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Kieron Allen guest-hosts today’s episode, and he analyzes an expanding partnership between AWS and Salesforce.
00:18 — AWS and Salesforce are expanding their partnership, building deeper product integrations spanning data and artificial inteligence (AI). Some Salesforce products will now be available on the AWS Marketplace for the first time: Data Cloud, Service Cloud, Sales Cloud, Tableau, and more.
00:42 — AWS is bringing data and AI services to the Salesforce Einstein One platform. This means customers will be able to leverage models hosted on Amazon Bedrock to power secure generative AI development.
01:05 — The partnership makes it easier for the companies’ joint customers to manage data across Salesforce and AWS and to integrate GenAI technologies safely and responsibly. It’s another example of Cloud Wars Top 10 companies partnering and defying the old rules governing competition, as Cloud Wars Founder Bob Evans has described in the context of the Microsoft-Oracle partnership.