Amazon Plans To Challenge Cisco in Networking Market With Much Cheaper Switches, Report Says

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Amazon Web Services already dominates the market for cloud services. Now, reports The Information, it is eyeing a part of the cloud business it doesn’t already control: the $14 billion global market for data center switches [Editor’s note: the link may be paywalled; alternative source]. From the report: AWS is considering selling its own networking switches for business customers — hardware devices that move traffic around networks, according to a person with direct knowledge of the cloud unit’s plans and


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