Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Our growth is unparalleled - AWS UK boss Jackson

The growth of Amazon Web Services (AWS) looks nothing like the technology sector, according to UK general manager Gavin Jackson.

Opening of the AWS Summit in London, with about 6,000 participants expected to go through the gates, Jackson boasted income at 14,000 million (million dollars 11,000), cloud supplier and 43 percent year-on-year growth for the first quarter Of 2017

"It's unprecedented for a company with limited AWS seniority, with only 11 and a half," he said.

"It's unprecedented as a paradigm of any other technological change we've seen in history, so it's a pretty good indicator that the cloud is the new normal. "

In addition to measuring revenue AWS, Jackson told technology companies that use the AWS cloud architecture, claiming eight of the 10 companies are using their technology growth platform.

"This should be a very clear indication of how people think about their technology investment indicator," he said, "but also as a clear indicator of how people think about investments in talent and Skills, with the center of gravity really shifting to the cloud these companies. "

After Opening Speech by Jackson, Technical Director Werner Vogels captured the growing portfolio of AWS cloud applications, shutting down as BP technology leaders and Deliveroo come on stage to explain how AWS has improved performance.

Vogels paid particular attention to the capabilities of Artificial Intelligence (AI) AWS, explaining that the technology used in the Amazon site is moving to AWS.

"We have been doing AI for 20 years," he said. "AWS is the center of gravity of avian flu because of all the services you can use, be it hardware, software or high-level services.

"The good news is that we've done this for 20 years.If you've been visiting the site has been exposed to the AI for 20 years or more recommendation engine. The is learning automatically. Customers who bought X or bought Y "is learning automatically.

"We've been doing this for so long and have thousands of engineers working on it. Now you look at this experience, we have in this world enter AWS ".

Closure of the keynote, Vogels underlined AWS 'commitment to partners and customers, while stressing that AWS will continue to innovate aggressively.

"If you succeed, I wish we succeed with you," he said.

"We invest in your success, not only want to sell, but it is the old world, we want to make you succeed through our services.

"It is quite difficult because we also said that if we fail to innovate will be out of business in 10 to 15 years, and we must constantly focus on innovation. "

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