Amazon Web Services announces the availability of C5 instances for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud

New generation of compute optimized instances includes latest Intel Xeon Scalable processors (Skylake-SP) and custom hardware to deliver a 25 percent improvement in price-performance SEATTLE, 2017-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Nov. 6, 2017), Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ:AMZN), announced the availability of C5 instances, the next generation of compute optimized instances for Amazon Elastic […]

Amazon Web Services announces the next generation of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud GPU instances

Next generation GPU instances, optimized for machine learning and high performance computing, are the most powerful in the cloud SEATTLE, 2017-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Oct. 26, 2017), Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced P3 instances, the next generation of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) GPU instances designed for compute-intensive applications that […]

Amazon Web Services announces general availability for Amazon Aurora with PostgreSQL compatibility

Amazon Aurora, the fastest growing service in AWS history, is now fully compatible with both MySQL and PostgreSQL, delivering the performance and availability of high-end commercial databases at one-tenth the cost Over a thousand customers, including Verizon, Capital One, FINRA, Fannie Mae, C3 IOT, Urban Airship, FantasyDraft, BMC, Blackboard, and Nielsen, participated in the preview, battle-testing PostgreSQL compatibility for Amazon […]

Amazon Web Services selected as General Electric’s preferred cloud provider

GE continues migration in cloud-first approach to digital transformation SEATTLE, 2017-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Oct. 5, 2017), Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that General Electric (NYSE: GE) has selected AWS as its preferred cloud provider. GE continues to migrate thousands of core applications to AWS. GE began an enterprise-wide migration in […]

Amazon Web Services to open an infrastructure region in the Middle East by early 2019

New AWS Infrastructure will enable customers to run workloads in the Middle East and serve end-users across the region with even lower latency SEATTLE, 2017-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), today announced that it plans to open an infrastructure region in the Middle East by early 2019. The new AWS Middle East (Bahrain) […]

VMware and Amazon Web Services strategic alliance delivers seamlessly integrated hybrid cloud

Strategic Alliance Between Private and Public Cloud Leaders Delivers a Seamlessly Integrated Hybrid Cloud Early Access and Beta Customers include Brink’s, Cerner, Elemica, MIT, Moody’s, State of Louisiana, and Sysco LAS VEGAS, NV, 2017-Aug-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (August 28, 2017) at VMworld® 2017, VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), and Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an […]

Amazon Web Services selected as FICO cloud provider

Leading analytics provider takes cloud-first approach, migrates enterprise analytics platform to AWS as part of digital transformation journey SEATTLE, 2017-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Aug. 14, 2017), Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that FICO (NYSE: FICO) has selected AWS as its cloud provider. FICO has migrated several core applications, including myFICO.com and […]

Amazon Web Services launches AWS Glue, a fully managed extract, transform, and load (ETL) service

New ETL service automates the preparation of data for analytics, reducing the time it takes customers to start analyzing their data from months to minutes SEATTLE, 2017-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Aug. 14, 2017), Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), launched AWS Glue, a fully managed extract, transform, and load (ETL) service that […]

GRAIL, Inc. selects Amazon Web Services as its cloud infrastructure provider

Global life sciences company with a mission to detect cancer early taps the cloud with the most functionality to power breakthroughs SEATTLE, 2017-Aug-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Jul. 31, 2017), Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that GRAIL, Inc., a life sciences company whose mission is to detect cancer early, when it can […]

Amazon Web Services announced the availability of G3 instances

Next generation of high-performance graphics acceleration instances offers the most CPU and memory in the cloud for 3D rendering and virtual reality applications SEATTLE, 2017-Jul-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Jul. 14, 2017), Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced the availability of G3 instances, the next generation of GPU-powered Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud […]

Amazon Lex now available to all customers

Amazon Lex, the technology that powers Amazon Alexa, enables any developer to build rich, conversational user experiences for web, mobile, and connected device apps American Heart Association, Capital One, Freshdesk, Hubspot, Liberty Mutual, NASA, Ohio Health, and Vonage among customers using Amazon Lex SEATTLE, 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), […]

Amazon Web Services becomes preferred cloud infrastructure provider for HERE Technologies

Leading global provider of maps and location services continues to expand use of AWS to power its new Open Location Platform services SEATTLE, 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Apr. 19, 2017), Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that HERE Technologies (HERE), a leading global provider of maps and location […]

AWS introduces new fully managed in-memory cache that can reduce Amazon DynamoDB response times from milliseconds to microseconds

New, fully managed in-memory cache can reduce Amazon DynamoDB response times from milliseconds to microseconds Preview starts today SEATTLE, 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Apr. 19, 2017), Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced Amazon DynamoDB Accelerator (DAX), a fully managed, highly available, in-memory cache that can reduce Amazon DynamoDB […]

Amazon Web Services to open an infrastructure region in Sweden in 2018

New AWS Infrastructure Region will enable customers to run workloads in Sweden and serve end-users across the Nordics with even lower latency SEATTLE, 2017-Apr-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), today (Apr. 4, 2017) announced that it plans to open an infrastructure region in Sweden in 2018. […]

Build and Host Most Alexa Skills For Free Using Amazon Web Services

New program offers AWS promotional credits for developers to put toward their Alexa skill Tens of thousands of developers already building skills for Alexa SEATTLE, 2017-Mar-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) today (Mar. 15, 2017) announced a new program that will make it free for tens of thousands of Alexa developers to build and […]

Amazon Web Services announces new unified communications service, Amazon Chime

New unified communications service delivers frustration-free meetings with exceptional video and audio quality Brooks Brothers, Level 3, and Vonage among the early users and partners SEATTLE, 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), today (Feb. 14, 2017) announced Amazon Chime, a new unified communications service that […]

Amazon Web Services becomes public cloud infrastructure provider for Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.

SEATTLE, 2017-Feb-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), today (Feb. 8, 2017) announced that Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: LYV), the world’s leading live entertainment and ticketing company, has selected AWS as its public cloud infrastructure provider and is moving its global IT infrastructure to the AWS […]

Amazon Web Services selected as Capital One’s predominant cloud infrastructure provider

Capital One continues to take a cloud-first approach by migrating core business and customer applications to AWS over the next five years SEATTLE, 2016-Dec-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), today (Nov. 29, 2016) announced that Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE: COF) has selected AWS as its […]

Amazon Web Services launches new AWS Partner Network (APN) programs and Competencies

AWS Announces New Programs, Competencies, and Tools to Support Growing AWS Partner Network AWS introduces three new partner programs providing tools, training, and benefits to support and distinguish partners in Service Delivery, Public Sector, and VMware Cloud™ on AWS Newest AWS Competencies recognize APN partners specializing in Financial Services and IoT New AWS Partner Solutions […]

Amazon Web Services announces five new solar farms across the Commonwealth of Virginia

Amazon Web Services kicks off five new solar projects across the Commonwealth of Virginia for a grand total of six solar farms in the state and 10 renewable energy projects globally By supporting 260MW of solar generation capacity in Virginia, Amazon becomes the largest corporate backer of solar projects east of the Mississippi River SEATTLE, […]

Amazon Web Services: customers can now subscribe to SaaS applications directly through AWS Marketplace

Customers can now subscribe to SaaS applications and APIs from a growing list of more than 20 ISVs directly through their AWS account SEATTLE, 2016-Nov-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), today (Nov. 16, 2016) announced that customers can now subscribe to Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications directly through […]

Amazon Web Services: Amazon QuickSight now available to all customers

Very fast, easy-to-use, cloud-powered business analytics service for one-tenth the cost of traditional BI solutions Infor, MLB Advanced Media, and Edmunds.com among the more than 1,500 preview customers using Amazon QuickSight SEATTLE, 2016-Nov-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ:AMZN), today (Nov. 15, 2016) announced that Amazon QuickSight is […]

Amazon Web Services announces availability of the US East (Ohio) Region

SEATTLE, 2016-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ:AMZN), today (Oct. 17, 2016) announced the availability of the US East (Ohio) Region to customers looking to build their businesses and run applications on infrastructure on the AWS Cloud. Along with US East (N. Virginia), the US East (Ohio) Region […]

Amazon Web Services announces availability of P2 instances for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud

SEATTLE, 2016-Oct-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ:AMZN), today (Sep. 30, 2016) announced the availability of P2 instances, a new GPU instance type for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) designed for compute-intensive applications that require massive parallel floating point performance, including artificial intelligence, computational fluid dynamics, computational […]

Amazon Web Services: Enterprise usage of SAP on AWS is growing incredibly fast across all verticals and geographies

GE Oil & Gas, Kellogg’s, Brooks Brothers, Ferrara Candy Company, GPT Group, Hoya Corporation, Lionsgate, Macmillan Publishers India, RWE Czech Republic, Zappos.com, and Bart & Associates Inc., among the many customers running SAP on AWS SEATTLE, 2016-May-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ:AMZN), shared today that more and […]

Amazon Web Services launches free, cross-platform, 3D game engine for developers to create and connect their games to AWS Cloud and Twitch

New game engine helps developers create the highest-quality games, build cloud-connected gameplay features, and build communities of fans on Twitch; beta available for free download today New AWS service, Amazon GameLift, lets game developers quickly scale their session-based multiplayer games to support millions of players with AWS’s highly available cloud infrastructure SEATTLE, 2016-Feb-12 — /EPR […]

Amazon Web Services announced new wind farm in Ohio expected to generate 320,000 MWh of wind energy annually

Amazon Wind Farm US Central in Ohio is Amazon’s fourth major renewable energy project in 2015 and is Expected to Generate More Than 320,000 MWh of Energy Annually SEATTLE, 2015-11-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — (NASDAQ:AMZN) — Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ:AMZN), today announced that it has contracted with EDP Renewables to construct and […]

Amazon Web Services introduced three new AWS Partner Network (APN) Competencies at AWS re:Invent

AWS Introduces Three New Competencies to Support Rapidly Expanding Global Partner Network AWS also announces AWS Marketplace now offers more than 2,300 software listings for the AWS Cloud Forty-six partners from around the world named as 2016 Premier Consulting Partners SEATTLE, 2015-10-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — At AWS re:Invent, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ:AMZN), introduced […]