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AWS announce launch of X1 Instances for EC2

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AWS has announced the availability of X1 Instances for Amazon EC2, which it claims is the most memory available in any SAP-certified cloud instance available today.

IoT revenues grew 15% to $6.7bn in Q4 2015

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A new study from Technology Business Research (TBR) has found IoT’s revenues have grown to $6.7 billion over the course of Q4.

Salesforce plans to launch IoT offering on AWS

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Salesforce has announced plans to launch its new IoT offering on AWS facilities, moving away from it traditional play of using its own data centre infrastructure.

Rackspace prioritises AWS and Azure partnerships for future growth

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Rackspace has reported healthy growth for Q1 2016, as the team continues its transition to become managed services provider, leveraging partnerships with AWS and Microsoft Azure.

AWS quarterly revenues grow 64% to $2.6 billion

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AWS reported growth of 64% year-on-year growth to $2.6 billion for the quarter, becoming one of the few tech giants to have experienced a healthy Q1.

AWS, Google, Microsoft and IBM pull away from pack in race for cloud market share

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New findings from Synergy Research highlight the cloud market is still dominated by AWS, Google, Microsoft and IBM, as the pack is seemingly struggling to gain ground in the race for market share.

What did BCN readers say last week?

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Over the past week, we took the opportunity to gauge the opinion of the BCN readership on industry trends and issues, through a number of polls. Here’s what we found out:

AWS launches a swarm of new features at Chicago summit

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Amazon Web Services has launched a number of new features, along with the announcement that AWS Import/Export Snowball is now available in four new regions, including Europe.

AWS to breach $10 billion barrier through fail-fast business model

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Amazon Founder and CEO Jeffrey Bezos has announced the company has become the fastest ever to reach $100 billion in annual sales, while AWS will also breach the $10 billion milestone in 2015, owing the success to the company’s “fail-fast” business model.

AI battle ground intensifies with AWS rumoured to be making moves

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Amazon has apparently acquired deep learning start-up Orbeus in what would appear to be the company’s latest move on the artificial intelligence market.