Article Excerpt: Amazon has launched Simple Email Service (SES), a new component of its Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform designed to help businesses send bulk e-mails. No, not spam. They aren't too keen on the "S" word over at Amazon and, in fact, many safeguards are in place to prevent abuse.
Being a huge online business, Amazon's no stranger to sending bulk e-mails, and this appears to have inspired SES. Indeed, it's in Amazon's interest to prevent the system from being abused because that could lead to blockage of its own e-mails, not just those of its customers.