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Amazon Web Services to provide cloud infrastructure to Twenty-First Century Fox

The media company has moved more than 30 million assets to Amazon's cloud services
Amazon Web Services to provide cloud infrastructure to Twenty-First Century Fox
AWS will be the chosen platform for more than 90,000 on-demand titles

Amazon.com Inc’s (NASDAQ:AMZN) Amazon Web Services has caught quite a big fish.

The cloud provider has been chosen to provide a majority of the cloud infrastructure for Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOX), according to an Amazon press release.

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The media company will utilize the service’s machine learning and data analytics.

Fox has slashed its data center needs by half. More than 30 million assets, totaling 10 petabytes of content, have been moved to Amazon Glacier and Amazon Simple Storage Service, also known as Amazon S3.

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“Having completed this phase, our strategic relationship is now enabling completely new and creative ways of producing our award-winning content and reaching audiences with new and innovative products,” said John Herbert, Fox’s chief information officer, in a press release.

AWS will be the chosen platform for more than 90,000 on-demand titles from brands including Fox, FX, National Geographic and 20th Century Fox Television.

Shares of Amazon were down less than 1% to US$1,810.70 in Tuesday pre-market trading. Twenty-First Century Fox shares also fell slightly to US$46.15.

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