AWS adds new instance types for its Snowball Edge device and its Elastic Compute Cloud

| July 17, 2018

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Following a recent report that Amazon Web Services Inc. could launch new network switches to target the data center hardware market, the cloud giant is taking a new step in that direction.AWS today announced the availability of EC2 compute instances — virtual servers in Amazon’s Elastic Compute Cloud service — for its Snowball Edge appliance. The system combines a 1.8-gigahertz Intel Xeon processor and 100 terabytes of storage in a portable, ruggedized chassis that can be transported over long distances.At the same time, Amazon also unveiled a batch of new, high-powered Z1d instances for its cloud mothership, or services running in its public cloud data centers, that it claims are faster than anything available on any public cloud to date.

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