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Category: Amazon FSx

Cross-Region and cross-account backups for Amazon FSx using AWS Backup

Today, AWS Backup is announcing cross-Region and cross-account backup (CRAB) support for Amazon FSx. AWS Backup offers a cost-effective, fully managed, policy-based service that further simplifies data protection at scale. AWS Backup also helps you support your regulatory compliance obligations and meets your business continuity goals. Amazon FSx makes it easy and cost-effective to run […]

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Storage options and designs for VMware Cloud on AWS

VMware Cloud on AWS is a jointly engineered solution by VMware and AWS that brings VMware’s Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) technologies to the global AWS infrastructure. If you have workloads with varying storage requirements, it’s important to understand the storage options available and how they could work best for different scenarios. The service offers VMware […]

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Amazon FSx at re:Invent 2020-2021: Move to fully managed file storage on AWS

Managing shared storage for file-based workloads on-premises is often complex, difficult to scale, and costly. At re:Invent 2018, we launched Amazon FSx, which makes it easy and cost effective to launch and scale popular file systems that are fully managed by AWS. Amazon FSx for Windows File Server is the first and only fully managed […]

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AWS Backup provides centralized data protection across your AWS resources

Today, on AWS Storage Day 2020, we are excited to announce AWS Backup supports backups of Amazon FSx file systems and Windows workloads running on EC2, adding to the growing list of features to enhance your data protection. Amazon FSx customers may now enjoy the automation, ease-of-use, and managed compliance protection service that AWS Backup […]

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Using Amazon FSx for Windows File Server with an on-premises Active Directory

Customers looking to move their on-premises file storage to the cloud or join to self-managed directories seek to do so with minimal disruption to their applications and workloads. For some, this means extending their existing Active Directory environment for an easy lift-and-shift without modifying their existing applications and file-level security settings. Amazon FSx for Windows […]

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Good news for Amazon FSx and Amazon EBS customers: AWS Local Zones

There were many announcements and feature launches at AWS re:Invent 2019. One of the announcements with forthcoming possibilities for AWS Storage users was on AWS Local Zones. For now, this news is especially pertinent to Amazon FSx and Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS) customers running high performance applications near Los Angeles. As a new […]

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Explore AWS file storage solutions at re:Invent 2019

UPDATE: The AWS re:Invent links in this post are outdated. Please visit the AWS Events channel on YouTube for a complete on-demand playlist of AWS Storage sessions at AWS re:Invent 2019. In today’s business environment, data is the foundation for innovation and transformation. Using data the right way can literally propel a business to becoming […]

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Your AWS Storage guide to re:Invent 2019: How to maximize your time in Vegas!

UPDATE: The AWS re:Invent links in this post are outdated. Please visit the AWS Events channel on YouTube for a complete on-demand playlist of AWS Storage sessions at AWS re:Invent 2019. On behalf of the entire AWS Storage team, we are excited to tell you all about our plans for re:Invent. This year’s conference is […]

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