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AWS Big Data Test Drives Offered by MapR

MapR Technologies, one of the leading "big three" vendors of commercial Hadoop-based distributions, has added new offerings to the Big Data Test Drive program on the Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS) cloud.

Microsoft Parries AWS Price Cuts with Azure Reductions

Microsoft on Thursday announced another round of price reductions for its Azure public cloud, despite indications that the price war between it, AWS and Google may be approaching a detente.

Study: Cloud Computing Prices Starting to Stabilize

After a years-long freefall, cloud computing prices are starting to stabilize, according to a new report from TLC Consultancy, which says providers are now starting to differentiate themselves more with service innovations.

Google Slams AWS Price Cuts

Google was unimpressed with the recent price cuts announced by Amazon Web Services, claiming its competing Google Cloud Platform is still the "price/performance leader" among public cloud computing providers.

AWS Expands Cloud Footprint in Asia

Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS) this week launched a new datacenter region in Seoul, South Korea, further solidifying its foothold in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) area.

AWS Challenge to Enterprise E-mail Goes Live

After a nearly year-long preview, Amazon Web Services has made its Amazon WorkMail offering generally available in a challenge to established enterprise e-mail vendors.

AWS Slashes EC2 Prices Again

Amazon Web Services fired another volley in the cloud price wars this week, announcing the latest round of price cuts to its Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) service.

Analyst Sees 2016 'Street Battle' Between AWS and Microsoft Azure Clouds

Amazon Web Services, long the leader in the public cloud space and under siege from upstart challengers such as Microsoft and Google, will see even more increased competition in the new year, with Microsoft's Azure cloud the primary protagonist.

AWS Internet of Things Platform Hits General Availability

Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS) formally threw its hat into the Internet of Things (IoT) arena on Friday with the official launch of AWS IoT.

2015 Wrap-Up: Top 10 AWS Articles of the Year

From outages to AWS' first earnings milestone, here are our most popular articles of 2015.

AWS Releases Its Smallest EC2 Instance Type

Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS) on Tuesday announced the availability of its newest burstable EC2 instance type, the T2.nano.

AWS Offers Some Clarity on Cloud Costs

The recently launched its AWS Price List API gives customers more transparency into how much their cloud use is costing them.

Analyst Says AWS Can Help Tame Hadoop Management Complexity

The notorious complexity involved with deploying enterprise Hadoop implementations can be daunting, says an analyst in a new research note, but cloud services such as Amazon Web Services are one way to address those issues.

Firms Offer Disaster Recovery Service to AWS Managed Service Providers

Orbitera Inc. and Unitrends are teaming up to offer Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS) to companies that provide end-user solutions based on the Amazon Web Services cloud.

AWS Directory Service Adds Microsoft AD Support

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Inc. this week unveiled a set of new options to run Microsoft Active Directory (Microsoft AD) as a managed service in the EC2 cloud.

AWS Adds Dedicated Host Servers

Amazon Web Services now lets users of its Elastic Compute Cloud service rent dedicated physical servers, useful for saving money on software licensing and meeting compliance and regulatory requirements

Cloud Computing Analyst on Google Moves: 'Watch Out AWS!'

Forrester Research analyst Robert Stroud had some words of warning for public cloud computing market leader Amazon Web Services Inc. in the wake of Google's recent refocusing of its cloud operations.

Netflix Replacing Open Source Cloud Deployment Tool Built for AWS

Netflix announced its homegrown Continuous Delivery platform called Spinnaker is available on GitHub, aiming to replace the Asgard tool developed by Netflix to help with Amazon Web Services deployments when the streaming media company moved to the Amazon cloud six years ago.

Gemalto and NetApp Partner for AWS Storage Security

Digital security specialist Gemalto today announced it was teaming up with storage and data management company NetApp to blend their respective products into an integrated storage security solution for Amazon Web Services customers.

Extenua Puts Security and Mobility Software on AWS

Enterprise security software maker Extenua announced its security and mobility software is now available on the Amazon Web Services Marketplace.

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