From the Author of "Architecting the Cloud"

Mike Kavis

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Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google, and Microsoft have been consistently dropping their prices in the battle to become the low cost provider of compute, network, and storage cloud services. You can bet that if one of them drops their price, the other two will announce price reductions within days. The reality is that the consumption of these core cloud services has become commoditized. The real differentiator is the features that provide agility to developers.

Check out my latest article on Forbes that talks about the battle between the the big 3 public cloud providers.

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Mike Kavis is Vice President & Principal Cloud Architect at Cloud Technology Partners. He has served in numerous technical roles such as CTO, Chief Architect, and VP positions with over 25 years of experience in software development and architecture. A pioneer in cloud computing, Mike led a team that built the world’s first high speed transaction network in Amazon’s public cloud and won the 2010 AWS Global Startup Challenge.

An expert in cloud security, he is the author of “Architecting the Cloud: Design Decisions for Cloud Computing Service Models (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS)” from Wiley Publishing.