AWS Storage Blog

Category: Migration and Transfer

Use IP whitelisting to secure your AWS Transfer for SFTP servers

AWS customers across a wide variety of industries must often exchange data with other organizations using the standard SSH File Transfer Protocol (SFTP). Examples of such data include financial records, media files, or sensitive information such as health records or personal finance data. SFTP provides a mature and secure transport mechanism for transporting these files, […]

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Protect your file and backup archives using AWS DataSync and Amazon S3 Glacier

As the amount of data being generated on-premises continues to grow, so does the demand for more storage to house file and backup archives. If you follow common backup methodologies and have multiple backups in different locations, then you likely have a lot of cold data sitting on-premises in disk storage or in physical tape […]

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AWS Storage Gateway adds File Gateway audit logs

As customers expand their use of cloud services, they must often align their security and compliance processes with existing enterprise requirements. In a hybrid cloud storage environment that includes both on-premises storage and cloud storage, it can be challenging for customers to monitor user activity related to their data. This is particularly the case as […]

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Online Tech Talk April 3: Migrating file data to AWS

Don’t miss our AWS Online Storage Tech Talk on April 3, where two AWS experts cover migrating your file data to AWS with a demo and technical guidance. This Tech Talk is at 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM PT (12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET). If you’re running out of storage capacity, or retiring one or […]

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Monitoring your AWS SFTP Environment

Organizations across the board use the Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP), also known as the Secure Shell (SSH) File Transfer Protocol, to share files for their business needs. SFTP is a well-established protocol that allows for easy and secure movement of data between existing systems that may otherwise have trouble finding a common interface mechanism. […]

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Online Tech Talk March 24: Move to managed Windows file storage

Don’t miss our AWS Online Storage Tech Talk on March 24, where we cover migrating to managed Windows file storage. This Tech Talk is at 11:00 AM – 12:00 AM PT (2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET). Companies running legacy workloads on Network Attached Storage (NAS) hardware are often burdened with complex management, difficulty in scaling, […]

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AWS Snowball device update – evolving at the edge

Since 2015, customers have used the AWS Snowball service to migrate large quantities of data to the AWS Cloud. Over time, the service has evolved and introduced new capabilities, including AWS Snowball Edge devices that feature on-board computing and increased storage capacity. The AWS Snow family continues to innovate to meet our customer’s needs. This includes […]

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Scheduling a secure data transfer using AWS DataSync

Customers looking to transfer data have traditionally developed their own in-house solutions or used open-source tools. In addition to that, they have also had to account for the security and integrity of their data transfer jobs. AWS DataSync addresses overhead costs and pain-points by providing a complete suite of data transfer solutions out of the […]

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Enable large-scale database migrations with AWS DMS and AWS Snowball

At some point in any database migration, the bandwidth of your network becomes a limiting factor. Without available high-speed internet links, it can take months to transfer large amounts of data. For example, 100 terabytes of data takes more than 100 days to transfer over a dedicated 100-Mbps connection. Many times, if you are in […]

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Minimize network latency with your AWS Transfer for SFTP servers

Do you have clients spread across the globe accessing your SFTP server? Are your globally distributed end users experiencing performance issues due to geographical distance from your server endpoints? Wouldn’t it be great if you could provide similar performance to all your clients irrespective of their location? In this post, I provide you with best […]

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