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Category: Amazon S3

Box Zones – Giving Enterprises Control Over Data Location Using AWS

Our friends over at Box provide secure content management, collaboration, and file sharing for over half of the companies on the Fortune 500 list. Box has succeeded by paying attention to the needs of enterprise customers. For example, last year I wrote about Box Enterprise Key Management (EKM), a flexible, no-compromises encryption system that gives […]

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AWS Storage Update – New Lower Cost S3 Storage Option & Glacier Price Reduction

Like all AWS services, the Amazon S3 team is always listening to customers in order to better understand their needs. After studying a lot of feedback and doing some analysis on access patterns over time, the team saw an opportunity to provide a new storage option that would be well-suited to data that is accessed […]

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Amazon S3 Update – CloudTrail Integration

You can now use AWS CloudTrail to track bucket-level operations on your buckets.  The tracked operations include creation and deletion of buckets, modifications to access controls, changes to lifecycle policies, and changes to cross-region replication settings. AWS CloudTrail records API activity in your AWS account and delivers the resulting log files to a designated S3 […]

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Amazon S3 Update – Notification Enhancements & Bucket Metrics

We launched in the spring of 2006 with a simple blog post.  Over the years we have kept the model simple and powerful while reducing prices, and adding features such as the reduced redundancy storage model, VPC endpoints, cross-region replication, and event notifications. We launched the event notification model last year, with support for notification […]

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AWS GovCloud (US) Update – AWS Key Management Service Now Available

The provides you with seamless, centralized control over your encryption keys. As I noted when we launched the service (see my post, New AWS Key Management Service, for more information), this service gives you a new option for data protection and relieves you of many of the more onerous scalability and availability issues that inevitably […]

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