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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."

Amazon Aurora with PostgreSQL Support Hits Availability

Six months after releasing it as a public beta, Amazon Web Services this week announced the general availability of the PostgreSQL-compatible Amazon Aurora service.

Researchers Launch Open Source Tool To Protect Amazon S3 Buckets

The Kromtech Security Center has released a free open source tool to help organizations detect unsecured Amazon Simple Storage Service buckets in their environments.

Itelligence Boosts Its SAP Offerings with AWS Pact

SAP services provider Itelligence this week announced a collaboration with Amazon Web Services aimed at bolstering its portfolio of SAP solutions.

Nokia, AWS Partner To Drive Cloud Adoption in Large Orgs

Amazon Web Services and communications giant Nokia are collaborating on an initiative to bring more large enterprises and service providers to the cloud.

Cal Poly Taps AWS To Help It Solve Public Sector Tech Problems

California Polytechnic State University has launched an initiative with AWS to help government, education and nonprofit organizations keep pace with emerging technologies.

AWS Adds VPC Support to Elasticsearch Service

Providing another layer of security for users of its Elasticsearch Service, Amazon Web Services this week added support for virtual private clouds (VPCs).

Ingram Micro Taps Amazon WorkSpaces for DaaS

Technology distributor Ingram Micro is bringing the Windows desktop to Samsung mobile users by way of Amazon WorkSpaces.

AWS Now Lets Lightsail Spin Up Windows Virtual Servers

Amazon Web Services this week announced new support for Microsoft Windows Server in its Amazon Lightsail virtual private server (VPS) solution.

SaaS, PaaS Spending To Outpace Estimates in 2017

Higher-than-expected spending in the Software as a Service and Platform as a Service categories is driving growth in the overall public cloud services market, according to new data by Gartner.

Moxa Builds AWS Integration into Industrial IoT 'Starter Kit'

Moxa, a provider of industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions, recently launched a hardware/software bundle aimed at helping systems integrators funnel data from edge devices to the Amazon Web Services platform.

AWS Links CodeStar and CodeBuild to GitHub

Open source repository GitHub now integrates with two of Amazon Web Services' developer tools.

AWS, Microsoft Collaborate on Deep Learning with 'Gluon'

Amazon Web Services and Microsoft this week put their long-running cloud rivalry on hold to unveil a new joint project: an open source deep learning library called "Gluon."

Study: Lax Security Enforcement Behind Rise in Amazon S3 Exposures

A new report by cloud security firm RedLock spells out what the recent outbreak of Amazon S3 security errors already indicates: "Data exposures are on the rise because organizations are failing to adhere to established security best practices."

AWS Backs Anti-Corruption Challenge for Cloud Orgs

Amazon Web Services has thrown its support behind a new technology competition aimed at fostering anti-corruption standards in the cloud computing industry.

Consulting Giant Accenture Left Critical Data Exposed on Amazon S3

Accenture, one of the world's biggest IT services and consulting firms with a long roster of equally high-profile customers, left critical data to be exposed to the general public on the Amazon Web Services cloud.

AWS Touts Its Status as GE's 'Preferred' Cloud

General Electric is throwing its support behind Amazon Web Services as its "preferred" in-house cloud provider, the two companies announced this week.

AWS Extends Its Support to SQL Server 2017

The newest release of Microsoft's relational database server is now supported on the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2).

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