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Why AWS is the IBM for the cloud computing age

Scalable cloud computing that helps businesses get up and running quickly and securely means you'll never get fired for buying Amazon Web Services.

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Up close with Amazon Snowball: Cloud migration for the data center

At the AWS re:Invent show, Network World's Brandon Butler takes a closer look at the AWS Snowball offering. The ruggedized appliance helps enterprises migrate very large amounts of data to Amazon's cloud.

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A tour of AWS re:Invent

Network World's Brandon Butler gives a quick tour of the Amazon Web Services re:Invent show floor, where companies are showing off products and services that support the AWS cloud.

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Amazon offers new developer tools and DDoS protections for cloud users

Blair Hanley Frank from the IDG News Service and Brandon Butler from Network World wrap up some of the announcements from Day 2 of the Amazon Web Services re:Invent show in Las Vegas. Highlights include new tools for developers to...

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How Amazon helps enterprises innovate in the cloud

Network World's Brandon Butler speaks with Stephen Orban, head of enterprise strategy at Amazon Web Services, about how its cloud can help enterprises with innovation and new business opportunities.

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Trends in Enterprise Cloud Adoption

At the AWS re:Invent show in Las Vegas, Network World's Brandon Butler chats with WIlliam Fellows, co-founder of The 451 Group, about the latest cloud trends for enterprise companies.

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AWS makes CI, microservices moves for devs

AWS Code Build and AWS Step Functions help with software builds and complex distributed apps

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NetSuite's going global under Oracle's flag

As part of Oracle, cloud software provider NetSuite plans to localize its products for many more countries while expanding its data-center capacity, sales operations, partner channel and other assets to reach customers in those new...

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AWS looks to take the drudge work out of data analysis

The new service is designed to be a fully managed data catalog and ETL (extract, transform, load) system.

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Juniper boosts cloud analytics, machine learning tech with AppFormix buy

Looking to bolster its cloud analytics and machine learning technologies, Juniper today announced its intention to buy startup AppFormix for an undisclosed amount. AppFormix brings streaming analytics and machine learning...

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AWS Lambda adds C# support

Functions for the cloud-based compute service now can be built using Microsoft’s managed code language

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Using machine learning in Amazon's Cloud

Network World's Brandon Butler chats with Swami Sivasubramanian, general manager for Amazon Web Services (AWS) about its announcements surrounding machine learning and artificial intelligence. The announcements were made at the...

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What you don't know about cloud adoption doesn't have to hurt you

At least 95 percent of U.S. companies are embracing some sort of cloud strategy. Yet IT leaders struggle to avoid common mistakes and initial purchasing decisions hamper their ability to move forward.

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AWS tries to protect its customers from DDoS attacks with new service

Amazon Web Services is trying to help protect its customers with a new service aimed at mitigating DDoS impacts. It’s called Shield, and the entry-level tier is enabled by default for all web applications running on AWS, starting on...

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American Heart Association looks for cure in the cloud

Executives at the American Heart Association are betting that the cure for heart disease, stroke and diabetes lies in the cloud.

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Accenture expands AWS Business Group

In a move designed to help customers be more agile, Accenture is expanding its Accenture AWS Business Group to enhance its cloud application migration, development and management offerings.

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What everyone's talking about at AWS re:Invent

Network World's Brandon Butler and Blair Hanley Frank from the IDG News Service discuss cloud news from Day 1 of the 2016 Amazon re:Invent show in Las Vegas, including what was up with the "big honking truck" showing up on the keynote...

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Getting a bead on tech trends for 2017

Up for discussion: The 10 most pressing and disruptive technologies for the year ahead, according to Computerworld's Tech Forecast 2017 research.

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