- Analysts said it was hard for AWS to seriously threaten Microsoft with enterprise software.
- AWS is a leader in cloud infrastructure, but Microsoft has a software leader that even Google can’t touch.
- No single acquisition, partnership, or strategy could give AWS an immediate edge over Microsoft.
Amazon Web Services may be the dominant cloud computing infrastructure platform, but its main competitor, Microsoft, has long had an unassailable fortress in the form of its market-defining office cloud productivity apps, including the Teams chat product.
However, there are indications that AWS is preparing for an attack on this particular front in the cloud wars, with particular focus on destroying the Microsoft 365 suite: As Insider recently reported, Amazon may be building a “rebel alliance” from Microsoft -Rivals on like Salesforce, Slack and …