Why Did Amazon Cut Cloud Computing Rates? Part II (Continued from Part I) Of course, the explanation behind the price decrease may be as simple as economies of scale. After all, the amount of data stored in S3 did triple in 2011, marking its fastest year of growth since 2006. At the same time, the challenge posed by smaller, yet rapidly growing rivals cannot be discounted. Hence, this move may also have been to leverage its first-mover advantage to stave off competition. Even with the more recent EC2 price decreases, Amazon has described it as passing on cost savings to its customers. Amazon’s Jeff
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Cloud Computing And The Gaming Industry Cloud computing has a huge role to play in the video game industry in the near future. Applying cloud computing to video games is good not only for consumers, but for companies as well. This latest technique has solved many problems of the video game industry and has shown new horizons. Following are some problems which video games selling companies have been facing for years. Piracy There is a lot of piracy in video games. And in fact, many parts of the world with pirated games produce more business than the original games itself.