AWS for Industries

Category: Industries

Enabling High performance CAD for remote workers

The shift to a remote workforce has presented a number of challenges for all companies, including manufacturers. Secure access to sensitive data, potentially in large files, and requirements for high performance on-premises compute equipment for complex engineering workloads is making running engineering and business operations remotely difficult. Creo is a market-leading suite of desktop CAD/CAM/CAE […]

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New ebook: Download “The Utility Executive’s Guide to Cloud Security”

At AWS, we’re frequently looking for ways to improve the customer experience. Based on needs shared in conversations with power and utility customers, today we released a new ebook: The Utility Executive’s Guide to Cloud Security. This new ebook guide follows our January 2020 release of the AWS User Guide to Support Compliance with North […]

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Embracing Technology: How the hotel industry adapts to change

“When the world changes around you and when it changes against you – what used to be a tail wind is now a head wind – you have to lean into that and figure out what to do because complaining isn’t a strategy.” – Jeff Bezos As someone who was fortunate enough to spend the […]

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Octopus Energy fuels global growth with AWS

Note: This blog is derived from an Octopus Energy/AWS August 6, 2020 Media Alert Today, Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Octopus Energy, an EnTech (energy technology) company and sustainable energy supplier, has selected AWS as its preferred cloud provider. The disruptive UK energy retailer is leveraging AWS’s proven scalability […]

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Verizon and AWS deliver mobile edge computing to customers in Boston and the Bay Area

Less than a year after Hans Vestberg, Verizon CEO, and Andy Jassy, AWS CEO, took the stage in Las Vegas at AWS re:Invent, we’re excited to share that 5G mobile edge compute is live for developers with AWS Wavelength at Verizon’s 5G Edge in Boston and the Bay Area. Starting today, developers and enterprises can […]

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AWS Retail Series: How COVID-19 has accelerated a new digitized normal for retailers

World events are accelerating change in the retail industry. As retailers operate through a global pandemic, many are rethinking all aspects of their businesses in order to prepare for the ‘new normal.’ Will consumers’ massive shift to online channels ‘stick’? If so, do existing investments in technology and IT infrastructure take into account what will […]

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Computational needs of the electric grid of the future

A July 2019 Navigant report on growth of distributed energy resources (DER) annual capacity predicts that we will reach 600 GW of total DER capacity in eight years, out of which nearly 250 GW will come from distributed solar assets. Managing grid stability with such a massive influx of these highly variable energy resources is […]

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Advancing corporate energy goals through flexibility management for renewable energy portfolios

In recent years, corporate sustainability efforts have evolved from marketing campaigns championed by progressive tech companies into mainstream, multi-faceted programs, highly scrutinized by customers, shareholders, and employees. Today, nearly every major company has some sustainability initiative, with these investments frequently being pursued as an attractive financial strategy in addition to prudent public relations. Energy management […]

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How cloud increases flexibility of trading risk infrastructure for FRTB compliance

The Basel Regulatory Framework strives for a strict boundary between financial institutions’ trading books and banking books to prevent regulatory arbitrage. The Trade Book element of these regulations (the Fundamental Review of the Trading Book or FRTB) seeks, in exchange for more rigorous risk modeling, to strengthen trade risk management allowing institutions to optimize the […]

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