Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Sony pulls out of MWC 2022
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Business operations

Sony pulls out of MWC 2022

GSMA has branded the decision as “disappointing”
14 Jan 2022
Sennheiser exposed personal data of 28,000 customers with leaky S3 bucket
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Amazon S3

Sennheiser exposed personal data of 28,000 customers with leaky S3 bucket

Server containing full names, email addresses, phone numbers, and supplier information was left open to the public for three years
16 Dec 2021
AWS launches new region in Jakarta
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AWS launches new region in Jakarta

There are now ten active AWS regions in the Asia Pacific
14 Dec 2021
AWS launches its second Top Secret region
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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

AWS launches its second Top Secret region

The new region offers multiple availability zones geographically distinct from AWS Top Secret-East
8 Dec 2021
Major AWS outage knocks a host of services offline
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data centres

Major AWS outage knocks a host of services offline

Coinbase, Venmo, Disney+, and Tinder are among the many services affected
7 Dec 2021
Re:Invent 2021: AWS offers three new capabilities for enterprise databases
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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Re:Invent 2021: AWS offers three new capabilities for enterprise databases

New features enable scalable, cost-effective data management
2 Dec 2021
Meta picks AWS to help expand its AI services
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cloud computing

Meta picks AWS to help expand its AI services

Two firms will work to improve the open source PyTorch machine learning library
2 Dec 2021
Re:Invent 2021: Zerto unveils its disaster recovery solution for AWS
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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Re:Invent 2021: Zerto unveils its disaster recovery solution for AWS

Zerto In-Cloud for AWS automates on-premises and cloud failover, recovery, and testing workflows
1 Dec 2021
Re:Invent 2021: New AWS CEO unloads compute, data and 5G services during first keynote
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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Re:Invent 2021: New AWS CEO unloads compute, data and 5G services during first keynote

Selipsky delivers new EC2 instances, mainframe migration and automated 5G services at Re:Invent debut
1 Dec 2021
AWS kickstarts Re:Invent 2021 with launch of RoboRunner IoT platform
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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

AWS kickstarts Re:Invent 2021 with launch of RoboRunner IoT platform

The cloud giant expands its robotic fleet management capabilities with holistic IoT platform
30 Nov 2021
AWS wins Adidas contract to host its SAP workloads
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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

AWS wins Adidas contract to host its SAP workloads

The sports clothing firm says the deal will help create a more sophisticated system for managing supply and demand
22 Nov 2021
AWS and Google win Japanese government cloud contract
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cloud computing

AWS and Google win Japanese government cloud contract

The government aims to digitally transform its ministries and municipalities, some of which still use floppy disks
27 Oct 2021
UK spy agencies supercharge espionage efforts with AWS data deal
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cloud computing

UK spy agencies supercharge espionage efforts with AWS data deal

GCHQ, MI6, and MI5 will reportedly benefit from AWS' data analytics and AI features in landmark cloud deal
26 Oct 2021
AWS makes its Panorama Appliance generally available
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AWS makes its Panorama Appliance generally available

The device helps increase quality control, optimize supply chains, and enhance consumer experiences
21 Oct 2021
Alkira deepens partnership with AWS
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Alkira deepens partnership with AWS

The firm also strengthened ties with AWS customer Warner Music Group
20 Oct 2021
AWS makes Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus generally available
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AWS makes Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus generally available

The monitoring service integrates with open source Prometheus and is tailored for containerized applications
30 Sep 2021
AWS adds new features to Amazon Connect
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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

AWS adds new features to Amazon Connect

New capabilities make customer interactions more efficient, personal, and natural
27 Sep 2021
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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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