Global Aerospace Leader Selects AWS as Strategic Cloud Provider and Will Use AWS’ Comprehensive Cloud Portfolio to Strengthen Its Digital Foundations for Engineering and Manufacturing
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SEATTLE, April 06, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) company, and Boeing (NYSE: BA) today announced an expanded relationship that will extends the aerospace leader’s existing relationship with cloud operations and streamlines Boeing’s approach to cloud computing. Boeing will migrate applications from on-premises data centers to AWS and create a technology foundation that will strengthen engineering and manufacturing processes. AWS will power Boeing’s new and existing digital applications to unlock valuable insights to drive product innovation, more efficient operations and better customer support. Beyond the cloud relationship, Amazon Air has expanded its fleet to more than 110 Boeing aircraft to facilitate the movement of goods to Amazon customers around the world.
“Today’s announcement represents a significant investment in Boeing’s digital future. Our work with AWS will help us advance Boeing people, products and services by providing everyone with the latest tools, technologies and expertise,” said Susan Doniz, CIO and Senior Boeing. Vice President of Information Technology and Data Analytics. “Our cloud strategy removes infrastructure constraints, enabling greater ownership across teams, simplifies our processes, creates easier and more secure access to information, and empowers our people to perform at their best. “
Boeing is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of aircraft and space systems, with aerospace engineering at the heart of its operations for more than 100 years. This collaboration with AWS extends the company’s current cloud operations and enables Boeing to leverage AWS’s scalable, energy-efficient, and high-performance infrastructure, as well as its industry-leading cloud services, including high-performance computing. (HPC).
“Boeing and AWS share a builder culture and are committed to using advanced technologies to undertake the most ambitious engineering feats such as the development of new sustainable energy sources and interplanetary human travel. Together, we will deliver more powerful, durable and efficient aerospace design and engineering. and management solutions that will help Boeing customers now and in the future travel in aerospace,” said Matt Garman, senior vice president of sales and marketing at Amazon Web Services, Inc. AWS’s proven cloud infrastructure and broad portfolio of services enable Boeing to create new solutions for its global customers and suppliers that will increase innovation and adaptability to improve the movement of people and goods around the world, including including Amazon’s own deliveries for our customers via Amazon Air.
About Amazon Web Services
For more than 15 years, Amazon Web Services has been the most comprehensive and widely adopted cloud offering in the world. AWS has continually expanded its services to support virtually any cloud workload, and it now offers more than 200 comprehensive services for compute, storage, databases, networking, analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), mobile, security, hybrid, virtual and augmented reality (VR and AR), development, deployment and management of applications and media from 84 Availability Zones in 26 Geographic Regions, with announced plans for 24 additional Availability Zones and eight additional AWS Regions in Australia, Canada, India, Israel, New Zealand, Spain, Switzerland, and United Arab Emirates. Millions of customers, including the fastest growing startups, largest enterprises, and major government agencies, trust AWS to power their infrastructure, become more agile, and reduce costs. To learn more about AWS, visit aws.amazon.com.
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As a global aerospace leader, Boeing develops, manufactures and services commercial aircraft, defense products and space systems for customers in more than 150 countries. As America’s leading exporter, the company leverages the talents of a global supplier base to advance economic opportunity, sustainability and community impact. Boeing’s diverse team is committed to innovating for the future and living the company’s core values of safety, quality and integrity. Learn more at www.boeing.com.
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