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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How phishing attacks have exploited Amazon Web Services accounts

Tech Republic Cloud

Phishing campaigns could compromise business data and use Amazon's cloud platform to launch further attacks, says KnowBe4

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

Building Like Amazon

Speaker: Leo Zhadanovsky, Principal Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services

Amazon's journey to its current modern architecture and processes provides insights for all software development leaders. To get there, Amazon focused on decomposing for agility, making critical cultural and operational changes, and creating tools for software delivery. The result was enabling developers to rapidly release and iterate software while maintaining industry-leading standards on security, reliability, and performance. Whether you're developing for a small startup or a large corporation, learning the tools for CI/CD will make your good DevOps team great. We are excited to be joined by Leo Zhadanovsky, a Principal Solutions Architect at 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. 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. AWS didn''t get to where it is through clever marketing.

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

David Linthicum

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

3 lessons for IT from Amazon Web Services

David Linthicum

billion from Amazon Web Services, a full 81.5 Amazon.com recently posted its second-ever quarterly profit: $23.2 billion in the last quarter, an increase of 19.9 percent that exceeded analyst estimates. That included $1.8 percent more than in the second quarter of 2014. The division's operating income was $391 million, an impressive 400 percent annual gain. Both IT organizations and Amazon's cloud competitors alike would be wise to learn three key lessons from AWS's success.

Phishing attack impersonates Amazon Web Services to steal user credentials

Tech Republic Security

The emails spoof an automated notification from AWS to try to capture Amazon account credentials, according to Abnormal Security

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

David Linthicum

Cloud Computing The Industry Standard Amazon.com 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.

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

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

GeekWire

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. Amazon Web Services started down the road to space-centric cloud computing a year and a half ago when it established AWS Ground Station , a cloud service designed for satellite owners and operators.

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

GeekWire

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. Microsoft Amazon Web Services AWS teams Zoom (Zoom Image). Zoom blew past expectations for its first quarter earnings as the video conferencing company added millions of new users amid the global pandemic. Revenue came in at $328 million, up 169% year-over-year, with earnings per share at $0.20.

New IaaS Benchmark Report: Internap vs Amazon Web Services

Data Center Knowledge

White Papers Amazon Web Services Cloud Spectator iaas Internap virtual machine 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.

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. AWS’s recently launched services show it''s becoming more aware that some items still, and will always, reside inside the enterprise. Another example is AWS Directory Services , announced last month, which lets you connect your AWS resources with an existing Microsoft Active Directory if desired.

Amazon Web Services has no reason to worry about IBM

David Linthicum

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

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

Slack and Amazon Web Services team up to integrate platforms

Tech Republic Cloud

New capabilities coming to Slack let engineers manage AWS from inside Slack channels, transfer data, and more

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 Amazon.com 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

Breonna Taylor case sparks Amazon Web Services CEO to call for police ‘culture change’

GeekWire

Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy at re:Invent 2018. Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy, who has been at the center of the debate over the use of Amazon technology by law enforcement, has weighed in on the culture of policing in the wake of the Breonna Taylor case in Louisville, Ky. Amazon Photo).

Amazon Web Services Turns Ten Years Old

Data Center Knowledge

It sounds like a work of fiction to say that a bookstore would grow to one day power much of the web's critical infrastructure Read More. Shared

NFL reveals new ‘Expected Rush Yards’ stat, with help from Amazon Web Services

GeekWire

Football fans wondering whether the next handoff to a running back could be another Beast Quake have another stat to track thanks to Next Gen Stats , the platform powered by Amazon Web Services. (BigStock Photo).

Amazon Web Services Buys Wind Power for Data Centers

Data Center Knowledge

Signs 13-year power purchase agreement with developer of Indiana wind farm Read More. Amazon Power

Level 3 Connects With Amazon Web Services Direct

Data Center Knowledge

Level 3 adds Amazon Web Services connection support, Radware joins the open networking foundation to further SDN, and EdgeCast helps Atlantic Media serve blazing-fast content around the world. Amazon Level 3 Networking edgecast Radware sdn

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

GeekWire

Amazon announced Monday that it will open a 111,000-square-foot office for more than 600 Amazon Web Services workers in Redmond, Wash. The new Redmond outpost will house tech and engineering teams supporting AWS’ database services. A rendering of Amazon’s new AWS office in Redmond, Wash. Amazon Photo). The cloud rivalry between Amazon and Microsoft continues to heat up.

OfferUp hires Amazon Web Services and RealNetworks veteran Michael Eggers as CFO

GeekWire

He left to join Amazon, where he was most recently head of global sales and business operations at Amazon Web Services for the past five years. Longtime tech executive Michael Eggers has joined OfferUp as its new chief financial officer.

Amazon Web Services Beefs Up Elastic Block Store

Data Center Knowledge

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. Amazon Cloud Computing

Can the Department of Justice teach Google how to share?

Venture Beast

Big Data Business Commerce category-/Business & Industrial category-/Internet & Telecom/Web ServicesThe DoJ filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google this past week. But it won't be an easy fight for DoJ attorneys. Read More.

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. Read More. Amazon Cloud Computing Hewlett-Packard

Why IBM believes Confidential Computing is the future of cloud security

Venture Beast

Big Data Business Cloud Dev Enterprise Security category-/Computers & Electronics category-/Internet & Telecom/Web Services Confidential Computing Google IBM

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Spearline and Amazon Web Services Partnership

Spearline

Amazon Web Services. Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a secure cloud services platform which offers compute power, database storage, content delivery and other functionality to help businesses scale and grow as required. A key factor of AWS’s popularity is its high availability and dramatically reduced downtime- Amazon’s Simple Storage Service (S3), for example, is designed to deliver 99.999999999% availability.

Amazon Is ‘Just Getting Started’ With Web Services Push in Canada

Data Center Knowledge

Amazon is expanding its profitable data center business north of the border. Read More. Amazon Companies

Amazon Web Services AWS – Accelerate Your Cloud Success

Galido

Amazon Web Services is an extensive, developing distributed Cloud computing stage gave by Amazon.com. Web administrations are here and there called cloud administrations or remote figuring administrations. Distributed computing is the on-request conveyance of process power, database stockpiling, applications, and other IT assets through a cloud administrations stage by means of the web with pay-as-you-go evaluating. Amazon Simple Storage Service Amazon S3.

Four free tools for handling Amazon Web Services security incident response

Network World

Responding to security incidents that involve deployments within Amazon Web Services is a lot different from responding to incidents that happen on corporate-owned gear, and two researchers have come up with free tools to make that process easier.

Black tech organizations grow amid calls for racial justice

Venture Beast

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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.

Getting ready for the end of Basic Authentication in Exchange Web Services

Tech Republic Security

Prepare your applications and users for big changes on 13 October 2020

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

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. Given that AWS is a pioneer in building and operating these services world-wide, these lessons have been of crucial importance to our business. Pretty quickly, we started to realize that the way customers would like to use our services was a work in progress.

ProBeat: Slowing AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud revenue growth is a good thing

Venture Beast

In Q2 2020, Amazon Web Services revenue slowed to 29%, Microsoft Azure revenue slowed to 47%, and Google Cloud revenue slowed to 43%. Blame the pandemic. Read More.

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. AI Big Data Business Cloud Dev Enterprise Amazon Amazon Kendra Amazon Web Services AWS category-/Business & Industrial category-/Internet & Telecom/Web Services cognitive search enterprise KendraRead More.

Amazon launches Braket quantum computing service in general availability

Venture Beast

Amazon today launched its fully managed quantum computing service -- Braket -- in general availability following a preview. Read More.