In a recent update, Amazon announced Amazon Macie, a new security service that uses machine learning to discover, classify, and secure data stored in Amazon S3 at scale.
Amazon has announced this week an update CloudWatch that will improve the visibility into the events that may negatively impact your cloud operations.
VMware announced a complete refresh of its vRealize Suite with support for intelligent operations, hybrid cloud, automation and DevOps
Outages are inevitable and while the ‘cloud’ offers many advantages, it is vulnerable to the same issues as on-premises environments.
Amazon has announced a new chat service called Chime that will take on Skype for Business but the high price point may be a turnoff for many potential customers.
For the fourth quarter of 2016, Amazon continued to dominate the cloud market by having more market share than Microsoft and Google combined.
Amazon is announcing a further reduction in pricing for their EC2 platform and if history is any judge of what will happen next, expect Microsoft to follow close behind with price cuts.
Because I already miss Atlanta, this edition of Short Takes focuses on Salesforce and Microsoft, Microsoft’s new AI-focused reorganization, Google’s new enterprise cloud push, Xbox strategy changes, China accuses Samsung of discrimination in Samsung Note 7 recall, and a ton of headline riffs.
Microsoft PowerShell on Linux and macOS—yes, it’s now open source. If you think the world’s gone mad, you might be right. For die-hard Linux-heads, it’s never going to replace Bash, Perl or Python. But for Microsoft-centric dev/ops types, it promises to be a wonderful widget in the toolbag. Especially as more workloads move to “the cloud.”
Google is continuing to expand its infastracutre to better compete with Amazon and Microsoft; Gartner is starting to recognize the company’s new initiatives and has listed them as a visionary.
Microsoft has announced a price reduction for some of its Azure services which mirror a recent price drop by Amazon as both companies compete fiercely for new business.
Amazon just decided to wage war for the enterprise messaging market by announcing Amazon WorkMail, a new cloud-based mail service that will compete with Microsoft Exchange Online and Google Gmail.
Russell Smiths shares simple steps for assigning elastic IP addresses to Amazon EC2 instances.