To say that Amazon Web Services, or AWS, has taken the public cloud by storm would be an understatement. According to a financial earnings report from earlier this year, AWS pulled in $4.6 billion in revenue in 2014—up 49% from the year before.
Amazon has reported a "multi hundred thousand customer base spread across 190 countries;" this customer base is made up of government agencies, nonprofits, and educational institutions, to name a few large users. In fact, Telx customers can connect directly to AWS via a single cross connect from the Telx data centre facility.
Needless to say, AWS is big in the public cloud space. Given Amazon's large customer base, it's no surprise that there's a constant need to review best practices and new AWS services. And that's exactly what AWS re:Invent, the annual user conference for Amazon Web Services, is all about.
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If you’re an AWS customer and this sounds interesting to you, we have good news: Telx is a sponsor of this year’s AWS re:Invent conference - visit us at Booth #249!
From October 6-9 (Tuesday - Friday) in Las Vegas, the Telx team will be there answering questions about AWS Direct Connect at Telx data centres, interacting with clients, colleagues, and friends, and, of course, enjoying the many after hours events taking place this year. Many Telx customers utilise our direct connection to AWS, and we're looking forward to all of the learning opportunities AWS re:Invent has to offer.
AWS re:Invent is a terrific conference, and we hope to see you there!