• December 14, 2017 14 Dec'17

    AWS SSO puts Amazon at the center of IT access

    AWS' Single Sign-On service intends to simplify control over employee access to AWS accounts and outside apps -- and also put AWS at the center of it all.

  • December 12, 2017 12 Dec'17

    AWS security services expand, but still room for improvement

    AWS security tools got a boost from GuardDuty and IoT Device Defender, but the vendor still has work to do to provide a full security portfolio to meet enterprise needs.

  • December 08, 2017 08 Dec'17

    Could AWS' torrid pace of innovation come back to haunt the cloud giant?

    Another AWS re:Invent has come and gone, with another slew of new products to delight its fans. But in the cloud, can there be too much of a good thing? The user conference was bursting at the ...

  • December 08, 2017 08 Dec'17

    AWS AI services toss machine learning keys to dev teams

    AWS re:Invent featured updates to database and internet of things technologies, but new cloud AI services such as SageMaker broaden the appeal of the cloud provider's AI tool set.

  • December 01, 2017 01 Dec'17

    AWS CEO Jassy shares thoughts on the future of AWS, cloud

    It should come as no surprise, but AWS CEO Andy Jassy is awfully bullish about the company he leads. Jassy sat down for a press Q&A following his keynote speech here at re:Invent this week. ...

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  • December 01, 2017 01 Dec'17

    AWS PrivateLink clamps down on endpoint exposure

    AWS continues to push its Virtual Private Cloud as the new norm for cloud development and deployment, and further limit public internet exposure. AWS PrivateLink enables customers to privately ...

  • December 01, 2017 01 Dec'17

    AWS database services Aurora, DynamoDB eye distributed apps

    AWS fills in more gaps in its database and storage services to give customers better reliability across global regions, automated provisioning and cheaper data retrieval.

  • November 30, 2017 30 Nov'17

    AWS managed services move into IoT, containers

    Managed services took center stage at AWS' annual user conference, with added higher-level services for IoT, functions, containers and databases.

  • November 29, 2017 29 Nov'17

    Smooth your AWS certification path with this advice

    With AWS certification in heavy demand, many IT professionals are headed back to the classroom. Cloud trainer Anthony Sequeira offers some advice to help you pass the exam.

  • November 21, 2017 21 Nov'17

    AWS using KVM and Xen, but users may not feel any impact

    AWS has added a new hypervisor behind the scenes, but customers likely won't see much of a direct impact on their cloud environment. Amazon this month began selling its C5 instance nearly a year ...

  • November 21, 2017 21 Nov'17

    Your guide to AWS re:Invent 2017 news and analysis

    It's time again for AWS re:Invent, the cloud provider's largest global conference. Follow this guide for news from this year's event and insights from the show floor.

  • November 17, 2017 17 Nov'17

    Amazon Aurora expands reach, but maybe not far enough

    Support for PostgreSQL in Amazon Aurora helps AWS advance in its fight with Oracle over a larger piece of the database market. But it does not offer total feature parity.

  • November 10, 2017 10 Nov'17

    Default AWS S3 encryption walls off vulnerable customer data

    S3 encryption is now the default setting for the AWS storage service in response to a string of high-profile cases where users exposed data to the internet.

  • November 09, 2017 09 Nov'17

    AWS Direct Connect updates help globe-spanning users

    Improvements to AWS Direct Connect link VPCs in multiple regions, keep traffic within AWS' network and reduce administrative work to manage these secure connections to the cloud.

  • October 31, 2017 31 Oct'17

    P3 instance lures AI, machine learning workloads

    AWS' P3 instance unveiled in October provides extra compute power for heavy workloads -- but these capabilities don't come cheap.