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AWS Rakes in $11.6 Billion Amid Slowing Growth

As enterprises around the world continue to rely on cloud services to support employees working from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Amazon Web Services is holding steady.

AWS Open Sources More Components of Its Porting Assistant for .NET

The Porting Assistant for .NET tool from AWS, designed to help users port their old .NET Framework applications to the new .NET Core framework, is now available to the open source community.

A Near-Sweep for AWS in High-Performance Computing Survey

High-performance computing users ranked Amazon Web Services the No. 1 cloud computing platform in every category but one.

Object Ownership, Other Security Features Added to Amazon S3

Amazon Web Services recently introduced three new security features to its Simple Storage Service (S3), giving users more control over who can access which S3 buckets in their organization.

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Amazon, Driven by AWS, Keeps the Tech Hires Rolling

Despite a hiring environment hampered by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Amazon.com -- the parent company of cloud computing juggernaut AWS -- was the top tech employer in the second quarter, according to a recent Dice report.

AWS Outposts Cert Comes to Kubernetes Security Firm Alcide

Israel-based Alcide this week announced it has achieved the AWS Outposts Ready designation, indicating that the Kubernetes security solutions provider has demonstrated successful integration with AWS Outposts deployments.

AWS Previews Common Runtime HTTP Client for Java SDK

Amazon Web Services (AWS) introduced a new HTTP client for the AWS SDK for Java 2.0 this week.

Microsoft Retains JEDI Contract After DoD Investigation

After a months-long internal investigation, the Department of Defense (DoD) has "reaffirmed" Microsoft to be the winner of the $10 billion Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) contract.

Trend Micro Adds Security to the DevOps Toolbox with AWS Integration

Trend Micro has announced the integration of two Amazon Web Services (AWS) offerings -- Control Tower and Systems Manager Distributor -- with its Cloud One security services platform.

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AWS Ranks High in Cloud-Native Study

As in most things related to cloud computing, Amazon Web Services (AWS) has been found to be a leader in the cloud-native space, particularly among serverless and Kubernetes developers.

Amazon Launches Elastic Kubernetes Service for Graviton2 Chips

Amazon's Elastic Kubernetes Service is now supported on the Graviton2 processor, AWS announced this week at the KubeCon + CloudNativeCon EU 2020 virtual event.

'TeamTNT' Cryptominers Are Swiping AWS Credentials

Security researchers are warning of a cryptomining exploit that steals credentials stored on Amazon Web Services (AWS) to compromise cloud containers.

Amazon Braket, Aimed at Quantum Computing Novices, Exits Preview

Amazon Web Services (AWS) this week announced the general availability of Amazon Braket, a managed service that helps developers design, test and troubleshoot quantum computing models.

AWS Retains Stranglehold on $45 Billion Cloud IaaS Market

Amazon Web Services (AWS) retained its stranglehold on the nearly $45 billion Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) market in the latest report from research firm Gartner.

Moderna Taps AWS Technology for COVID-19 Vaccine Research

Moderna, one of several biotech giants working to produce a COVID-19 vaccine, has chosen Amazon Web Services to be its preferred cloud provider, as well as its chosen platform for running analytics and machine learning workloads.

AWS Launches Fraud-Detection Service Based on Machine Learning

A new managed solution from Amazon Web Services (AWS) uses machine learning to help users identify potentially fraudulent online activities.

Cloud Had a Banner Quarter Despite Top Vendors Slowing Down

Spending on cloud services reached a new high in the second quarter due to COVID-19 lockdowns driving offices around the world to untether their critical applications from office-bound infrastructure.

Amazon's Cloud Falls Behind Its Retail Sales

Despite droves of enterprises around the world leaning on the cloud amid the COVID-19 pandemic, cloud market leader Amazon Web Services has clocked its lowest year-over-year growth.

AWS and Azure at Risk for 'Shadow Admin' Attacks, Security Firm Warns

Cloud giants Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure are at particular risk for hidden admin users to take over customer accounts, according to a recent report by cybersecurity specialist CyberArk.

Amazon Boosts Alexa's AI Chops, Debuts Beta of Alexa Conversations

Amazon this week unveiled the beta release of Alexa Conversations, as well as a raft of other developer tools designed to bolster the intelligence of the Alexa virtual assistant.