Security is still one of the first questions companies have when it comes to the cloud. Ahead of re:Invent 2017, AWS has already announced new encryption and security features for its Simple Storage Service (S3) and a new service, AWS PrivateLink, for keeping traffic secure between AWS services and VPC Endpoints. Naturally, you’ll want to know..
By now you’re familiar with the agenda: five days, more than 1,110 sessions across 40 tracks spread over five venues on the Las Vegas strip. As the industry’s largest cloud computing event, AWS re:Invent 2017 isn’t just for learning what’s new with Amazon Web Services. It’s also a great opportunity to see how businesses like..
Building on public clouds often means finding the best solution to a business problem. Understanding how to evaluate requirements, consider options and recommend the right approach comes with experience. Cloud Academy’s scenario-based learning paths give you and your team exposure to how experts tackle real-world challenges and the opportunity to hone those skills yourselves. Scenarios..
Whether the destination is a private, public, or hybrid cloud, it’s clear that companies are continuing to migrate their workloads and applications to the cloud. The latest RightScale report shows that 95% of the respondents for its 2017 State of the Cloud survey are currently using or experimenting with cloud infrastructure as a service (IaaS)…
71% of IT decision-makers believe that a lack of cloud expertise in their organizations has resulted in lost revenue.1 That’s why building a culture of cloud—and the common language and skills to support cloud-first—is so important for companies who want to stay ahead of the transformation curve. We’ll be talking about the skills your team..
Our third episode of Inside the Cloud is all about Microsoft Azure. In this episode, we’ll be focusing on the host of new services and updates on Azure Security, Migration, and Storage recently announced on Microsoft Azure following its annual Ignite conference, held last month in Orlando. Microsoft Azure’s hybrid cloud platform continues to be a strong..
Why Large-Scale Enterprises Are Migrating to the Cloud Regardless of the industry, just about every company has become a technology company out of necessity. Your enterprise breathes through IT, and if you’re limited to on-premises servers then you’re likely giving your competitors an advantage. Migrating to the cloud means breaking away from the technologies that..
AWS appears to be continuing its strategy of flooding the public cloud market with an endless list of features launched so far in 2017. To understand how 2017 compares to previous years, we analyzed feature announcements posted on the AWS “What’s New” RSS feed since 2014. AWS Announcements Trend Almost as many “What’s New” posts..
Explore the newest Learning Paths, Courses, and Hands-on Labs on Cloud Academy in September. Learning Paths and Courses Certified Big Data Specialty on AWS Solving problems and identifying opportunities starts with data. The ability to collect, store, retrieve, and analyze data meaningfully is essential for every business. This learning path is a great way to..
It’s all about Amazon Web Services databases in our second episode of Inside the Cloud! In case you missed the announcement earlier this month, Inside the Cloud is our new video series that helps you stay on top of the latest news from Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, and more. In August, AWS..