AWS takes a hit in latest round of Amazon layoffs


Employees at Amazon’s cloud division, including the previous CEO of AWS, Andy Jassy, were not exempt when the company announced today that it was cutting off another 9,000 workers. According to that message, the corporation is implementing the layoffs in phases because some managers were still reviewing their departments at the time of the first round and weren’t prepared.

According to TechCrunch, AWS contributed about 10% of today’s total. The business declined to corroborate such figures, citing Jassy’s memo to staff, which was published this morning, as the main point of its explanation.

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