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AWS Partners with Carrier to Advance Supply Chain for Vaccines; David Appel, Sarah Cooper Quoted

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) has partnered with Carrier Global Corporation to co-develop Carrier’s Lynx digital platform, which will increase visibility, connectivity and actionable intelligence across their cold chain operations, AWS reported on Thursday. The partnership will improve outcomes for temperature-sensitive cargo, including food, medicine and vaccines. The collaboration builds on Carrier’s selection of AWS as its preferred cloud services provider in Feb. 2020. 

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Bipartisan Resolution Guides Creation of National AI Strategy; Rep. Robin Kelly Quoted

Rep. Robin Kelly

Reps. Will Hurd, R-Texas and two-time Wash100 Award recipient, and Robin Kelly, D-Ill., have presented a bipartisan resolution that aims to establish a national strategy in pursuit of artificial intelligence. Microsoft, Amazon Web Services (AWS), IBM and other information technology companies have shown support for the resolution that highlights AI's strategic value, Hurd's office said Friday.

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ECS Launches Cloud CoE 2.0, Appoints Imran Bashir as Head; George Wilson Quoted

George Wilson

ECS has launched the Cloud Center of Excellence (CoE) 2.0 Initiative, which will advance ECS’ programs and invest and drive innovation in cloud computing technology to provide new value to customers, the company reported on Monday. The company has also appointed Dr. Imran Bashir, ECS chief technical officer of cloud computing and vice president of emerging technologies, to lead the division. 

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VMware Reports Q2 FY 2021 Financial Results; Pat Gelsinger, Zane Rowe Quoted

Pat Gelsinger

VMware has announced financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2021, reporting revenue for the second quarter as $2.88 billion, an increase of 9 percent from the second quarter of fiscal 2020. VMware announced that the combination of subscription and SaaS and license revenue was $1.35 billion, an increase of 11 percent from the second quarter of fiscal 2020. 

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DoD’s National Background Investigative System Directorate Implements DevSecOps

DevSecOps

The National Background Investigative System Directorate (NBIS) within the Department of Defense (DoD) has established integrated environments on Amazon Web Services’ GovCloud and installed DevSecOps tools to facilitate collaboration among developers, security teams, testers and engineers as part of its DevSecOps implementation effort.

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AWS Launches io2 for Amazon EBS; Mai-Lan Tomsen Bukovec, Paul Constantinides Quoted

Amazon Web Services

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced the general availability of io2, the next generation Provisioned IOPS SSD volumes for Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS), the company reported on Tuesday. AWS’ io2 volume will provide higher volume durability when compared to io1 Amazon EBS volumes, which will reduce storage failures and make data more resilient.

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OSTP, NSF Announce Partnership to Expand Quantum Education; Michael Kratsios Quoted

Michael Kratsios

The White House's Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), National Science Foundation (NSF), industry, educational institutions and professional societies have launched a partnership to introduce quantum science and technologies to middle school and high school students.

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AWS Launches Amazon Fraud Detector to Identify & Reduce Fraud; Swami Sivasubramanian Quoted

Swami Sivasubramania

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced the general availability of Amazon Fraud Detector, a fully managed service that will simplify the identification of potentially fraudulent online activities such as online payment and identity fraud, the company reported on Tuesday

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AWS Launches Contact Lens to Expand Contact Centers Operability; Larry Augustin Quoted

Amazon Web Services

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced the general availability of Contact Lens, a set of capabilities for Amazon Connect enabled by machine learning, that will enable contact centers to understand the sentiment, trends and compliance of customer conversations to improve their experience and identify crucial feedback, the company reported on Thursday

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