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"That's why they had to rekindle the VMware partnership".

AWS' plan is to deliver its own servers and storage to users' premises, and maintain them too.

AWS now controls 51.8 percent of the global market in cloud computing, beating its rival Microsoft, which controls a little over 13 percent, and Google in a distant fourth with 3.30 percent.

"AWS today has millions of active customers".

Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) is the natural place to have a data lake because of all of the security, access control, operational performance, functionality, and management controls it offers, as well as the proximity to the analytics and machine learning services available in AWS.

"AWS's extensive functionality is critical to NAB's transformation, giving us far more flexibility, empowering us to move much faster, and allowing us to rapidly scale as we expand our use of cloud technologies", said Yuri Misnik, Executive General Manager, Business Enabling Technology at National Australia Bank.

Jassy boasted that Amazon Managed Blockchain would allow users to create blockchain networks with just a few clicks.

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With over 300 AWS certifications achieved, NAB operates a robust cloud-enablement training program for its employees that gives them the opportunity to quickly ramp up on AWS technologies and develop skills that will enable them to innovate digital experiences for customers. Carrying out Managed Blockchain requires the use of the AWS Console and configuring nodes.

While AWS has been working closely with VMWare since 2016 - offfering customers the VMware Cloud on AWS option - and VMware was present at last year's re:Invent conference with a booth in the expo hall, as well as sessions, there was no talk about the collaboration in keynote presentations. With the ability to choose vendors and data points that are most important, organizations can ensure the best usage of AWS tools and trusted partner solutions like McAfee MVISION Cloud.

There will be two flavors of AWS Outposts initially available: VMware Cloud on AWS Outposts and native AWS Outposts.

Findings are correlated into integrated dashboards that visualise and summarise a customer's current security and compliance status, and highlight trends and Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances that are generating an increasing number of findings. The new offering will include several VMware technologies and services from VMware.

AWS Security Hub is created to provide users with a comprehensive view of their high-priority security alerts and compliance status by aggregating, organizing, and prioritizing alerts, or findings, from multiple AWS services, such as Amazon GuardDuty, Amazon Inspector, and Amazon Macie as well as from other AWS Partner Network (APN) security solutions.

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