How should Amazon Web Services price its services to Zappos ?. Original blog posting (December 19 , 2013). Amazon Web Services, Inc. offers Cloud-based hosting service . Provides compute, storage, and database services Used by Amazon’s various divisions including Zappos. Question 1.
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Original blog posting (December 19, 2013)
What possible pricing methods could Amazon use to set the transfer price for AWS’s cloud-based hosting service to Zappos?
Why might Zappos’ management argue for a discounted transfer price?
Why might the management of AWS argue for a transfer price at the market price?
What advantages could Zappos experience from using Amazon’s AWS services? What advantages could Zappos conceivably experience by using a different cloud-based hosting service?
Should Zappos be allowed to use a cloud-based hosting service other than AWS? Why or why not?
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