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BlueData Taps AWS Cloud for Hybrid Big Data-as-a-Service

BlueData Software Inc. tapped the Amazon Web Services cloud to add support for hybrid architectures to the latest release of its Big-Data-as-a-Service software.

AWS Named 'Leader' in Data Management Solutions for Analytics

Research firm Gartner is out with a new Magic Quadrant report for Data Management Solutions for Analytics, in which the Amazon Web Services cloud was named a "leader."

AWS Acquires Creative Software Firm Thinkbox

Amazon Web Services on Monday acquired Thinkbox Software, a Canadian firm that specializes in high-performance computing solutions for creative industries.

More 'Quick Start' Deployment Solutions Added to the AWS Cloud

Amazon Web Services has added to its portfolio of Quick Starts, which provide reference deployment packages for popular solutions.

AWS Blames Unplanned System Restarts for S3 Outage

This week's hours-long Amazon Web Services outage was caused by an incorrectly typed command that forced inadvertent restarts of key Amazon S3 subsystems, the company said.

Genymobile Puts Android OS on AWS Marketplace

Genymobile is now providing a complete Android operating environment on the Amazon Web Services cloud with a new AWS Marketplace offering.

Amazon S3 Recovers from Widespread Disruptions

A wide swath of Amazon Web Services applications were down or impaired for several hours on Tuesday due to a glitch in the Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3).

Better Handle for Multiple AWS Accounts Now Available

AWS Organizations, which provide policy-based management for multiple accounts, is now generally available, Amazon Web Services announced yesterday.

Multicloud Storage Service Spans AWS, Microsoft Azure

Nimble Storage today introduced a beta offering that it claims provides the only enterprise-grade multicloud block storage service for the Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure public clouds.

AWS Launches I3 Instances for I/O Workloads

Amazon Web Services on Thursday took the wraps off its latest instance family, the I3.

Amazon Sued for Alleged Trademark Breach with 'Chime'

Amazon Chime, the newly launched unified communication service that runs on Amazon Web Services, is the subject of a trademark violation lawsuit filed this week by a New York-based collaboration software firm.

AWS Eases Data Warehouse Imports

It updates conversion tool to ease the export of data stored in Teradata and Oracle data warehouses into its own offering, Amazon Redshift.

Veritas Links Its Data Management Wares to AWS

Just over a year after officially splitting from Symantec, backup and information management company Veritas is busy optimizing its solutions for the cloud.

Amazon, Microsoft Clean Up Their Cloud Storage Contracts

In response to pressure from a U.K. competition watchdog,, Microsoft and Apple this month announced that they will revise their consumer cloud storage contracts to give their users better transparency.

As Europe Revamps Privacy Laws, AWS and Microsoft Move To Comply

Amazon Web Services and Microsoft this week touted their compliance with emerging European data privacy regulations as they escalate their respective datacenter build-outs on that side of the Atlantic.

Deloitte Forming AWS Cloud Practice Focusing on SAP HANA

The new AWS cloud practice will specialize in analytics, enterprise applications such as SAP's ERP offerings and front- and back-end office systems.

Amazon Chimes In on Unified Communications

Amazon Web Services entered the unified communications arena with Amazon Chime, a new service that aims to address common frustrations with online video conferences, chat sessions, voice calls and content sharing.

Programmer Retargets AWS IoT Button for ACLU Donations

Repurposing the device for donations helps developer "do some real good" while learning about AWS Lambda and other technologies.

Stratoscale Buys Tesora, Adds AWS Database Service

Stratoscale, which provides on-premises Amazon Web Services regions, acquired Database-as-a-Service specialist Tesora and announced a new AWS-compatible relational database service.

ForeScout Adds AWS Support to IoT Security Platform

Network security firm ForeScout is extending its platform, designed to protect Internet of Things (IoT) devices, to the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud.

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