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AWS Simplifies Virtual Private Servers with Lightsail

Amazon Web Services provides a simple way for developers to spin up virtual private servers with the new Amazon Lightsail, announced at the company's ongoing re:Invent 2016 conference.

AWS Supersizes Its Snowball Data Transfer Appliance

Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy capped off his re:Invent keynote on Wednesday by rolling a 45-foot-long truck onstage. "Introducing AWS Snowmobile," he said.

Amazon Athena Enables Serverless SQL Queries of S3 Data

Amazon Web Services today announced Amazon Athena, which enables serverless queries of massive amounts of data stored in Amazon Simple Storage Service, bypassing standard Big Data processes such as spinning up Hadoop clusters.

New Amazon AI Services To Help Devs Build Smarter Apps

Amazon Web Services unveiled three new offerings on Wednesday aimed at enabling developers to build apps that leverage artificial intelligence.

AWS Adds Compute Options for Wider Variety of Workloads

One of the AWS cloud's "superpowers," according to CEO Andy Jassy, is its pace of innovation.

New AWS Tool Finds Expert Partners

A new tool introduced at the Amazon Web Services Inc. re:Invent 2016 conference helps cloud users more easily find AWS Partners to help with specific projects.

IoT, Financial Competencies Come to AWS Partners

Amazon Web Services announced the launch of two new AWS Partner Network competencies during Tuesday's Global Partner Summit event.

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.

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