Many of you will know about Amazon Web services but may think, what can it really do for my business? Well a lot is the answer. Whether your business is large or small Amazon Web services (AWS) can provide a cloud based solution for you. With an innovative, trusted and respected cost effective pay as you go service, you only pay for the service and capacity that you actually use with no up-front cost or contracts. Services that they provide to name but a few are databases, networking, storage and security. All of these services and much more are all available in minutes and it will give any organisation the building blocks for reactive working to any quick changing business requirements.
- AWS began in 2006 with its technology infrastructure platform.
- Currently it is reported to have over a million active customers using AWS in every imaginable way.
- They have a wealth of knowledge and experience from delivery a great solution on such a large scale.
- Innovation has been a key target for AWS and has rapidly expanded its services by delivering 955 new and significant features and services between 2012 and 2014. A further 722 in 2015, so who knows what the future holds for 2016/2017.
AWS can run your solutions in the cloud with the same level of security as organisations like Pfizer, Intuit, and the US Navy. AWS suggest that “Security in the cloud is recognised as better than on-premises. Broad security certification and accreditation, data encryption at rest and in-transit, hardware security modules and strong physical security all contribute to a more secure way to manage your business’ IT infrastructure.”
Even if you aren’t sure what you need, an approved consulting partner such as Dreamtek can help you with building the best solution for you. With a vast experience of migrating IT services and application to the cloud you will be able to deploy any application in multiple regions around the world with just a few minutes with Dreamtek and AWS.
Require more information? Take a look at our post on AWS: What you need to know.