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AWS Outposts Initiative Launches to Bring Cloud Hardware On-Premises

December 03, 2018 / Eweek staff

Today’s topics include AWS bringing its cloud hardware on premises with AWS Outposts, and Dell resetting user passwords after a website attack.Amazon Web Services unveiled its AWS Outposts initiative at its re:Invent conference last week, in response to businesses telling the company they want their on-premises systems to be an extension of their AWS or VMware Cloud in AWS, with the same hardware, APIs and interfaces.AWS Outposts initially will come in two flavors. One will enable customers to run VMware Cloud on AWS locally in their own data centers, allowing them to use the same VMware control plane and APIs that they’ve been using for their own infrastructures.