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Deployment Models, Public Cloud, Service Models

AWS offers a glimpse of its AI networking infrastructure

July 15, 2024

Via: Network World

Amazon Web Services has been seriously bolstering its network to handle the increased demands associated with its AI-based applications and services. In a recent blog post, Prasad Kalyanaraman, vice president of infrastructure services at AWS, offered a glimpse into what […]


Service Models

AWS Snowmobile drives into the sunset

April 19, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has slowly and silently phased out its Snowmobile service—an offering launched at its annual AWS re:Invent conference in 2016 to help enterprises move data from their on-premises servers to the cloud provider’s data centers to accelerate […]


Cloud Clients, Service Models

AWS launches Deadline Cloud for content rendering

April 3, 2024

Via: Network World

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has released a new managed version of its Thinkbox Deadline 10 offering, Deadline Cloud. Deadline Cloud, which has been made generally available, is designed for render management tasks for teams creating computer-generated 2D or 3D graphics, […]


Cloud Clients

AWS removes transfer fees for customers leaving with their data

March 6, 2024

Via: Network World

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has decided to waive data transfer fees for enterprise customers moving their business to another cloud provider. Google made a similar announcement in January. “Starting today, we’re waiving data transfer out to the internet (DTO) charges […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

AWS boosts its infrastructure for memory-intensive tasks

February 22, 2023

Via: Network World

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced availability of its new Amazon EC2 M7g and R7g instances, the latest generation of instances for memory-intensive applications and running Amazons custom Arm processor, known as Graviton3. This is the second offering of Graviton3-based […]


Global Cloud

So, You’re Moving Your Contact Center to the Cloud

January 18, 2023

Via: CIO

‘Cloud’ is a buzzword that has run its course in a lot of industries, but there is a resurgence of cloud talk in the contact center arena these days. Contact Center as a Service (CCaaS) is a high-priority digital transformation […]


Global Cloud

Some rain in the clouds

October 31, 2022

Via: Info World

It was bound to happen: The cloud is starting to leak some rain. The big three cloud providers (Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Alphabet/Google Cloud) reported earnings this past week and with the exception of Google Cloud, they came […]


Global Cloud

IT career roadmap: Cloud engineer

September 6, 2022

Via: Info World

For many companies, the shift to the cloud has been sudden and all-encompassing, and it’s left their IT departments with a cloud-skills gap. That gap ensures that cloud engineers are in high demand. Training as a cloud engineer could be […]


Global Cloud

You Get What You Pay For: Cloud Edition

August 3, 2022

Via: InformationWeek

There’s never a good time for a cloud outage. But when there’s an 8-hour long cloud outage in December — the height of holiday shopping season — there are going to be some discussions among executives, especially those at retail […]


Service Models

Google Cloud brings its search smarts to retail customers

April 1, 2022

Via: СIO

Google Cloud has released a new fully managed search tool, called Retail Search, which is aimed at retailers who are concerned about product discovery on their digital platforms. The service is intended to solve a common retail challenge of losing […]


Cloud Clients

In an evolving cloud world, Azure passes AWS

March 9, 2022

Via: Info World

Reliance on cloud is growing rapidly—and with some surprising new trends. Most notably, Microsoft Azure seems to be either closing the gap, or has slightly surpassed, Amazon Web Services (AWS) with some users. Specifically, Azure appears to have passed AWS […]


Cloud Security

Security hampers enterprise cloud adoption: report

February 23, 2022

Via: CIO Dive

Organizations have raised security concerns when they expand the number of cloud deployments. The reliance on a multicloud environment, using some combination of infrastructure as a service (IaaS) providers, including Google Cloud, Amazon Web Services or Microsoft Azure, complicates the […]


Service Models

AWS looks to tap APAC demand for edge access with Local Zones

February 17, 2022

Via: ZDnet

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has unveiled plans to set up 10 Local Zones in Asia-Pacific, as part of a global rollout that will add another 22 locations to the fold. The move to push cloud capabilities to the edge is […]


Global Cloud

AWS Introduces HPC Instances Equipped With AMD’s Latest Server CPUs

January 12, 2022

Via: Data Center Knowledge

Amazon Web Services has introduced new Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) instances designed for HPC workloads, powered by AMD’s third generation EPYC processors. The cloud vendor said the instances codenamed ‘Hpc6a’ offer up to 65 percent better price-performance than similar compute-optimized, […]


Global Cloud

Top AWS re:Invent takeaways for CIOs

December 3, 2021

Via: CIO

This week’s Amazon Web Services’ customer conference, AWS re:Invent 2021, was Adam Selipsky’s first outing as CEO. He recently returned to AWS, where he worked from 2005 to 2016, after five years as CEO of Tableau Software, the data visualization […]


Global Cloud

AWS leans into industry clouds, a pitch to better serve the niche

December 2, 2021

Via: CIO Dive

Amazon Web Services, the world’s largest cloud provider, has long celebrated its developer roots, but 15 years in the company’s tone is shifting to tout connections to business and industry. AWS is trying to “elevate the approach so that it […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Cloud storage could end up being much greener than data centers

November 10, 2021

Via: Tech Radar

By using business apps that reside on public cloud, rather than on-prem data centers, EU businesses could cut energy consumption and significantly curb carbon emissions, claims Amazon Web Services (AWS). Working with 451 Research, AWS looked to analyze the state […]


Global Cloud

Warner’s last mile on a long cloud journey

November 5, 2021

Via: CIO

Warner Music Group is the epitome of a cloud veteran. The media giant’s advanced cloud architecture, which runs on Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure, dates back almost 12 years, making it one of the first enterprises to migrate nearly […]


Global Cloud

AWS customers and partners confident in CEO transition — for now

March 5, 2021

Via: CIO

The promotion of longtime Amazon Web Services chief Andy Jassy to Amazon.com CEO this summer suits the company’s customers and partners just fine — for now. “We expect little change to the innovative technologies Amazon has continued to provide its […]


Deployment Models, Others

IBM really wants to be your multicloud integrator and can win

January 18, 2021

Via: ZDnet

IBM has gone on a shopping spree of companies that manage cloud deployments that span across Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud. The upshot here is that IBM is aiming to be the Switzerland of multicloud. With Red […]