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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).

Microsoft Answers AWS Snowball with Azure Data Box

Microsoft has joined rivals AWS and Google in providing customers with an appliance to physically transfer large volumes of data from their on-premises environments to the cloud.

Amazon Pinpoint Gets 2-Way Messaging, Expanded Notification Support

Amazon Web Services recently rolled out several improvements to its Pinpoint mobile app analytics solution, including two-way SMS texting and support for more push notification services.

Gartner: AWS Rules Booming Public IaaS Cloud Market

The Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) space is on an "aggressive" growth path driven by hyperscale cloud vendors such as Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure.

Domino Puts Another Piece of Its Data Science Platform on AWS

Data science software provider Domino has added another module to its cloud-based solution that aims to help data scientists quickly build models for production applications.

Google One-Ups AWS' Per-Second Billing Plan

Google this week launched a per-second billing scheme for renting virtual machines running on its cloud, just over a week after rival Amazon Web Services did the same.

AWS Adds Machine Learning, AI Courses for Partners

In a bid to get its partners up to speed on the machine learning capabilities of its platform, Amazon Web Services has added two new AI-focused courses to its training and certification program.

AWS Plans First Middle East Cloud Region for 2019

Amazon Web Services on Monday announced it is extending its cloud datacenter infrastructure to the Middle East, the first of the Top 3 public cloud vendors to do so.

AWS Launches One-Click React Native Starter Project

Now available on GitHub is the Amazon Web Services "Mobile React Native Starter App," giving the rapidly evolving React Native ecosystem a new, simplified entry point.

Viacom's 'Master Controls' Exposed in Another Amazon S3 Error

Another week, another instance of a high-profile organization leaving its sensitive data in the Amazon Web Services cloud with little to no security protections.

AWS-Azure, AWS-OpenStack Most Popular Multicloud Combos

When it comes to determining the most common cloud configurations among enterprises, "diversity" is the key word.

Qumulo Puts Its File-Based Storage Solution on AWS

Qumulo, a provider of highly scalable file-based storage solutions, is extending its flagship offering to users of the Amazon Web Services cloud.

AWS To Start Billing Linux Instances by the Second

Amazon Web Services on Monday announced its plan to introduce per-second billing for certain EC2 instances and EBS volumes.

Nearly 4,000 Malware-Riddled Elasticsearch Servers Found on AWS

Researchers have discovered almost 4,000 Elasticsearch servers hosted on the Amazon Web Services cloud are infected with malware that targets point-of-sale (PoS) systems.

With X1 Addition, AWS Launches Its Largest EC2 Instance

Organizations running large memory-intensive workloads on Amazon Web Services now have a new instance option: the 4TB x1e.32xlarge.

AWS Adds Quick Starts for IBM Spectrum Scale, Red Hat OpenShift and Solace VMR

Amazon Web Services has added three more supported products to its library of Quick Start deployment guides.

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