AWS News Blog

Category: Price Reduction*

Amazon EC2 Price Reduction

We’re always looking for ways to make AWS an even better value for our customers. If you’ve been reading this blog for an extended period of time you know that we reduce prices on our services from time to time. Effective September 1, 2010, we’ve reduced the On-Demand and Reserved Instance prices on the m2.2xlarge […]

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Amazon CloudFront: HTTPS Access, Another Edge Location, Price Reduction

We continue to enhance Amazon CloudFront at a rapid pace. Here’s the latest and greatest: We’ve added a new edge location in New York City. This location will provide even better performance to users requesting your content from New York and the northeastern United States. We’ve reduced pricing for CloudFront HTTP requests by 25%. The […]

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Lower Prices for EC2 Windows Instances using Authentication Services

We’ve removed the distinction between Amazon EC2 running Windows and Amazon EC2 running Windows with Authentication Services, allowing all of our Windows instances to make use of Authentication Services such as LDAP, RADIUS, and Kerberos. With this change, any Windows instance can host a Domain Controller or join an existing domain. File sharing services such […]

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New Release of DevPay – Lower Fees and Reduced Risk

Amazon DevPay is pretty cool. It allows developers to use Amazon’s billing and account management to layer their own business models on top of Amazon EC2 and Amazon S3. Developers using DevPay include SmugMug (for SmugVault), Wowza Media Systems, Red Hat, and SearchBlox. Earlier today we rolled out a brand new release of DevPay. The […]

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