Live Blog: Amazon AWS re:Invent 2018 Cloud Services News

Amazon AWS re:Invent 2018 continues in Las Vegas. This ChannelE2E live blog covering the Amazon Web Services and enterprise cloud conference runs through November 30. Check back daily for updates.

Here are the developments so far:

41. Integrations: PagerDuty has launched new AWS integrations for CloudWatch, GuardDuty, CloudTrail and the Personal Health Dashboard.

40. Satellite to Cloud Data Migrations: Amazon has launched AWS Ground Station, a new service that makes it easy and cost-effective for customers to download data from satellites into AWS Global Infrastructure Regions using a fully managed network of 12 ground station antennas located around the world, the company says.

39. MSP – VMware Cloud on AWS: Oracle partner Apps Associates plans to provide a managed services offering for VMware Cloud on AWS.

38. Migration Tools – VMware Cloud on AWS: TDS’s TransitionManager software platform is now available to customers of VMware Cloud on AWS.TransitionManager enables customers to accelerate their migrations to VMware Cloud on AWS, the company says.

37. AWS Container Security: Multiple security companies announced support for Amazon’s new AWS Marketplace for Containers. They include:

  • Alert Logic‘s threat management offering has achieved AWS Container Competency status. Alert Logic Network Intrusion Detection System (IDS) and log management for containers allows for real-time detection of known and unknown exploits that target applications running in containers on Docker, Kubernetes, and more, the company says.
  • Aqua Security has achieved AWS Container Competency status. Early adopters include SOAR provider Demisto, which uses Aqua to secure its AWS containerized applications.
  • Qualys has launched a container security solution on the new AWS Marketplace for Containers. Customers can now gain visibility and security of containerized applications running on AWS, Qualys claims.
  • Sysdig Secure and Sysdig Monitor are a part of the newly launched AWS Marketplace for Containers.

36. Data Preparation: Trifacta has introduced a serverless data preparation service for AWS. It’s base on Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR), a fully managed service allows organizations to deploy Trifacta while eliminating the need for customers to manage their own AWS infrastructure, the company says.

35. Big News — AWS for On-Premises Data Centers: Amazon has unveiled AWS Outposts — which combines managed services, compute and storage racks for customers to run on-premises combination compute and storage racks. The offering essentially counters Microsoft’s on-premises Azure Stack offerings. VMware is a key partner on the AWS Outposts offerings.

34. Accenture: The global systems integrator has expanded its AWS relationship in multiple ways.

33. Data Security & Compliance: Dataguise, which specializes in data privacy protection and compliance software, is promoting DgSecure to enterprise administrators using Amazon Redshift, Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS), and Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3).

32. Data Protection: N2WS, a Veeam company, has launched N2WS Backup & Recovery v2.4 — which allows AWS users to choose from different storage tiers and reduce costs for data being retained for longer terms.

31. Cloud Networking: Aviatrix has updated its AVX cloud router with an Orchestrator feature that helps enterprises to deploy and manage AWS Transit Gateway, a service that allows organizations to connect their Amazon Virtual Private Clouds (Amazon VPCs) and on-premises networks to a single gateway, the company says.

Continue to the next page for items 30 to 21 in our AWS re:Invent 2018 news list.

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