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Target CIO talks cloud strategy

Protocol 04/07/2021

Target made the decision to stop using Amazon Web Services after Amazon acquired Whole Foods. The retailer, under the leadership of CIO Mike McNamara, chose a multi-pronged approach to the cloud that included using Google Cloud as its primary source, supported by Microsoft Azure, and Target’s own data centers for particular uses. Target employed open-source programming throughout so that it could run its e-com and store ops on different platforms as needed.

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