Which cloud is on top? Ask devs, not CIOs

A new Morgan Stanley CIO survey could have Amazon Web Services quaking in its cloudy boots. According to the survey of 100 IT executives, 31 percent of CIOs will be using Microsoft Azure by 2019, and 30 percent will opt for AWS.

The only problem with this survey: It’s asking the wrong people. In today’s world, developers determine the cloud an enterprise will use. The CIO? She’s not exactly irrelevant, but she’s not the one steering the ship for application development.

The CIO is the last to know

As reported by Geekwire, the latest Morgan Stanley CIO Survey shows CIOs are sticking with their old friend Microsoft:

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