AWS, which stands for Amazon Web Services (obviously owned by Amazon) offers a wide variety of services; 175 to be exact. Maybe you had no idea Amazon was so heavily invested into web services that range from cloud storage, blockchain, to machine learning and many more.
Amazon is way more than just the biggest online mall, they are gearing themselves up to be leaders in the tech world for the next 50 years. Amazon offers services that are currently; or in the future, will be seamlessly integrated into our daily lives. In 2020 it is not common knowledge that Amazon is a leader in artificial intelligence, mobile, security, virtual and augmented reality (VR and AR), media, and application development.
For investors and techies, it is important to be aware of the fact, that Amazon is servicing customers in 22 geographic regions with plans to grow into 16 more!
On February 14 2020, Amazon announced a partnership with a company not widely known by the public. If you have watched an NBA game in the past few years you have enjoyed the services of Second Spectrum from behind the scenes. Second Spectrum is the world leader in building machines that understand sports. Second Spectrum is the official analytics provider of the NBA and English Premier League, and also partners with college teams around the world. We have all watched a sports game and appreciated the statistical chance of a player making a shot displayed in a nice pretty visual representation, and that is Second Spectrum.
At Seller Slice, we see the significance in this partnership between Second Spectrum and AWS, because there is no telling how much further Amazon aims to be involved in all sports moving into the future. Amazon already partnered with the NFL back in 2018, and it doesn’t seem unlikely for an athlete to have a full-blown endorsement with Amazon in the future. Especially with AWS being a leader in VR and the emergence of the ESports industry, we will keep you posted on Amazon’s next moves in the sports world!