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AWS creates Snowball as the ultimate sneakernet for petabyte transfers to the cloud

Amazon Web Services is serious about helping the enterprise get data into the cloud, as it unveiled a custom appliance to support what appears to be the most sophisticated sneakernet on the planet. Called the AWS Snowball, the dedicated storage appliance looks like a rugged suitcase, and stores 50 terabytes of encrypted data.

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP gets AWS debut

Through its "bring-your-own-subscription" program, enterprises can now develop and test SAP application workloads on Amazon Web Services using SUSE Linux Enterprise Server.

Cloudyn wants to encourage hybrid cloud deployment with new management features

Cloudyn unveiled new features around its hybrid cloud management feature set. The features were designed to help enterprises simplify multi-cloud deployments while achieving greater control and better performance.

Azul brings Zin Java VM to AWS via Red Hat

Azul Systems, a provider of Java runtime products, struck a deal to put its Zing Java virtual machine on Red Hat Enterprise Linux on Amazon Web Services. Zing is now available as an Amazon Machine Image.

Accenture and AWS want to help enterprises migrate to the cloud

Global management consulting firm Accenture and Amazon Web Services have joined forces to create a new business unit dedicated to aiding enterprises in migrating their infrastructures and applications to the AWS cloud.

Rackspace unveils Fanatical Support for AWS

This week at AWS re:Invent in Las Vegas, Rackspace confirmed the launch of the managed service for AWS.

AWS dives into business intelligence with Amazon QuickSight

Amazon is touting its cloud-based QuickSight tool as an easy-to-use business intelligence service that costs just one-tenth that of traditional BI solutions. 

Ocedo unveils cloud networking offering at AWS re:Invent

Software-defined networking vendor Ocedo launched a new cloud-based networking offering on Amazon Web Services at the public cloud provider's AWS re:Invent 2015 conference in Las Vegas.

Splunk announces new release of app for AWS

At AWS re:Invent, Splunk announced a new release of its app for Amazon Web Services. The enhanced version converts AWS CloudTrail, AWS Config, Amazon CloudWatch and Amazon Virtual Private Cloud Flow logs into intuitive dashboards for simplified operational and security intelligence. Customers can monitor user activity, resource changes, topology and network traffic flows.

Teradata adds database for production workloads on AWS

Teradata announced today that it's making its data warehousing and analytics product, Teradata Database, available for cloud deployment on AWS early next year. Initially, Teradata Database on AWS will be offered on Amazon Elastic Cloud Compute – or EC2 – instances in supported AWS regions. You'll find those on a listing in the AWS Marketplace in 2016.