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Amazon's cloud business continues upward march

Amazon reported another surge in revenue for its cloud business last quarter, though the growth is slowing as the division gets bigger.

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Amazon's Elastic File System is now open for business

Following an extended preview period, Amazon's Elastic File System is now generally available in three geographical regions, with more on the way.

Get on the cloud bus or get in the clown car

An embrace of cloud a decade ago may have been considered “skating to where the puck was going to be.” Today, anything but going “all in” is like skating toward where your grandfather’s memoirs say the puck might once have been.

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To get digital, be the dog

As executives, strategists and implementers within an enterprise, we may be tempted to imagine ourselves as the ones conditioning consumers to instinctively turn to products and services during their mobile moments. But we may be the...

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Massive growth shows why Amazon is the public cloud leader

Amazon showed off its dominance in the public cloud market on Thursday as the capstone to a better than expected quarterly earnings report.

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AWS focuses on hard disks for new big data services

Amazon Web Services is going retro to help companies deal with big data workloads. The cloud provider announced Tuesday that it's launching two new volume types for its Elastic Block Store service that are powered by traditional,...

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New AWS service helps companies to move their apps to the cloud

A new Amazon cloud service announced Tuesday could help companies with legacy applications have an easier time taking the leap to the cloud.

Digital business ecosystems and platforms: 5 new rules for innovators

Just as there's a dominant technology platform for digital business, comprised of a set of foundational emerging and disruptive technologies, there's also a dominant new business model emerging in the form of digital business...

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Dropbox takes the reins, moves off AWS and onto its own infrastructure

After years of relying on the Amazon cloud to store its users' files, Dropbox has shifted gears and begun using primarily its own technology instead.

Amazon disabled encryption on its tablets and phones because nobody used it

Amazon caught flack on Wednesday for disabling the encryption capabilities of its Fire phones and tablets with a software update. The company says its reasoning was simple: people didn't use it.

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Amazon targets compliance-driven markets

Amazon Web Services EC2 Dedicated Hosts are designed to give you an on-premises experience in the cloud – for good or bad.

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Amazon Web Services goes gunning for gamers with free FPS framework

Amazon Web Services is handing PC and console game developers new tools to encourage them to use its cloud services for their back-end server infrastructure.

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Amazon's cloud is flying high, but profits disappoint overall

Profits from Amazon's cloud division jumped 69 percent last quarter, but the rest of its business fared less well.

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Amazon AWS to go head to head with Microsoft Azure in Canada

Amazon has promised the creation of a new AWS region based in Montreal, Canada, this year, bringing its cloud to a new country at a time when it faces increased competition in the public cloud arena.

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Amazon WorkMail can now be yours for $4 per user per month

After nearly a year in preview, Amazon's WorkMail hosted email and calendar service for enterprises is now generally available.

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How Notre Dame is going all in with Amazon's cloud

Three years ago the University of Notre Dame’s website failed a load test. In response, IT officials migrated the site to Amazon Web Services’ cloud and they’ve never looked back. By 2017 Notre Dame plans to have 80% of its IT...

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Amazon yanks hoverboards from store over fire concerns

Hoverboards are a popular product this holiday season, but it appears safety concerns have prompted Amazon to pull many brands from its digital shelves.

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Amazon brings Microsoft users into AWS with Active Directory service

Amazon recently launched an AWS Directory Service for Microsoft Active Directory, a fully-managed implementation of Active Directory.https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/services/active-directory/

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Amazon to build massive wind farm to power web services

Amazon is building a 100-megawatt wind farm in Ohio to power its cloud service centers.

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Google, Amazon and Wal-Mart join FAA drone task force

Google, Amazon and Wal-Mart have joined the government's task force charged with figuring out a registration and identification system for drones.

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