The near monopoly a few companies have on hosting the internet may appear to be irreversible, but powerful economic and technological forces are leading us towards an internet no longer consolidated around datacenters.
Instead, the software services you rely on will be deployed on computers that can be anywhere in from your pocket to a sleeping server room in a Fortune 500 company.Why should you care about diversifying where our computing power comes from?
The public cloud is primarily owned by four tech conglomerates.

Amazon: 40 percent market share, No. 12 on Fortune 500.

Google, Microsoft, and IBM: 23 percent market share combined, Nos. 27, 28, and 32 on Fortune 500.To read this article in full, please click here

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