Amazon wants developers to be fully locked into its ecosystem, which is why on Wednesday it announced a new program to give additional promotional credits to developers that build Alexa skills and use Amazon Web Services (AWS). Alexa developers are already provided with AWS Free Tier, which gives one million AWS Lambda requests and 750 […]
In the race to win clients in the highly competitive cloud computing market, Amazon Web Services (AWS) has taken to transporting client data in high-tech tractor trailers. AWS recently introduced its data-on-wheels platform with the appropriate yuletide moniker of Snowmobile. ZDNet covered the recent launch of the data truck by AWS CEO Andy Jassy. He […]
If you use a computer to conduct business, then you’ve probably heard of cloud hosting. Also called “cloud computing,” cloud hosting is a digital network that lets business owners save their files, computer applications, and other resources on a remote server. The most obvious advantage of cloud hosting is that you can access your data […]
Google has a dream. It’s an ambitious dream but, with hard work and dedication, Google’s cloud chief Diane Green figures Google can realize its dreams. The dream? To be hopelessly, blindingly dull. Enterprise dull. Green is telling people that Google is “very serious about the enterprise,” but she has yet to demonstrate that Google really […]
PTC has announced a new version of its ThingWorx Internet of Things (IoT) platform, which simplifies developer tools, adds new clouds and services, and enhances the amount of connected devices and analytics available. Users will be able to choose, for the first time, a public cloud service. Amazon Web Services (AWS) will be the first […]
A new report shows healthy revenues for 21 benchmarked Internet of Things (IoT) companies in the last quarter of 2015, with revenue growing by almost 15% to levels approaching $7 billion. Cloud computing and IT infrastructure are especially potent drivers of IoT revenues, as vendors help companies cope with ever increasing rivers of data. In […]
It’s a tough slog, competing with Amazon, particularly Amazon Web Services. The cloud computing giant earns billions more in revenues than its next nearest competitors, even as it cranks out innovation at a dizzying pace. To such legacy IT and cloud competitors, failure is familiar. The problem, according to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, however, is that Amazon competitors […]
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the undisputed leader of the cloud computing market, announcing in a letter to shareholders that the business will reach $10 billion dollars in annual sales this year. Reaching $10 billion in 2016 would mean a huge surge in sales, considering AWS made $7.9 billion last year. The e-commerce giant also […]
With a little help from Amazon.
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The game company is the latest casualty in the attempt to outdo Amazon’s cloud.
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Walking the walk, not just talking the talk.
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Too little, too late.