Microsoft’s Windows Azure: Leader in Cloud Storage (Beats Amazon and Google)February 20, 2013 1 Comment
Microsoft (via an independent study) has announced that Windows Azure is the leading Cloud Storage Provider (CSP). As it leaped over its competitors (Amazon S3, Google Cloud Storage, HP Cloud Object Storage, and Rackspace Cloud) in various tests.
According to the Report
- Windows Azure consistently performed better than all other CSPs in the study, which included Amazon S3, Google Cloud Storage, HP Cloud Object Storage, and Rackspace Cloud Files.
- Windows Azure delivered the best Write/Read/Delete speeds across a variety of file sizes, with the fastest response times and fewest errors.
- Windows Azure not only outperformed the competition significantly during the raw performance tests, but it was the only CSP to post zero errors during 100 million reads and writes.
You can read the full report here.