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dx11332sega said:
Pemalite said:
This actually makes allot of sense for Sony... Rather than invest Billions in building-out an expensive cloud service that will only be used by their gaming division... Leverage one of the big Three's (Google, Amazon, Microsoft) efforts instead who have done the hard work.

The cloud isn't getting any smaller... Plus this should relieve some pressures on their slower Playstation Network too.

I wondering with this partnership, how will azure help PSnow in it's current state ? Will Sony shut it down then relaunch it the next day as 4k and extremely stable with little latency or will azure take over and replace psnow ? With Sony I'm not sure if it's wise to have 2 streaming services if azure the better for it's streaming and psnow lacking ? Heh, I'm abit curious how this turns? ^^

It should mean that Sony will eventually migrate PSnow to Azure, which will happen over time. - And then Sony can repurposed that server and bandwidth capacity  for other avenues.

You can run a single service from more than one server farm... In-fact it's generally how things go anyway.

HollyGamer said:
LudicrousSpeed said:

Wow, so Sony bent the knee when it comes to the cloud. Isn’t there new leadership at Sony? Seems they’re going through an overhaul of some dated stances on things. 

Hope this means improved PSN speeds and PS Now performance.

Wow Microsoft allowed Sony to used their Azure server , When it comes to the cloud Microsoft bent the knee to money. 

No one bent the knee. It's just business.
Azure was originally envisioned to be sold as a service accessible for all, not just exclusively for Microsoft's own efforts... In-fact cloud has been one of Microsoft's largest money makers and growth sectors in recent years... And Azure has proven to be extremely capable all things considered.

It's a win for all, because Microsoft has an abundance of processing power and bandwidth at it's disposal which should result in an improved experience for Playstation gamers.

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