Amazon Trots Out More Ways to Get Your Stuff Onto Its Cloud

Grazed from Fortune. Author: Barb Darrow.

Amazon unveiled several new cloud computing services on Wednesday including a way for business customers to identify the applications they already run internally so that it’s easier to switch them to Amazon’s public cloud. The new AWS Application Discovery Service is intended to solve a big problem for companies: They don’t necessarily know about all the software they use. It also identifies “dependencies” between those applications and the computers they run on,.

Matt Wood, general manager of product strategy for Amazon Web Services, announced the product, slated to go to preview in a few weeks, at an event in Chicago. While the new services will point the way, Wood said Amazon’s partner—companies like Accenture, or 2nd Watch, or Cloud Technology Partners—can provide the support and handholding to do the whole migration...

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