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Category: Announcements

AWS GovCloud (US) Heads East – New Region in the Works for 2018

gives AWS customers a place to host sensitive data and regulated workloads in the AWS Cloud. The first AWS GovCloud (US) Region was launched in 2011 and is located on the west coast of the US. I’m happy to announce that we are working on a second Region that we expect to open in 2018. […]

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AWS Direct Connect Update – New Locations in North America and Europe

AWS customers can use to establish a dedicated network connection from their premises to AWS. This gives them a more consistent network experience than a shared, Internet-based connection along with increased throughput and the potential to reduce network costs. We have added several new Direct Connect locations already this year, and are adding even more […]

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New AWS Training and Certification Portal

AWS Training and Certification can help you get more out of the . The new AWS Training and Certification Portal allows you to access and manage your training and certification activities, progress, and benefits – all in one place: Previously, you had to rely on multiple websites to find and manage training and certification offerings. […]

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News from the AWS Summit in Berlin – 3rd AZ & Lightsail in Frankfurt and Another Polly Voice

We launched the AWS Region in Frankfurt in the fall of 2014 and opened the AWS Marketplace for the Region the next year. Our customers in Germany come in all shapes and sizes: startups, mid-market, enterprise, and public sector. These customers have made great use of the new Region, building and running applications and businesses […]

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AWS San Francisco Summit – Summary of Launches and Announcements

Many of my colleagues are in San Francisco for today’s AWS Summit. Here’s a summary of what we announced from the main stage and in the breakout sessions: New Services Amazon DynamoDB Accelerator (DAX) – In-Memory Caching for Read-Intensive Workloads. Amazon Redshift Spectrum – Exabyte-Scale In-Place Queries of S3 Data. AWS CodeStar – Quickly Develop, […]

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