• August 18, 2016 18 Aug'16

    Going all-in on AWS use isn't just for startups

    Amazon cloud use often starts as a cost-saving measure, but with an increasing catalog of services, it's becoming more than pay-as-you-go billing for those who go all-in.

  • August 12, 2016 12 Aug'16

    New AWS application-level load balancing gives IT pros granular control

    Enterprise IT users eager for more granular control in AWS get their wish with an upgraded Elastic Load Balancing service that runs at the application level.

  • July 29, 2016 29 Jul'16

    Hybrid cloud push extends with Amazon EC2 Run Command

    Amazon's hybrid cloud strategy continues to evolve with Amazon EC2 Run Command, extending its reach into customer data centers amid growing competition from Microsoft.

  • July 15, 2016 15 Jul'16

    AWS acquisition to attract more developer use

    The latest AWS acquisition fills a gap in the developer experience on its platform by potentially folding in IDE tools, as it tries to simplify the experience for customers.

  • June 30, 2016 30 Jun'16

    Amazon EFS finally hits the market, but not for everyone

    Amazon EFS is now generally available after a lengthy preview and should fill a void for many customers, though limitations will force some customers to rely on workarounds.

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  • June 27, 2016 27 Jun'16

    AWS security restriction for keys hamstrings RDS backup

    Cross-region replication is now available for all RDS engines, but an AWS security construct in KMS means the service still has backup limitations for some users.

  • June 08, 2016 08 Jun'16

    AWS IoT puts Amazon in crowded market with foes new and old

    AWS IoT is a serious contender in the emerging space of connected devices, but the market presents a different set of challenges for Amazon's cloud business.

  • June 01, 2016 01 Jun'16

    DevOps on AWS isn't always an easy transition

    DevOps on AWS can make plenty of sense, but users must embrace the ops side of the equation, know when to use native tools and know when to turn to a third party.

  • May 31, 2016 31 May'16

    Amazon API management, DevOps tools still miss mark for enterprises

    Cloud customers seek better connectivity between services and components. One cloud consultant discusses how businesses approach an AWS deployment project for hybrid cloud.

  • April 29, 2016 29 Apr'16

    AWS, partners' balancing act weighs on users, too

    AWS partners are a critical part of the growing ecosystem, but the choice between third-party services and the waiting game for native tooling can create problems for users.

  • April 20, 2016 20 Apr'16

    New AWS migration tools target big data behind a firewall

    Expanded AWS migration tools and proactive security measures are the focus of a string of new products from Amazon aimed at luring in more enterprise workloads.

  • April 20, 2016 20 Apr'16

    AWS customer tweets convey mixed reactions

    The AWS cloud has been in operation for 10 years, and its early arrival on the scene resulted in a glut of loyal customers. But those customers have mixed reactions to new AWS features.

  • April 12, 2016 12 Apr'16

    AWS mobile portfolio approaches critical mass

    Amazon Web Services has slowly built a compelling portfolio of mobile app dev and management tools, and now the company is poised to shake up the market.

  • March 22, 2016 22 Mar'16

    Amazon's cloud faces new challenges in second decade

    AWS turned 10 this month, and for the first time it faces the potential of real competition in a market that promises to be different in its second decade.

  • March 14, 2016 14 Mar'16

    AWS Snowball slings hunks of data back to your data center

    AWS Snowball is now a two-way street, as customers can move large data sets in and out of the cloud with the plug-in appliance.