generates at least $4 billion a year in sales.
AWS re:Invent, which features nearly 300 sessions and a keynote address from Werner Vogels, Amazon’s chief technologist, is not meant to drum up new business, Jassy said. “This is not a sales and marketing conference for us, it really is an education conference."
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Amazon Conference Showcases Another Side of the Retailer’s Business - Digits - WSJ
A big study day for Google and Microsoft