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    Nonprofits Reap AWS Cloud Benefits for Free

    Amazon Web Services Inc. announced it is providing nonprofit organizations with free cloud computing products and services. 03/07/2016

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    AWS Snowball Data Transfer Tool Now Exports Also

    Amazon Web Services has added export functionality to its appliance-based Snowball data transfer tool. 03/03/2016

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    SharePoint Enterprise Lands On AWS Marketplace

    SharePoint Enterprise, Microsoft's jack-of-all-trades software for common business functions, is now available on the Amazon Web Services cloud. 02/29/2016

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    Ericsson Enlists AWS for Telecom Service Provider Cloud Transformation

    Telecom giant Ericsson is teaming up with Amazon Web Services in a wide-ranging effort to help service providers move to the cloud. 02/24/2016

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    AWS Lambda Functionality Spreads to Other Clouds

    Amazon Web Services was the first major public cloud provider to offer serverless, event-driven computing with Lambda, but two of its main competitors have now caught up -- and another company has announced a project to provide Lambda functionality on other clouds. 02/22/2016

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    Amazon Elastic MapReduce for Big Data Analytics Is Updated

    Amazon Web Services yesterday announced updates to its Amazon EMR service for Big Data analytics. 02/17/2016

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    AWS Aggressively Positions Cloud as Parse Replacement for Mobile Developers

    Amazon Web Services is all about scale, of course, and the cloud vendor is putting its scaling capabilities into play by aggressively wooing mobile developers who need a new back-end service for their apps now that the popular Parse platform is being shut down by Facebook in less than a year. 02/16/2016

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    AWS Launches Game Development Services

    Amazon Web Services today announced two new services designed to help professional game developers create cross-platform, cloud-connected games, providing a free front-end IDE, a game engine and a back-end server-side component. 02/09/2016

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    Rivals' Higher Growth Rates Fail To Dent AWS Market Lead

    Microsoft and Google are boasting higher growth rates for their respective cloud services, but as yet they have been unable to eat into the tremendous market share lead enjoyed by Amazon Web Services, according to new research from Synergy Research Group. 02/08/2016

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    Array Networks Aims SSL VPN at AWS

    Coming just a week after AWS simplified its Secure Sockets Layer/Transport Layer Security certificate management is a new SSL virtual private netowork solution introduced today by Array Networks. 02/02/2016

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    AWS Beefs Up Developer Training

    Amazon Web Services has improved its three-day developer training classes, adding support for more programming languages in practice labs and more coverage of dev-oriented AWS services, among other enhancements. 02/01/2016

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    AWS Brightens Lackluster Q4 for Amazon

    Amazon.com reported its fourth-quarter earnings on Thursday, and while the retail giant may have missed Wall Street estimates, its cloud business continues to boom. 01/28/2016

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    New Disaster Recovery Options Feature AWS

    With nearly three-quarters of companies reportedly "failing" at disaster recovery, new options to ease the process are continually emerging to work with the Amazon Web Services cloud, an ideal backup and recovery data store. 01/26/2016

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    AWS Simplifies Web Site Security Certificates

    Amazon Web Services is getting into the digital Web site security certificate business, launching a new service to simplify the process of using Secure Sockets Layer/Transport Layer Security (SSL/TLS) certificates, providing authentication and encryption. 01/25/2016

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    Unisys Puts Micro-Segmentation Security on AWS Marketplace

    Unisys has put its Stealth micro-segmentation security solution on the Amazon Web Services cloud, providing protection based on identity, not network topology. 01/20/2016

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    AWS Big Data Test Drives Offered by MapR

    MapR Technologies, one of the leading "big three" vendors of commercial Hadoop-based distributions, has added new offerings to the Big Data Test Drive program on the Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS) cloud. 01/19/2016

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    Microsoft Parries AWS Price Cuts with Azure Reductions

    Microsoft on Thursday announced another round of price reductions for its Azure public cloud, despite indications that the price war between it, AWS and Google may be approaching a detente. 01/14/2016

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    Study: Cloud Computing Prices Starting to Stabilize

    After a years-long freefall, cloud computing prices are starting to stabilize, according to a new report from TLC Consultancy, which says providers are now starting to differentiate themselves more with service innovations. 01/12/2016

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    Google Slams AWS Price Cuts

    Google was unimpressed with the recent price cuts announced by Amazon Web Services, claiming its competing Google Cloud Platform is still the "price/performance leader" among public cloud computing providers. 01/11/2016

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    AWS Expands Cloud Footprint in Asia

    Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS) this week launched a new datacenter region in Seoul, South Korea, further solidifying its foothold in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) area. 01/07/2016