Amazon Web Services (AWS)

AWS to launch first New Zealand data centre region by 2024
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cloud computing

AWS to launch first New Zealand data centre region by 2024

The cloud giant says the venture will result in $5.3 billion of investment and 1,000 new jobs
23 Sep 2021
Infosys selects AWS to develop next-gen quantum computing applications
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high-performance computing (HPC)

Infosys selects AWS to develop next-gen quantum computing applications

The firm will leverage Amazon Braket to test novel quantum computing algorithms
22 Sep 2021
AWS to launch cloud services reseller in Australia
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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

AWS to launch cloud services reseller in Australia

AWS Australia will allow customers in the region to buy services locally for the first time
17 Sep 2021
AWS to expand Trust and Safety team amid fight against harmful content
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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

AWS to expand Trust and Safety team amid fight against harmful content

Amazon has denied Reuters' reports of changing "policies or processes"
6 Sep 2021
Microsoft hires AWS veteran Charlie Bell for VP role
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Careers & training

Microsoft hires AWS veteran Charlie Bell for VP role

His specific role within the tech giant is thought to be subject to a non-compete clause signed while at AWS
26 Aug 2021
AWS senior exec Charlie Bell departs the company after 23 years
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cloud computing

AWS senior exec Charlie Bell departs the company after 23 years

Bell's departure is the latest in a string of senior personnel moves for the company
10 Aug 2021
Amazon to retire iconic EC2-Classic network
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Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)

Amazon to retire iconic EC2-Classic network

Customers will have until 2022 to migrate from the 15-year-old network to VPC
29 Jul 2021
Amazon releases trove of Alexa tools to address developer apathy
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voice assistant

Amazon releases trove of Alexa tools to address developer apathy

The company is hoping to find new ways to help users discover skills with the voice assistant
22 Jul 2021
AWS shuts down NSO Group infrastructure
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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

AWS shuts down NSO Group infrastructure

The Israeli company’s Pegasus spyware was used to target at least 50,000 mobile phones
20 Jul 2021
How microservices help Perlego deliver textbook availability
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microservices

How microservices help Perlego deliver textbook availability

Matt Davis, CTO and co-founder of online academic library Perlego, reveals the secret behind his company's recent exponential growth
14 Jul 2021
Jeff Bezos steps down as Amazon CEO
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business management

Jeff Bezos steps down as Amazon CEO

E-commerce giant's founder ends 27-year career to focus on commercial space flights
5 Jul 2021
AWS buys encrypted messaging app Wickr
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Acquisition

AWS buys encrypted messaging app Wickr

Wickr keeps communication secure as more workers shift to remote working
25 Jun 2021
AWS and Salesforce launch integration partnership
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sales & CRM

AWS and Salesforce launch integration partnership

Salesforce developers will be able to consume AWS services natively
23 Jun 2021
AWS Proton software delivery platform is now available in select regions
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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

AWS Proton software delivery platform is now available in select regions

New service streamlines microservices management
10 Jun 2021
AWS warns of the dangers of digital stagnation post-pandemic
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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

AWS warns of the dangers of digital stagnation post-pandemic

Businesses need 'leadership muscle' to implement a culture that can continue to adapt to new technologies, says UK and Ireland chief
9 Jun 2021
UK to scrap Digital Services Tax in favour of G7 tax deal
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Policy & legislation

UK to scrap Digital Services Tax in favour of G7 tax deal

The Global Tax Agreement was announced following a two-day meeting chaired by chancellor Rishi Sunak
7 Jun 2021
AWS launches full managed container orchestration service
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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

AWS launches full managed container orchestration service

Amazon ECS Anywhere offers consistent tooling and API experience for containers deployed on AWS, on-premises, and cloud-based environments
28 May 2021
AWS partners with NPower to boost jobs for women of color in tech
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Careers & training

AWS partners with NPower to boost jobs for women of color in tech

Command Shift will find tech jobs for underserved group
19 May 2021
The impact of AWS in the UK
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Whitepaper

The impact of AWS in the UK

How AWS is powering Britain's fastest-growing companies
12 May 2021
Disney+ expands AWS collaboration to fuel global rollout
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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Disney+ expands AWS collaboration to fuel global rollout

The popular streaming platform has used a rooster of cloud services to deliver premium content and manage usage spikes
29 Apr 2021
US judge refuses to dismiss AWS claims that Trump interfered with JEDI cloud deal
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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

US judge refuses to dismiss AWS claims that Trump interfered with JEDI cloud deal

Previous statements from the DoJ suggest the Pentagon's cloud computing project could be scrapped entirely if Microsoft's bid is overturned
29 Apr 2021
Amazon is reportedly developing custom networking chips
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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Amazon is reportedly developing custom networking chips

The firm is reportedly preparing to ramp up its in-house silicon efforts in order to lessen its reliance on Broadcom
31 Mar 2021
Amazon’s new Lookout for Metrics monitors your organization’s KPIs
Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Amazon’s new Lookout for Metrics monitors your organization’s KPIs

Lookout for Metrics uses machine learning to detect anomolies
26 Mar 2021