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Category: Announcements

AWS achieves FedRAMP Compliance

AWS has achieved FedRAMP compliance now federal agencies can save significant time, costs and resources in their evaluation of AWS! After demonstrating adherence to hundreds of controls by providing thousands of artifacts as part of a security assessment, AWS has been certified by a FedRAMP-accredited third-party assessor (3PAO) and has achieved agency ATOs (Authority to […]

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Napa Valley Film Festival & AWS

Amazon Web Services is sponsoring the new Animated Short Films category at this year’s Napa Valley Film Festival. This new category will encourage animated short film submissions and the use of technology to bring a story to life. We hope that this focus on animated filmmaking will provide the digital animation community with a platform […]

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AWS CloudHSM – Secure Key Storage and Cryptographic Operations

Back in the early days of AWS, I would often receive questions that boiled down to “This sounds really interesting, but what about security?” We created the AWS Security & Compliance Center to publish information about the various reports, certifications, and independent attestations that we’ve earned and to provide you with additional information about the […]

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SAP HANA One – $120 AWS Credit

You can now get a $120 AWS Credit with any new SAP Hana One subscription. As noted in my previous blog posts, SAP HANA One is an in-memory data platform well suited for performing real-time analytics, and developing and deploying real-time applications. Under the terms of this special offer, AWS customers who are new to […]

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SAP Business Suite Certification on AWS

I’m pleased to announce that AWS has been certified to host the SAP Business Suite environment (generally known as a “landscape”) in full production mode. This includes the following products: SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) SAP Customer Relationship Management (CRM) SAP Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) SAP Supply Chain Management (SCM) SAP Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) […]

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AWS Week in Review – October 8, 2012

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, October 8 Our friends at AWS Partner 8KMiles released a new presentation, Email Architecture using Amazon SES. Tuesday, October 9 We added two new checks to the AWS Trusted Advisor – S3 Bucket Policy and Idle Elastic Load Balancer. I posted another […]

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NASDAQ OMX FinQloud – A Cloud Solution for the Financial Services Industry

NASDAQ OMX‘s new FinQloud is a cloud solution designed to serve the needs of the regulated financial services industry. By building FinQloud on top of AWS, NASDAQ was able to create a protected environment for regulated data that meets very stringent security, reliability, and durability requirements. Financial services firms operate in a very complex global […]

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