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IBM Unveils Industry’s First Intelligent Cloud Security Portfolio for Global Businesses

Largest Enterprise Security Management Vendor Debuts Proven Tools to Protect People, Data and Applications in the Cloud

ARMONK, NY – 05 Nov 2014: IBM today announced it has built the industry’s first intelligent security portfolio for protecting people, data and applications in the cloud. Built on IBM’s investments in cloud, security and analytics software and services, the new offerings are designed to protect a business’s most vital data and applications using advanced analytics across their enterprise, public and private clouds and mobile devices — collectively known as the hybrid cloud model. (more…)

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‘Melbourne Shuffle’ secures cloud data

Encryption might not be enough for all that data stored in the cloud. An analysis of usage patterns — which files are accessed and when — can give away secrets as well. Computer scientists at Brown have developed an algorithm to sweep away those digital footprints. It’s a complicated series of dance-like moves they call the Melbourne Shuffle.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — To keep data safe in the cloud, a group of computer scientists suggests doing the Melbourne Shuffle. (more…)

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Amazon Web Services Launches Japan Datacenters for Its Cloud Computing Platform

*Cloud pioneer now offers its suite of infrastructure web services for the new Tokyo Region and localized Premium Support in Japanese*
*Mitsui & Co., gumi Inc., Zynga and COOKPAD among the companies already using Amazon Web Services from new AWS Tokyo Region*

SEATTLE, Mar 02, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Amazon Web Services LLC (AWS), an Amazon.com company, today announced the launch of its new Asia Pacific (Tokyo) Region, the fifth Region in which the company has deployed its global cloud computing platform. Japan-based businesses and global companies with customers in Japan can now leverage the AWS suite of infrastructure web services to build their businesses and run their applications in the cloud. Starting today, AWS is also offering support in Japanese for any customer with a Japanese language preference. The newly launched Tokyo Region is the second Region in Asia Pacific for AWS, and is now available for any business or software developer to sign up and get started today at https://aws.amazon.com and https://aws.amazon.com/jp.  (more…)

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Amazon Web Services to Launch Oracle Edition of Amazon Relational Database Service

*Businesses and developers will soon be able to run Oracle Databases with the pricing flexibility, ease of use, and scalability of Amazon RDS and the AWS Cloud*

SEATTLE, Feb 01, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Amazon Web Services LLC (AWS), a subsidiary of Amazon.com, Inc., today announced that it plans to make Oracle Database 11g available via the Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS), during the second quarter of 2011. Amazon RDS is a web service that makes it easier to set up, operate, and scale a relational database in the cloud. Amazon RDS for Oracle will include flexible pricing options for customers. Those with existing Oracle licenses will be able to run Oracle Databases on Amazon RDS with no additional software licensing or support charges. Those without existing Oracle licenses can take advantage of on-demand hourly licensing with no upfront fees or long-term commitments. Businesses and developers can visit [https://aws.amazon.com/rds/oracle] to learn more, sign up to be notified when the service is available, and request a briefing from an AWS associate. (more…)

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Amazon Web Services Launches Amazon Simple Email Service

*Businesses can now simplify their bulk and transactional email communications with a cost-effective and easy-to-use email-sending service*

SEATTLE, Jan 25, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Amazon Web Services LLC (AWS), an Amazon.com company, today announced Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES), a highly scalable and cost-effective bulk and transactional email-sending service for businesses and developers. Amazon SES eliminates the complexity and expense of building an in-house email solution or licensing, installing, and operating a third-party email service. The service integrates with other AWS services, making it easy to send emails from applications being hosted on services such as Amazon EC2. With Amazon SES there is no long-term commitment, minimum spend or negotiation required – businesses can utilize a free usage tier, and after that, enjoy low fees for the number of emails sent plus data transfer. To get started using Amazon SES, visit https://aws.amazon.com. (more…)

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Amazon Web Services Introduces AWS Elastic Beanstalk

*Easy to begin and impossible to outgrow, Elastic Beanstalk enables developers to deploy applications to AWS in minutes without giving up the ability to take back control of the underlying resources*

SEATTLE, Jan 19, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Amazon Web Services LLC, an Amazon.com company, today announced AWS Elastic Beanstalk, an even easier way for developers to quickly deploy and manage applications in the AWS cloud. Developers simply upload their application, and Elastic Beanstalk automatically handles the deployment details of capacity provisioning, load balancing, auto-scaling, and application health monitoring. At the same time, with Elastic Beanstalk, developers retain full control over the AWS resources powering their application and can access the underlying resources at any time. There is no additional charge for Elastic Beanstalk – customers pay only for the AWS resources needed to run their applications. The first release of Elastic Beanstalk is built for Java developers using the familiar Apache Tomcat software stack, which ensures easy portability if developers ever want to move their applications. To learn more and to get started using Elastic Beanstalk, visit https://aws.amazon.com/elasticbeanstalk. (more…)

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Amazon Web Services Achieves Level 1 Payment Card Industry (PCI) Compliance

*Merchants, enterprises, and service providers can now implement a cardholder environment on AWS that complies with PCI Data Security Standard*

SEATTLE, Dec 07, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Amazon Web Services LLC (AWS), a subsidiary of Amazon.com, Inc., today announced it has achieved Level 1 compliance with the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS). Merchants and other service providers can now run their applications on AWS PCI-compliant technology infrastructure to store, process and transmit credit card information in the cloud. Customers can use AWS cloud infrastructure, which has been validated at the highest level (Level 1) of PCI compliance, to build their cardholder environment and achieve PCI certification for their applications. To learn more about AWS security certifications and other AWS security practices, visit https://aws.amazon.com/security/. (more…)

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Amazon Web Services Launches Amazon Route 53, a New DNS Service in the Cloud Enabling Businesses to Direct Internet Traffic to Web Applications

*AWS customers can now access a highly available DNS system with pay-as-you-go pricing and no minimum usage commitments*

SEATTLE, Dec 06, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Amazon Web Services LLC (AWS), an Amazon.com company, today announced Amazon Route 53, a Domain Name System (DNS) web service giving developers and businesses a highly available and reliable way to route Internet traffic to web applications by translating human readable names into numeric IP addresses. Amazon Route 53 can be used to route end users to multiple AWS services including Amazon EC2, an Amazon Elastic Load Balancer or an Amazon S3 bucket, and to infrastructure outside of AWS. The Amazon Route 53 global network of DNS servers is designed to automatically respond from the optimal network location, resulting in low DNS query latency for end users. Route 53 features a familiar, self-service design with an affordable pay-as-you-go model where customers pay only for managing domains through the service and the number of queries that the service answers. To get started using Amazon Route 53, visit: https://aws.amazon.com/route53. (more…)

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