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New Tool Compares Private, Public Cloud Costs

CloudPhysics announced a new tool that calculates and compares the costs of running enterprise workloads in on-premises virtual machines or in a public cloud.

New in AWS Marketplace: ´╗┐HPE StormRunner Load, OpenVPN Licensing, More

New entries in the AWS Marketplace this month include: HPE StormRunner Load Web site load testing software; "pay-as-you-go" data management solutions from Informatica; new licensing for OpenVPN; and more.

AWS Rents Virtual Desktops by the Hour

The Amazon WorkSpaces service, which provides virtual desktops, can now be rented by the hour on the Amazon Web Services cloud.

Amazon DynamoDB Ranks High in Big Data NoSQL Research Report

The Amazon DynamoDB database from Amazon Web Services is among the "Leaders" of Big Data NoSQL offerings analyzed in a new report from Forrester Research Inc.

HPE Integrates AWS Device Farm for Mobile Testing

Hewlett Packard Enterprise expanded the reach of its mobile app testing suite by hooking into the Amazon Web Services cloud device testing farm.

Cloudian Object Storage Now in AWS Marketplace

Cloudian Inc.'s object storage software, which is compatible with Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), is now available on the AWS Marketplace, offering an on-premises option.

AWS Offers 'Bring Your Own Keys' Encryption

Security-conscious customers of the Amazon Web Services cloud now have the option of controlling their own encryption keys.

Amazon Kinesis Analytics Debuts for SQL-Based Big Data Querying

Amazon Kinesis Analytics was introduced yesterday by Amazon Web Services Inc., leveraging standard SQL to query streaming data.

Kony Mobile Platform Enhances AWS Support

Enterprise mobility company Kony Inc. today announced its updated MobileFabric platform features enhanced support for running apps on the Amazon Web Services cloud.

Start-Up Launches Cloud Management Tool for AWS

Fugue Inc. yesterday announced what it claims is an industry first: a "next-generation system for automating and continuously managing cloud infrastructure."

Cloud IaaS Research: Only AWS, Microsoft Are 'Leaders'

Echoing the findings of virtually every other cloud services research report, a new Magic Quadrant study from Gartner shows AWS as the market leader, firmly ensconced ahead of No. 2 Microsoft and its Azure cloud in the Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) market.

Datos IO Becomes AWS Partner, Offers Cloud-Native Protection

Cloud-scale data protection company Datos IO yesterday announced it was now an Amazon Web Services Standard Partner, offering cloud-native next-generation protection for applications and databases.

Amazon EMR 5.0 Supports 16 Open Source Hadoop-Related Projects

Amazon Elastic MapReduce has been updated to version 5.0, a major release that sees a better UI, improved debugging, updates to apps and support for 16 open source Hadoop ecosystem projects.

Microsoft Adds Support for Amazon Redshift in Power BI

Power BI, Microsoft's cloud-based analytics and data visualization solution, now supports the Amazon Redshift data warehouse.

Research: Microsoft Leads Pack Chasing AWS for Cloud Supremacy

Fresh off yet another stellar earnings report, Amazon Web Services cemented its position as the No. 1 cloud services provider -- chased by three main competitors -- in a new report from Synergy Research Group.

AWS Rakes in Nearly $3 Billion in Q2 Earnings's cloud business recorded another period of impressive growth in the company's second-quarter earnings report, released Thursday.

Careers Site: Demand for AWS Skills Surges reported a huge uptick in demand for professionals skilled in the workings of the Amazon Web Services cloud.

Logicworks Helps Manage AWS Costs

Logicworks, an Amazon Web Services partner, announced a solution to help cloud customers manage their spending and reduce overall costs in the process.

AWS Adopts New Credit Card Security Requirements

The newest security standard for credit card transactions has its first major cloud adopter in Amazon Web Services (AWS).

HyperGrid To Bring Hyperconverged Computing to AWS

Hyperconverged computing is the latest technology to join the "as a service" bandwagon, and a company called HyperGrid is getting ready to bring it to the Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS) cloud.

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