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10 Hot New AWS Services For Microsoft, VMware, Kubernetes

Mark Haranas

From new Microsoft Windows support and VMware Cloud on AWS for NetApp to AWS Outposts and Amazon Managed Blockchain, here’s 10 hot AWS launches in August and September that channel partners should know.

Amazon Web Services’ innovation engine has been roaring over the past month with a slew of launches including new VMware Cloud on AWS offerings, Amazon EKS packages and support for Microsoft Windows.

The Seattle-based worldwide cloud market share leader is now running at a $79 billion annual run rate with no plans of slowing down.

AWS continues to launch new cloud services focusing on support, improved integrations with other technology vendors and increased availability for some of its popular solutions—such as AWS Outposts and Amazon Managed Blockchain—on a weekly basis.

[Related: The 5 Biggest AWS Executive Departures In 2022]

As of July, AWS has more than 200 cloud products and services available.

From blockchain, storage and containers to serverless, analytics and cloud management offerings, the laundry list of AWS managed service offerings is growing at a rapid pace in 2022.

The growing cloud capabilities from AWS is boosting the technology giant into new heights.

In fact, AWS recently reported record-breaking second quarter sales of $19.74 billion, up 33 percent year over year.

AWS has been able to keep its No. 1 market share position in cloud infrastructure services over the years in spite of heavy competition from the likes of Microsoft and Google. AWS owns 34 percent share of the cloud market as of the second quarter 2022, followed by Microsoft at 21 percent market share, then Google at 10 percent share, according to data from IT research firm Synergy Research Group.

CRN takes a look at 10 of the hottest new AWS service offerings the company launched in August and September this year that partners and customers need to know about:

* VMware Cloud on AWS For NetApp ONTAP

* AWS Controllers For Kubernetes

* Amazon Inspector For Microsoft Windows OS

* HIPPA Eligible Amazon MemoryDB for Redis

* AWS Fargate For Microsoft Windows Server 2022

* Amazon EKS Anywhere Packages

* Enterprise On-Ramp For AWS Outposts

* Amazon Managed Blockchain

* Amazon Connect Detects Fraud Risk

* AWS Step Functions New Capabilities


Mark Haranas

Mark Haranas is an assistant news editor and longtime journalist now covering cloud, multicloud, software, SaaS and channel partners at CRN. He speaks with world-renown CEOs and IT experts as well as covering breaking news and live events while also managing several CRN reporters. He can be reached at

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