AWS blames a typo for Tuesday’s outage

Amazon Web Services said today its outage earlier this week that affected major websites and apps was caused by human error. Sites including Netflix, Reddit and the Associated Press struggled for hours on Tuesday — all because of a simple typo. “While we are proud of our long track record of availability with Amazon S3,…

HPE refocuses tech services group on cloud, big data

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has revamped its existing technology services unit to focus on helping customers adopt emerging technologies, including cloud computing, the internet of things, and big data. HPE’s new Pointnext technology services division, announced Thursday, is designed to help businesses speed up their adoption of several technologies, also including hybrid IT services and analytics, the…