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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/ML 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.

Report: AWS Lambda Popular Among Enterprises, Container Users

A recent survey of Amazon Web Services customers offers a general profile of the typical AWS Lambda user -- namely, a large enterprise that runs containers and uses Python.

AWS Beats Street Estimates Despite JEDI Setback

Despite taking some hits this past quarter -- primarily in the form of losing the coveted JEDI government cloud contract to rival Microsoft Azure -- AWS has exceeded Wall Street expectations in its most recent financial quarter.

AWS-Iridium Network for Satellite-Based IoT Launches

Originally expected to launch last year, the IoT network developed by Amazon Web Services (AWS) and satellite network provider Iridium finally became live in late January.

AWS, Azure and Google Jockey for Position Among Job Seekers and Employers

Microsoft's Azure cloud platform has made recent inroads against competitors Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Google Cloud Platform (GCP) in terms of job availability and interest.

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AWS Commits to a Full-Blown Cloud Region in Osaka

AWS is expanding its ever-growing infrastructure footprint, announcing plans this week to turn an existing "local" region in Osaka, Japan, into a full-blown cloud region, complete with three availability zones, sometime next year.

AWS Slashes Price of CloudEndure Disaster Recovery

Amazon Web Services (AWS) this week announced a significant price reduction -- about 80 percent -- in its CloudEndure disaster recovery service, which it acquired a year ago.

AWS Backup Gets More Functionality, Including 'Cross-Region' Support

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has added a trio of new features to its managed backup service, which turns 1 year old this week.

With AutoGluon, AWS Promises To Simplify Deep Learning for Non-Experts

AutoGluon is the latest to join the growing roster of AWS products aimed at making machine learning -- specifically deep learning -- more accessible to developers with little experience in that area.

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