Today’s AWS News 


Amazon Lands $1 Billion in Cloud Deals With SAP, Symantec – Bloomberg – AWS signs up existing customers to new five-year contracts for computing power, storage.

Report: Amazon Web Services cuts deals with SAP, Symantec valued at a combined $1B – GeekWire – Bloomberg reported Tuesday that SAP and Symantec each signed five-year contracts with AWS worth $500 million, which gives AWS a nice boost ahead of its earnings report due out later this month.

Wikileaks Publishes Alleged ‘Highly Confidential’ Amazon Document – Newsweek – Whistle-blowing platform WikiLeaks said today that it had obtained and published a “highly confidential” document pilfered from technology company Amazon.

Amazon Lands $1 Billion in Cloud Deals With SAP, Symantec – Bloomberg – AWS signs up existing customers to new five-year contracts for computing power, storage.

Report: Amazon Web Services cuts deals with SAP, Symantec valued at a combined $1B – GeekWire – Bloomberg reported Tuesday that SAP and Symantec each signed five-year contracts with AWS worth $500 million, which gives AWS a nice boost ahead of its earnings report due out later this month.

Wikileaks Publishes Alleged ‘Highly Confidential’ Amazon Document – Newsweek – Whistle-blowing platform WikiLeaks said today that it had obtained and published a “highly confidential” document pilfered from technology company Amazon.

WikiLeaks publishes list of AWS data center locations, colo providers – Datacenter Dynamics – Confidential report offers insight into AWS’ infrastructure in 2015

Amazon Takes Aim at Yet Another Massive Opportunity – The Motley Fool – The e-commerce giant is leaving no stone unturned to capture this part of the Indian market.

News From AWS


Amazon S3 Select is now available in the AWS GovCloud (US) Region

Amazon EKS Enables Support for Kubernetes Dynamic Admission Controllers 

Amazon Aurora Databases Support up to Five Cross-Region Read Replicas

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The Competition 


Volkswagen links arms with Microsoft for data-slurping cloud on Azure – The Register – Volkswagen is plugging its cars – and your data – into a cloud built on Microsoft Azure.

Microsoft Azure to offer Secret-level enabled cloud services in 2019 – FedScoop – Microsoft’s cloud computing platform will greatly expand its government services offerings in early 2019, officials said Tuesday, including providing secret region capabilities for the Department of Defense. 

Microsoft’s Azure Blockchain Could Ease Enterprise Adoption by Eliminating Mining – BlockTelegraph – One obstacle standing in the way of blockchain adoption is the hesitancy on the part of enterprise level companies to dive head first into the deep end.

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AWS Partners


AWS Marketplace Now Empowering Authorized Partners To Create Custom Software Solutions – CRN – Amazon Web Services (AWS) is making its Marketplace even more channel-friendly.

SCC signs up to AWS partner programme in France – Channelnomics – European services giant SCC has joined the AWS public sector partner programme in France, which it claims will enable it to “position itself as an expert in AWS environments” in Europe’s third-largest economy.

Amazon Web Services, C3 expand go-to-market pact – ZDNet – The companies are building on their existing partnership with a wide-ranging go-to-market strategy focused on AI adoption.

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Security


The tech giants, the US and the Chinese spy chips that never were… or were they? – The Guardian – A sensational Bloomberg story about a major hardware hack was swiftly denied. But the journalists aren’t backing down

Hackers Can Stealthily Avoid Traps Set To Defend The Cloud – WIRED – Cloud services host vast quantities of valuable information, making them perpetually attractive targets for hackers.

How to Secure AWS Storage Buckets – Data Center Knowledge – Amazon is responsible for securing its cloud. Your security inside its cloud is on you.

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Amazon AWS is the monster that pioneered Infrastructure as a Service, recently passed the $10B per year revenue run rate, and gobbled up a third of the IaaS market. AWS is launching new products, opening new data centers, and reducing prices at a dazzling rate–creating the need for a news organization that can keep pace. IT Brand Pulse responded with the AWS Daily News, the only publication 100% focused on covering news from around the world about Amazon AWS.

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