Werner Vogels

  • AWS Plans To Launch A UK Region By The End Of 2016

    AWS Plans To Launch A UK Region By The End Of 2016

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) is aggressively expanding the number of different geographic regions it offers its services in. As Amazon CTO Werner Vogels announced today, the company plans to launch a UK region by the end of 2016 (“or early 2017”). That’s Amazon’s third region in the European Union. Amazon’s facilities in Dublin were long the only option for… Read More

  • Amazon’s AWS Turns On Redshift Data Warehousing And EC2 High Storage In Europe

    Amazon’s AWS Turns On Redshift Data Warehousing And EC2 High Storage In Europe

    Amazon’s business model, CTO Werner Vogels reminded us today, is based on “low margins, high volume”, and today the company announced a development on how it’s applying that principle to its enterprise services. From today, it’s expanding to Europe its Redshift data warehousing service and its EC2 High Storage service. Amazon first announced the intention to go… Read More

  • "The Cloud Is The New Dotcom" (Video Highlights)

    On Friday, during our cloud computing event, Whose Cloud Is It Anyway?, Charles River Ventures partner George Zachary noted, “The cloud is the new dotcom.” He was one of the judges for the demo startups, and for good or for bad, he might be right. Cloud computing as a term is broad enough to encompass most internet startups and already is in danger of being latched onto as the… Read More