Amazon Web Services Adds Windows Server Software

Amazon Web Services announced this morning that its AWS Marketplace> now supports Microsoft Windows Server software, allowing users to buy and deploy software for the Microsoft OS. AWS Marketplace is Amazon's online marketplace of ready-to-run software for businesses, which deploys that software directly into Amazon's cloud. Amazon said the new support includes database, business intelligence, and hosting products all based on Microsoft Windows Server,a ll of which run on Amazon EC2. Some of the titles initially available include Parallels Plesk Panel, MicroStrategy's business intelligence software, and Quest's Toad database productivity software.