re:Invent 2018: AWS marketplace for Containers and Private Marketplace available today

At its annual re:Invent learning conference, Amazon Web Services announced two key features for its AWS Marketplace – the digital software catalogue where AWS customers can find third-party software solutions.

Dave McCann, VP of AWS Marketplace in his keynote today, revealed that the AWS Marketplace currently serves over 200,000 active customers with 950,000 subscriptions. The vast digital marketplace features 160 trusted container products from third-party software vendors including Aqua, CloudBees, TIBCO, Bitnami, NVIDIA, just to name a few.

AWS MarketplaceContainer product images are scanned and verified, and all products are free or based on bring your own license, and usage-based pricing models.

Customers can deploy container products on Amazon AWS Fargate or Amazon ECS for Kubernetes (Amazon EKS).

That aside, AWS also announced AWS Private Marketplace, which lets IT departments to create a customise a catalogue of software products in AWS Marketplace. The Private Marketplace can be customised with customer branding namely logo, colour and messaging.

IT will also be able to control permissions for users and help deploy products quickly.

Both new features are available today.

Follow AWS re:Invent updates here: and follow the official hashtag #reInvent

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