Amazon Web Services has announced that Oath, the former Yahoo, has selected AWS as its preferred public cloud provider. Sounds like another routine “win” announcement from a cloud vendor, doesn’t it? But this one is far from routine.
Just last year, InfoWorld’s editor in chief, Eric Knorr, wrote about Yahoo’s grand plans to create a giant private cloud. Not even a year later, Yahoo (now Oath) has switched gears and is moving to the public cloud instead.