Today’s AWS News


Ahead of re:Invent, Adam Selipsky hints at the AWS next-gen cloud
What’s going on at Amazon Web Services these days? What’s with the new CEO? What will we hear at re:Invent this year?

AWS pledges to become a water-positive entity by 2030
The company has adopted the Water Usage Effectiveness (WUE) metric to measure how much water its server farms consume.

Airbnb Details Road Map to Lower Cloud Costs
Earlier cloud-budgeting actions prepared home-sharing giants for the current economic environment says the director of cloud infrastructure.

Debunking Cloud Cost and ROI Hogwash for Healthcare
The hogwash started in The Wall Street Journal with a contrarian take on a recent KPMG technology report.

Partners and Solutions


Informatica tightens integration with AWS Redshift and SageMaker
Informatica said its Data Loader software, which is a free tool for loading data into a cloud warehouse, is now embedded directly into the Redshift Console.

TCS and AWS partner to launch enterprise quantum services
Utilising the quantum service Amazon Braket, TCS plans to leverage the lab to design new solutions, build performance benchmarks around the emerging technology, and facilitate hackathons for security research and development.

AWS re:Invent 2022: Partners on parade
When it comes to Amazon Web Services, many of the company’s partners connect with the “parent cloud” because they have to be there.

Applying cloud computing to major global problems
Harvard Data Science Initiative, Amazon Web Services join to boost research, unlock solutions to health, climate, economic challenges

How Web3 Decentralized Data Storage Compares to Cloud Storage
One of the core visions many have for Web3 is decentralized control. This principle applies to data storage as well.

Baker Hughes Reduces Time to Results, Carbon Footprint, and Cost Using AWS HPC
Baker Hughes migrated its computational fluid dynamics applications to AWS, cutting gas turbine design cycle time, saving 40 percent on HPC costs, and reducing its carbon footprint by 99 percent.

 

The Competition


AWS Vs. Microsoft Vs. Google Cloud Q3 2022 Earnings Face-Off
CRN breaks down total revenue, profits, sales growth, and current market share standings from Google Cloud, AWS, and Microsoft for the third quarter of 2022.

Cloud War Intensifies: Can Google Cloud Overtake Microsoft Azure?
For Google Cloud to overtake Azure, it would need much more than attractive prices and a smoother learning curve across all deployments.

AWS, Microsoft, Google, Oracle, Alibaba Top Gartner’s Cloud Magic Quadrant
Gartner ranks the top eight cloud services companies, along with their strengths and weaknesses, in its new 2022 Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure and Platform Services.

Amazon Web Services vs Microsoft Azure: Compare top cloud migration tools
Before deciding on a provider for cloud computing, learn how these two platforms compare when it comes to services, offerings, and pricing.

Microsoft faces new EU antitrust complaint from competing cloud services
The complaint that Microsoft’s software licensing practices are unfair was filed to the European Commission on Wednesday (9 November) by Cloud Infrastructure Service Providers in Europe (CISPE), a trade association that includes Amazon’s AWS, the French OVHcloud, and the Italian Aruba.

 

Security


New Fortinet service offers next-gen firewall protection for AWS environments
FortiGate CNF incorporates FortiGuard artificial intelligence-powered Security Services for real-time detection of and protection against malicious external and internal threats.

Beware! Hackers Attack AWS EC2 Workloads to Steal Credentials
Cybersecurity experts at Trend Micro have recently identified that hackers are actively attacking the Amazon Web Services (AWS) EC2 workloads to steal credentials. By exploiting this tool, hackers get the ability to exfiltrate essential data like access keys and tokens.

Top 6 multi-cloud security solution providers of 2022
If you’re in the process of constructing a multi-cloud security plan, these providers can help you avoid the most common pitfalls of multi-cloud security.

AWS Leapfrogs Traditional Vendors to Become #1 in Enterprise Storage

In 2018, IT Brand Pulse observed that no one published estimates of how much revenue the cloud service providers derive from storage, and where that places them in the rankings of storage leaders. This inspired us to publish a LinkedIn article connecting various...

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