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AWS is currently the largest global service provider and is continuing to expand at a significant rate. This report provides a high-level overview of the key strengths and weaknesses of the AWS offering.


  • Public cloud IaaS and PaaS suppliers are part of a very fragmented market. The four large global suppliers currently have between 75% and 80% of the market, with the remainder spread across hundreds of smaller regional suppliers.

Features and Benefits

  • Discover why AWS Marketplace is the significant differentiator between AWS and the rest of the cloud providers.
  • Learn about why AWS has a presence in nearly 100 countries globally.

Key questions answered

  • Why could the AWS portfolio become complex if it is not managed?
  • Why does AWS provide cost transparency and forward billing information to help organizations balance resource use to cost?

Table of contents


  • Catalyst
  • Key messages
  • Ovum view

Recommendations for enterprises

  • Why consider AWS?

SWOT analysis

  • Strengths
  • Weaknesses
  • Opportunities
  • Threats

Data sheet

  • Key facts about the solution


  • Methodology
  • Further reading
  • Author

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