Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Netflix: A Lot More than “House of Cards” | Tech.pinions - Perspective, Insight, Analysis

Excerpt from a Netflix/AWS synergy snapshot

"Last year, the company had revenues of $5.5 billion, up 25.8% from 2013. Profits were $267 million. Streaming delivered 88.9% of the business though it has only been in 2007 that Netflix’s business consisted entirely of shipping DVDs and Blu-rays.
But another place Netflix has by itself is as a huge and extremely clever, successful user of Amazon Web Services (AWS), to which it moved its operations in 2010. Any Netflix service a customer gets — from signing up to a subscription to making the service available on just about any device capable of displaying the content to watching a showing of “Orange Is the New Black” to data and streaming is handled on AWS."
Netflix: A Lot More than “House of Cards” | Tech.pinions - Perspective, Insight, Analysis
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