Microsoft Launches Aws Integrations For Group Foundation Server, Vsts

On Thursday Microsoft published a blog post detailing the ways in which its Team Foundation Server on-premises software and its Visual Studio Team Services cloud service can hook into various Amazon Web Services tools.
Amazon and Microsoft, two arch rivals in cloud computing and stiff competitors for Seattle-area tech talent, are cooperating a lot more.
Effectively, Microsoft is providing a new source of revenue for AWS, the biggest cloud around and the main competitor to Microsoft’s own Azure cloud.
At the end of July, Amazon held 34 percent of the cloud infrastructure services market, while Microsoft had 11 percent, according to Synergy Research.
But if Microsoft is serious about making things as simple as possible for end users, then the move makes sense.

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