Cloud wars: How the US tech giants opening UK datacentres shook up the public sector market

December 2021 marks five years since Amazon Web Services (AWS) set its UK datacentre region live, and in that time the US cloud giant has seemingly become the public sector’s go-to cloud provider. Some of the biggest contracts the firm has accrued to date have occurred in the last couple of years. These include one awarded in November 2020 and valued at £120m with the Home Office, and another worth £94m struck with HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) in March 2021, according to data shared with Computer Weekly by public sector analyst house Tussell.

Link: Cloud wars: How the US tech giants opening UK datacentres shook up the public sector market
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