IHS Markit Selects AWS Preferred Cloud Infrastructure Provider; Mike Clayville Quoted

IHS Markit Selects AWS Preferred Cloud Infrastructure Provider; Mike Clayville Quoted
Mike Clayville VP AWS

IHS Markit has selected Amazon Web Services as its preferred cloud infrastructure provider and will transfer its data processing infrastructure, corporate platforms and end user applications to AWS to accelerate innovation and improve resiliency, AWS announced Monday.

“Through the collaboration with AWS, we will be able to analyze global data faster, giving companies an integrated view into the global economy and sectors, and provide the next generation of innovative, customer-focused solutions,” said Yaacov Mutnikas, chief technology officer and chief data scientist of IHS Markit.

IHS Markit is an Advanced Technology Partner in the AWS Partner Network (APN), providing solutions that are integrated with AWS for the energy and natural resources, financial services, and transportation industries.

IHS Markit will leverage AWS services, including machine learning, analytics, database, containers, serverless, storage and security to provide solutions to its customers. The company will also utilize VMware Cloud on AWS to manage their on-premises data center environments and their AWS infrastructure.

“The breadth and depth of AWS’s portfolio, including our machine learning and analytics services, will enable IHS Markit to gain greater insights from data and expand their global reach by serving more clients worldwide. We look forward to helping IHS Markit on their digital transformation journey in the cloud as they innovate new services to further their industry leadership,” said Mike Clayville, vice president of worldwide commercial sales at AWS.

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AWS offers over 175 fully featured services for compute, storage, databases, networking, analytics, robotics, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), mobile, security, hybrid, virtual and augmented reality (VR and AR), media, and application development, deployment, and management from 76 Availability Zones (AZs) within 24 geographic regions, with announced plans for nine more Availability Zones and three more AWS Regions in Indonesia, Japan, and Spain.

Millions of customers—including the fastest-growing startups, largest enterprises, and leading government agencies—trust AWS to power their infrastructure, become more agile, and lower costs.

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