Amazon Web Services Enters On-Premises Cloud Server Market with AWS Outposts (Linux Powered!)

Ever since it first invented the modern cloud market, Amazon Web Services (AWS) has been primarily focused enabling customers to benefit from its public cloud infrastructure. At AWS re:invent on Nov. 28, the cloud giant broke the mold, announcing its new AWS Outposts service which brings the AWS cloud, with AWS hardware to on-premises deployments.

“AWS Outposts are fully managed and configurable compute and storage racks built with AWS-designed hardware that you can use to operate a seamless hybrid cloud,” AWS explained in an FAQ on the new service. “AWS Outposts extend native AWS services to virtually any customer data center, co-location space, or on-premises facility.”

Get the Free Newsletter!

Subscribe to Developer Insider for top news, trends, & analysis