Amazon Web Services Now has a Tool for Managing ‘Secrets’

Even companies have secrets that must never be revealed to outsiders. These include passwords,  API keys and other credentials that could spell trouble and even cost the company money if they fall into the wrong hands. In this age where…

Amazon Web Services Acquires Cybersecurity Startup Sqrrl

Cybersecurity will always remain a big issue that computing companies such as Amazon Web Services will have to address every time they court potential clients. After all, these clients will want assurance that their sensitive data will remain secure when stored…

Amazon Introduces Unified Auto Scaling for AWS

One big reason why businesses find cloud computing attractive is its scalability. But Amazon Web Services (AWS) just brought scalability to a whole new level by launching a new feature called AWS Auto Scaling, which allows clients to adjust the scaling features…

Microsoft Azure Cuts into AWS’s Market Share in 4th Quarter

Microsoft’s Azure is finally gaining a foothold in the cloud computing niche with its market share jumping from 16 to 20 percent in the 4th quarter of 2017. The jump amounts to around $3.7 billion of its total revenue for the year. In contrast,…

Amazon Web Services Improves AI for New Consultancy Program

Amazon has rolled out a consultancy program with the goal of assisting consumers with cloud machine learning. The company plans to do this by connecting clients with their own experts. Dubbed the Amazon ML Solutions Lab, it helps clients unfamiliar…

Amazon Web Services Introduces Per-Second Billing to Keep Rivals at Bay

Amazon is determined to maintain its lead over rivals in the cloud computing arena. Lately, the company’s cloud computing division Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced that it will be introducing a new pricing scheme by October and plans to charge…

AWS Outpaces Rival Cloud Platforms, Props Up Amazon’s Q2 Earnings Report

Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) performance was highlighted in the recent second quarter earnings report of parent firm Amazon. In fact, it seems that the retailer’s cloud computing unit held the fort for the entire group, becoming the leading contributor to…

Amazon Puts the Export in AWS Import/Export Snowball

Last year, Amazon announced AWS Import/Export Snowball, a petabyte-scale data transport solution enabling the transfer of large amounts of data into and out of the AWS cloud. At the time, the ability to move data to AWS using the model…

AWS Marketplace Gets SharePoint Enterprise

Amazon announced that SharePoint Enterprise is now available to purchase and deploy in AWS Marketplace. Amazon’s Jeff Barr says, “Designed to suit the needs of many different types and sizes of organizations up to and including multinational enterprises, SharePoint Enterprise…

Amazon Is Acquiring Software Company NICE

Amazon announced that Amazon Web Services is acquiring NICE, a software and services provider for high performance and technical computing. NICE will operate under its existing brand and continue to work with its customers and partners ad well as develop…