AWS Ground Station page on Amazon Web Services.

Amazon has done it again. AWS has just lauched a ground breaking service that allows companies of every size to communicate with satellites in space and use their data for services on earth. The company keeps innovating on the cloud and offering customer with products that otherwise would be expensive for many companies. AWS is able to scale services such as satellite access and lower that cost by offering AS A SERVICE and at a lower cost giving it the scale that it needs for such otherwise unreachable services. To access satellites before companies had to contract services of larger providers or government agencies throughRead More →

Cloud servers are virtualized servers on which resources can be scaled up or scaled down accordingly, making it more flexible and, therefore, more cost-effective. When there is more demand for the files in the server, capacity can be automatically increased to match that demand. This is akin to a heating bill; you access what you need, when you need it, and then only pay for what you’ve used afterwards. Unlike dedicated servers, cloud servers can be run on a hypervisor. The role of a hypervisor is to control the capacity of operating systems so it is allocated where needed. With cloud hosting there are multipleRead More →

Companies can’t escape cloud computing today. They are all aware of it and will end up adopting it sooner or later. But not every company means the same thing when they talk about cloud computing. There exists a general idea behind the cloud – that applications or other business functions exist somewhere away from the physical business itself – and there are many iterations that companies look to in order to actually use the technology. Cloud computing offers a variety of ways for businesses to increase their IT capacity or functionality without having to add infrastructure, personnel, and software. Here are different types of cloudRead More →