How Big Is AWS?
Business 2 Community, June 28th , 2019
June 28, 2019,
Volume 255, Issue 4

If you're at all familiar with cloud computing, you know Amazon Web Services is a giant - but just how big is AWS? There are a number of measures of the size of a cloud business like Amazon's - here are answers to just a few of those questions

"While numbers for employees of Amazon as a whole are reported in the company's quarterly earnings reports (630,600 as of Q1 2019), the number of those under AWS is less clear.

AWS has just over 40,000 employees listed on LinkedIn, but of course, that's not the most accurate measure. By eyeballing the operating expenses reported for the AWS segment compared to Amazon's business as a whole, you could estimate up to 62,000, but it's likely lower than that. As of this writing, AWS has 12,280 full-time job openings listed on their website, while Amazon as a whole has 32,454 openings..."

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