AWS launches standalone sovereign cloud in Europe
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is presenting a new sovereign cloud in Europe. This new sovereign cloud will consist of multiple regions operating independently and decoupled from the existing AWS cloud. Also, management, maintenance and support will be done by European citizens employed by AWS and also ... Read more
AWS unveils new and expanded security offerings
Amazon is making several new security tools and services available to its cloud computing customers.
This week at the AWS re:Inforce event, Amazon introduced its latest offerings in the security arena. Speaking at the event's keynote, Becky Weiss, a Senior Principal Engineer at AWS, said the com... Read more
AWS to invest billions in Indian cloud infrastructure
AWS is planning to splash cash on cloud infrastructure in India. The investment will add thousands of full time jobs as well as important skills training for Indian nationals.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced it plans to invest INR 1,050,600 crores (€11.75 billion) into cloud infrastruc... Read more
Amazon Bedrock offers developers access to generative AI models
Amazon has so far stayed out of the generative AI discussion. Everyone was, of course, waiting for a response on generative AI from AWS. Today, with Amazon Bedrock, AWS introduces a new tool that gives developers access to multiple generative AI models. Applying generative AI within applications sh... Read more
AWS launches generative AI accelerator for startups
The program aims to support startups in generative artificial intelligence.
This week Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced the launch of a new program "designed to take the most promising generative AI startups around the globe to the next level".
The "AWS Generative AI Accelerator" is a... Read more
Amazon cuts another 9,000 jobs, AWS also gets hit
Amazon is going to cut another 9,000 jobs. The round of layoffs should ensure cost savings in the long term. This time Amazon will also cut jobs at AWS.
The new round of layoffs follows an earlier round announced early this year. Back then, it involved 18,000 jobs and was caused by difficult mac... Read more
AWS adopts biofuels for data center backup generators
Amazon will introduce HVO generators in its EU data centers, starting in Ireland and Sweden.
This week Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced that it is adopting hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) for its backup generators in Europe. The cloud services giant has confirmed that the new HVO-powered sys... Read more
AWS plans to expand its datacenter footprint in Virginia
Amazon Web Services (AWS) plans to invest $35 billion by 2040 to establish multiple datacenter campuses across Virginia, according to a press release from the Virginia Governor's Office.
Numerous localities are under consideration, the announcement claims, adding that exact locations will be dec... Read more
Cloud computing growth slows as customers seek to cut costs
Cloud providers have to adjust to slower growth rates as customers become more cost savvy.
Cost-conscious customers and general economic pressure are combining to stymie the growth of the cloud computing market, according to a report in the Financial Times (FT).
Microsoft’s Azure cloud plat... Read more
Atos closes five-year deal with AWS for customer cloud migrations
Atos has selected Amazon Web Services (AWS) as its preferred partner for migrating customer workloads to the cloud.
The French IT giant committed to a five-year collaboration with AWS. The company will use AWS for its infrastructure services, DevOps and machine learning initiatives.
The part... Read more