Amazon Web Services Launches New Capabilities for Mobile Developers, and Zocalo

Jul 10, 2014


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Amazon Web Services, Inc. announced several new capabilities to make it easier for developers to build, deploy, and scale mobile applications. Amazon Cognito is a new service that provides simple user identity and data synchronization that lets developers create apps that authenticate users through popular public login providers, and then keep app data such as user preferences and game state synced between devices. The new Amazon Mobile Analytics service allows developers to easily collect and analyze app usage data, up to billions of events per day from millions of users, and delivers usage reports.

AWS is also introducing a new unified Mobile Software Development Kit (SDK) for iOS, Android, and Fire OS developers to access the new Amazon Cognito and Amazon Mobile Analytics services as well as popular AWS services like Amazon S3 and Amazon DynamoDB.

In addition, AWS also announced Amazon Zocalo, a fully managed, secure enterprise storage and sharing service with administrative controls and feedback capabilities. With Amazon Zocalo, customers can store, share, and gather feedback on documents, spreadsheets, presentations, webpages, images, PDFs, or text files from the device of their choice.

(http://aws.amazon.com/mobile, http://aws.amazon.com/zocalo)