The Economist, specifically the August 27th - September 2nd 2016 issue, on page 47 and 48, in the article "Linux and AWS," reports four fascinating facts:
1) The world's I.T. budget is approximately $3,400,000,000,000 (almost 3.5 trillion) dollars.
2) As of mid-2016, Google's market share for cloud services increased 162% from the previous year!
3) Roughly 65% of the over one million AWS customers are startups.
4) AWS has computing capacity that is ten times greater than its closest 14 competitors combined!