Handicapping the clouds: Amazon will continue to crush it (and IT rivals)


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Jason Hoffman, former CTO of Joyent and now Ericcson’s director of digital strategy talks connected cars, worries about whether space-age “smart pajamas” can electrocute us, and says Amazon Web Services will continue to “crush” all the current IT players but could face a challenge from Google if the search giant does a few things right. Oh, and Microsoft will be number 3 while OpenStack will remain “an interesting backwater.” (He’s quoting someone else there.)

But first, Derrick Harris and I discuss IBM’s big, new Watson push — guess what — it’s investing 1 BILLION dollars in a new division — as well as  Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff’s stance on OpenStack and a bunch of other stuff.

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