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AWS Launches Second Region in Japan

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The FINANCIAL -- Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company announced the launch of a second full region in Japan, the AWS Asia Pacific (Osaka) Region. The region is an expansion of the existing AWS Osaka Local Region, which opened to select customers in February 2018. The new region consists of three Availability Zones (AZs) and joins the existing 25 Availability Zones in eight AWS Regions across Asia Pacific in Beijing, Hong Kong, Mumbai, Ningxia, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, and Tokyo. Globally, AWS has 80 Availability Zones across 25 geographic regions, with plans to launch 15 more Availability Zones and…

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AWS Launches Second Region in Japan

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The FINANCIAL -- Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company announced the launch of a second full region in Japan, the AWS Asia Pacific (Osaka) Region. The region is an expansion of the existing AWS Osaka Local Region, which opened to select customers in February 2018. The new region consists of three Availability Zones…

Center for High-Performance Computing at bp's Westlake campus in Houston.

bp and Amazon deepen their successful relationship

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The FINANCIAL -- bp and Amazon have agreed to extend their longstanding relationship, with bp to supply additional renewable energy to power Amazon’s operations, and Amazon Web Services (AWS) enabling the acceleration of bp’s programme to digitise its infrastructure and operations.…

Accenture Federal Services wins RKSA contract

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The FINANCIAL — Accenture Federal Services (AFS), a subsidiary of Accenture (NYSE: ACN), has been awarded the Recordkeeping Services Acquisition (RKSA) contract by the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board (FRTIB). The contract aims to reimagine retirement services for the digital age and improve the customer experience for the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP). The TSP savings and…

AWS Announces General Availability of AWS Network Firewall

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The FINANCIAL — Amazon Web Services Inc., an Amazon.com company, announced the general availability of AWS Network Firewall, a new managed security service that makes it easier for customers to enable network protections across all of their AWS workloads. Customers can enable AWS Network Firewall in their desired Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) environments with just a…

AWS announces plans to launch a second region in India

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The FINANCIAL — Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced expansion of its services to include a second infrastructure region in India by mid-2022. The new AWS Asia Region, which will consist of three Availability Zones at launch, will join the existing nine AWS Regions and 26 Availability Zones across Asia in India, Australia, Greater China, Japan, Korea, and Singapore. Globally, AWS has 77 Availability…

New report names Oracle as overall leader versus Amazon and Microsoft in enterprise cloud databases

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The FINANCIAL — A report published by KuppingerCole Analysts AG, Leadership Compass: Enterprise Databases in the Cloud, ranks Oracle Autonomous Database as the overall leader versus Amazon and Microsoft with leadership positions in cloud database products and technology, and cloud database innovation. In ranking Oracle as the overall leader, analysts at KuppingerCole rate Oracle’s cloud database…

AWS plans to open data centers in Switzerland

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The FINANCIAL — Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), today announced it will open an infrastructure region in Switzerland in the second half of 2022. The AWS Europe (Zurich) Region will comprise three Availability Zones and join existing regions in France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, and the UK. Currently, AWS provides 77…

Amazon Web Services announced general availability of Nitro Enclaves

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The FINANCIAL — Amazon Web Services Inc., an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced the general availability of AWS Nitro Enclaves, a new Amazon EC2 capability that makes it easier for customers to securely process highly sensitive data. AWS Nitro Enclaves helps customers reduce the attack surface for their applications by providing a trusted, highly isolated, and hardened environment for…

Takeda, Accenture, and AWS agree on 5-year partnership to accelerate Takeda’s digital transformation

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The FINANCIAL — Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited, Accenture and Amazon Web Services (AWS) have entered into a five-year strategic agreement to accelerate Takeda’s digital transformation. Not only will patients benefit from Takeda’s ability to respond with greater speed, agility, and insights across the value chain, but customers, employees, and partners will also benefit. This long-term collaboration…