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AWS Cuts Some Instance Prices by 25 Percent

Several Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) instances will cost as much as 25 less starting next month.

Hortonworks Offers Big Data Service on AWS

Having previously partnered with Microsoft to bring its Big Data offerings to the Azure cloud, Hortonworks Inc. today announced it's branching out to the Amazon Web Services cloud.

AWS Mobile Hub Enhances the Serverless Approach

Amazon Web Services enhanced its Mobile Hub functionality to help developers create serverless apps backed by its Lambda service and the Amazon API Gateway.

Dell EMC Extends Backup, Storage Solutions to AWS

Dell EMC this week announced the addition of support for Amazon Web Services (AWS) in two of its data protection services.

Cisco Claims New Storage Server Beats AWS on Cost

Cisco claims its new UCS S-Series Storage Servers are 56 percent less expensive over a three-year period than the Amazon S3 storage service offered by the Amazon Web Services cloud.

Firms Provide AWS Automation, Security and Data Synchronization

Despite a dizzying array of products and services available in the Amazon Web Services cloud, third-party companies continue to offer solutions that provide niche functionality in areas such as automation, security and data synchronization.

AWS Aims Linux Container Image at On-Premises and Cloud

Enterprises looking to get started with container technology can use a new offering from Amazon Web Services targeting both on-premises and cloud implementations.

MongoDB Service Ties into AWS

MongoDB Atlas, which provides hosted MongoDB as a Service, is being updated with closer ties to the Amazon Web Services cloud, enabling data developers to create safer private networks hooking into cloud services.

AWS Streamlines Product Support for ISV Partners

Independent software vendors (ISVs) whose products are listed in the AWS Marketplace now have a new way to connect with their customers on support issues.

AWS Steps Up Its Renewable Energy Efforts

It may be the undisputed leader in public cloud, but AWS has long been considered a laggard in the green computing space, trailing tech giants Apple, Google, Facebook, Rackspace and Microsoft.

Research Report Outlines Cloud Market Leadership

A new Q3 report from Synergy Research Group shows the market leaders in three distinct areas of cloud computing, and Amazon Web Services actually lags in one.

Platform9 Enlists OpenStack To Create Hybrid Clouds with AWS

Platform9, a private cloud specialist, has released open source drivers that can be used with OpenStack to set up hybrid cloud implementations based on the Amazon Web Services platform.

AWS Hits New High with $3.2 Billion in Revenue

Public cloud leader Amazon Web Services (AWS) continued its upward trajectory on Thursday with the release of's third-quarter financial report.

Rackspace Updates Compass AWS Management Tool

Rackspace, a managed cloud services company, has updated its Compass management tool for the Amazon Web Services platform, expanding it to include more than 350 automated best practice checks and other features.

AWS Service Moves Virtual Workloads to the Cloud

Amazon Web Services this week launched a new service to help organizations migrate their on-premises workloads to the cloud with minimal downtime.

AWS Snags Former Netflix Cloud Guru for VP Role

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has named Adrian Cockcroft its new vice president of Cloud Architecture, announced CTO Werner Vogels on Monday.

Oracle's AWS-Killer Sees Daylight

Oracle's new Bare Metal Cloud Services, part of its next-generation Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) portfolio and a targeted challenge to Amazon Web Services (AWS), is now generally available.

Amazon Redshift Rules in Periscope Interactive Analytics Test

Data analysis and visualization company Periscope Data tested leading cloud-based data warehouse offerings in order to better advise its customers on which technology to pick and gave the nod to Amazon Redshift over Snowflake and BigQuery.

AWS Closes Gaps Between Aurora and Other Services

Amazon Web Services has added new features to its Aurora relational database engine aimed at improving its integration with other AWS services.

Amazon EC2 Adds Windows Server 2016 Support

The latest version of Microsoft's server operating system can now be deployed on the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2).

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