Amazon News & Articles
| Friday Sep 9, 2011
HP has announced that its new Cloud Services project will be based on OpenStack’s open source cloud computing architecture.
| Thursday Sep 8, 2011
As Sony and Amazon become the latest brands to enter the Android tablet market, Microsoft will give us a quick peek at its own offerings, but don't expect to get hold of one anytime soon.
| Tuesday Sep 6, 2011
Amazon's new Kindle tablet is underway, and if Amazon delivers as promised, consumers will be able to get their hands on this new tablet by the holiday season. But while Amazon originally promised to produce both 7- and 10-inch tablets, it's confirmed to producing only the smaller variant, at least for now. And this might just be its best business decision yet.
| Wednesday Aug 31, 2011
Amazon's much-anticipated Android tablet is said to be the iPad killer that Android enthusiasts have been waiting for. If you're a fan, you might just be able to get your hands on an Amazon tablet in time for the holidays. But another, bigger one is around the corner.
| Tuesday Aug 30, 2011
With HP's TouchPad all but expired, could Amazon provide a true competitor to Apple's premium tablet product? There is little doubt that Amazon will launch a tablet, but how it is marketed is the key to success.
| Thursday Aug 25, 2011
While it sounds a bit like a freakish superhero, Amazon's AWS ElastiCache could bring big benefits to those running data across its systems.
| Thursday Aug 18, 2011
In a move that Amazon hopes will give it a bigger piece of the US$ 78.5 that the federal government spends on IT, the company has announced the AWS GovCloud (US) Region, a cloud service specifically for the US federal government.
| Monday Aug 15, 2011
Nimbula (news, site) announced a new version, Nimbula Director 1.5, its cloud operating system (OS) used for creating private, hybrid and public clouds.
| Thursday Aug 4, 2011
Amazon Web Services (news, site) is taking more even more steps to increase its competitiveness in the enterprise market. The company announced three new offerings that should make AWS cloud products even more attractive to enterprise buyers.
| Thursday Jul 21, 2011
This week in the Enterprise we took a look at which trends are driving social business, as well as Apple's recently released numbers and rumors of an up and coming tablet from Amazon.
| Tuesday Jul 19, 2011
In my last post, I talked about some of the ways that the iPad and social business software (SBS) both had tremendous opportunities to outflank Microsoft's dominance in the desktop document creation and document management space, respectively. Based on the responses to the article, it seems like lots of folks out there are wondering the same things about Microsoft's ability to maintain their dominance in these areas.
But, like any consultant worth their salt, I like to have it both ways, so in this post I want to consider the very real ways that Apple and SBS vendors could fail in their attempts to knock Microsoft out of the game, because their long-term success is far from assured.
| Monday Jul 18, 2011
Android tablets have come and gone. And while some are enjoying immense popularity -- like the Asus Eee Pad Transformer that plugs into a keyboard dock to become a netbook -- the iPad is still the leading device in the tablet market. Amazon (news, site) wants to compete against Apple and everyone else by building its own Android Tablet, which is rumored to have its launch sometime this Fall.
| Tuesday Jul 12, 2011
Citrix's (news, site) move from heavy servers to the virtual world continues as it purchases Cloud.com for around US$ 250 million.
| Tuesday Jun 28, 2011
As e-reader sales race ahead of those jumped-up, overpriced, tablets, led by Amazon's (news, site) Kindle, does America just want a really good read? And will the release of the Star Wars novels give them an even bigger boost?
| Tuesday May 31, 2011
As Apple (news, site) prepares for some big announcements this month, we take a look at the latest news and rumors doing the rounds on its leading products.