This week sees Amazon Web Services (AWS) hold its annual Re:Invent conference in Las Vegas. Yesterday saw a massive number of announcements which I covered in my wrap up post. (Disclosure: AWS is a Diversity Analysis client. I was not pre-briefed on any of the Re:Invent announcements.)
As I mentioned after the day one news, while these announcements are undoubtedly exciting for AWS customers, there is a significant stakeholder group that is less excited with the news. Contacts who are attending the show told me that there were some very glum faces in the expo hall after the keynote — there are a large number of ecosystem players whose very business models were skewered on day one.