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Global Cloud

AWS expands cloud-based AI training portfolio, adds 2 pro certifications

June 14, 2024

Via: CIO Dive

As AWS races to deploy large language model tools across its cloud services, enterprises are focused on developing the skills needed to deploy the technology safely and productively. AI isn’t new for the enterprise, but generative AI’s natural language processing […]


Cloud Security

Backup lessons learned from 10 major cloud outages

June 12, 2024

Via: Network World

I’ve always called for independent backups of everything. Whether it’s in your data center, an IaaS vendor like AWS, or a SaaS vendor like Microsoft 365, it needs independent backup. However, some people believe we should trust the cloud vendors […]


Global Cloud

AWS offers new AI certifications

June 11, 2024

Via: CIO

With a shortage of IT workers with AI skills looming, Amazon Web Services (AWS) is offering two new certifications to help enterprises building AI applications on its platform to find the necessary talent. One of the certifications, AWS Certified AI […]


Cloud Clients

Norwegian Cruise charts AI adoption course after 15-month AWS migration

June 5, 2024

Via: CIO Dive

NCLH is reaping the rewards of its ongoing digital transformation. The company handled record volumes without any known performance or availability issues during its largest traffic event in November 2023, Mortakis said in the announcement. During the cruise company’s investor […]


Global Cloud

UK regulators sound the alarm on cloud vendor lock-in

May 31, 2024

Via: CIO Dive

As cloud has become a prime mover of enterprise modernization, regulators have scrutinized the business practices of the three largest global providers — AWS, Microsoft and Google Cloud. Together, the three hyperscalers control two-thirds of the global cloud infrastructure services […]


Service Models

SAP AI pact with AWS offers customers more gen AI options

May 29, 2024

Via: CIO

SAP is expanding its AI ecosystem with a partnership with AWS. Such AI partnerships are important for SAP, said Chief Technology Officer Jürgen Müller, pointing to other cooperations, for example with IBM, the chip manufacturer Nvidia and various universities. In […]


Global Cloud

AWS boss steps down after 15 years at Amazon

May 15, 2024

Via: Network World

The CEO of AWS, Adam Selipsky, has stepped down from his role as of May 14, ending what Amazon president and CEO Andy Jassy described as a successful three-year tenure and passing the torch to “the next generation of leadership,” […]


Global Cloud

Cloud environments beyond the Big Three

May 10, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

The Big Three cloud providers, AWS, Microsoft, and Google, are going like gangbusters. The most likely reason is two letters: AI. The first quarter of 2024 saw the strongest growth since the third quarter of 2022. Enterprise spending on cloud […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

AWS results see public cloud giant tap into surging GenAI demand

May 1, 2024

Via: Computer Weekly

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has seen a rebound in its year-over-year revenue growth rate, which the firm is attributing to enterprises completing their post-pandemic cloud cost optimisation efforts. The company’s first quarter results, which cover the three months to 31 […]


Global Cloud

AWS is investing billions in one of its biggest US cloud regions

April 26, 2024

Via: TechRadar

Top cloud storage and hosting giant Amazon Web Services (AWS) has pledged $11 billion towards the construction of several new datacenters in the US Midwest, in what the company is calling ‘the largest capital investment in the state’s history’. In […]


Service Models

Do you need to repatriate from the cloud?

April 25, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Buzz is building around the idea that it’s time to claw back our cloud services and once more rebuild the company data center. Repatriation. It’s the act of moving work out of cloud and back to on-premises or self-managed hardware. […]


Cloud Clients

United Airlines nears final mile of cloud migration

April 18, 2024

Via: CIO Dive

The news cycle hasn’t been kind to United. The fourth largest domestic carrier by capacity suffered through several safety incidents last month involving Boeing aircraft. In response, the Federal Aviation Administration announced it would heighten oversight and review United’s processes. […]


Cloud Security

AWS and Google Cloud command-line tools can expose secrets in CI/CD logs

April 17, 2024

Via: CSO Online

Security researchers warn that certain commands executed in the AWS and Google Cloud command-line interfaces (CLIs) will return credentials and other secrets stored in environment variables as part of the standard output. If such commands are executed as part of […]


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 relaxes Savings Plans restrictions

March 26, 2024

Via: CIO Dive

AWS loosened its cloud discount pricing restrictions, offering customers who purchase cloud discount Savings Plans a seven-day window to apply for credits and refunds, the company said Monday. The move will provide customers who previously had no way to back […]


Service Models

AWS and Accenture partner with Anthropic to boost AI adoption in businesses

March 21, 2024

Via: TechRadar

According to an exclusive VentureBeat report, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Accenture, and AI startup Anthropic are forming a partnership aimed at facilitating the responsible integration of custom AI models. Together, the three companies hope to target some of the most […]


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 […]


Global Cloud

AI server market: cloud giants to command 60% demand in 2024

February 29, 2024

Via: Network World

Microsoft, Google, AWS, and Meta will collectively account for over 60% of global demand for high-end AI servers in 2024, according to a report from Trendforce. Microsoft will account for 20.2% of the demand, followed by Google at 16.6%, AWS […]


Global Cloud

Why enterprises neglect billions in cloud savings

February 21, 2024

Via: CIO Dive

Cloud’s power to digitally transform business comes with a major caveat: access to practically unlimited compute can be a budget buster. Despite a broad enterprise push to optimize spending and commitments from AWS and other major providers to help, cloud […]


Global Cloud

AWS expands free AI training course catalog

February 16, 2024

Via: CIO Dive

Tech vendors have poured billions into their AI initiatives, prioritizing the technology across product roadmaps. But it’s a fruitless effort if enterprises won’t jump on board, which puts pressure on vendors to clear adoption roadblocks. As companies deployed new AI-powered […]