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Adam Selipsky, CEO of Amazon Web Service (AWS), at the French headquarters of the American giant’s cloud division, on May 30 near Paris. Francois BOUCHON/François Bouchon / Le Figaro
ANALYSIS – In an interview with Figarothe CEO of Amazon Web Services (AWS), Adam Selipsky, denounces certain practices in the cloud market.
He has been at the head of a business of 85 billion dollars a year for two years. Adam Selipsky has been conducting since July 2021 AWS (Amazon Web Services), the cloud division of Amazonwhich provides three quarters of the profits of the American giant.
For the past few quarters, fears about a slowdown in the economic situation have somewhat dampened the growth rates of activity, forcing the company to cut jobs. “In the short term, there is indeed cost optimization on the part of customers. Many of them are tightening their belts and we are working with them to help them optimize their environment. But we’re not seeing a slowdown in the commitments companies are making to move the next wave of workflows from their servers to the cloud,” explains Adam Selipsky in an interview with Figaro.
Even if the digitization of companies has accelerated very strongly since Covid-19, the vast majority of flows…