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AWS Says Military Trying To ‘Gerrymander’ Away Deficiencies In Microsoft’s JEDI Bid

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/aws-says-military-trying-to-gerrymander-away-deficiencies-in-microsoft-s-jedi-bid

7 days ago

by Joseph Tsidulko The Pentagons plan to re-evaluate the controversial award is rife with problems, from not allowing AWS to offer a new price in light of shifting storage requirements, to ignoring several other source-selection criteria, AWS argues. The cloud leader has sued the government claiming President Donald Trump corrupted the process by which the military chooses a commercial cloud vendor to transform its IT systems.

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AWS Savings Plans: What they are and why you should care

https://www.zdnet.com/article/aws-savings-plans-what-they-are-and-why-you-should-care/

a week ago

Amazon Web Services launched AWS Savings Plans for EC2, Fargate, and Lambda.

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AWS Commits To $20M In Cloud Credits To Coronavirus Researchers

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/aws-commits-to-20m-in-cloud-credits-to-coronavirus-researchers

2 weeks ago

by Joseph Tsidulko The cloud giant looks to accelerate development of tests for the pathogen behind a global pandemic by allowing researchers to run workloads at no cost on its cloud. The launch has 35 labs and businesses participating.

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AWS commits $20 million to speeding up COVID-19 diagnostic development

https://www.zdnet.com/article/aws-commits-20-million-to-speeding-up-covid-19-diagnostic-development/

2 weeks ago

The effort is designed to bolster collaboration between customers and be funded with AWS in-kind credits and technical support.

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NASA to launch 247 petabytes of data into AWS – but forgot about eye-watering cloudy egress costs before lift-off

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/19/nasa_cloud_data_migration_mess/

2 weeks ago

Audit finds that error could actually mean less data flows to boffins because space agency may not be able to afford downloads

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How's this for a JEDI mind trick? AWS waves hand, has Uncle Sam 'reconsider' cloud contract award to Microsoft

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/13/aws_jedi_microsoft/

3 weeks ago

But Bezos' juggernaut still not happy, and we'll hear all about it soon

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Dorothy Copeland, An AWS and IBM Channel Leader, Takes Charge Of Partner Programs at Blockchain Startup R3

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/dorothy-copeland-an-aws-and-ibm-channel-leader-takes-charge-of-partner-programs-at-blockchain-startup-r3

3 weeks ago

by Joseph Tsidulko This feels similar to when I started with AWS in early 2010, says the seasoned channel executive who goes back to her roots with a high-growth startup

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AWS to double sales droids as Google, Microsoft's growing clouds threaten to gobble larger slices of Bezos' pie

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/03/aws_to_double_sales_force/

4 weeks ago

Experts drafted in to help new hires answer customers' technical questions

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Webinar: How AWS encryption services keep data in transit safe

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/26/aws_webinar_cloud_series/

a month ago

Wrap your assets up well before you send them on their journey

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AWS CEO Andy Jassy On Channel Conflict, Competition And AI

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/aws-ceo-andy-jassy-on-channel-conflict-competition-and-ai

2 months ago

by Donna Goodison 'There's this folklore mythology around if Amazon launches a business in a certain area, it means that all the other businesses in those areas are not going to be as successful,' Jassy says at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference in San Francisco. 'I just haven't seen it.'

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Federal Judge Grants AWS Request To Pause JEDI

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/federal-judge-grants-aws-request-to-pause-jedi

2 months ago

by Joseph Tsidulko A federal judge Thursday ordered the government to halt substantial implementation work on the JEDI cloud transformation initiative with Microsoft until AWS protest claiming President Donald Trump's interference corrupted the process moves forward in court.

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Amazon, AWS In ‘Frontline’ Crosshairs With New PBS Documentary

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/amazon-aws-in-frontline-crosshairs-with-new-pbs-documentary

2 months ago

by Donna Goodison AWS has given Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos billions to expand Amazon from a company that sells everything to a company that does everything, Frontline correspondent and director James Jacoby says in Amazon Empire: The Rise and Reign of Jeff Bezos.

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US Federal Court judge grants AWS request to temporarily block JEDI contract work

https://www.zdnet.com/article/u-s-federal-court-judge-grants-aws-request-to-temporarily-block-jedi-contract-work/

2 months ago

Amazon has succeeded in temporarily halting work on the $10 billion JEDI contract, which Microsoft won late last year.

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Deutsche Bank calls in AWS, Microsoft and Google to tout for cloud biz: Come in to tender, deal value unknown

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/12/deutsche_bank_hopes_the_cloud_will_fix_its_creaky_old_it_systems/

2 months ago

One of the Big Three will snap up floaty tech pact within 'months'

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AWS Wants To Depose President Trump In JEDI Cloud Lawsuit

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/aws-wants-to-depose-president-trump-in-jedi-cloud-lawsuit

2 months ago

by Joseph Tsidulko In its protest charging political interference corrupted the process of choosing the militarys cloud contractor, Amazon Web Services is asking a federal court to order a president who once reportedly told his defense secretary to screw Amazon to answer questions.

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AWS plans multimillion-dollar investment in Brazil

https://www.zdnet.com/article/aws-plans-multimillion-dollar-investment-in-brazil/

2 months ago

The company will expand its cloud infrastructure set-up in São Paulo over the next two years

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AWS Plans Data Center Expansion In Brazil

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/aws-plans-data-center-expansion-in-brazil

2 months ago

by Donna Goodison 'With this important investment by AWS, Amazon's cloud computing company, we are going to generate more jobs, technology and opportunities for startups as well, placing the state of So Paulo in the global context,' So Paulo Governor Joo Doria says.

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The winners and losers of infrastructure clouds revealed: AWS, Microsoft, Google and Alibaba get fatter

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/04/worldwide_cloud_computing_revenue_up_37_in_2019_rivals_gain_slightly_on_aws/

2 months ago

Can you smell the democratisation of IT? Neither can the shrinking 'others' section

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The winners and losers of infrastructure clouds revealed: AWS, Microsoft, Google and Alibaba get fatter

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/04/worldwide_cloud_computing/

2 months ago

Can you smell the democratisation of IT? Neither can the shrinking 'others' section

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AWS brings tailored personas to Amazon Polly with Brand Voice

https://www.zdnet.com/article/aws-brings-tailored-personas-to-amazon-polly-with-brand-voice/

2 months ago

National Australia Bank is the first global adopter of the new feature.

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