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Tag: Announcements

AWS Start-Up Challenge 2010 Regional Semi-Finalists

The judges have spent countless hours scrutinizing the entrants in the AWS Start-Up Challenge 2010 competition and have selected fifteen finalists representing entrants from the Americas, Asia, and Europe. The judges looked at applications, business models, management teams, and use of AWS. From the group of semi-finalists, seven finalists will be inivited to Silicon Valley […]

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CloudCamp coming to Seattle

In just two short weeks CloudCamp is coming to Seattle…more specifically, to Amazon! We’re hosting the Camp at our new facilities in South Lake Union. If you’ve never been to CloudCamp before, now’s the perfect opportunity to experience one. Unlike traditional conferences, you — the attendees — get to decide the topics of the meeting. […]

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Security, compliance, and governance in the cloud with AWS and Freedom OSS

Freedom OSS, one of our solutions integrators, specializes in helping enterprise customers and Federal agencies build and deploy secure, compliant applications on AWS. On Tuesday 16 November, AWS and Freedom OSS are joining forces in a half-day event in Chicago. Presenters include: Werner Vogels, Amazon Web Services CTO Max Yankelevich, Freedom OSS Chief Cloud Architect […]

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FedCloud – AWS Resources for the Federal Government

We’ve partnered with Apptis to make FISMA-compliant cloud services available to the United States Government at FedCloud. Apptis has been awarded a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) contract from the General Services Administration (GSA) to provide cloud computing Infrastructure as a Service. Under the agreement, Apptis will use AWS to provide technology infrastructure that enables government […]

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New: Download Invoices From Your AWS Account

We’ve added an oft-requested feature to AWS. You can now download printable, PDF-format invoices from the AWS Portal. Invoices are available for the month that has just passed (I can access my August invoice now) and for all prior months. You can find the invoices in the Account Activity section of the AWS Portal. Scroll […]

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Run Oracle Applications on Amazon EC2

A wide variety of Oracle applications have been certified for use on Amazon EC2 with virtualization provided by the Oracle VM (OVM). The following products are now fully certified and supported and you’ll be able to run them in the cloud on production workloads before too long: Oracle E-Business Suite Oracle PeopleSoft – Enterprise Applications […]

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Updated: AWS Security Whitepaper

Good news for all those interested in security…we’ve released the fourth version of our Overview of Security Processes whitepaper. It contains ten pages of new and additional detailed information. Highlights of new content include: A description of the AWS control environment A list of our SAS-70 Type II Control Objectives Some discussion of risk management […]

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What’s New in AWS Security: Vulnerability Reporting and Penetration Testing

Security is a top priority for Amazon Web Services. Providing a trustworthy infrastructure for you to develop and deploy applications is a responsibility we take very seriously. One important aspect of gaining your trust is being open and transparent about our security processes and continually working toward achieving industry-recognized certifications. Other important aspects include providing […]

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This Is A Stick-Up!

The AWS Marketing Team recently moved into a shiny new building in Seattle’s South Lake Union area. We’d like to spiff up and personalize our space, and thought that our AWS users and fans could help us to do so! We’ve got some really nice AWS stickers that we can trade for any or all […]

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