AWS, ever since its inception 10 years ago, has been making waves in the digital market. The AWS Summit Santa Clara, CA, this year showcased success stories and customer journey as the enterprises advanced on AWS and transformed digitally.
With more than 50 technical breakout sessions, customer success stories, partner presentations and awesome booth activities, AWS Summit Santa Clara was in full swing. And the energy of the crowd looked at an all-time high during the two-day event.
The event had over 8000 registrations, 54 technical sessions, and 60 expo partners showcasing their expertise.
Here are a few highlights of the event:
Keynote Session by Dr. Matt Wood
Matt kicked off the AWS Summit Santa Clara by walking the tech crowd through Amazon Cloud’s wonderful 10-year journey, and extended Amazon Cloud’s commitment to making data more accessible.
In past 10 years, AWS has been adding over 1000,000 active customers per month at the rate of $10B+ (perhaps the fastest run rate that any cloud provider has in the history so far). It also has been growing at 64% YoY (Q1 2015 to Q1 2016). The agility and benefits that AWS provides in shifting from capital to operational model, from on-premise to cloud have proved valuable to startups across the globe.
Here’s a look at the businesses that have grown and continue to explode on AWS:
Botmetric Launched World’s First Expert Assisted Cloud Management Solution at AWS Summit Santa Clara
Botmetric unveiled the world’s first ‘Expert Assisted Cloud Management Solution’ during the AWS Summit in Santa Clara on 12th July, 2016. This solution enhances the utility of our platform for advanced AWS cloud customers. Above all, this solution is designed for the CIOs and CXOs seeking greater value from their existing cloud investments on AWS. Moreover, it will provide extended expert assistance to CIOs and CXOs to leverage the power of AWS productively, and also provide guaranteed outcome based cloud expert assistance for a customer, using Botmetric cloud management platform.
Read the full article, here.
New Announcements from AWS Summit Santa Clara
At the AWS Summit Santa Clara, AWS explained the crowd about the growing demand for containers and the rise of the era of containerization. On that note, Amazon EC2 Container Service (ECS) now allows you to specify an IAM role that can be used by the containers in an ECS task. Read the full story, here.
Another big announcement was that AWS DMS now supports continuous data replication and adds support for SAP ASE. Now, customers have an option of enabling multi-AZ. This will provide a replication stream that is fault tolerant through redundant replication servers. AWS DMS has the ability to migrate data between database engines and when it combines with continues replication, it results in an exponential growth of potential use cases. Read the full article here.
Botmetric Team at Booth 717
To embrace digital transformation and cloud hybridization, Botmetric has been constantly working with its customers to empower startups and help them scale up faster and profitably on AWS. We understand that to drive technology and innovation, businesses need to have strategic cost & governance, automation, security & compliance in place. We are closely working with a lot of startups in the U.S. and across the globe and are helping them effectively make the most of their cloud investments.
Our Minjas, Raj, Jai, and Ankur, had a great time interacting with cloud enthusiasts and booth visitors at the AWS Summit Santa Clara. The team had a fantastic experience giving live demos, and walking the crowd through our newly launched expert solution, Smart.Assist.
If you wish to learn more about Smart.Assist, feel free to drop us a line at Smart.Assist@botmetric.com.
To summarize, AWS Summit Santa Clara was a great show that demonstrated AWS Cloud’s ability to help the startup world grow, innovate, and transform digitally. As the digital world is soon shifting towards Internet of Things, AWS promises to provide the best data access to enterprises on cloud, globally.