Posted On: Oct 16, 2017

Starting today, Amazon Lightsail customers can launch Windows virtual servers easily and for a low, predictable price. Lightsail makes starting with Windows on AWS simple by allowing customers to launch pre-configured Windows instances with a few clicks and directly connect to them via RDP through the intuitive Lightsail web console. Customers can also track metrics, create snapshots, and manage DNS records and static IPs associated with their Windows instances. 

Lightsail offers five Windows plans, starting at $10 per month including the Windows Server license, 30GB of SSD storage, and 1TB of data transfer. Customers can choose from three pre-configured Windows Server images – Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2012 R2, and Windows Server 2016 with SQL Express. Windows Servers for Amazon Lightsail is available in all supported regions for Lightsail.

To learn more about Windows Server for Amazon Lightsail, visit our Windows product page.