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IT pros are on the lookout for comprehensive migration tools and services to ease the transition to the public cloud. And with the popularity of hybrid and multi-cloud models, there is increasing demand for interoperability, integration and data analytics services that can span across environments.
To remain competitive, AWS, Microsoft, Google and IBM constantly churn out features and services to fill gaps or bolster their services.
Occasionally, they buy smaller companies to fill those needs rather than build the tools themselves, and 2019 was a big year of cloud acquisitions as vendors raced to attract more customers to their platforms.
How well did you watch the market this year? Quiz yourself on the biggest cloud acquisitions.