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UK government puts £750m on the table as it looks to deal directly with cloud providers

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Whilst the first part of that might appear to favour AWS:

"The government only wants bids from providers with "full and exclusive control" of the infrastructure that underpins their platforms"

The latter part rules out just about every hyper cloud player "which are capable of providing the services primarily from within the UK".

This is potentially just as well IF the UK want to retain any alignment with Europe (but perhaps not if they don't?

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