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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.

Splice Machine Courts Early Adopters to Test New Cloud RDBMS Service

Splice Machine today announced an early adopter program to test its upcoming Database-as-a-Service offering on the AWS cloud.

Analysts: Cloud Infrastructure Market Still Amazon's To Lose

Despite showing slower-than-typical growth in its most recent financial quarter, Amazon Web Services (AWS) is still the runaway leader of the public cloud market, according to a pair of recent studies.

AWS Earns $3.5 Billion in Q4, Hints at Slowing Growth

By Amazon Web Services' standards, Thursday's fourth quarter earnings report marked a rare financial stumble, despite raking in record-high revenues.

Amazon WorkSpaces Moves to SSDs, Adds Cost Optimizer

All new virtual desktops powered by Amazon WorkSpaces will use solid state drives for better performance, and a new cost optimizer is being introduced to apply the best billing option depending on usage patterns.

Arcserve Taps AWS Cloud for Disaster Recovery Site

Arcserve today announced a new version of its flagship Unified Data Protection solution, which adds the capability to use the Amazon Web Services cloud for disaster recovery.

Report: Oracle Doubles Cost To License Its Software for AWS

The next front in Oracle's ongoing battle against Amazon Web Services (AWS) appears to be over licensing.

Survey Reveals What Makes Cloud Deployments Successful

Enterprises thinking of moving operations to cloud leader Amazon Web Services or any other cloud provider might be interested in a new study that investigates what makes such moves successful.

AWS Unveils Cloud Directory for Hierarchical Data

Hierarchically organized data examples include device registries, course catalogs, network configurations, file systems, project task lists, language taxonomy, user directories and many more.

Commvault Simplifies Use of Data Platform on AWS Cloud

New Commvault reference architectures boost the functionality of its namesake data platform -- providing backup, archive and recovery services -- on the Amazon Web Services cloud.

Looker Supports Amazon Athena for Data Lake Analytics

Looker Data Sciences has developed a connector that lets users of its data platform work with the Amazon Athena managed service from Amazon Web Services.

AWS Intros IoT Button for the Enterprise

Amazon Web Services has officially introduced the IoT Button Enterprise Program, now in a limited preview.

AWS Climbs in Application Usage Ranking

Amazon Web Services climbed up a notch in the latest business application and service usage report published by Okta.

NuoDB 'Elastic SQL Database' Boosts AWS Functionality

NuoDB 2.6, announced today, adds Amazon Web Services functionality for developers creating scalable, on-demand cloud applications.

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