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For Cloud Training, AWS Turns to Metaverse (Sort Of)

Amazon Web Services this week took the wraps off a novel way to train users on its cloud: a metaverse-like game called AWS Cloud Quest: Cloud Practitioner.

Report: AWS Falls Behind Microsoft Azure (In Some Areas)

"Microsoft Azure usage surpasses that of AWS" is one of the main takeaways from the Flexera 2022 State of the Cloud Report.

AWS Bars New Customers in Russia and Belarus

Amid the ongoing invasion of Ukraine, Amazon Web Services is the latest high-profile business to withhold its services from Russia and Russian ally Belarus.

AWS Launches .NET 6 Runtime for Lambda

Amazon Web Services is enabling .NET-centric cloud coders to do their serverless computing projects with the latest edition of Microsoft's open source developer platform.

Feds Identify Cloud as 1 of Top 5 Threats to Electronic Health Data

With health care organizations increasingly falling victim to cyberattacks, a U.S. government agency has named cloud-borne security threats as one of the industry's biggest minefields.

AWS GuardDuty Now Detects EC2 Instance Credential Exfiltration

AWS added a new capability to Amazon GuardDuty this week that allows the threat detection service to spot EC2 instance credentials being used by other AWS accounts.

Meta Taps AWS for AI and Third-Party Collaborations

Meta, the parent company of Facebook, plans to expand its use of Amazon Web Services to provide privacy, reliability and scale in the cloud, the two companies announced this week.

AWS, VMware Expert Asystec Acquired by Microsoft Partner Ergo

Cloud service providers Ergo and Asystec, both based in Ireland, are combining their expertise in a deal valued at €25 million ($28.6 million).

AWS Coming to More Smart Cars with Stellantis Deal

Automaker Stellantis has tapped AWS to be its primary partner for developing its smart-car platform and for bringing more intuitive technologies to its vehicles.

Amazon the Fastest-Growing Vendor in Enterprise IT Sales in 2021

When it comes to sales to enterprises and service providers, cloud giant Amazon was the fastest-growing vendor in 2021, based on recent figures from Synergy Research.

Tech Pundits Kick AWS After It Goes Down

The reaction to this week's big Amazon Web Services (AWS) outage that took down multiple high-profile Web sites has been predictably scathing.

Amazon and Gilead Partner in the Cloud for Medical Research

Amazon Web Services this week announced a partnership in the cloud with Gilead Sciences Inc., a biopharmaceutical company.

AWS Unveils Graviton3 Chips To Power New Heavy-Duty Instance

Amazon Web Services has unveiled a new instance type for compute-intensive workloads that will run on the next generation of its popular Graviton processor.

New AWS Program Urges Graviton Adoption Among Customers and Partners

Amazon Web Services has introduced a new incentive for partners to build solutions around its powerful Graviton and Graviton2 processors.

AWS Brings Secrets Detection Capability to CodeGuru Reviewer

Amazon Web Services is giving developers the ability to scan their code for embedded "secrets," or highly sensitive data, such as passwords, user names and access tokens.

AWS Helps Devs Make Different Robot Types Work Together

Amazon Web Services announced a new product on Monday that aims to make it easier for robotics developers to manage different robot types as a single, unified fleet.

AWS Opens a 'Skills Center' in Seattle, Expands Cloud Education Efforts

With cloud computing skills in high demand, Amazon Web Services (AWS) is accelerating its efforts to bring free cloud education resources to people around the world.

'Cloud Nationalism' Is Coming, Says Researcher

Analyst firm Forrester Research is predicting an "era of cloud nationalism will emerge" in 2022.

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AWS Opens Doors to Quantum Computing Facility on Caltech

A brand-new research center dedicated to quantum computing has opened on the Caltech campus, the culmination of a two-year project between the university and AWS.

Bad Identity Management Can Lead to AWS S3 Security Breaches

A single compromised identity can lead to serious security vulnerabilities in Amazon Web Services S3 environments, according to new research by Ermetic.

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