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The latest Amazon Web Services news articles from AWSInsider.net.


Most Cloud Migrations Miss the Mark on Budgets, Scheduling

Over half of cloud migration projects finish behind schedule and over budget, according to a newly published report by Velostrata.

AWS Sells Part of Its China Infrastructure to Partner

To comply with China's increasingly stringent data security laws, Amazon Web Services this week confirmed its intent to sell portions of its cloud infrastructure in that country to regional partner Beijing Sinnet Technology.

AWS Launches PrivateLink To Wall Off VPC Traffic

A new Amazon Web Services offering ensures that its Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) users can connect safely to other AWS services without going through the public Internet.

Kroger Joins Retail Giants in Snubbing AWS

As Amazon.com's e-commerce business continues to expand, its massive Amazon Web Services cloud business is feeling the brunt of its rivalry with other retail giants.

AWS Adds More Flexibility to Convertible Reserved Instances

Amazon Web Services this week announced more options for its Convertible Reserved Instances, which it launched last year as a flexible, cost-saving alternative to its regular Reserved Instances.

Druva To Extend Its Data Management Platform to AWS with 'Apollo'

Druva, a provider of data management and protection solutions for the cloud, this week said it is adding support for Amazon Web Services to its flagship cloud platform.

Backed by New Hypervisor, AWS Launches C5 Compute-Intensive Instances

After at least a year in development, the new C5 instance family for compute-heavy workloads is now generally available from Amazon Web Services.

Pivotal Cloud Foundry Comes to AWS Quick Start

Amazon Web Services this month added the Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF) platform to its library of Quick Start deployment solutions.

AWS Buckles Down on S3 Security with Encryption, Access Improvements

A critical spotlight has been trained on the Amazon S3 storage service in recent months over a rash of high-profile data exposures caused by misconfigured security and accessibility settings.

AWS Slashes Pricing for AppStream 2.0 Educational Users

Educational institutions can now run Amazon Web Services' desktop application streaming solution at a steeply discounted rate.

AWS Shield Gets More Comprehensive DDoS Monitoring

Amazon Web Services is giving users of its Shield security product more visibility into distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks across its platform.

Microsoft and Google Surge in Cloud, But They Still Can't Catch AWS

Despite its rivals clocking huge growth rates in their latest quarterly reports, Amazon Web Services still maintains a formidable lead in the overall cloud infrastructure services market.

AT&T, AWS Boost Cloud Security for Business Users

Amazon Web Services and communications giant AT&T this week announced a set of solutions aimed at improving cloud security for their joint business customers.

Thales Offers SaaS-Based Key Management Across AWS, Azure

Cybersecurity firm Thales last week took the wraps off a service to help organizations juggle their security keys in multicloud environments.

With P3 Instances, AWS Pushes Bounds of GPU Computing

Just over a month after launching its highest-capacity EC2 instance, Amazon Web Services last week hit another milestone with the debut of its latest GPU-optimized instance family, the P3.

Chaos Sumo Launches Data Management Service for Amazon S3

Four months after receiving $1 million in seed funding, Medford, Mass.-based startup Chaos Sumo is hitting the market with its flagship offering, a "smart object storage" service for Amazon S3.

Google-Cisco Hybrid Cloud Play To Challenge AWS, Azure

A new hybrid cloud partnership with Cisco is putting Google in the direct path of Amazon Web Services and Microsoft.

AWS Tops Earnings Estimates in Third Quarter

Amazon.com reported its third quarter earnings on Thursday and, as expected, its massive cloud business was the standout performer.

AWS Adds SMB Option to Its Active Directory Service

Small and midsized businesses can now connect their on-premises Microsoft Active Directory (AD) to their workloads in the Amazon Web Services cloud.

Compuware Puts Its Dev/Test Tools on AWS

Compuware has made its Topaz suite of development and testing tools available on the Amazon Web Services cloud, the latest step in the company's year-long effort to "mainstream the mainframe."