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Greenpeace lambasts AWS for renewable datacentre tech snub

Apr 3, 2014 Jane McCallion

Environmental campaign group hits out at internet giants for failing to support green technologies in their datacentres

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Amazon EC2 users bag monitoring boost

Jan 30, 2014 Jane McCallion

New reports will allow customers to optimise EC2 usage, claims AWS

Amazon launches Read Replicas

Nov 29, 2013 Rene Millman

Write data in one zone, read from any region

Advice

Cloud security taken to new dimension with AmazonHSM

Jun 4, 2013 David Cartwright

Amazon introduced its HSM offering to meet concerns about security in the cloud. Does it meet an enterprise's needs?

Data ownership in the cloud could prove to be a thorny legal issue

May 25, 2013 Lesley Meall

Cloud resource use needs to be managed if employees and employers are to avoid data ownership and legal liability issues

Cheap IT for small businesses - how cloud keeps costs low

Apr 19, 2013 David Cartwright

How much does it cost a small business to run a cloud service? Less than you might think.

Case Studies

BBC: Making use of the cloud to transcode video and reduce costs

Mar 17, 2014 Rene Millman

Broadcaster uses cloud to aid flexibility and boost Winter Olympics coverage

Channel 4 uses cloud to make more sense of data

Nov 13, 2013 Maxwell Cooter

The TV company is already a cloud user but is now looking to beef up its analytics capability

Opera turns to AWS to speed up booking process

Jul 25, 2013 Maxwell Cooter

The Royal Opera House may be one a great artistic institution but its IT infrastructure was strictly second class before a move to cloud

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