Amazon’s AWS Revenues Rose 43% to ~$3.7 Billion
#Amazon as a target As the dominant e-commerce company, Amazon (AMZN) is targeted by competitors like #Walmart (WMT) and #Sears (SHLD). As the leading cloud computing provider, Amazon is also seeing growing threats from #Microsoft (MSFT), #Oracle (ORCL), and #Alphabet ’s (GOOGL) #Google. To cope with the increasing competition, Amazon must keep its wheels spinning faster wherever it has a presence. Its 1Q17 results offer a hint of what’s happening.