AWS looks to take the drudge work out of data analysis

Amazon Web Services is looking to make it easier, and more efficient, for enterprises to analyze their data in the cloud.

“Eighty percent of what we call analytics is not analytics at all but just hard work,” said Werner Vogels, chief technology officer at, speaking during a keynote speech this morning at the AWS re:Invent cloud conference in Las Vegas.

Instead of digging down into a company’s data to find patterns and insights that will give an enterprise a competitive advantage, too much time is spent on indexing, storage, security, and making sure the right access is set up.

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from InfoWorld Cloud Computing