Amazon Adding Active Directory Support (mini-scoop)

I was surprised to find an Amazon Web Services booth at the Microsoft PDC yesterday.  They had nothing specific to say regarding additional Windows support or capabilities – at least not officially.  What I did get was a wink-wink, nudge, nudge when I commented on Azure’s integration with Active Directory and other touchpoints.  “This is coming soon,” I was then told.  Then they saw that I had a media badge and that ended the discussion…

Looks like the enterprise is the battleground – which was only a matter of time.  Following the great enterprise roadmap preview I saw last week at the RightScale user meeting in Santa Clara, this is quickly becoming a great market for business computing.

2 thoughts on “Amazon Adding Active Directory Support (mini-scoop)

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  2. […] of dollars (not to mention a show of support) from Intel and Dell. Rumors also arose that AWS intends to add Active Directory integration, adding to its Azure-undercutting strategy that some suggest was the reason for the Amazon […]

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