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Hot on the heels of its first successful AWS-laden earnings announcement (www.cloudcomrade.com/2015/04/25/amazon-boss-says-aws-soaring-ahead/), Amazon is making moves to protect its market. It has just announced the acquisition of a start-up company called ClusterK that uses its technology to help reduce costs when it comes to using Amazon EC2 Spot Instances. This clever management system can reduce […]

Amazon Web Services’ dominance in cloud computing has been further cemented by increasing growth and revenues, placing the company as one of the leading facilitators of activity on the internet today. AWS had sales of US$1.57 billion in the first quarter of 2015, with overall group sales for the first three months of the year […]

Hot on the heels of services from Microsoft Azure and Google, AWS has added a machine learning tool to its cloud services. Allowing users to develop predictive, learning and statistics-based awareness, Amazon Machine Learning takes a user-created model, or set of rules, plus all the data you can deliver from your Amazon S3 service or […]

Ahead of Amazon revealing just how much revenue it makes from its Amazon Web Services division later this month, analysts at Citi are pushing the boat out and trying to figure out just how much the cloud storage and data processing unit is worth. The good news from their number crunching is that the revenue […]

Many businesses with large quantities of video content are moving their clips off their own servers to the cloud as prices fall and compute power rises. Amazon Web Services has some new tricks up its sleeves for companies who use AWS for video encoding, or who could find this an attractive new option. Amazon’s Elastic […]

The latest from Amazon’s never-ending treadmill of updates sees Amazon Web Services introduce a range of improved features to help it compete better across the enterprise IT landscape. Amazon’s identity and access management (IAM) system upgrades are now available across the range of Amazon services. They can help enterprise users and system admins rapidly manage […]

Record numbers of businesses are migrating to cloud computing services to benefit from a growing array of competitive advantages and increasingly lower costs, according to a new report, which places Amazon Web Services (AWS) as the preferred cloud provider among firms. The report, Cloud Adoption & Risk Report Q4 2014, singles out AWS as the […]

Synergy Research Group has just published new data showing impressive growth for Amazon’s Web Services (AWS) division. The company’s cloud data storage and processing technology now claims 28% of the global market, and is still growing. That represents a five-year high for market share and 50% year-over-year growth in the increasingly competitive cloud infrastructure services […]

In its latest round of price reductions, Amazon has set about slashing the costs of bandwidth, significantly lowering prices on outbound data migrating from its CloudFront content delivery platform. With the price war between Amazon and Google hotting up, both companies are looking for new ways to attract small and medium-sized businesses to their cloud […]

Global cloud-computing giant Amazon Web Services has added to its already vast array of cutting-edge features, in order to make it even more attractive for companies in South-East Asia and around the world looking to be more efficient and profitable. AWS announced the new services at a recent tech conference, re:Invent, in Las Vegas and […]