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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.

AWS Summer Startups: Mendeley

Although Summer is starting to ebb into Autumn in the northern hemisphere, it’s just getting going south of the equator, so there is still time to profile another start-up in our on-going series of profiles!   Introducing Mendeley Today I’m very happy to introduce you to Mendeley, a London based startup that harnesses cloud computing […]

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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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Amazon Technology Open House – October 4, 2011

I will be keynoting an Amazon Technology Open House at our South Lake Union offices on October 4, 2011. You’ll have the opportunity to meet and to hang out with the leaders of the various AWS services, learn about recent engineering innovations at Amazon, and to win one of two Kindles that we’ll be giving […]

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