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microsoft and aws could be the strangest cloud bedfellows yet

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microsoft and aws could be the strangest cloud bedfellows yet

today hell did not freeze over, but something remarkable happened. microsoft and aws announced they were working on a project together.project gluon is an open source, deep learning project for building, deploying and managing machine learning models. it’s worth noting that aws and microsoft compete fiercely in the cloud market. in fact, they each have artificial intelligence toolkits that they are trying to sell customers, yet in this instance they saw it in their mutual best interest to work together instead of competing.that my friends is the power of the cloud at work. it forces companies that once barricaded themselves behind proprietary stacks to work together in spite of themselves. surely, they would rather not sleep with the enemy, but being when being frenemies is in the best interest of both parties, apparently they are willing to do it.we’ve seen some strange alliances in the cloud before. remember when microsoft and salesforce joined forces just a couple of years after suing each other? that was an odd couple, for sure. the relationship may have cooled a bit since satya nadella appeared onstage at salesforce’s dreamforce conference in 2015, but the two companies continue to work together when it makes sense for customers.marc benioff and satya nadella. photo: marc benioffand in the cloud it’s all about the customers. just yesterday at the boxworks, box’s annual customer conference, there was aaron levie up on stage with scott guthrie, executive vice pre...