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Firm Uses Machine Learning to Detect AWS Cost Anomalies

FittedCloud today announced new anomaly detection capabilities in its offerings that optimize costs for various Amazon Web Services cloud products.

AWS Launches New Quick Start for Data Warehouse Deployments

Deploying a modern enterprise data warehouse on the Amazon Web Services cloud is now easier with a new Quick Start offering, featuring Amazon Redshift and Tableau Server.

Whole Foods Deal Adds New Layer to AWS-Azure Rivalry

Amazon.com's pending $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods promises to impact not just the grocery and retail industries, but also the cloud computing market.

In-Memory Data Cache Speeds Up Amazon DynamoDB NoSQL Service

Amazon Web Services has made generally available an in-memory data cache that boosts the performance of its Amazon DynamoDB NoSQL database service.

AWS Boosts Amazon WorkSpaces Security

Amazon Web Services has enhanced the security of its Amazon WorkSpaces Desktop-as-a-Service solution with new client device screening capabilities.

AWS To Open Hong Kong Datacenters in 2018

Amazon Web Services is adding to its already expansive list of cloud datacenter locations with plans to launch a new region in Hong Kong next year.

AT&T Extends NetBond to More AWS Solution Providers

Telecom giant AT&T took another step in its partnership with Amazon Web Services this week by giving users of its NetBond platform access to solutions hosted on the AWS cloud.

AWS S3 Misconfiguration Leaks Personal Info of Nearly 200 Million Voters

Multiple security reports recently revealed the dangers of cloud computing misconfigurations, resulting in vulnerabilities that have again manifested in the real world as personal information about nearly 200 million voters was left exposed on an Amazon Web Services-hosted S3 bucket.

AWS Big Data News: DynamoDB Auto Scaling, Expanded Schema Conversion Tool

The Amazon Web Services cloud, a major player in the Big Data space, recently announced a new auto scaling feature for the DynamoDB NoSQL service and the expansion of its Schema Conversion Tool.

Report Shows Two-Horse Infrastructure-as-a-Service Race

In the new Magic Quadrant report from research firm Gartner Inc., Amazon Web Services is plotted off by itself, with only Microsoft joining it in "Leaders" status.

AWS Adds to Customer Wins with Cal Poly, Ancestry

Two more high-profile organizations have joined the roster of customers that have pledged to go "all-in" with Amazon Web Services.

AWS Launches Education Competency for Partners

The new competency is designed for Advanced and Premier partners that have good track records of developing AWS-based solutions for schools, educators and students.

Tripwire Monitors Hybrid AWS Environments for Security Risks

With cloud security (or the lack thereof) in the news of late, Tripwire launched a new service to provide critical security controls for hybrid cloud environments that leverage the Amazon Web Services cloud.

AWS Plans Second GovCloud Region for 2018

Amazon Web Services is preparing to open a new cloud region in the eastern United States that's optimized for government and public sector agencies.

Raft of AWS Services Extends Global Reach

Amazon Web Services has spent the past few weeks expanding its global footprint by making several of its solutions available in new markets.

Newly Available AWS Greengrass Extends Cloud Functionality to IoT Devices

After a preview program, Amazon Web Services announced the general availability of AWS Greengrass, which extends cloud functionality to Internet of Things-connected devices.

AWS Storage Competency Launches for Consulting Partners

Amazon Web Services this week announced the availability of a new storage competency for consulting partners enrolled in its AWS Partner Network.

Trends Report Shows Rising Concern over Cloud Lock-In

Other findings: Cloud computing spending is creeping up on traditional datacenter spending, and AWS is still at the top of the cloud provider business by a wide margin, though rivals are gaining ground.

AWS, Salesforce Integrate Their IoT Platforms

Users of the Amazon Web Services IoT Platform can now access data from Salesforce.com to give field technicians and customer service reps more actionable insights into device data.

Firm Finds Terabytes of Unsecured Data, Personal Info on Cloud Back-Ends

Fresh on the heels of a similar report from a different security company, Appthority has published investigation results that found nearly 43 TB of enterprise data was exposed on cloud back-ends, including personally identifiable information.