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AWS Week in Review – March 14, 2016

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week:


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  • AdiMap measures online advertising spend, app financials, and salary data. Using AWS, AdiMap builds predictive financial models without spending millions on compute resources and hardware, providing scalable financial intelligence and reducing time to market for new products.
  • is the world’s largest and fastest growing social change platform, with more than 125 million users in 196 countries starting campaigns and mobilizing support for local causes and global issues. The organization runs its website and business intelligence cluster on AWS, and runs its continuous integration and testing on Solano CI from APN member Solano Labs.
  • Flatiron Health has been able to reach 230 cancer clinics and 2,200 clinicians across the United States with a solution that captures and organizes oncology data, helping to support cancer treatments. Flatiron moved its solution to AWS to improve speed to market and to minimize the time and expense that the startup company needs to devote to its IT infrastructure.
  • Global Red specializes in lifecycle marketing, including strategy, data, analytics, and execution across all digital channels. By re-architecting and migrating its data platform and related applications to AWS, Global Red reduced the time to onboard new customers for its advertising trading desk and marketing automation platforms by 50 percent.
  • GMobi primarily sells its products and services to Original Design Manufacturers and Original Equipment Manufacturers in emerging markets. By running its “over the air” firmware updates, mobile billing, and advertising software development kits in an AWS infrastructure, GMobi has grown to support 120 million users while maintaining more than 99.9 percent availability
  • Time Inc.’s new chief technology officer joined the renowned media organization in early 2014, and promised big changes. With AWS, Time Inc. can leverage security features and functionality that mirror the benefits of cloud computing, including rich tools, best-in-class industry standards and protocols and lower costs.
  • Seaco Global is one of the world’s largest shipping companies. By using AWS to run SAP applications, it also reduced the time needed to complete monthly business processes to just one day, down from four days in the past.

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Jeff Barr

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.