LeWeb 2012 (Video): Microsoft Ready For Amazon Cloud Compute Battle

Tom Brewster is TechWeek Europe's Security Correspondent. He has also been named BT Information Security Journalist of the Year in 2012 and 2013.

Dot Net Solutions co-founder Dan Scarfe says Microsoft is going to be the enterprise public cloud of choice ahead of Amazon

Amazon has a major new challenger in the Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) space – Microsoft. The Redmond giant recently announced that Azure was no longer just a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) offering.

But taking on a company that has such a strong grip on the public compute cloud market is going to be a tall ask of Microsoft.

At LeWeb 2012 in London this week, we caught up with Dan Scarfe, CEO and co-founder of one of Microsoft’s biggest cloud partners Dot Net Solutions, to talk about how Microsoft can challenge the behemoth that is Amazon.

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