Amazon Web Service (AWS for short) is a secure cloud computing platform that provides various cloud services from compute power, data storage, content delivery, and much more. Many companies like Netflix, Twitch, LinkedIn, Facebook, BBC, ESPN and more utilize the cloud services AWS has to offer.
Why are many businesses migrating to AWS?
AWS provides services that helps businesses move faster, lower IT costs, and scale. With the "pay-as-you-go" approach for pricing for over 160 cloud services, customers are able to pay for only the individual services they use without long-term contracts or intricate licensing. There are no termination fees and additional fees apart from what has been used. The pay-as-you-go allows customers to easily adapt business needs without overcommitting budgets which reduces overprovisioning or missing capacity.
AWS has a vest global footprint. With AWS' span of 81 Availability Zones within 25 geographic regions globally, businesses are able to run without downtime. AWS delivers one of the highest network availability of many cloud provider. Businesses can deploy their various applications to reach customers globally much faster and securely. With a fully redundant 100 GbE fiber network back bone, AWS Regions can offer low latency, low packet loss, and high overall network quality.
AWS provides Scalability. In the traditional on-premises IT environment, the IT ream would over provision to ensure they had enough capacity to handle their business operations at peak level of activity. However, now with AWS, they can provision the exact amount of severs, compute power, storage, etc they actually need but can also instantly scale up or down along the needs of their business.
AWS offers many products for almost all industries. Restaurant owners can house their menus online using AWS S3 buckets. Online crypto companies are able fight fraud by using AWS SageMaker, a tool to easily build, train and deploy machine learning models that recognizes mismatches and anomalies in sources of user identification, allowing them to quickly act against potential sources of fraud. Retail owners are able to use AWS AppSync to simply application development by enabling the creation of a flexible API in order to securely access and combine data from multiple sources. In other words, retail store apps can be built and deployed much faster than before and integrate real-time data capabilities into mobile applications.
Whether you are a small business or a large corporation, there is room for you at AWS' constantly growing cloud platform.