Microsoft hires former Amazon cloud executive Charlie Bell

Microsoft has hired Amazon cloud executive Charlie Bell as a corporate vice president, CNBC has confirmed. The move represents a victory for Microsoft, whose Azure cloud business is trying to take share from market-leading Amazon Web Services. Bell was considered a candidate to become head of AWS once Amazon chose Andy Jassy, the AWS CEO, to lead all of Amazon.

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