Amazon Web Services is a subsidiary of Amazon that provides on-demand cloud computing platforms to individuals, companies and governments, on a metered pay-as-you-go basis.
Technology allows humanity to extend our physical and mental capabilities by orders of magnitude. Computing has been our mental extension for a long time already. Machines - our physical extension since industrial revolution. Now - by bringing advanced computing to machines - we get intelligent physical extensions in the form of collaborative robotics, connected manufacturing etc. which will bring new quality of life to individuals and industries.