Amazon Web Services celebrates 8 years in the cloud

David Linthicum

Believe it or not, it was eight years ago that Amazon Web Services'' S3 (Simple Storage Service) went into production. Cloud Computing Amazon Web Services Cloud Storage At the time, the promise was revolutionary: read more.

Cloud vendors, stop copying Amazon Web Services -- or else

David Linthicum

I get emails daily from cloud providers that want to talk to me about news service they are offering, services that look a lot like the old ones their competitors -- typically, Amazon Web Services -- already furnish. Cloud Computing Amazon Web Services IT Management Cloud Computing

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Amazon Web Services is creating its very own space force for cloud computing


Amazon Web Services today unveiled a new business unit devoted to developing data infrastructure and cloud services for the aerospace and satellite industry — and headed by someone who helped set up the U.S. AWS Ground Station makes use of satellite ground stations.

Stackdriver is a pawn in the fight between Google and Amazon Web Services

David Linthicum

At first glance, it may seem odd that Google is buying Stackdriver , a cloud-monitoring startup read more. Cloud Computing The Industry Standard Google Amazon Web Services

3 barriers between Amazon Web Services and businesses

David Linthicum

Amazon Web Services'' Re:Invent 2013 conference is coming up next month in Las Vegas, and I can already tell you it will sell out and be a big hit. It simply has a public cloud that works, scales, and lives up to expectations. Cloud Computing Amazon Web Services IaaS Cloud computing Amazon had a huge lead in the market, everyone knows it, and both customers and partners alike will show up to pay homage. The success is well deserved.

What are Amazon Web Services’ Nordic plans?

Computer Weekly

Amazon Web Services' head in the Nordic tells Computer Weekly about the region's increasing demand and use of the cloud

Zoom revenue spikes to $328M in Q1; CEO thanks Amazon Web Services for help meeting demand


Zoom CEO Eric Yuan gave a special shout-out to longtime partner Amazon Web Services and its CEO Andy Jassy for helping the company meet demand. He also praised Oracle and its CEO Larry Ellison for other cloud-related support. Microsoft Amazon Web Services AWS teams Zoom

Cloud wars: Amazon Web Services to open new office just down the road from Microsoft HQ


The cloud rivalry between Amazon and Microsoft continues to heat up. Amazon announced Monday that it will open a 111,000-square-foot office for more than 600 Amazon Web Services workers in Redmond, Wash. Amazon Cloud Tech Microsoft AWS Azure cloud

IBM vs. Amazon Web Services: Don't be fooled by their numbers game

David Linthicum

Cloud Computing The Industry Standard IBM Amazon Web Services Cloud Computing Technology Business Vendors like to show off data that says they''re winning in terms of market adoption versus their competitors. They also like to show off data that is hard to verify, which makes it easier for them to claim whatever they want and even be technically, if obscurely, right. read more.

Google Cloud launches its first Confidential Computing service to secure sensitive data online

Venture Beast

Google Cloud introduced its Confidential Computing portfolio with Confidential VM, which allows data to remain encrypted while it's being processed.

Amazon Web Services cracks open the door to hybrid clouds

David Linthicum

Amazon Web Services has always pushed back on private clouds — it''s a public cloud, after all. But that tune changed a little when enterprises started to use hybrid clouds that mix AWS with private clouds and the enterprises'' own traditional systems. For example, at its Re:Invent conference this week, AWS shored up support for hybrid cloud deployments. But it did so without compromising its vision for the public cloud.

Amazon Web Services expands European datacentre footprint with Paris region opening

Computer Weekly

Amazon Web Services outlines plans to build Paris datacentre region in 2017, as demand for locally hosted cloud services grows

New IaaS Benchmark Report: Internap vs Amazon Web Services

Data Center Knowledge

The rise of public cloud as a robust infrastructure choice over the past several years has led organizations to aggressively outsource their compute, memory, and storage needs to a growing number of IaaS providers. With increasing cloud adoption, more vendors have decided to enter this fast-growing. White Papers Amazon Web Services Cloud Spectator iaas Internap virtual machine

Universal Credit moves into Amazon Web Services cloud

Computer Weekly

Parts of the digital system underpinning the controversial welfare reform programme are now running on AWS under DWP’s hybrid cloud strategy

Amazon Web Services has no reason to worry about IBM

David Linthicum

In a recent article at, Rob Enderle made a very clear and somewhat compelling case that IBM would ultimately dominate public cloud computing. Yes, IBM will make an impact, but it won''t end up being a dominant public cloud computing player. Cloud Computing The Industry Standard IBM Cloud computing I believe he''s wrong. To me, the reasons are obvious. read more.

Spearline and Amazon Web Services Partnership

Spearline Testing

Cloud computing has driven down Information Technology costs and helped companies across all industries increase their flexibility and productivity. Amazon Web Services. Spearline has designed its tried-and-tested platform using AWS’s cloud computing infrastructure.

Amazon Web Services Head Jassy Reaps $35.4 Million for 2016

Data Center Knowledge

The head of Amazon Web Services, which includes the company’s cloud business, received $35.4 Leading the fastest-growing and most profitable division of Inc. is paying off for Andrew Jassy. million in stock and about $179,000 in salary and a 401(k) match, according to a regulatory filing. Amazon Shared

Amazon Web Services: The smart person's guide

Tech Republic Data Center

This comprehensive guide about AWS covers the expansive cloud services offered by Amazon, common use cases and technical limitations, and what to know when adopting this technology

Amazon launches cognitive search service Kendra in general availability

Venture Beast

Kendra, Amazon's AI-powered cognitive enterprise search service, launched in general availability after a lengthy preview. Read More.

Beyond infrastructure: Turning cloud computing into concrete, measurable benefits

Venture Beast

In moving to the cloud, many organizations are accruing technical debt faster than they can pay it down andt creating one-off, hard-to-replicate environments.

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HP Builds Load Testing Service on Amazon Web Services Cloud

Data Center Knowledge

StormRunner is delivered via AWS, but HP has plans to extend it to its OpenStack-based Helion cloud service in the future. Amazon Cloud Computing Hewlett-Packard Read More.

Amazon Web Services AWS – Accelerate Your Cloud Success


Amazon Web Services is an extensive, developing distributed Cloud computing stage gave by Web administrations are here and there called cloud administrations or remote figuring administrations. What Is Cloud Computing. Web Hosting.

Forrester 2019 Enterprise BI Platform Waves ™ Research Update

Forrester IT

This year we emphasized New market segmentation by Vendor-Managed vs. Client-Managed platforms, which roughly equated to on-premise vs. cloud based platforms, but not quite. Forrester has just published 2019 refresh of out Enterprise Business Intelligence (BI) Platforms Waves ™.

Amazon launches AI-powered code review service CodeGuru in general availability

Venture Beast

Amazon announced the general availability of CodeGuru, an AI-powered code review service that was first revealed at AWS re:Invent 2019 last year. Read More.

Amazon Web Services Beefs Up Elastic Block Store

Data Center Knowledge

Amazon Cloud Computing EBS is tuned for I/O intensive and bursty workloads. The larger, faster volumes unveiled in November are now available in all AWS regions. Read More.

How Cloud Improves Disaster Recovery

Perficient - Digital Transformation

The following is the sixth blog in a series about why businesses are moving to the cloud to modernize and improve business performance. In our last blog in this series, we examined how security improves with cloud. Cloud improves disaster recovery.

Aircall raises $65 million to grow its cloud-based contact center platform

Venture Beast

Aircall, a cloud-based contact center platform for businesses, has raised $65 million in a series C round of funding led by DTCP. Read More.

Amazon Web Services Kicks Off New Year With New Cloud Features

Data Center Knowledge

Provider enhances government cloud, adds two-minute spot instance termination notices, makes other small tweaks Read More. Amazon Cloud Computing

The proof is in: Amazon fully controls the cloud

David Linthicum

Amazon Web Services (AWS) recently cut prices for its dedicated instances. Cloud Computing The Industry Standard Amazon Web Services If you''ve been keeping track, this is its 37th price reduction. read more.

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10 Lessons from 10 Years of Amazon Web Services

All Things Distributed

Looking back over the past 10 years, there are hundreds of lessons that we’ve learned about building and operating services that need to be secure, reliable, scalable, with predictable performance at the lowest possible cost.

Amazon Web Services Launches Business Email Service to Take on Cloud Competitors

Data Center Knowledge

Public cloud giant unveils its response to Office 365 and Google Apps for Work Read More. Shared

Accelerating Your Move To Cloud? Our Assessments Aid Your Choices

Forrester IT

As the Covid-19 crisis erupted in early March 2020, anecdotal evidence suggested public cloud services would play a big role in enterprise responses.

Dropbox announces family plan, password manager, and other security tools

Venture Beast

Business Cloud Enterprise Security category-/Internet & Telecom/Web Services category-/Online Communities/File Sharing & Hosting Dropbox HelloSign Valt

Amazon can no longer take its cloud leadership for granted

David Linthicum

Good news for Microsoft : "Strong sales of cloud products to businesses helped lift Microsoft''s revenue by 18 percent last quarter, though its profits declined," reports Reuters. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said in a call with financial analysts that commercial cloud revenue grew almost 150 percent year over year to $4.4 Cloud Computing The Industry Standard Google Apps Google Compute Engine Microsoft Azure Microsoft Office 365 Amazon Web Services Cloud Computing

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Amazon Web Services AWS July 2018 Updates

Storage IO Blog

Amazon Web Services AWS July 2018 Updates Amazon Web Services AWS July 2018 Updates Amazon Web Services AWS July 2018 Updates continue to expand feature, functionality, service capabilities of the public cloud providers capabilities across various geographies.

Efficient Multi-Vendor Clouds Help Break Incipient Monopolies


Cloud marketplaces and open standards help cultivate a vibrant cloud vendor market, encouraging competition and reducing the risks of vendor lock in. Efficient Multi-Vendor Clouds Help Break Incipient Monopolies. Think of a cloud provider. Cloud Marketplaces.

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You can score a lifetime of cloud backup for under $50 right now

Venture Beast

Business category-/Internet & Telecom/Web ServicesSPONSORED DEALS: The next time one of your devices fails, make sure your data remains safe. Degoo’s lifetime backup plan offers you 1 TB of backup space for only $49.99.

Amazon: Our new doc-sharing cloud service is enterprise-grade

David Linthicum

Amazon Web Services'' release of its Zocalo cloud service for managing and sharing documents is a very interesting move. Yes, many such services are already out there, including Google Drive, Box, and Dropbox, but AWS goes further with Zocalo. For starters, Amazon promises to take care of the storage, authentication, security, and other aspects of running a document sharing service for you.

Amazon sues former AWS marketing VP Brian Hall after he takes Google Cloud job


Amazon is seeking to enforce an 18-month non-compete provision in Hall’s employment contract, asking for an injunction to prevent him from working in cloud product marketing for Google during that period. The dispute underscores the ongoing rivalry between Amazon and Google in the cloud.

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Get faster, more reliable web hosting with StartHost

Venture Beast

StartHost by Internnic offers superior and affordable SSD cloud-based… Read More. Business category-/Internet & Telecom/Web ServicesSPONSORED DEALS: In this time of reduced personal interactions, building your online presence has never been more important.

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The Top 10 Cloud Myths


Myths continue to plague cloud computing. Although cloud computing has become much more mainstream in the last five years, some of the myths that circulated during its advent still persist today. Cloud should be thought of as a means to an end. 1: Cloud is always about money.

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Amazon's expertise may save CIA cloud from's fate

David Linthicum

IBM finally conceded to Amazon Web Services on the construction of the CIA cloud, reports Federal Computer Week. Cloud Computing Amazon Web Services E-government This became a fun fight to watch when word leaked in March that the CIA had awarded the $600 million contract to, accepting a bid that was $54 million higher than IBM''s. read more.

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Store 5TB of data in the cloud for life for just $80

Venture Beast

Business category-/Computers & Electronics/Computer Hardware/Computer Drives & Storage category-/Internet & Telecom/Web ServicesSPONSORED DEALS: Let’s face it; data redundancy is not everyone’s favorite topic of conversation.