- February 20, 2017
Amazon EBS' new live volume modification for storage attached to S3 saves time and headaches for IT pros, who welcome the technology they say is overdue.
- February 16, 2017
AWS' track record in business productivity is spotty, but Amazon Chime appeals to enterprise IT pros who want all their IT tools in the same shed.
- February 09, 2017
IPv6 is not new, but the proliferation of the internet of things creates new demand for the protocol. And AWS has responded in deliberate fashion.
- January 27, 2017
Amazon Cloud Directory brings a cloud-native approach to data management and moves away from traditional models, but it isn't without tradeoffs for enterprise IT.
- January 12, 2017
A quiet AWS acquisition last year could improve customers' ability to detect and respond to cyberattacks at scale through automation and machine learning.
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- December 30, 2016
AWS took steps to further shake up enterprise cloud, including new data centers, a Kubernetes competitor and the release of EFS. Here's what ranked on SearchAWS in 2016.
- December 23, 2016
AWS upgrades in 2016 were big on enterprise demands with a range of services to aid in migrations, and a host of additions aimed to fill in gaps and expand on existing tools.
- December 16, 2016
AWS Managed Services, a radical departure from Amazon's early cloud strategy, reflects the shifting demand of its customers, but it doesn't meet all their needs just yet.
- December 08, 2016
Amazon has come far to accommodate customers running workloads on-premises; the same can't be said, however, for how it addresses its customers using other public clouds. At re:Invent last week, ...
- December 08, 2016
The container orchestration pool is already crowded and competitive, and AWS has waded in with an unusual play.
- December 02, 2016
New AWS developer tools and data efforts will help users who want more hands-on control, but enterprises should also expect a boost by having those tools baked into MSP offerings.
- December 02, 2016
Amazon refreshed its Chef-based AWS OpsWorks offering and also has made a minority investment in Chef Software as part of the commercial deal, according to execs.
- December 01, 2016
AWS intends to make it easier than ever for an enterprise to use its platform -- on or off premises.
- November 23, 2016
Amazon cut prices on its cold storage service Glacier, a move that also gives customers faster access to data -- if they're willing to pay for it.
- November 18, 2016
The QuickSight BI capabilities are a good start for AWS, though far from disruptive. That all could change as Amazon fleshes out its strategy in the coming months.