- Amazon now expects the servers running its massively profitable and market-dominating Amazon Web Services cloud computing unit to last longer.
- That means Amazon gets to spread the depreciation cost of the servers over a longer period of time, recording smaller expenses each year — and bigger profits.
- Analysts say the longer server durability is also a testament to AWS’s technological prowess, as it’s become more efficient with its data centers.
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