Bangalore, July 5 2013: Amazon Web Services (AWS), a pioneer in offering cloud computing as a service, came to Bangalore today on its annual AWS Summit roadshow. Dr. Werner Vogels, CTO, Amazon, expanded on the theme this year – Navigating the Cloud – and introduced new iterations in products like Dynamo DB, a fully-managed, high performance, NoSQL database service; Redshift; a fast and powerful, fully managed, petabyte-scale data warehouse service in the cloud and Amazon ElastiCache a web service that makes it easy to deploy, operate, and scale an in-memory cache in the cloud.
The flagship offering, Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud -- scalable, pay-as-you-go compute capacity in the cloud—has found many takers in enterprise India, Dr Vogels explained, naming corporate clients like Reliance Capital, TataSky, Rediff.com, NDTV, inMobi, IndiaGames, Videocon, RedBus – straddling multiple verticals.
Five “satisfied’ customers came on stage in a panel discussion to discuss how they had deployed AWS in their global operations: Krishna Mehra, Co-Founder & CTO, Capillary, a company enabling customer engagement in retail; Srini Rajam, Chairman & CEO, Ittiam, the fabless embedded systems design player with flagship products in the video space; Renjit Paul, Senior Manager - IT, Malayala Manorama newspaper group, R Chandrashekar, Head - Engineering & Tech, MeriTrac, the HR experts and Vikram Nayak, Co-Founder & CTO, Vizury, the mobile marketing specialists.
A packed hall of mostly young IT professionals, at the Lalit Ashok, listened to day long presentations some by Amazon partners, which covered Petabyte Scale Data Warehousing at Low Cost ( Jaspersoft); BYOD, Collaboration & Cloud Data Storage( Seclore) and Big Data(Intel).
Event details here. AWS Summit moves to Singapore on July 18. It has already been staged in Mumbai and Delhi.