• November 30, 2015 30 Nov'15

    Amazon dedicated server move aligns with Microsoft licensing

    While technically comparable to bare metal cloud offerings from IBM and Rackspace, AWS has a different motivation for offering dedicated hardware.

  • November 30, 2015 30 Nov'15

    Free AWS Cost Explorer poised to close gap with paid tools

    Amazon quietly made an update to its free AWS cost analysis tool that may be significant enough to give cloud users reason to ditch third-party tools that can cost thousands of dollars.

  • November 20, 2015 20 Nov'15

    AWS Device Farm broadens appeal with Web app support

    AWS users who didn't have an interest in the AWS Device Farm before are intrigued by an important new feature.

  • November 20, 2015 20 Nov'15

    AWS Lambda service tops gratitude list this Thanksgiving

    Amazon Web Services made hundreds of product and feature updates in 2015, but there are a few that IT pros are most grateful for, as the end of the year approaches.

  • November 20, 2015 20 Nov'15

    Cloud expert, author shares pointers on getting started with AWS

    In this Q&A, Andreas Wittig, co-author of the book 'Amazon Web Services in Action,' highlights the biggest rookie mistakes enterprises struggle with and pitfalls to avoid.

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  • November 13, 2015 13 Nov'15

    New RDS snapshot sharing raises cloud security concerns

    AWS added features such as an EC2 Run Command and the ability to share RDS snapshot data between accounts -- giving some users reason for concern about security.

  • November 12, 2015 12 Nov'15

    AWS plays host to Amazon SES alternatives

    A company whose products share a market with Amazon SES talks about what it's like to base its operations on AWS, and shares what items are on its wish list, such as EC2 IPv6 support.

  • November 10, 2015 10 Nov'15

    Key geographies still missing in AWS data center locations

    AWS data center locations are growing in number and Amazon cloud users have ideas about where the company should expand next in its quest for world domination.

  • November 03, 2015 03 Nov'15

    Hybrid cloud challenges abound for AWS, VMware shops

    The first hurdle of hybrid cloud migration is tricky enough -- then the rest of the hybrid cloud picture comes into focus.

  • November 03, 2015 03 Nov'15

    Technologies on horizon brighten AWS hybrid cloud future

    The challenges of managing hybrid clouds could be mitigated significantly by technical advances that look to take over the data center in the next few years.

  • November 02, 2015 02 Nov'15

    AWS, VMware shops clear hybrid cloud migration hurdles

    Cloud migration is step one in setting up a hybrid cloud infrastructure -- but it can often be a sticky wicket.

  • November 02, 2015 02 Nov'15

    AWS hybrid cloud management takes expertise and elbow grease

    Hybrid cloud challenges can be formidable, but some organizations have tackled them with demonstrable success in AWS and VMware clouds.

  • October 30, 2015 30 Oct'15

    AWS hybrid cloud makes dollars and sense to users

    Even as some organizations go 'all in' with AWS public cloud, some enterprises find the costs of porting apps to public cloud just don't add up.

  • October 26, 2015 26 Oct'15

    AWS earnings augur rising public cloud tide -- for some

    AWS surpassed $2 billion in revenue last quarter -- and industry watchers say it's still early in the maturation of the public cloud market.

  • October 16, 2015 16 Oct'15

    Cloud security tools thwart attacks on AWS infrastructure

    Before Amazon Inspector, AWS Config Rules and even VPC, third-party cloud security tools stood guard over AWS -- and for a number of reasons, IT pros will continue to rely on them.