Posted On: Aug 18, 2016
You can save up to 70% compared to the cost of using Amazon EC2 Dedicated Hosts On-Demand by purchasing Dedicated Host Reservations, and now you can purchase Dedicated Host Reservations within the AWS Management console or using the AWS CLI.
Dedicated Hosts are physical servers with EC2 instance capacity fully dedicated for your use. Customers are looking for a fast, easy, and affordable path to shifting existing on-premises software investments to AWS to benefit from the scalability, agility and flexibility of the cloud. Dedicated Hosts offer a way to use your own licenses for existing server-bound software, including Windows Server, SQL Server, and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server and can also help you meet license compliance requirements.
Dedicated Host Reservation pricing can be found on the Dedicated Hosts pricing page, and the option to purchase Reservations is available for all instance families and in all regions where Dedicated Hosts are offered.
For more information on how to bring your own license (BYOL) and use Dedicated Hosts, visit the Dedicated Hosts page.