Why cloud should always be on your organisation’s horizon

AWS’s re:Invent conference recently drew over 50,000 techies to Las Vegas to consider all things cloud. Charlie Taylor was in attendance

There were plenty of big product announcements to ponder and guest speakers to listen to at AWS’s annual re:Invent conference in Las Vegas. Picture: Getty

The tech sector may be facing difficult times but there was little evidence of this at re:Invent, the annual event held by Amazon Web Services (AWS) in Las Vegas recently.

Running across multiple venues, the conference played host to more than 50,000 techies who gathered together to geek out on all things cloud. As you might expect, it was loud, garish and often mind-boggling. For the diehards there were plenty of big product announcements to ...