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Amazon Hones APN To Benefit Partners that Specialize

Amazon Web Services kicked off its 2016 re:Invent conference this week with several announcements aimed at helping partners that have more specialized technical practices and focus areas.

Research Firm Predicts 'AWS+1' Will Be Default Strategy

451 Research today predicted that "AWS+1" -- the use of the Amazon Web Services cloud along with a secondary public cloud service -- will be the default enterprise cloud strategy in 2017.

More AWS Price Cuts: S3, Glacier, CloudWatch and Storage Gateway

Amazon Web Services (AWS) recently announced another round of cost reductions to several of its cloud services.

AWS Mobile Hub Updated for Developing Corporate Apps

Amazon Web Services is courting developers who create corporate apps leveraging existing user directories and hooking into other systems such as customer relationship management, sales management, accounting and customer service tools.

Administrative SDK for Amazon WorkDocs Now in Preview

A public preview has launched for a new Administrative SDK for Amazon WorkDocs that lets developers integrate management functionality into apps that work with the enterprise storage and file sharing service.

New AWS SaaS Subscriptions Simplify Access, Billing

Amazon Web Services is now offering Software-as-a-Service subscriptions to simplify access and billing processes for the bevy of SaaS wares on the AWS Marketplace.

Amazon QuickSight for Big Data Analytics Emerges from Preview

Amazon Web Services yesterday announced Amazon QuickSight, described as an easy-to-use, inexpensive tool for gleaning BI insights from Big Data analytics, is now generally available.

AWS Snowball Now HIPAA-Compliant

Businesses that need to transfer individuals' health care data to the cloud under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) can now do so using Amazon Web Services' Snowball product.

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.

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