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Samsung Taps AWS for Next-Gen First-Responder Communications

Samsung this week demonstrated video calling using its emerging LTE-based communications platform for emergency personnel and the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud.

As Remote Work Booms, So Does Amazon WorkSpaces

With the population of work-from-home employees surging amid the coronavirus pandemic, spending on Amazon WorkSpaces -- the AWS desktop-as-a-service solution -- is hitting record highs.

AWS Launches Program To Shift Windows Workloads to Its Cloud

Amazon Web Services has launched an offshoot of its Migration Acceleration Program that's aimed specifically at helping organizations shift their Windows environments to the AWS cloud.

AWS Trails Azure in Cloud BI Survey

Despite its dominant market share, Amazon Web Services is only the second most-popular provider of cloud-based business intelligence services, behind No. 1 Microsoft Azure.

Machine Learning-Powered Amazon Detective Exits Preview

The Amazon Detective managed security service became generally available this week, after being in preview since December.

AWS Adds Hard Drive Disk Option to Amazon FSx for Windows

Amazon Web Services (AWS) recently announced some improvements to its managed file storage service, Amazon FSx, particularly around Windows Server.

Conduent's Outbreak-Tracking Software Comes to AWS

Now available on the AWS cloud is a disease-surveillance and outbreak-tracking platform that could be instrumental for agencies trying to manage the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in populations.

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AWS Joins Cloud Giants To Tackle Coronavirus with Supercomputers

A government-backed research initiative is enlisting the help of cloud heavyweights such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft in the effort to curtail the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).

To Improve Coronavirus Testing, AWS Launches $20 Million Research Initiative

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is reaching into its considerable coffers to help researchers develop better ways to test for the 2019 novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19.

N2WS Boosts Data Management in AWS Backup and Recovery Solution

N2WS Backup and Recovery 3.0, the latest release of the company's flagship enterprise backup-and-recovery solution, is now generally available.

DoD Asks Court for 120 Days To 'Reconsider' JEDI Award

Amazon's suit against the U.S. Department of Defense over the DoD's decision to award a major cloud contract to Microsoft has taken another turn.

AWS Previews Linux-Based 'Bottlerocket' Container OS

Bottlerocket, a stripped-down Linux platform specifically designed to host containers, has debuted as a public preview from Amazon Web Services (AWS).

AWS Partner Mission Offering Free Access to Its Cost-Management Experts

Mission Cloud Services, an AWS managed services provider and a Premier Consulting Partner within the AWS Partner Network, is sweetening the pot for organizations who sign up to its AWS resale program.

Amazon's JEDI Protest Hinges on Microsoft's 'Noncompliant' Storage

Recently unsealed court documents shed new light on Amazon's suit against the Pentagon over its planned $10 billion cloud contract with Microsoft.

MLB Trades AWS for Google Cloud

In an about-face, Major League Baseball (MLB) has dumped Amazon Web Services (AWS) for the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) as its cloud provider of choice.

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Study: 'Broad' AI Portfolio Gives AWS Edge Among Devs

Cloud computing's "Big Three" -- AWS, Microsoft and Google -- are the leaders in Gartner's recent study of cloud-based AI developer tools, with AWS earning the highest marks.

AWS, IBM and Azure Top-Ranked in Big Data Study

A user satisfaction study ranking Big Data vendors gave the highest marks to Amazon Web Services (AWS), followed by IBM and Microsoft Azure.

AWS Acquires Redshift-Focused Startup DataRow

Amazon Web Services (AWS) this week acquired DataRow, whose flagship product is a Web-based client for the Amazon Redshift cloud data warehouse.

Amazon's JEDI Protest Advances: Court Temporarily Halts Azure Contract

Amazon.com's request last month for an injunction against the Pentagon's $10 billion cloud computing contract with Microsoft, dubbed JEDI, has been granted.

In Record-Breaking Q4, Azure Leads in Growth but AWS Keeps Its Share

Cloud spending ballooned by $2.8 billion in the fourth quarter of 2019, the largest sequential-quarter growth on record for the cloud market, according to data released this week by Synergy Research Group.

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