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September 9, 2019

Amazon S3 – Why it’s the right solution for your growing business

Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) is storage for the Internet that’s designed to make web-scale computing easier for everyone.

Amazon S3 has a simple web services interface that can be used to store and retrieve any amount of data, at any time, from anywhere on the web. It gives you access to the same highly scalable, reliable, fast, inexpensive data storage infrastructure that Amazon uses to run its own global network of websites. The service aims to maximize benefits of scale and to pass those benefits on to you.

This means customer with businesses and industries of all sizes can use it to store and protect any amount of data for any requirement, including websites, mobile applications, backup and restore, archive, enterprise applications, IoT devices, and big data analytics.

Amazon S3 is designed for 99.999999999% durability, and stores data for millions of applications for companies all around the world.

Amazon S3 offers a range of storage classes designed for different use cases. These include S3 Standard for general-purpose storage of frequently accessed data; S3 Intelligent-Tiering for data with unknown or changing access patterns; S3 Standard-Infrequent Access (S3 Standard-IA) and S3 One Zone-Infrequent Access (S3 One Zone-IA) for long-lived, but less frequently accessed data; and Amazon S3 Glacier (S3 Glacier) and Amazon S3 Glacier Deep Archive (S3 Glacier Deep Archive) for long-term archive and digital preservation.

Amazon S3 also offers capabilities to manage your data throughout its lifecycle. Once an S3 Lifecycle policy is set, your data will automatically transfer to a different storage class without any changes to your application.  

Pay only for what you use. There is no minimum fee. Estimate your monthly bill using the AWS Simple Monthly Calculator »

AWS charge less where their costs are less, and prices are based on the location of your S3 bucket Amazon S3 is the right solution for small business to large industries. It offers world-class, highly reliable data infrastructure on a pay-what-you-use base. To get your perfect Amazon S3 solution today, email AWS@firstdistribution.com

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