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How WIREWAX Built And Scaled A Media Services Offering With Amazon Web Services

As an interactive video company, WIREWAX processes thousands of videos every single day. Each video uploaded to our platform goes through our computer vision algorithms to automatically detect faces and objects, languages, generate subtitles and much more. Our industry-leading computer vision applications have been trained and vastly improved through years of digital video asset analysis thanks in part to the flexibility and scalability of AWS.

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How Spotinst Helps Customers with Infrastructure Automation

As organizations around the world embrace the public cloud of AWS and leverage its vast benefits, the overhead and work of DevOps engineers are growing heavily. Developers use a wide range of infrastructure and platform services for deploying applications. Containers and Serverless are fast gaining traction and organizations understand that their cloud spending is sometimes suboptimal; they are constantly looking for ways to optimize their spend without any additional operational overhead. This problem is compounded by a severe talent shortage in the market.

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Gremlin CEO and Co-Founder Kolton Andrus on Chaos Engineering and Providing Failure as a Service

Gremlin CEO and Co-Founder Kolton Andrus wants you to think of his company as a flu shot. “We basically inject a little of harm [into your system] in order to find weak spots and build an immunity,” he says. “We proactively break things… to help make them stronger.” While Andrus notes that the idea of preparing for disaster isn’t new—”we were doing hardware failure testing in the 60s and 70s and people were writing papers about this in the 80s, 90s, and early 2000s”—what they have noticed is that migrating to the Cloud has introduced new challenges.

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How Arkose Labs Built a Toolkit to Fight Fraud

Founded in 2013, Arkose Labs offers an array of tools to help enterprises protect themselves against fraudulent activity. The San Francisco-based company works within a variety of industries, including retail, gaming, marketplaces, and travel. Check out the above interview of CEO and cofounder Kevin Gosschalk to learn more about how the team at Arkose Labs thinks about outsmarting fraudsters.

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Kasada defends companies against online break-ins

“With more and more businesses online, and more and more tools to attack digital storefronts and web apps, why would a criminal perform a physical break-in or theft?” says Ghin Khoo, Sales Manager at Kasada, an Australian cybersecurity company focused on the emerging Bot Risk Management space. “The number of break-in attempts can be massively scaled via new technology, and the chances of getting caught are much lower.  Criminals know it’s economically viable and lucrative to perform automated online attacks.”

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