Bio-IT World January 15, 2020
Allison Proffitt

In November, Amazon Web Services announced AWS Data Exchange, a service that makes it easy for millions of AWS customers to securely find, subscribe to, and use third-party data in the cloud. 

“We all want to make data-driven decisions much easier,” said Stephen Orban, General Manager, AWS Data Exchange when discussing the platform at Amazon’s re:Invent event in December. “And customers have told us that they want the experience of finding and using data in the cloud—where more and more of it is actually being generated and stored—as easy as it is to shop for goods online today.”  

Part of the challenge in a data marketplace is the hurdles data providers must jump to make data available to would-be customers. AWS believes Data Exchange will...