Amazon Web Services (AWS) reports 39% jump in Q3 sales to $16.1 bn

Amazon Web Services (AWS) reported revenue of $16.11 billion (+39 percent) and operating income of $4.88 billion during the third quarter of 2021.
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The revenue growth of AWS was due to significant customer momentum, with new commitments and migrations from customers across major industries.

Manufacturing

NXP, a leading European designer and manufacturer of specialized semiconductors, selected AWS as its cloud provider. NXP is migrating the vast majority of its electronic design automation workloads from NXP data centers to AWS.

Leaders across the automotive industry, including Capgemini Engineering, CARIAD, and Continental, joined AWS in a special interest group supporting Arm’s Scalable Open Architecture for Embedded Edge to bring cloud-native practices and software-defined architectures to the automotive industry.

Hospitality and ecommerce

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest hotel franchising company, selected AWS to upgrade its technology infrastructure and develop and deliver new guest services across its 21 hotel brands—including Ramada, Travelodge, and Wyndham.

VTEX, a global ecommerce solution provider, is working with AWS to create a new direct-to-consumer solution that gives large enterprises the ability to quickly and easily launch ecommerce sites and experiences to sell directly to consumers.

Telecom

Boingo Wireless, a leading distributed antenna system, Wi-Fi, and private network provider, announced an expanded collaboration with AWS to enable airports, stadiums, and large businesses to unlock new 5G use cases with advanced multi-access edge computing.

Financial services

Sun Life, a financial services and insurance company, selected AWS as its cloud provider.

Black Knight, a software, data, and analytics provider to the mortgage, real estate, and capital markets verticals, selected AWS to develop mortgage-specific AI applications.

Healthcare and life sciences

Baxter International, a medical products company, is moving from its own data centers into AWS and has already seen benefits, including increased speed to market for new tools and solutions, the ability to quickly expand technology solutions to new geographies, and significant cost savings.

Security operations

Arctic Wolf Networks selected AWS as its primary cloud provider to power its innovative, cloud-native security operations platform as it expands globally. Using AWS, Arctic Wolf is able to process more than 1.4 trillion unique security events a week to help its customers manage rapidly evolving digital threats.

AWS announced plans to open an infrastructure Region in New Zealand in 2024 that will consist of three Availability Zones, giving customers more choice and flexibility to leverage advanced technologies. Globally, AWS has 81 Availability Zones across 25 geographic Regions, with plans to launch 24 more Availability Zones and eight more AWS Regions.