Today’s AWS News
AWS seeks temporary block of Pentagon’s $10B JEDI contract to Microsoft – SiliconANGLE – Amazon Web Services Inc. is requesting a court order to halt work temporarily on the U.S. Defense Department’s $10 billion Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud computing contract, which was awarded to Microsoft Corp. last year after a hotly contested bidding process.
Amazon asks court to block US/Microsoft contract because of Trump interference – Ars Technica –Amazon seeks injunction after alleging that Trump blocked it from JEDI contract.
Amazon names new head of sales for key cloud division – The Seattle Times – Matt Garman, a longtime Amazon Web Services engineering executive, will now oversee the cloud unit’s sales and marketing teams, according to a memo AWS chief Andy Jassy sent to employees on Friday.
Amazon Not Required for PTAB Challenge, Federal Circuit Says – Bloomberg Law – The Patent Trial and Appeal Board correctly held that Amazon.com Inc. wasn’t a necessary party to a patent challenge involving users of Amazon Web Services technology, the Federal Circuit said in an opinion unsealed Tuesday.
Quantum computing could be the next big thing for cloud providers – CNN Business – Quantum computing could eventually revolutionize the way medicines are developed, financial options are priced and climate change is managed, experts say.
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EY crosses milestone to help clients deploy SAP on Microsoft Azure with strategy and solution initiatives– Yahoo Finance – EY framework addresses customers’ enterprise technology and strategy for long-term value from transformation.
Google Cloud launches new solutions for retailers – TechCrunch – It’s no secret that the Google Cloud management team has decided to focus its efforts on a select number of enterprise verticals like healthcare, manufacturing, financial services, energy and life sciences.
Google Cloud acquires AppSheet, a Seattle startup that sells no-code app development software – GeekWire – Google Cloud has acquired AppSheet, a Seattle startup founded in 2014 that helps businesses develop their own data-based apps without requiring a team of developers
‘Huge’ data leak exposes British consultancy firms and thousands of consultants – IT Pro – Leaky S3 buckets held sensitive information including passport scans, personal details and financial documents.
Processor Vulnerabilites Put Virtual Workloads at Risk – Dark Reading – Meltdown, Spectre exploits will likely lead to customers making tradeoffs between performance and security of applications, especially virtual and cloud-based apps.
Kubernetes security gets an assist with bug bounty program – TechTarget – The Kubernetes Security Product Group will outsource bug triage to HackerOne under a new bug bounty program that will offer rewards for bug reports up to $10,000.
Partners & Solutions
Why Did Amazon Just Team Up With BlackBerry? – The Motley Fool – BlackBerry’s QNX gets a cloud-based upgrade, and Amazon gains a major foothold in the automotive market.
Equinix to Buy Key Edge Computing Startup Packet – DataCenter Knowledge – The deal would add an edge data center element to the world’s largest colo platform.
Cygilant Simplifies Visibility Into Cloud-Based Resources and Activities – Yahoo Finance – Cygilant helps its clients be protected from the latest cybersecurity threats through a combination of automated tools and personalized advice.
The new AWS features that will solve pain points for CIOs and CTOs – Information Age – Following Re:Invent 2019, Brendan Caulfield and Wayne Geils from ServerCentral Turing Group discuss how the new AWS features can relieve pain points
Amazon Web Services becomes Bundesliga’s new technology provider: new opportunities for fans – Bundesliga.com – The German Football League has become the world’s first football league to establish a cooperation with Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company.
News from AWS
Top AWS Developer Interview Questions You May Face – Dice – No matter where you’re interviewing, chances are good that some variation of the following certification-related questions will pop up.
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