File under good-but-slightly-surprising-news: Amazon has included its Sydney data centre, which opened last November, in the latest edition of its Service Organization Control security compliance report. The surprising element? It wasn't in there before.
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As well as covering off the local site, the report now also incorporates Amazon Elastic MapReduce, RedShift and Identity & Access Management. Of course, no-one has been using those services for anything other than pilots so far, have they? Bueller?