AWS

The Pros and Cons of Serverless Computing


It’s called serverless computing, introduced with services such as AWS Lambda and now Microsoft’s Azure Functions. These systems manage the starting and stopping of machines for you. They’re not really serverless, but the servers aren’t yours to buy or maintain. You’re billed as an abstract measure of the resources you used, not for the runtime […]

Pioneering Cloud in the Financial Services Industry


Natixis Global Asset Management ($874.5 billion AUM 1) is a multi-affiliate organization that offers a single point of access to more than 20 specialized investment firms in the Americas, Europe and Asia. The firm ranks among the world’s largest asset managers. Through its Durable Portfolio Construction philosophy, the company is dedicated to providing innovative ideas […]

Amazon Announcements from AWS re:Invent 2016


We discuss new product releases, improvements, and announcements from AWS re:Invent 2016. It is clear Amazon still is the leading cloud provider and this year proved that they still know how to innovate and their lead has not made them sit still. This year they extended many services already in play from Amazon EC2 to […]

AWS’ Rate of Innovation Is Unmatched


Last week I was in Las Vegas at AWS re:Invent, Amazon Web Services’ annual conference. I have either attended or watched the live stream every year for the past several years, and I am continually amazed at the number of new services and features that AWS cranks out annually. During the course of each year, […]

AWS Launches Internet of Things Competency


Today at the annual AWS re:Invent conference in Las Vegas, AWS launched a new competency program around IoT. Clearly this is a strong indication that the Internet of Things has arrived — and enterprises are leveraging AWS to make their IoT initiatives a reality. CTP is proud to have been named a charter launch partner […]