This week on Cloud News Review
Yesterday was the first day of re:Invent, Amazon Web Services expo meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada. The expo will include labs, bootcamps, certification centers, and “Hackathons”. It is held for more businesses to get on board and learn how using Amazon Web Services can make individuals, businesses, and full blown enterprises work with ease by being on the cloud.
After many requests, Microsoft’s Office 365 is now available to use in Chromebooks. Microsoft quietly released an Android compatible version of their massively popular software that is up and ready to use. Chromebooks normally use a Google interface the likes of G Suite, but Office 365 is still so familiar to many that the frequent requests had Microsoft develop quickly.
The University of Sydney has signed a contract, understood to be worth many millions of dollars, to deploy cloud-based collaboration platform Dropbox across all of its researchers, academics, staff and students. An article from the Financial Review explains how Dropbox was the original pioneer when it came to cloud storage for documents and other projects, now with Microsoft, Google, and Amazon in the ring, they are wanting to compete in an elite class, so this is a huge win for them.
EHR giant Cerner and Amazon Web Services are in the late stages of talks about a partnership, sources told CNBC. By teaming up, they hope the partnership will increase health efforts by having hospitals that collect large amounts of data for patients and prescriptions cut down costs.
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