• February 20, 2017 20 Feb'17

    Amazon EBS adds elasticity needed to avoid downtime

    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 16 Feb'17

    Amazon Chime re-extends AWS' reach into business productivity

    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 09 Feb'17

    AWS IPv6 support answers call for IP address space

    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 27 Jan'17

    Amazon Cloud Directory adds and removes flexibility

    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 12 Jan'17

    Acquisition bolsters AWS security tools at scale

    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 30 Dec'16

    A look at Amazon in the news in 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 23 Dec'16

    AWS upgrades in 2016 were an evolution -- not a revolution

    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 16 Dec'16

    AWS Managed Services reflects Amazon's aim to meet enterprise needs

    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 08 Dec'16

    Amazon doesn't want IT thinking multicloud

    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 08 Dec'16

    AWS Blox puzzles fans of containers in cloud computing

    The container orchestration pool is already crowded and competitive, and AWS has waded in with an unusual play.

  • December 02, 2016 02 Dec'16

    New AWS developer tools offer better app insights, control

    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 02 Dec'16

    AWS bets on Chef automation tool with OpsWorks update

    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 01 Dec'16

    AWS enhancements beckon customers to Amazon cloud platform

    AWS intends to make it easier than ever for an enterprise to use its platform -- on or off premises.

  • November 23, 2016 23 Nov'16

    Amazon cuts prices, expands cold storage options

    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 18 Nov'16

    QuickSight BI capabilities limited, but big potential exists

    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.