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From on-prem to AWS, Splunk details its public cloud move - SiliconANGLE (blog);

From on-prem to AWS, Splunk details its public cloud move - SiliconANGLE (blog)

SiliconANGLE (blog)From on-prem to AWS, Splunk details its public cloud moveSiliconANGLE (blog)As an Amazon strategic partner for almost five years, Splunk Inc. uses Amazon's Web Services to deliver its operational intelligence platform in the cloud. While Splunk's database was originally on-premises, the data security provider had to consider ...and more »

AWS AI Service Amazon Lex, Technology in Echo's Alexa, Coming To All Customers - International Business Times

AWS AI Service Amazon Lex, Technology in Echo's Alexa, Coming To All CustomersInternational Business TimesAmazon is keeping up in the artificial intelligence race against other companies, like Apple, Google and Microsoft. To do that, Amazon is bringing the technology inside Alexa, Amazon Lex, to all customers, the company announced Wednesday. Amazon Lex ...and more »

You can now buy the brains behind Amazon's Alexa - Quartz;

You can now buy the brains behind Amazon's Alexa - Quartz

QuartzYou can now buy the brains behind Amazon's AlexaQuartzDevelopers will now be able to build their own virtual personal assistants for platforms like Facebook Messenger and Slack with a tool called Amazon Lex, the company announced at its Amazon Web Services Summit April 19. If you want to build a ...and more »

Amazon Web Services Refine Products at the San Francisco Summit - Crescent Vale (blog);

Amazon Web Services Refine Products at the San Francisco Summit - Crescent Vale (blog)

Crescent Vale (blog)Amazon Web Services Refine Products at the San Francisco SummitCrescent Vale (blog)Amazon Web Services hosted a two day summit in San Francisco on April 18 & 19. They provided insight on developments within the company, over 50 workshops and courses, and the opportunity to connect with employees at Amazon. The company ...and more »

Amazon Lex, coming to just about anything near you - CNET;

Amazon Lex, coming to just about anything near you - CNET

CNETAmazon Lex, coming to just about anything near youCNETDevelopers can now use Amazon Lex, the voice tech that powers Alexa, in their apps. Alexa made its first appearance on Amazon's smart speaker, the Echo. Using our hands and fingers can be so tiresome. Wouldn't it be great to just, you know, tell ...and more »

AWS opens up Amazon Lex AI platform to its customers - ZDNet;

AWS opens up Amazon Lex AI platform to its customers - ZDNet

ZDNetAWS opens up Amazon Lex AI platform to its customersZDNetAWS said it is opening up its Amazon Lex artificial intelligence service to all customers so they can build applications. special feature. How to Implement AI and Machine Learning. The next wave of IT innovation will be powered by artificial ...and more »

Here's everything announced at Wednesday's AWS Summit - Network World;

Here's everything announced at Wednesday's AWS Summit - Network World

Network WorldHere's everything announced at Wednesday's AWS SummitNetwork WorldAmazon CTO Werner Vogels took the stage at the company's AWS Summit Wednesday to announce a smorgasbord of new features for Amazon Web Services. The functionality included new billing for software-as-a-service applications, a new continuous ...and more »

Amazon rolls out chatbot tools in race to dominate voice-powered tech - Yahoo Finance;

Amazon rolls out chatbot tools in race to dominate voice-powered tech - Yahoo Finance

Yahoo FinanceAmazon rolls out chatbot tools in race to dominate voice-powered techYahoo FinanceFILE PHOTO -- An Amazon.com Inc driver stands next to an Amazon delivery truck in Los Angeles, California, U.S., May 21, 2016. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo. More. By Jeffrey Dastin. SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc's (AMZN.O) chief ...and more »

AWS Launches Amazon Redshift Spectrum - Business Wire (press release)

AWS Launches Amazon Redshift SpectrumBusiness Wire (press release)SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced Amazon Redshift Spectrum, a new feature that allows Amazon Redshift customers to run SQL queries against exabytes of ...and more »

AWS Makes Amazon Lex Available to all Customers - Business Wire (press release)

AWS Makes Amazon Lex Available to all CustomersBusiness Wire (press release)SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Amazon Lex, an artificial intelligence (AI) service for building applications that can have conversations using voice and text, ...and more »

AWS Announces Amazon DynamoDB Accelerator, Delivering Up to 10X Faster Query Performance - Business Wire (press release)

AWS Announces Amazon DynamoDB Accelerator, Delivering Up to 10X Faster Query PerformanceBusiness Wire (press release)SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced Amazon DynamoDB Accelerator (DAX), a fully managed, highly available, in-memory cache that can reduce Amazon ...and more »

HERE Names AWS as its Preferred Cloud Provider - Business Wire (press release)

HERE Names AWS as its Preferred Cloud ProviderBusiness Wire (press release)SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that HERE Technologies (HERE), a leading global provider of maps and location services, has disclosed that AWS is its ...and more »

AWS launches Redshift Spectrum, which lets users query data in S3 - VentureBeat;

AWS launches Redshift Spectrum, which lets users query data in S3 - VentureBeat

VentureBeatAWS launches Redshift Spectrum, which lets users query data in S3VentureBeatAbove: Amazon chief technology officer Werner Vogels speaks at the AWS Summit in San Francisco on April 19, 2017. Image Credit: Screenshot. At the AWS Summit in San Francisco today, public cloud infrastructure provider Amazon Web Services (AWS) ...and more »

3 ways artificial intelligence is turning entertainment on its head - KSL.com;

3 ways artificial intelligence is turning entertainment on its head - KSL.com

KSL.com3 ways artificial intelligence is turning entertainment on its headKSL.comSALT LAKE CITY — Entertainment has already been transformed by tech advances that seem custom-made to blow our minds. Whether it's amazing graphics that transport us to incredible new worlds or interactive 3-D games that feel like real life, ...and more »

Frontier hires Amazon's AWS Elemental for Vantage TV video processing - FierceCable

Frontier hires Amazon's AWS Elemental for Vantage TV video processingFierceCableAfter paying $500 million for Portland, Oregon-based OTT services company Elemental two years ago, Amazon announced that the unit, rebranded as AWS Elemental, has booked Frontier Communications as a client. AWS Elemental will handle video ...and more »

Amazon Web Services Embraces Container Networking - SDxCentral

Amazon Web Services Embraces Container NetworkingSDxCentralAUSTIN, Texas — Amazon Web Services (AWS) is gearing up to deploy embedded support for container networking directly within its EC2 Container Service (ECS). Today, Amazon ECS relies on the same software-defined network (SDN) that AWS employs ...and more »

What to expect from the AWS Summit: Can Amazon Web Services move into the data center? - SiliconANGLE (blog);

What to expect from the AWS Summit: Can Amazon Web Services move into the data center? - SiliconANGLE (blog)

SiliconANGLE (blog)What to expect from the AWS Summit: Can Amazon Web Services move into the data center?SiliconANGLE (blog)Amazon Web Services dominates the public cloud computing market, but it doesn't yet have a solution for customers that want the economics and versatility of clouds in their private data centers. On Wednesday at its AWS Summit in San Francisco, the ...and more »

Oracle data center comment raises eyebrows at AWS - DatacenterDynamics;

Oracle data center comment raises eyebrows at AWS - DatacenterDynamics

DatacenterDynamicsOracle data center comment raises eyebrows at AWSDatacenterDynamicsAs regular DCD readers know, not all data centers are born equal, a fact that - in the competitive world of cloud computing - can lead to disputes over which company has 'the best' service. In this vein, Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd has suggested that his ...and more »

BROADVIEW CLOUD NOW QUALIFIED FOR AMAZON - Broadcasting & Cable

BROADVIEW CLOUD NOW QUALIFIED FOR AMAZONBroadcasting & CableLAS VEGAS, Nevada – (NAB Booth N4424) – BroadView Software, the industry-leading tech firm focused on media management solutions, today announced that its suite of products is now fully qualified for Amazon Web Services' (AWS) EC2 Cloud.and more »

Frontier Tunes in Amazon Web Services Unit for Video Service - Broadcasting & Cable;

Frontier Tunes in Amazon Web Services Unit for Video Service - Broadcasting & Cable

Broadcasting & CableFrontier Tunes in Amazon Web Services Unit for Video ServiceBroadcasting & CableAWS Elemental, the recently rebranded Amazon Web Services unit formed via the acquisition of Elemental Technologies in 2015, said it has won a deal to handle video processing for Frontier Communications' IP-based, multiscreen Vantage TV linear and ...and more »