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Managing backups at scale in your AWS Organizations using AWS Backup

Customers want the ability to have a standardized way to manage their backups at scale with AWS Backup and their AWS Organizations. AWS Backup offers a centralized, managed service to back up data across AWS services in the cloud and on premises using AWS Storage Gateway. AWS Backup serves as a single dashboard for backup, restore, […]

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Centralize data access using AWS Transfer Family and AWS Storage Gateway

More stringent and ever-changing compliance regulations have challenged financial institutions in a variety of ways, and regulatory compliance is frequently translated into specific operational requirements. One such operational requirement is that financial institutions must provide information accurately and in a timely fashion to external organizations. Apart from reporting, financial institutions must adhere to data retention […]

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Online Tech Talk June 26: Data archiving with AWS Storage

Don’t miss our AWS Online Storage Tech Talk on June 26, where an AWS expert covers modernizing and simplifying data archiving with AWS Storage services. This Tech Talk is at 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM PT (2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET). AWS offers a complete set of cloud storage services for data archiving. Customers can […]

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Deluxe enables same day global theatrical delivery using AWS Snowcone

Deluxe Entertainment Services Inc. (Deluxe) is a world-leading video creation and distribution company offering global, end-to-end services and technology for the media and entertainment market. The largest content creators, broadcasters, OTTs, and distributors around the globe rely on Deluxe’s scale, technology, and capabilities to enable the worldwide market for premium content. Deluxe’s latest innovation for […]

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Online Tech Talk June 24: Cost optimization guidelines for Amazon S3

Don’t miss our AWS Online Storage Tech Talk on June 24, where an AWS expert covers cost optimization guidelines for Amazon S3. This Tech Talk is at 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM PT (2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET). Effective cost optimization across Amazon S3 storage classes can require different approaches depending on application latency […]

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Back up your on-premises applications to the cloud using AWS Storage Gateway

Data continues to grow exponentially worldwide, and protecting and preserving data is critical for all organizations. Some of our customers are engaged in multi-year journeys to the cloud, and they continue to manage and maintain on-premises storage infrastructure in a hybrid cloud model. For data protection and to meet long-term retention requirements, many organizations spend […]

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Online Tech Talk June 19: AWS Snow Family innovations and best practices

Don’t miss our AWS Online Storage Tech Talk on June 19, where an AWS expert covers edge, storage, and compute solutions offered by the AWS Snow Family. This Tech Talk is at 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM PT (12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET). Applications are moving to the cloud faster today than ever before. […]

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Optimizing WordPress performance with Amazon EFS

Many organizations use content management systems (CMS) like WordPress using a single node installation, but could benefit from a multi-node installation, as it is a best practice that provides benefits in terms of performance and availability. The reliability pillar of the AWS Well-Architected Framework recommends the following design principle: “Scale horizontally to increase aggregate system […]

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Achieving high throughput with a low-cost Windows file system

“Wow!” is a common response I hear from customers after testing or migrating their Windows file storage workloads to Amazon FSx for Windows File Server (Amazon FSx). When they say this, they are referring to low-cost Hard Disk Drive (HDD) file systems. Earlier this year we announced the availability of a low-cost storage option – […]

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Changing your Amazon S3 encryption from S3-Managed to AWS KMS

Customers who use Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) often take advantage of S3-Managed Encryption Keys (SSE-S3) for server-side object encryption (SSE). For many customers, the decision to use SSE-S3 meets their security requirements, as it protects their data at rest. However, for some other customers, SSE-S3 may have met their requirements initially, but their […]

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