Sunday, December 15, 2013

Amazon Web Services Cites Unprecedented Demand for SSD Storage

Amazon Web Services said it is seeing "unprecedented demand across all regions and sizes" for its new compute optimized instance family (C3), which was launched a few weeks ago.

The compute optimized instance family (C3) provides faster processors, approximately double the memory per vCPU and SSD-based instance storage.  AWS calls them "fast in every dimension."

In response, AWS said its has enlarged, accelerated and expedited its order for additional SSD capacity across all its regions.