Amazon Web Services

Amazon Web Services

A subsidiary company of Amazon offering pay-as-you-go APIs and on-demand cloud computing services.

Amazon Web Services is a subsidiary company of Amazon offering pay-as-you-go APIs and on-demand cloud computing services that is headquartered in Seattle, Washington and was founded in 2006. The company offers its services in 76 availability zones in 24 geographic regions around the world.

Notalbe customers using Amazon Web Services include: BP, Cerner, Enel, Expedia, Finra, General Electric, Hess, Intuit, Kellog's, Philips, Time, and Workday.

Products

The company offers cloud computing and API products for analytics, application integration, augmented reality, virtual reality, cost management, blockchain, business applications, computation, programming containers, customer engagement, databases, developer tools, end user computing, gaming, internet of things (IOT), machine learning, management & governance, media services, migration & transfer, mobile applications, networking & content delivery, quantum technologies, robotics, satellites, security, identity, compliance, datalakes, enterprise software, serverless computing, and data storage.

Timeline

June 30, 2020

Amazon Web Services launches a dedicated aerospace and satellite business

April 24, 2020

AWS launches Amazon AppFlow, its new SaaS integration service

January 14, 2019

Amazon Web Services (AWS) announces that Choice Hotels International is moving its infrastructure to AWS.

People

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Abhinav Ajgaonkar

Employee

Abuna Demoz

Employee

Amanda Mackay

Employee

Amrita Dutta

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Andrew Moan

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Andrew Russ

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Ashley Carroll

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Cagri Karahan

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Chris Smoak

Employee

Dan Cuddeford

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Dave Schappell

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Drew Eckhardt

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Eli Aleyner

Employee

Eric Y. Theriault

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Hieu Le

Employee

Jeff Pajor

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Jeremy Snyder

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Jinesh Varia

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Johannes Walker

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John Gannon

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Jon Turow

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Jonathon Southam

Employee

Joseph K. Ziegler

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ketki singh

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Leo Kahng

Employee

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Ashley Stewart
November 26, 2020
Business Insider
AWS offers discounts to companies committing to minimum spend in a multi-year contract. Airbnb's recent IPO filing revealed there's some flexibility.
Anthony Ha
November 25, 2020
TechCrunch
An Amazon Web Services outage has a wide effect, Salesforce might be buying Slack and Pinterest tests new support for virtual events. This is your Daily Crunch for November 25, 2020. And for those of you who celebrate Thanksgiving: Enjoy! There will be no newsletter tomorrow, and then Darrell Etherington will be filling in for [...]
USA TODAY
November 25, 2020
USA TODAY
Having trouble binge-watching your favorite show or playing your favorite video game? An Amazon Web Services outage in the east may be to blame.
Kris Holt
November 25, 2020
Engadget
Other Amazon services have been impacted, along with Adobe, Flickr and Anchor.
Zack Whittaker
November 25, 2020
TechCrunch
Companies that rely on AWS, like Adobe, Roku, and Shipt, are also experiencing outages.
Katie Canales
November 25, 2020
Business Insider
Amazon said the AWS outage "has also affected our ability to post updates to the Service Health Dashboard."
Jay Peters
November 25, 2020
The Verge
AWS, Amazon's internet infrastructure service that is the backbone of many websites and apps, is experiencing a major outage affecting a big chunk of the internet.
Ashley Stewart and Alex Nicoll
November 25, 2020
Business Insider
These are the highest-paying jobs at AWS, including key responsibilities and how many years of experience they require.
Ashley Stewart
November 19, 2020
Business Insider
Amazon in January said its CFO "moved on to another role" to be announced "imminently." Instead, he left the company. And so did his successor.
hc1
November 19, 2020
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- hc1, the leader in critical insight, analytics, and solutions for precision health, announced today the successful completion of its inaugural...
Abacus.AI
November 18, 2020
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Abacus.AI is announcing $22M in Series B funding led by Coatue. Decibel Ventures and Index Partners also participated in this round. As part of...
Ashley Stewart
November 16, 2020
Business Insider
The filing also suggests that Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky may have been successful in making the company more "efficient" with its cloud usage.
Eugene Kim
November 11, 2020
Business Insider
It reflects a growing concern among cloud software providers who use AWS to run their business, as AWS expands into other parts of the cloud.
BLACK ENTERPRISE
November 11, 2020
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- BLACK ENTERPRISE will present its annual Entrepreneurs Summit, November 12 and 13, as a virtual conference experience for the first time ever,...
Ayushman Baruah
November 6, 2020
DealStreetAsia
AWS had launched its Asia Pacific (Mumbai) region in June 2016.
Samreen Ahmad
November 6, 2020
@bsindia
The new region, operational by mid-2022, will have three Availability Zones; will join existing nine AWS Regions and 26 Availability Zones across Asia
November 6, 2020
Hindustan Times
One of the largest cloud computing platforms in the world, AWS would be investing an estimated Rs 20,761 crore in the project
DNA Web Team
October 20, 2020
DNA India
Microsoft, Elon Musk's SpaceX team up to bring cloud computing to woo space customers - Microsoft Corp on Tuesday announced a partnership with Elon Musk-led SpaceX and others to take on Amazon Web Services (AWS) which is the Cloud arm of the e-commerce behemoth, in the lucrative space Cloud business.
Catherine Shu
October 1, 2020
TechCrunch
As people continue to work and study from home because of the COVID-19 pandemic, interest in edge computing has increased. Macrometa, a Palo Alto-based that provides edge computing infrastructure for app developers, announced today it has closed a $7 million seed round. The funding was led by DNX Ventures, an investment fund that focuses on [...]
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