Can Amazon Web Services improve its operating margins? How much have AWS sales grown in the current economic climate? Will Amazon’s large layoffs round affect AWS? , breaks down the five most important things to watch in Amazon’s fourth quarter earnings call next week.
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On Feb. 2, when Amazon reports its Q4 2022 AWS earnings results at 4:30 p.m., CRN breaks down the five most important things to watch next week.
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AWS and Amazon revenue
AWS is one of Amazon’s most strategic assets. This is not only because of its innovation, but its profitability helps keep Amazon in the black.
The $80 billion cloud market share leader is growing sales at a much faster pace than its parent company. For example, his AWS sales in Q3 2022 increased 28% year-over-year to his $20.5 billion, showing much higher revenue growth compared to Amazon’s 15% year-over-year growth. increase.
The Seattle-based cloud market share leader is so important to Amazon that the company has selected former AWS CEO Andy Jassy to take over Amazon’s reins in 2021, his longtime CEO. Replaced by Jeff Bezos.
Public cloud spending soars
Global public cloud revenues will grow 21% in 2022 to reach a record $544 billion, according to new data from IT market research firm Synergy Research Group this week.
Synergy Research Chief Analyst John Dinsdale said in an email to CRN:
Synergy expects public cloud ecosystem revenues to double by 2027. This means that spending on public cloud solutions and services will easily exceed $1 trillion over the next four years.
With Amazon laying off 18,000 employees and with this kind of cloud growth in mind, all eyes will be on AWS’ earnings results next week. Here are five things to watch out for.