Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Azure revenue surpasses Windows for the first time
Microsoft Azure
Microsoft Azure

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
Trump reportedly concerned over JEDI cloud contract
Cloud

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
Equinix ploughs $1bn into building xScale data centres
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Cloud

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
NASCAR revs up its video business with AWS
NASCAR car driving
Amazon Web Services (AWS)

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
AWS' Textract can read millions of files in a few hours
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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

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
VMware on AWS is now widely available across the NHS
NHS Trust building
public cloud

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
AWS and Microsoft fight it out as the last JEDI contenders
The Pentagon
Cloud

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
AWS makes double swoop for Volkswagen and Standard Bank
AWS Dublin
Cloud

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
Oracle files lawsuit over $10bn Pentagon cloud contract
Cloud

Oracle files lawsuit over $10bn Pentagon cloud contract

Tech giant believes the JEDI contract should be awarded to multiple vendors
13 Dec 2018
View from the airport: AWS re:Invent 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
AMD launches on AWS and instantly undercuts Intel by 10%
AMD EPYC server chip
Amazon Web Services (AWS)

AMD launches on AWS and instantly undercuts Intel by 10%

AMD pulls an EPYC move on Intel cloud server costs
7 Nov 2018
Avis chooses AWS for connected car analysis
Avis business car hire
Amazon Web Services (AWS)

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
Amazon Prime Day: A lesson in how not to handle an IT outage
Amazon Web Services (AWS)

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
Amazon might ditch Oracle 'within two years'
Cloud

Amazon might ditch Oracle 'within two years'

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

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
Walmart and Microsoft ink cloud deal in fight against Amazon
Cloud

Walmart and Microsoft ink cloud deal in fight against Amazon

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

Amazon Prime Day rocked by outage

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

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
HPE launches hybrid cloud-as-a-service offering
hybrid cloud

HPE launches hybrid cloud-as-a-service offering

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

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
AWS soaring sales help boost Amazon's bottom line
Amazon Web Services (AWS)

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
AWS joins the blockchain bandwagon
blockchain

AWS joins the blockchain bandwagon

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

Gartner: Cloud giants' dominance poses challenges for users

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

VMware and AWS bring hybrid partnership to Europe

Virtualisation giant also announces four new services to support VMware Cloud on AWS
8 Mar 2018