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AWS Buckles Down on S3 Security with Encryption, Access Improvements

A critical spotlight has been trained on the Amazon S3 storage service in recent months over a rash of high-profile data exposures caused by misconfigured security and accessibility settings.

Pivotal Cloud Foundry Comes to AWS Quick Start

Amazon Web Services this month added the Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF) platform to its library of Quick Start deployment solutions.

AWS Slashes Pricing for AppStream 2.0 Educational Users

Educational institutions can now run Amazon Web Services' desktop application streaming solution at a steeply discounted rate.

AWS Shield Gets More Comprehensive DDoS Monitoring

Amazon Web Services is giving users of its Shield security product more visibility into distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks across its platform.

Microsoft and Google Surge in Cloud, But They Still Can't Catch AWS

Despite its rivals clocking huge growth rates in their latest quarterly reports, Amazon Web Services still maintains a formidable lead in the overall cloud infrastructure services market.

AT&T, AWS Boost Cloud Security for Business Users

Amazon Web Services and communications giant AT&T this week announced a set of solutions aimed at improving cloud security for their joint business customers.

Thales Offers SaaS-Based Key Management Across AWS, Azure

Cybersecurity firm Thales last week took the wraps off a service to help organizations juggle their security keys in multicloud environments.

With P3 Instances, AWS Pushes Bounds of GPU Computing

Just over a month after launching its highest-capacity EC2 instance, Amazon Web Services last week hit another milestone with the debut of its latest GPU-optimized instance family, the P3.

Google-Cisco Hybrid Cloud Play To Challenge AWS, Azure

A new hybrid cloud partnership with Cisco is putting Google in the direct path of Amazon Web Services and Microsoft.

Chaos Sumo Launches Data Management Service for Amazon S3

Four months after receiving $1 million in seed funding, Medford, Mass.-based startup Chaos Sumo is hitting the market with its flagship offering, a "smart object storage" service for Amazon S3.

AWS Tops Earnings Estimates in Third Quarter reported its third quarter earnings on Thursday and, as expected, its massive cloud business was the standout performer.

AWS Adds SMB Option to Its Active Directory Service

Small and midsized businesses can now connect their on-premises Microsoft Active Directory (AD) to their workloads in the Amazon Web Services cloud.

Amazon Aurora with PostgreSQL Support Hits Availability

Six months after releasing it as a public beta, Amazon Web Services this week announced the general availability of the PostgreSQL-compatible Amazon Aurora service.

Compuware Puts Its Dev/Test Tools on AWS

Compuware has made its Topaz suite of development and testing tools available on the Amazon Web Services cloud, the latest step in the company's year-long effort to "mainstream the mainframe."

Researchers Launch Open Source Tool To Protect Amazon S3 Buckets

The Kromtech Security Center has released a free open source tool to help organizations detect unsecured Amazon Simple Storage Service buckets in their environments.

Itelligence Boosts Its SAP Offerings with AWS Pact

SAP services provider Itelligence this week announced a collaboration with Amazon Web Services aimed at bolstering its portfolio of SAP solutions.

Cal Poly Taps AWS To Help It Solve Public Sector Tech Problems

California Polytechnic State University has launched an initiative with AWS to help government, education and nonprofit organizations keep pace with emerging technologies.

Nokia, AWS Partner To Drive Cloud Adoption in Large Orgs

Amazon Web Services and communications giant Nokia are collaborating on an initiative to bring more large enterprises and service providers to the cloud.

AWS Adds VPC Support to Elasticsearch Service

Providing another layer of security for users of its Elasticsearch Service, Amazon Web Services this week added support for virtual private clouds (VPCs).

Ingram Micro Taps Amazon WorkSpaces for DaaS

Technology distributor Ingram Micro is bringing the Windows desktop to Samsung mobile users by way of Amazon WorkSpaces.

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