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Boeing has decided that when it comes to the cloud there's no reason to limit itself to just one of the big public cloud players, so instead it chose all three. The aerospace giant said it was making a "significant investment in the company's digital future" with the new agreements between it and AWS, Google Cloud and …

  1. stiine Silver badge


    Three times the attack surface? Really?

    1. John 104

      Re: really....


      Three times the redundancy? Really?

      It's shocking that this sort of thing is seen as amazeballs and even newsworthy. How many times have we read about an outage of one of the three services here and how x,y,z company is offline for x hours and all the customers are pissed. It's stupid, cheap management and lack of expenditure to rest the entirety of a business on a single cloud provider. SMH.

  2. Paul Hovnanian Silver badge


    Of Amazon's cloud arm, Doniz said: "AWS will help us advance Boeing's people, products, and services by enabling everyone with the latest tools, technology and expertise." Google, meanwhile, is supposed to help the airline "modernize our applications; empower our people with the latest technology, tools and expertise; and continuously innovate with rapid software changes."

    Microsoft said it will enable Boeing to unlock value buried in its "vast data estate."

  3. Kev99 Silver badge

    Da, Comrade. This is a latest airplane, the Boeing F40, er, I mean the MiG 37.

  4. sreynolds

    And boeing said

    Why would I want that at X when MS gives it to me at Y.

    When this starts happening more often, it is quite normal for the competitors to stop competing and to start colluding. Just look at what happened with RAM in the 00s

  5. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    At last Boeing will get something into the Cloud(s)

    Possibly data in these clouds might less dangerous than when inside their own products

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