AWS Storage Blog

Category: Thought Leadership

Introducing the Storage Migration Acceleration Program

At AWS, we understand migrating your data is not trivial, especially migrating out of tenured, familiar data storage solutions. It can involve serious and tedious work in designing, planning, and executing your data migration project plan, plus having a contingency plan in place in case of any hiccups. There are both technical and business risks […]

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Well-Architected approach to CloudEndure Disaster Recovery

Disaster recovery is a critical element of a company’s business continuity plan, enabling the quick resumption of IT operations and minimizing data loss if a disaster were to strike. Organizations often carry a high operational and cost burden to ensure continued operation of their applications, and databases in case of disaster. This includes operating a […]

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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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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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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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Move to managed file storage in minutes with AWS DataSync

You’re probably familiar with the high-level benefits of the cloud: focus on your core business as opposed to maintaining IT infrastructure, increased agility and innovation, and growth to both your top and bottom line. AWS’ fully managed file services portfolio helps you realize those benefits, even in terms of storage. Let’s start with that point […]

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Deploying SaaS applications faster at lower cost with Amazon EFS

We’ve heard from independent software vendor (ISV) customers that there are multiple decisions they must consider in deploying their SaaS applications. These considerations range from Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) to impact on operations and agility. In addition, they have mentioned they must also address security, auditability, high availability, and data protection, which can all […]

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