There are quite a number of cloud computing vendors. Here are some of the major players in the marketplace and their products:
|Amazon||EC2 (Elastic Cloud Compute)||Amazon Web Services*||Amazon Web Services*||S3 (Simple Storage Service)|
|n/a||Google App Engine (Python, Java, Go)||Google Aps||Google Cloud Storage|
|HP||Enterprise Services Cloud – Compute||Cloud Application Delivery||HP Software as a Service||Enterprise Services Cloud – Compute|
|IBM||SmartCloud Enterprise||SmartCloud Application Services||SaaS products||SmartCloud Enterprise – object storage|
|Microsoft||Microsoft Private Cloud||Windows Azure (includes .NET, Node.js, Java, PHP)||MS Office 365||Microsoft Private Cloud|
|Rackspace||Cloud Servers||Cloud Sites||Email & Apps||Cloud Files|
|VMware**||VMware vSphere, vCloud||VMware vFabric (Java Spring), vCloud API||n/a||n/a|
*Amazon Web Services offers many types of cloud computing services. See the website for details.
**VMware is a provider of the technology underlying cloud computing and does not provide hosting services.
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