2nd Watch Identifies the Most Popular AWS Products of 2017

Seattle, Washington, UNITED STATES

SEATTLE, Feb. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 2nd Watch, a top managed cloud company and original Amazon Web Services (AWS) Premier Consulting Partner with 200,000+ AWS instances under management, shares its list of the top AWS products in 2017 according to 2nd Watch customers.

The fastest-growing AWS products in terms of the percentage of 2nd Watch customers using them in 2017 versus 2016 are: Amazon X-Ray (29% Compound Annual Growth), Amazon Elastic File System (25%), Amazon Elastic MapReduce (24%), Amazon CloudWatch (23%), AWS Glue (22%), AWS Lambda (18%), and Amazon Chime (17%).

As measured by the percentage of 2nd Watch customers using them, the top AWS products of 2017 overall were: Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (used by 100% of 2nd Watch customers), Amazon Simple Storage (100%), AWS Data Transfer (100%), Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (100%), Amazon Simple Notification Service (97%), AWS Key Management Service (94%), Amazon CloudWatch (92%), Amazon Simple Queue Service (85%), Amazon RDS Service (76%), AWS CloudTrail (76%), and Amazon DynamoDB (76%). Other standout products include AWS Lambda, Amazon Workspaces, and AWS Glue.

“We are seeing enterprise customers adopt new services at a much faster rate than in years’ past, products like Amazon CloudWatch, Amazon DynamoDB, AWS Lambda, Amazon Workspaces, and AWS Glue. These products make provisioning, growing and monitoring of AWS incredibly easy, and allow enterprises to focus on their core businesses,” says Jeff Aden, Co-founder and EVP of Marketing & Strategic Business Development at 2nd Watch. “Large enterprises are capturing the benefits of cost savings, while decreasing their time-to-market and increasing their ability to make informed decisions.”

About 2nd Watch
2nd Watch is an AWS Premier Consulting Partner in the AWS Partner Network (APN) providing managed cloud to enterprises. The company’s subject matter experts, software-enabled services, and cutting-edge solutions provide companies with tested, proven, and trusted solutions, allowing them to fully leverage the power of the cloud. 2nd Watch solutions are high performing, robust, increase operational excellence, decrease time to market, accelerate growth, and lower risk. Its patent-pending, proprietary tools automate everyday workload management processes for big data analytics, digital marketing, line-of-business and cloud native workloads. 2nd Watch is a new breed of business which helps enterprises design, deploy, and manage cloud solutions and monitors business critical workloads 24x7. 2nd Watch has more than 600 enterprise workloads under its management and more than 200,000 instances in its managed public cloud. The venture-backed company is headquartered in Seattle, Washington. To learn more about 2nd Watch, visit www.2ndwatch.com or call 888-317-7920.

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