The thing about infrastructure, is it’s boring… till it’s not.When the lights go out. The Web goes down. It gets super-important FAST. And speaking of cell service… T-Mobile and Sprint. Is that a good thing? Plus – just how big is AWS?
I’m Steven Rosenbaum – and this is Future Forward. I’m Alexa Scordato – Let’s launch.

Outages:

Unplugging From Digital Controls to Safeguard Power Grids
https://spectrum.ieee.org/energywise/energy/the-smarter-grid/unplugging-digital-networks-to-safeguard-power-grids

The Grid. What Happens When It Goes Out?
https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2019/04/mysterious-safety-tampering-malware-infects-a-2nd-critical-infrastructure-site/

THE INFRASTRUCTURE MESS CAUSING COUNTLESS INTERNET OUTAGES
https://www.wired.com/story/bgp-route-leak-internet-outage/

Mysterious safety-tampering malware infects a second critical infrastructure site
https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2019/04/mysterious-safety-tampering-malware-infects-a-2nd-critical-infrastructure-site/

T-Mobile + Sprint

T-Mobile and Sprint merger approved by Justice Department
https://www.theverge.com/2019/7/26/6646158/t-mobile-sprint-merger-justice-department-approves-26-billion-fcc

How Big Is AWS:

Amazon reports $63.4 billion in Q2 2019 revenue:
https://venturebeat.com/2019/07/25/amazon-earnings-q2-2019/

Amazon Web Services: How Big Is AWS?
https://martech.zone/amazon-web-services-aws-stats/

State of the cloud: Amazon Web Services is bigger than its other four major competitors, combined
https://www.geekwire.com/2018/state-cloud-amazon-web-services-bigger-four-major-competitors-combined/

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