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AWS to appeal 'biased' JEDI contract ruling

Cloud giant suggests "political influence" led the Pentagon to award the $10bn contract to Microsoft
15 Nov 2019
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AWS servers hit by sustained DDoS attack

Day-long outage caused by Route 53 DNS system disruption
23 Oct 2019
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Zuckerberg: Cloud too expensive for the vast majority

Facebook CEO makes a playful dig at Jeff Bezos during Chan Zuckerberg Initiative debate
11 Oct 2019
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JEDI contract put on hold after intense lobbying

President Trump echoes concerns of favouritism towards AWS during the bidding process
2 Aug 2019
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Amazon Web Services review

Amazon's one cloud service provider to rule them all isn't always the most economical option for SMBs
2 Aug 2019
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Azure revenue surpasses Windows for the first time

Microsoft's cloud division drives up revenues in its Q4 financial results despite YoY slowdown
19 Jul 2019
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Trump reportedly concerned over JEDI cloud contract

Republicans have reportedly urged the US president to intervene with the Pentagon's cloud project
18 Jul 2019
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Equinix ploughs $1bn into building xScale data centres

The hyperscale infrastructure will be targeted at massive cloud players like AWS and Microsoft Azure
2 Jul 2019
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NASCAR revs up its video business with AWS

The cloud platform will help with the automated processing of its mammoth video catalogue spanning 70 years
5 Jun 2019
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AWS' Textract can read millions of files in a few hours

The machine learning-powered tool promises to be the most accurate for scalping data
30 May 2019
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VMware on AWS is now widely available across the NHS

By migrating workloads to the cloud, NHS Digital was able to build a virtual data centre in just three hours
10 May 2019
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AWS and Microsoft fight it out as the last JEDI contenders

Oracle and IBM snubbed as Pentagon selects final two cloud providers for $10bn project
11 Apr 2019
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AWS makes double swoop for Volkswagen and Standard Bank

The agreements will see each company adopt the cloud firm's machine learning and IoT tools
27 Mar 2019
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Oracle files lawsuit over $10bn Pentagon cloud contract

Tech giant believes the JEDI contract should be awarded to multiple vendors
13 Dec 2018
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View from the airport: AWS re:Invent 2018

The city of sin becomes the city of cloud computing as AWS takes over the famous Las Vegas strip
3 Dec 2018
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AMD launches on AWS and instantly undercuts Intel by 10%

AMD pulls an EPYC move on Intel cloud server costs
7 Nov 2018
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Avis chooses AWS for connected car analysis

Using the scalable platform will ensure cars can be rented out to customers in the best possible condition
2 Nov 2018
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Amazon Prime Day: A lesson in how not to handle an IT outage

Tips for avoiding and mitigating downtime on what could be your busiest time of the year
7 Aug 2018
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Amazon might ditch Oracle 'within two years'

The company will complete its migration to AWS by 2020, sources say
2 Aug 2018
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Cloud spending now swallows 20% of IT budgets

The IaaS market grew 30% in 2017, as the big four players fight for market share
1 Aug 2018
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Walmart and Microsoft ink cloud deal in fight against Amazon

Azure is now Walmart's strategic cloud provider, uniting Amazon rivals
18 Jul 2018
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Amazon Prime Day rocked by outage

Shoppers frustrated as they struggle to get the best deals
17 Jul 2018
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Is AWS about to start selling network switches?

Public cloud player is toying with hybrid cloud approach that would undermine Cisco - report
17 Jul 2018
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HPE launches hybrid cloud-as-a-service offering

Consumption-based model supports Azure and AWS, but not Google Cloud
20 Jun 2018
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AWS to create 1,000 new tech jobs in Ireland

New office in central Dublin seeks software developers and data centre engineers
19 Jun 2018
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AWS soaring sales help boost Amazon's bottom line

Amazon's cloud services provide bulk of $1.6 billion net profit in first quarter of 2018
27 Apr 2018
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AWS joins the blockchain bandwagon

Product release comes five months after CEO dismissed blockchain's potential
23 Apr 2018
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Gartner: Cloud giants' dominance poses challenges for users

Top 10 providers could gain "unchecked influence" over customers
12 Apr 2018
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VMware and AWS bring hybrid partnership to Europe

Virtualisation giant also announces four new services to support VMware Cloud on AWS
8 Mar 2018
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'BuckHacker' tool lets users trawl through leaky AWS buckets

Developers claim the tool is designed to 'raise awareness' on server security
16 Feb 2018
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AWS lets users run SAP apps directly on SUSE Linux

Partnership brings SUSE's Enterprise Server for SAP into Amazon's cloud
15 Feb 2018
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AWS revenues soar to help Amazon hit $3bn profit

Cloud infrastructure appetites show no sign of slowing down
2 Feb 2018
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AWS and Nvidia team up to bring AI to UK kids

The initiative will be led by a computing master teacher and will help children build a neural network
26 Jan 2018
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60% of enterprises plan to shift to the cloud by 2020

Business intelligence, machine learning, artificial intelligence and big data are the most popular application of the cloud
19 Jan 2018
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AWS opens a third London cloud zone

New zone is AWS's 50th worldwide
17 Jan 2018