Today’s AWS News


Amazon’s AWS to Invest $20M for Faster Coronavirus Testing – Yahoo Finance – Amazon’s AMZN cloud unit Amazon Web Services (AWS) has come up with a new program to help the society to better combat the coronavirus …

Amazon donates TL 3.5M to help Turkey fight COVID-19 cases – Daily Sabah – Last week, Amazon launched the AWS Diagnostic Development Initiative to “support the research and development of diagnostics, which consist of …

Our post-coronavirus future: 7 ways the tech and services industry could be transformed – ZDNet – With so many people in self-isolation for what could be as long as 18 months under some estimates, and with a possible long-term shift towards …

Amazon’s COVID-19 blog: daily updates on how we’re addressing the crisis – US Day One Blog – Watch this page for the latest on how we’re supporting our employees, customers, and communities.

Amazon, Microsoft launch initiatives to accelerate COVID-19 research and testing – FierceHealthcare – Alphabet’s Google Cloud, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft, and many universities also are participating. As part of its separate initiative, AWS …

Amazon and Microsoft join White House team to unleash high-performance computing on COVID-19 – GeekWire – Microsoft and Amazon are part of a tech team that aims to help COVID-19 researchers get the access to the high-performance computing resources they need.

The Market Is Underestimating Coronavirus’ Impact On Amazon – Seeking Alpha – The company stock price does not reflect AWS’s vulnerability to the ongoing economic contraction. Investors tend to suspend disbelief during euphoric …

JEDI Contract


Pentagon Will Not Split JEDI Award EXCLUSIVE  Breaking Defense – DoD didn’t rule out changing its mind about whether Amazon or Microsoft gets the cloud computing contract. What it did rule out, unambiguously, was …

Amazon presses on withcloud lawsuit despite Pentagon’s walk-back – Stars and Stripes – Amazon Web Services, the market-leading commercial cloud provider, is suing the Pentagon based on allegations that President Donald Trump …

AmazonClaims Pentagon’s JEDI Overhaul Keeps Microsoft in Driver’s Seat – Wall Street Journal – Amazon’s cloud unit, Amazon Web Services, or AWS, was long considered the favorite to win the huge contract, but lost out to Microsoft in a decision …

AWS hits out at narrow scope of DoD’s planned re-evaluation of JEDI cloud contract – ComputerWeekly.com – Details of Amazon’s response to this request were made public on 24 March 2020, and appear to find fault with the decision of the DoD to re-evaluate …

 

AWS Solutions


AWS to Offer Outposts Services Through GovCloud (US) Regions – ExecutiveBiz – Users may also utilize Outposts to run workloads that require low-latency access while connecting to AWS GovCloud Regions for application …

AWS Announces General Availability of Amazon Detective – Olean Times Herald – Amazon Detective helps security teams conduct faster and more effective investigations. Once enabled with a few clicks in the AWS Management …

Amazon Introduces a New Feature for ElastiCache for Redis: Global Datastore – InfoQ.com – Other major cloud vendors also provide disaster recovery capabilities with their caching services. Google, for instance, offers a caching service with …

AWS Announces Support for PyTorch with Amazon Elastic Inference – Datanami – With Amazon’s announcement, PyTorch can now work with Amazon’s SageMaker and EC2 cloud services. PyTorch is the third major deep learning …

AWS Savings Plans: What they are and why you should care – ZDNet – Now it’s easier to go multicloud and AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud Platform all share customers. In this special feature, ZDNet looks at managing …

 

Partner Solutions


Private cloud reimagined as equal partner in multi-cloud world – Network World – Amazon Outposts, Microsoft Azure Stack/Azure Arc, Google Anthos, and … AWSOutposts was announced in late 2018 and was already up to 12%.

Commvault’s New Product Innovations Help Enterprises Accelerate Their Move to the Cloud – Yahoo Finance – Latest release extends Commvault’s cloud leadership, with new capabilities for AWS, Azure, and Alibaba that expand enterprises’ ability to quickly and …

ExtraHop Helps Wizards of the Coast Deliver Frictionless Security with Reveal(x) Cloud – Associated Press – With its online gaming platform built on Amazon Web Services, Wizards needed a way to provide frictionless security across its cloud development …

Private cloud reimagined as equal partner in multi-cloud world – Network World – Amazon Outposts, Microsoft Azure Stack/Azure Arc, Google Anthos, and … AWSOutposts was announced in late 2018 and was already up to 12%.

Hyland leverages Amazon Web Services to offer cloud solutions in Japan to support growth – Yahoo Finance – By working with AWS, Hyland offers an in-region option to support its growing cloud business and strategic operations in Japan — meeting …

How Labyrinth Technologies leverages AWS to handle 12 million requests on its platform – YourStory.com – “Apart from the fundamental services like Amazon EC2, Amazon S3 and all the security services like Amazon VPC and AWS IAM, we leverage AWS …

HKBN Achieves AWS Partner Network (APN) Certification Distinction with Milestone of over 140 … – Yahoo Finance – With well over 140 AWS certifications, HKBN is set to help enterprises turbocharge their cloud journeys by serving as their advisor, architect and …

 

Careers


The 2020 Tech Elite 250 – CRN – … level and most certifications from Amazon, Cisco, Dell, Google, HPE, IBM, Juniper, Microsoft, NetApp, Nutanix, Oracle, Pure Storage and VMware.

Introducing Amazon Detective – AWS Online Tech Talks

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