Amazon’s Cloud Does Windows

10/24/08

Amazon Web Services has announced that Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), its environment for running Web applications in the Internet cloud, is now available to the general public and is running Microsoft Windows Server and Microsoft SQL Server. The move is seen as an effort to keep Amazon ahead of competitors like Google and Microsoft in the cloud computing space.

Gregory T. Huang is Xconomy's Deputy Editor, National IT Editor, and the Editor of Xconomy Boston. You can e-mail him at gthuang@xconomy.com or call him at 617-252-7323. Follow @

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