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Amazon Sustainability Report 2021: 7 Highlights That Show Amazon’s Commitment to Customers, People, and the Planet

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Futurum principal analyst Shelly Kramer dives into Amazon’s 2021 Sustainability Report, discussing seven important highlights from the report and how Amazon is tackling the challenge of sustainability through company-wide efforts that are paying off — both for the company and for its customers. What does this mean as the company and its customers look ahead to the coming year?

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Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Roll Out New Training and Certifications in a Move Designed to Enhance Channel Partner Offerings

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Futurum analyst Michael Diamond discusses recent announcements by Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud around the roll out of additional training and certification programs, exploring why these programs are not only good for channel partners looking to transform their business models, they’re smart move for the hyperscalers as well.

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Google Cloud’s Retail Search Tool Geared Toward Helping Eliminate Cart Abandonment

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Futurum’s principal analyst Shelly Kramer explores Google Cloud’s announcement of the launch of its new Retail Search, a tool designed to help ecommerce retailers address and mitigate cart abandonment and level up on the customer experience front. In combination with Google Cloud’s other retail tools, this is a smart move for Google Cloud as it continues to try and gain traction in the cloud wars.

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Oracle Unleashes Multi-VM Autonomous Database on Exadata Cloud@Customer to Transform Data Management

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Oracle debuts Multi-VM Autonomous Database on Exadata Cloud@Customer to provide the complete, converged database at a low-cost entry point that solve the customer data management challenges which make running applications and analytics complex and costly to develop and run. Futurum’s Ron Westfall examines why Oracle Multi-VM Autonomous Database on Exadata Cloud@Customer is ready to streamline application development, provide TCO benefits, improve application development productivity, accelerate cloud adoption, and provides clear differentiation against rival solutions such as AWS RDS on AWS Outposts.