AWS Daily News: How CapitalOne Reduced its Data Center Footprint With AWS

Apr 12, 2019

Top News

How Capital One Reduced its Data-Center Footprint, Expanded its Use of Microservices, and Reimagined Banking Using AWS – AWS Case Studies – How did Capital One get to the point where, in 2015, it announced that all new company applications would run in—and all existing applications would be systematically rearchitected for—the cloud? 

Jeff Bezos Calls Out Oracle, Walmart, and Target in His Annual Letter – The Motley Fool – When Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) CEO Jeff Bezos speaks, business leaders and investors should listen. 

Microsoft & Amazon Stay in JEDI Race, IBM & ORCL Shunned – Nassdaq – According to the sources, International Business Machines IBM and Oracle ORCL are no longer being considered for the deal for failing to meet the minimum criteria. 


News From AWS

New AWS Public Datasets Available from National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Nanyang Technological University, Stanford, Software Heritage and others

Amazon QuickSight now supports localization, percentile calculations and more

Amazon SageMaker Now Supports Greater Control of Root Access to Notebook Instances

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The Competition 

Google Turns to Partners in Cloud Tangle – The Next Platform – Google hiring of longtime Oracle executive Thomas Kurian to take over for Diane Greene as the head its cloud unit was a signal that the hyperscale company was serious about generating more enterprise businesses in hopes of better competing with larger public cloud providers Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure.

6 Big Google Cloud Product Announcements At Cloud Next 2019 – CRN – ‘To bring you this technology, we at Google are committed to expanding our go-to-market teams, our work with partners and deepening our industry and product focus,’ Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian says.

Mott MacDonald builds smart cities on Azure cloud – ComputerWeekly – The Microsoft cloud will be used to run digital twins of city infrastructure to help city planners manage infrastructure more effectively.


AWS Partners

5 Companies That Came To Win This Week – CRN – Amazon Web Services and Microsoft got word this week that they made the shortlist for the companies competing for the Pentagon’s massive $10 billion JEDI cloud services contract.

Consegna scores DevOps competency through AWS – Reseller News– Consegna has achieved DevOps competency status aligned to Amazon Web Services (AWS), in recognition of deep expertise within the vendor’s cloud platform.

AWS honours leading ASEAN channel partners – ChannelAsia – Amazon Web Services (AWS) has honoured its leading regional partners across ASEAN, following 12 months of growth through the channel.