Amazon has announced that the AWS Marketplace now also contains applications which can run on top of Microsoft Windows. Amazon is launching with an initial set of applications and will continue to release more in the near future. The applications will run on top of Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2012 Amazon Virtual Machine Images (AMIs) on top of Amazons Elastic Cloud Computing (EC2) platform.
The applications currently offered are:
- Parallels Plesk, A control panel for hosting and managing multiple web sites on a single server.
- Quest Toad, A database productivity tool for DBAs, developers, and analysts.
- MicroStrategy, A comprehensive BI (Business Intelligence) platform.
- SAP Afaria, Mobile device management