• January 29, 2015 29 Jan'15

    Amazon WorkMail takes on Exchange, Gmail

    AWS introduced the Amazon WorkMail cloud email management service this week, but does it have what it takes to compete with Exchange and Gmail?

  • January 23, 2015 23 Jan'15

    Acquisition adds to custom-chip intrigue in AWS infrastructure

    AWS has agreed to acquire an Israeli semiconductor startup, which could mean it’s looking to design its own hardware down to the chip level.

  • January 22, 2015 22 Jan'15

    Wind power could blow AWS' data center cost savings your way

    What does the wind have to do with saving on AWS cloud costs? It turns out there could be a link.

  • January 20, 2015 20 Jan'15

    AWS EC2 instance availability improves with Auto Recovery

    AWS will now allow instances to recover from multiple types of failure, but it's not a substitute for resilient application design in the cloud.

  • January 14, 2015 14 Jan'15

    Cloud users expect cost savings in new AWS EC2 instances

    Amazon's latest line of compute-optimized instances offers built-in Elastic Block Store integration and boosted performance over previous generations.

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  • January 09, 2015 09 Jan'15

    Experts predict a sunny outlook for the cloud in 2015

    What does 2015 hold in store for the cloud? Experts say the market will grow, with the number of available applications doubling in number.

  • January 07, 2015 07 Jan'15

    AWS Spot Instances get two-minute warning

    The new two-minute warning is a positive move for IT pros using Spot Instances, but some would like to see more changes to the bidding system.

  • January 06, 2015 06 Jan'15

    What expert cloud watchers didn't expect in 2014

    We asked expert cloud watchers to share what they weren't expecting to see in 2014. And we were, uh, surprised by some of their answers.

  • December 18, 2014 18 Dec'14

    AWS tools that turned heads in 2014

    AWS delivered about 450 feature releases this year -- here's the cream of the crop.

  • December 11, 2014 11 Dec'14

    Benchmark tests shed light on Google, AWS SSD claims

    Six months ago, it was unclear whether AWS or Google offered the better SSD deal. But recent storage performance benchmark testing tells a different story.

  • December 11, 2014 11 Dec'14

    AWS, Google cloud performance beat by unlikely competitor

    Cloud service providers go head-to-head in independent benchmark tests of network throughput and latency -- and the results may surprise you.

  • December 11, 2014 11 Dec'14

    AWS OpsWorks reaches into servers, based on Chef

    AWS can now manage on-premises servers through its OpsWorks service, but can it get enterprises to buy in?

  • December 10, 2014 10 Dec'14

    Cloud bursting saves the day for visual effects studio

    A digital effects studio uses Amazon Web Services for extra render farm capacity -- without administering individual EC2 instances.

  • December 03, 2014 03 Dec'14

    AWS Reserved Instance pricing changes get mixed reviews

    After AWS said its Reserved Instance pricing would no longer be bound to utilization, cloud computing professionals grew ambivalent.

  • November 24, 2014 24 Nov'14

    Healthcare firm drops Azure, gains AWS partnership

    IMS Health is a prime example of Amazon Web Services’ greater focus on and deepening relationships with enterprises over the last year.