AWS NEWS – ARCHIVES

November 30, 2020

AWS, Red Hat move to shore up hybrid cloud environments – 01 Dec 2018 10:14 – NetworkWorld – Two more signs it’s a hybrid cloud world: This week, Red Hat, in the process of being bought by IBM, acquired a startup that specializes in managing storage across multi-cloud environments. And Amazon launched a raft of hybrid storage services, as well as … read more

AWS announces 13 new machine learning services and capabilities – 01 Dec 2018 09:24 – DigiTimes – Amazon Web Services (AWS) has stepped up the development of artificial intelligence (AI) by announcing at AWS re:Invent 13 new machine learning capabilities and services, across all layers in the machine learning stack AWS introduced new Amazon SageMaker … read more

Amazon Web Services Enters On-Premises Cloud Server Market with AWS Outposts – 01 Dec 2018 08:09 – ServerWatch – Ever since it first invented the modern cloud market, Amazon Web Services (AWS) has been primarily focused enabling customers to benefit from its public cloud infrastructure. At AWS re:invent on Nov. 28, the cloud giant broke the mold, announcing its new … read more

Amazon Web Services Expands Cloud Server Compute Options – 01 Dec 2018 08:09 – ServerWatch – While Amazon Web Services (AWS) has steadily increased the availability of different services on its public cloud platform over the years, at its’ core, the primary service remains server compute capacity. At the 2018 AWS:reinvent conference, the cloud … read more

Amazon launches patient data-mining service to assist docs – 01 Dec 2018 07:33 – Computerworld – Amazon this week announced its latest data analytics product, one aimed at scouring unstructured data within electronic medical records (EMRs) to offer up insights that physicians can use to better treat patients. Amazon’s new Comprehend Medical AWS … read more

Amazon to open data centers in South Africa – 02 Dec 2018 10:28 – NewsBusiness – Amazon to open data centers in South Africa Amazon Web Services (AWS) will be opening an infrastructure region in Cape Town in the first half of 2020. AWS is the world’s leading cloud platform provider, and the new region, will be its first on the … read more

What you need to know about AWS on-prem – 03 Dec 2018 12:05 – iTnews Australia – In a surprise revelation that stunned the tech world, Amazon Web Services revealed a new product that will bring its industry-leading cloud infrastructure on-premises for the first time. AWS Outposts, hitting market in the second half of 2019, is an … read more

Partnership with AWS enables Veritas solution for leading Chinese logistics firm – 04 Dec 2018 18:09 – SiliconANGLE – In today’s complicated landscape for information technology, having a cross-platform solution that can perform critical data protection and recovery functions for enterprise data centers and hybrid clouds is a valuable tool. Veritas Technologies LLC’s … read more

Will AWS Be Spun Off Into a Separate Company? – 04 Dec 2018 13:20 – News – Ammalgam writes from a report via Business Insider: A credible business school professor who correctly predicted that Amazon would buy Whole Foods now says an AWS spinoff is inevitable. Marketing guru Scott Galloway said Monday at Business Insider’s … read more

AWS logs significant growth in India: Werner Vogels, Amazon CTO – 04 Dec 2018 10:52 – Economic Times – LAS VEGAS: For the first time since launching its Mumbai region services two years back, retail giant Amazon’s Cloud arm Amazon Web Services (AWS) has seen a 70 per cent increase in the accounts of Indian companies, says Amazon Chief Technology Officer … read more

Innovest Systems Partners with Coalfire and Amazon Web Services – 04 Dec 2018 05:19 – SF Gate – Innovest Systems is FedRAMP Assessment-Ready in Less than 6 Months Partnering with Coalfire and Amazon Web Services (AWS) GovCloud (US) NEW YORK (PRWEB) December 03, 2018 Innovest Systems, LLC (“Innovest”), a leading provider of financial technology … read more

Alibaba Takes On Amazon in European Cloud – 05 Dec 2018 09:47 – wsj.com – The Chinese company’s competition with Amazon, the world’s biggest cloud-computing player, reflects how Europe is turning into a battleground between China’s tech giants and Silicon Valley. “Europe is very strategic for us because a lot of European … read more

Altibox switches Xstream contract to SaaS model, migrates service to AWS – 05 Dec 2018 12:00 – Telecompaper – Danish OTT and TV everywhere enabler Xstream said that its service agreement with Norwegian IPTV operator Altibox has been upgraded to a multi-year software-as-a-service (SaaS) business model. Lyse subsidiary Altibox has been using Xstream’s services since … read more

‘Low code’ and ‘no code’ products is the hottest trend in enterprise startups – 06 Dec 2018 15:54 – Seattle Post Intelligencer – At Amazon’s annual cloud conference, AWS re:Invent, Business Insider sat down with Ed Sim, founder and managing partner of Boldstart Ventures, to talk about the hottest trends in enterprise startups. Boldstart Ventures often writes the first check to … read more

Fast-growing AWS seizes opportunity to expand in Asia – 06 Dec 2018 08:05 – Bangkok Post – Amazon Web Services set up its booth at the Cloud Computing Conference and Expo organised at AWS re:Invent 2018 in Las Vegas. More than 1,000 IT and cloud computing firms and startups joined the event. photos by Anucha Charoenpo Amazon Web Services Inc ( … read more

The intensifying battle between AWS and Oracle for enterprise database supremacy – 10 Dec 2018 21:20 – SiliconANGLE – Enterprise databases have evolved so rapidly on so many levels in the cloud computing era. If you’ve been following tech industry news recently, you can’t help noticing that the war of words between Oracle Corp. and Amazon Web Services Inc. has reached a … read more

Amazon Web Services aims to colonize your network with Outpost – 12 Dec 2018 17:36 – Arc Technica – Enlarge / Amazon’s going to need some bigger boxes to ship those Outpost racks next year. Christopher Lee/Bloomberg via Getty Images 2 with 2 posters participating If you want to know what Amazon’s big plans are for Amazon Web Services (AWS … read more

A look at the AWS hardware update that fuels its A1 instances – 13 Dec 2018 21:39 – SearchSOA.com – One of the most significant updates to come out of AWS re:Invent this year was about a processor, not a cloud service. On the first day of the user conference, AWS added A1 instances, a set of EC2 VMs powered by its own custom, Arm-based Graviton Processor … read more

AT&T offers cloud recovery with Sungard availability services supported by AWS – 18 Dec 2018 10:27 – Telecompaper – AT&T said it started offering Cloud Recovery with Sungard Availability Services (Sungard AS), which is supported by Amazon Web Services (AWS). This new service offering will help businesses recover faster when a disaster impacts their cloud storage and … read more

AWS urges enterprises to step up digital transformation with cloud services – 28 Dec 2018 21:11 – DigiTimes – AWS urges enterprises to step up digital transformation with cloud services Max Wang, Taipei; Willis Ke, DIGITIMES Friday 28 December 2018 Enterprises can leverage external cloud resources to accelerate digital transformation at lower IT cost to boost … read more

AWS certification gets managed-service providers into shape – 28 Dec 2018 19:22 – SiliconANGLE – What’s in an Amazon Web Services Inc. certification? Is it just a fancy label the company slaps on its buddies’ run-of-the-mill products? Let’s ask a bona fide AWS partner decorated with the Managed Service Provider certification. The short answer is, no, … read more

Could Amazon Spin Off AWS? – 1 Jan 2019 16:03 – Trefis – Amazon‘s (NASDAQ:AMZN) retail and cloud businesses have long had an interesting dichotomy, with the retail business historically burning cash and Amazon Web Services (AWS) generating solid profits. With the growth of Amazon’s retail business’ profitability … read more

New app suite targets AWS enterprise customers – 05 Jan 2019 23:47 – SearchSOA.com – AWS plans to build and deploy an internal suite of web applications to deepen its relationship with enterprises and fend off cloud competitors, especially Microsoft. The application suite will emanate from AWS’ business development team for its … read more

Government hands key Whitehall contract to Amazon – 05 Jan 2019 22:30 – Telegraph.co.uk – The Cabinet Office has quietly handed a key Whitehall contract to Amazon, throwing doubt over its claims it has made it easier for small businesses to win government contracts.  Amazon’s cloud business AWS is understood to have won a contract to host the … read more

FPT Software Achieves the Highest Amazon Partner Network Certification Distinction in ASEAN With More Than 500 Certificates Earned – 08 Jan 2019 14:23 – Tradingcharts.com – FPT Software has reached a new level of APN Certification Distinction of 500 Amazon Web Services (AWS) certificates earned, becoming the only AWS’s partner in ASEAN awarded this Amazon Partner Network (APN) Certification Distinction. APN Certification … read more

Amazon Is Developing a Game Streaming Service – 11 Jan 2019 21:30 – Hard OPCAccording to reports, Amazon is developing its own game streaming service. Amazon will be competing directly with Google, NVIDIA, Sony, Electronic Arts, and Microsoft who are all developing or have already launched similar services. Amazon Web Services ( … read more

Choice Hotels International moves infrastructure to AWS – 15 Jan 2019 07:28 – Telecompaper – Amazon Web Services (AWS) was selected by Choice Hotels International to host its infrastructure. Choice Hotels, which develops some of its own technology, will migrate over 1,000 applications to AWS, moving off legacy systems to help improve performance, … read more

AWS acquires Dell-backed CloudEndure – 16 Jan 2019 13:02 – iTnews Australia – CloudEndure, an Israeli data migration technology specialist backed by Dell Technologies, confirmed late last week it had been snagged by leading cloud juggernaut Amazon Web Services Reports of nearly completed negotiations circulated early last week in …read more

AWS, Leidos Execs on Potential Role of AI, Cloud, Analytics in Federal Cybersecurity – 16 Jan 2019 12:11 – ExecutiveBiz – Keith Johnson of Leidos and Brett McMillen of Amazon Web Services discussed in an article published Tuesday on Federal News Network about cybersecurity and technology platforms that could be used by government agencies to address cyber vulnerabilities. … read more

VMware announces new solutions for AWS Outposts – 16 Jan 2019 04:10 – ITP.net – VMware has previewed two new offerings which will allow customers to access AWS services using new AWS Outposts. VMware Cloud on AWS Outposts and VMware Cloud Foundation for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) will run on AWS Outposts, enabling … read more

Amazon Web Services launches fully-managed AWS Backup – 17 Jan 2019 02:02 – PC Magazine – Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced a fully-managed, centralised backup service, AWS Backup. The cloud giant has touted the new offering as one that makes it faster and simpler for customers to back up data across AWS services, as well as on-premises. … read more

AWS WorkLink to streamline secure enterprise network access through mobile – 24 Jan 2019 10:42 – PC Magazine – Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced Amazon WorkLink, a fully-managed service designed to streamline access to corporate systems and internal websites via mobile devices. On Wednesday, the Amazon subsidiary said the service will “enable companies … read more

Cloud customers pairing AWS and Microsoft Azure, according to Kentik – 24 Jan 2019 15:12 – PC Magazine – Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure may be fierce cloud rivals, but enterprises are pairing both giants up in multi-cloud deployments, according to a survey by network analytics company Kentik. Kentik’s survey, which covered 310 technical and … read more