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Trends Report Shows Rising Concern over Cloud Lock-In

Other findings: Cloud computing spending is creeping up on traditional datacenter spending, and AWS is still at the top of the cloud provider business by a wide margin, though rivals are gaining ground.

AWS, Salesforce Integrate Their IoT Platforms

Users of the Amazon Web Services IoT Platform can now access data from to give field technicians and customer service reps more actionable insights into device data.

Firm Finds Terabytes of Unsecured Data, Personal Info on Cloud Back-Ends

Fresh on the heels of a similar report from a different security company, Appthority has published investigation results that found nearly 43 TB of enterprise data was exposed on cloud back-ends, including personally identifiable information.

AWS Expands Lightsail's Global Availability

Amazon Web Services this week announced that it has greatly expanded access to its Amazon Lightsail virtual private server (VPS) solution.

MicroStrategy Enterprise Analytics Now on AWS

MicroStrategy is now offering its flagship enterprise analytics platform on the Amazon Web Services cloud.

AWS Bolsters Its Certification Offerings

Amazon Web Services recently rolled out two new specialty exams to its certification program, as well as structured benefits and a centralized portal.

Security Firm: No Encryption on 82 Percent of Public Cloud Databases

RedLock published a research report finding many security issues primarily caused by user misconfigurations on public cloud platforms, with Amazon Web Services figuring prominently.

Fugue Centralizes Cloud Infrastructure Management

Fugue enhanced its cloud infrastructure management platform, providing control reach that spans multiple Amazon Web Services accounts.

AWS Hires 'Father of Java' James Gosling

In a hiring coup, Amazon Web Services this week welcomed James Gosling to its ranks as a Distinguished Engineer.

GitHub Enterprise Gets AWS Quick Start

GitHub Enterprise is now available on the Amazon Web Services cloud as an AWS Quick Start, a ready-made packaging of resources designed to easily deploy specific workloads.

SAP Enlists AWS in Multicloud Move

Business software giant SAP is retrofitting its flagship cloud platform to interoperate with other major public clouds, starting with Amazon Web Services.

Veeam Partners with N2W Software for AWS Availability Solution

At its annual conference, Veeam Software announced a new availability solution for the Amazon Web Services cloud, developed in partnership with N2W Software.

AWS Ally VMware Inks Cloud Partnership with Microsoft

Seven months after announcing a deal to integrate its infrastructure with Amazon Web Services, VMware this week entered into another deal with AWS' biggest cloud rival, Microsoft.

Amazon S3 Console Now Generally Available

Amazon Web Services said its new console for managing Amazon S3 object storage resources is now generally available, following an opt-in trial of the tool.

Report: Microsoft Chasing Cloud Leader AWS with 93 Percent Growth Rate

The latest quarterly research report from Canalys shows Amazon Web Services is still the market-leading cloud provider, but Microsoft's Azure is coming on strong with a 93 percent growth rate.

AWS Expands Data Warehouse Schema Conversion Tool

Amazon Web Services has been continually upgrading its tools for converting database and data warehouse schemas and extracting/importing the housed data into AWS target data sources, yesterday announcing new SQL Server functionality.

Microsoft Challenges AWS with Azure Database Services

Microsoft announced a raft of new cloud-based database offerings at this week's Build developer conference, pitting them directly against similar solutions from Amazon Web Services.

SIOS Provides High Availability SQL Server Clusters on AWS

SIOS Technology Corp. has launched services for simplifying and accelerating the deployment of high availability SQL Server clusters in the Amazon Web Services cloud.

AWS, Ionic Team Up on Mobile Back-End Starter Project

Amazon Web Services Inc. and Ionic have teamed up to provide a starter mobile app on GitHub that uses a pre-configured AWS Mobile Hub project to provide back-end services.

Kinetica GPU-Accelerated Database Runs on GPU-Powered Amazon EC2 Instances

Kinetica's GPU-accelerated database is now available on Amazon EC2 P2 instances, which AWS describes as "the largest GPU-powered virtual machines in the cloud."

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