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Nokia, AWS Partner To Drive Cloud Adoption in Large Orgs

Amazon Web Services and communications giant Nokia are collaborating on an initiative to bring more large enterprises and service providers to the cloud.

AWS Adds VPC Support to Elasticsearch Service

Providing another layer of security for users of its Elasticsearch Service, Amazon Web Services this week added support for virtual private clouds (VPCs).

Ingram Micro Taps Amazon WorkSpaces for DaaS

Technology distributor Ingram Micro is bringing the Windows desktop to Samsung mobile users by way of Amazon WorkSpaces.

AWS Now Lets Lightsail Spin Up Windows Virtual Servers

Amazon Web Services this week announced new support for Microsoft Windows Server in its Amazon Lightsail virtual private server (VPS) solution.

SaaS, PaaS Spending To Outpace Estimates in 2017

Higher-than-expected spending in the Software as a Service and Platform as a Service categories is driving growth in the overall public cloud services market, according to new data by Gartner.

Moxa Builds AWS Integration into Industrial IoT 'Starter Kit'

Moxa, a provider of industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions, recently launched a hardware/software bundle aimed at helping systems integrators funnel data from edge devices to the Amazon Web Services platform.

AWS Links CodeStar and CodeBuild to GitHub

Open source repository GitHub now integrates with two of Amazon Web Services' developer tools.

AWS, Microsoft Collaborate on Deep Learning with 'Gluon'

Amazon Web Services and Microsoft this week put their long-running cloud rivalry on hold to unveil a new joint project: an open source deep learning library called "Gluon."

Study: Lax Security Enforcement Behind Rise in Amazon S3 Exposures

A new report by cloud security firm RedLock spells out what the recent outbreak of Amazon S3 security errors already indicates: "Data exposures are on the rise because organizations are failing to adhere to established security best practices."

AWS Backs Anti-Corruption Challenge for Cloud Orgs

Amazon Web Services has thrown its support behind a new technology competition aimed at fostering anti-corruption standards in the cloud computing industry.

Consulting Giant Accenture Left Critical Data Exposed on Amazon S3

Accenture, one of the world's biggest IT services and consulting firms with a long roster of equally high-profile customers, left critical data to be exposed to the general public on the Amazon Web Services cloud.

AWS Touts Its Status as GE's 'Preferred' Cloud

General Electric is throwing its support behind Amazon Web Services as its "preferred" in-house cloud provider, the two companies announced this week.

AWS Extends Its Support to SQL Server 2017

The newest release of Microsoft's relational database server is now supported on the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2).

Microsoft Answers AWS Snowball with Azure Data Box

Microsoft has joined rivals AWS and Google in providing customers with an appliance to physically transfer large volumes of data from their on-premises environments to the cloud.

Gartner: AWS Rules Booming Public IaaS Cloud Market

The Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) space is on an "aggressive" growth path driven by hyperscale cloud vendors such as Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure.

Amazon Pinpoint Gets 2-Way Messaging, Expanded Notification Support

Amazon Web Services recently rolled out several improvements to its Pinpoint mobile app analytics solution, including two-way SMS texting and support for more push notification services.

Domino Puts Another Piece of Its Data Science Platform on AWS

Data science software provider Domino has added another module to its cloud-based solution that aims to help data scientists quickly build models for production applications.

AWS Adds Machine Learning, AI Courses for Partners

In a bid to get its partners up to speed on the machine learning capabilities of its platform, Amazon Web Services has added two new AI-focused courses to its training and certification program.

Google One-Ups AWS' Per-Second Billing Plan

Google this week launched a per-second billing scheme for renting virtual machines running on its cloud, just over a week after rival Amazon Web Services did the same.

AWS Plans First Middle East Cloud Region for 2019

Amazon Web Services on Monday announced it is extending its cloud datacenter infrastructure to the Middle East, the first of the Top 3 public cloud vendors to do so.