Posted On: Aug 1, 2023

AWS Backup for Amazon S3 now improves the speed of backups by up to 10x for buckets with more than 300 million objects. This performance improvement enables you to speed up your initial S3 backup workflow and back up buckets with more than 3 billion objects. AWS Backup is a policy-based, fully managed and cost-effective solution that enables you to centralize and automate data protection of Amazon S3 along with other AWS services (spanning compute, storage, and databases) and third-party applications. The performance improvement is automatically enabled at no additional cost in all Regions where AWS Backup support for Amazon S3 is available.

AWS Backup support for Amazon S3 is available in the following Regions: US East (N. Virginia, Ohio), US West (N. California, Oregon), Canada (Central), Europe (Frankfurt, Ireland, London, Milan, Paris, Spain, Stockholm, Zurich), Asia Pacific (Hong Kong, Hyderabad, Jakarta, Melbourne, Mumbai, Osaka, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo), Middle East (Bahrain, UAE), Africa (Cape Town) and AWS GovCloud (US-East, US-West). For more information on regional availability and pricing, see AWS Backup pricing page.

To learn more about AWS Backup for Amazon S3, visit the product page and technical documentation. To get started, visit the AWS Backup console.