AWS News Blog

New – Send High-Volume SMS Messages from Dedicated Short Codes

My bank, my credit card company, my mobile provider, and other businesses that I patronize often send me password reminders, service updates, and other important customer service information via SMS (Short Message Service) messages. AWS customers have been able to use to send SMS messages for many years (see Amazon Simple Notification Service Now Supports […]

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AWS Hot Startups – February 2017

As we finish up the month of February, Tina Barr is back with some awesome startups. -Ana This month we are bringing you five innovative hot startups: GumGum – Creating and popularizing the field of in-image advertising. Jiobit – Smart tags to help parents keep track of kids. Parsec – Offers flexibility in hardware and […]

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AWS Week in Review – February 20, 2017

By popular demand, I am producing this “micro” version of the AWS Week in Review. I have included all of our announcements, content from all of our blogs, and as much community-generated AWS content as I had time for. Going forward I hope to bring back the other sections, as soon as I get my […]

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AWS Organizations – Policy-Based Management for Multiple AWS Accounts

Over the years I have found that many of our customers are managing multiple AWS accounts. This situation can arise for several reasons. Sometimes they adopt AWS incrementally and organically, with individual teams and divisions making the move to cloud computing on a decentralized basis. Other companies grow through mergers and acquisitions and take on […]

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New – Manage DynamoDB Items Using Time to Live (TTL)

AWS customers are making great use of . They love the speed and flexibility and build Ad Tech (reference architecture), Gaming (reference architecture), IoT (reference architecture), and other applications that take advantage of the consistent, single-digit millisecond latency. They also love the fact that DynamoDB is a managed, serverless database that scales to handle millions […]

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Launch: AWS Elastic Beanstalk launches support for Custom Platforms

There is excitement in the air! I am thrilled to announce that customers can now create custom platforms in AWS Elastic Beanstalk. With this latest release of the AWS Elastic Beanstalk service, developers and systems admins can now create and manage their own custom Elastic Beanstalk platform images allowing complete control over the instance configuration. […]

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AWS Marketplace Adds Healthcare & Life Sciences Category

Wilson To and Luis Daniel Soto are our guest bloggers today, telling you about a new industry vertical category that is being added to the AWS Marketplace.Check it out! -Ana AWS Marketplace is a managed and curated software catalog that helps customers innovate faster and reduce costs, by making it easy to discover, evaluate, procure, immediately deploy […]

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Introducing Allgress Regulatory Product Mapping

This guest post is brought to you by Benjamin Andrew  and Tim Sandage. -Ana It’s increasingly difficult for organizations within regulated industries (such as government, financial, and healthcare) to demonstrate compliance with security requirements. The burden to comply is compounded by the use of legacy security frameworks and a lack of understanding of which services […]

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