IDG Contributor Network: The next step in app modernization: Is AWS domination a foregone conclusion?

I’ve written frequently about app modernization on this blog, as it’s the type of project that my company frequently does for clients. While there are a variety of technologies and platforms that clients build their modernizations on, mostly dependent on their existing technologies and specific needs, Amazon Web Services (AWS) has become a dominant force in the space.

I recently read an AWS white paper on modernizing Microsoft applications that referenced research suggesting that “50 percent of respondents were using AWS to support productivity applications like those from Microsoft.” Furthermore, “65 percent said they planned to increase their use of AWS either to move existing applications or to expand applications already running on AWS.”

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