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Jeff Barr

Author: Jeff Barr

Jeff Barr is Chief Evangelist for AWS. He started this blog in 2004 and has been writing posts just about non-stop ever since.

FISMA Moderate for AWS

Our compliance team has been working non-stop to make sure that AWS qualifies for and receives a number of important certifications and accreditations. In the last year or so I have blogged about SAS 70 Type II, FISMA Low, and ISO 27001. After receiving our FISMA Low level certification and accreditation, we took the next […]

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AWS Summer Startups: Classle

Over the summer months, we’d like to share a few stories from startups around the world: what are they working on and how they are using the cloud to get things done. Today, we’re profiling Classle, from Chennai, India! I recently read Mark Susters blog on Avoiding Monoculture – which is why Im happy to share with […]

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Introducing: VC Judges for AWS Startup Challenge

We’re very excited to announce this year’s AWS Start-up Challenge VC judges: Accel Partners, Andreessen Horowitz (A16Z), Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ), Madrona Venture Group,  NEA, and Sequoia ! Representatives from all these firms will be present at our final event in California, where our AWS executive team will meet and select one global, grand prize winner. All […]

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AWS Events for September 2011

Here’s what we are doing this month in AWS-land: Webinars: September 7 – Introducing AWS GovCloud (US) – 1:00 PM EST September 13 – Microsoft License Mobility for Windows Server Applications on the AWS Cloud – 9:00 AM PST September 20 – Provide a details of EC2 & EBS – 5:00 PM September 27 – […]

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AWS Direct Connect Heads West

We introduced AWS Direct Connect last month and invited AWS users with a need for a dedicated network connection to the US East (Northern Virginia) Region to give it a try. The service is geared for those who have big data transfer requirements or are looking for more consistent network performance when accessing the cloud. […]

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