Amazon gets (more) serious about the enterprise. No kidding

donjduncan:

This shouldn’t be a surprise.

Originally posted on Gigaom:

If you still don’t think Amazon(s amzn) is serious about winning enterprise accounts for Amazon Web Services, you need to get over it. The public cloud leader wants to be the preferred cloud for even the largest and most security-obsessed companies. In fact, attracting enterprise users — and reassuring C-level execs about the safety and reliability of Amazon’s cloud — was a primary rationale for last November’s inaugural AWS: Reinvent.

Amazon Web ServicesBut until recently, the hiring spree underlying this effort — Amazon has been seeking (and in some cases poaching) high-level sales engineers from enterprise IT companies like Sungard, HP(s hpq), Oracle(s orcl) and EMC(s emc) for a year or so — was a bit under the radar, as GigaOM reported in November.

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