Recently listened to cloud plans from Cisco HP IBM Microsoft and Oracle. Microsoft exponentially more visionary, ambitious. Astoundingly so.
Free reprint link for Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Cloud IaaS, Worldwide, 2015 - bit.ly/2015-cloud-mq
HP (intelligently) throws in the towel on HP Public Cloud, will manage AWS/Azure instead - ow.ly/TGM7l
Microsoft's disastrous inability to keep Azure outages confined to a single region is a major red flag for enterprises considering Azure.
If you're an infrastructure-related company, it's time to shift your worldview: Perspective of application-down, not infrastructure-up.