Amazon Advances Cloud Computing (Tech Observer, Portfolio.com)
Amazon.com is tailoring its cloud computing services to make them more attractive to large enterprise customers. The company this morning launched a Virtual Private Cloud service, giving companies a way to migrate their IT infrastructure onto Amazon's cloud while keeping their security systems in place.
With the new private cloud offering, Amazon customers can connect to a "set of isolated AWS compute resources" through a Virtual Private Network (VPN) and continue to use their existing security tools, firewalls and intrusion detection systems in the Amazon cloud. Customers like Intuit and Eli Lilly are already using the private cloud, Amazon said. Read more about it from Portfolio.com
My experience with Cloud Applications is the Industry is running to these applications, and Corporations like Amazon are running at 100 miles an hour to provide the platforms as a service for these new and changing markets.