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Accessing SMB file shares remotely with Amazon FSx for Windows File Server

With remote work becoming the norm, customers often need a central repository for files that can be accessed from anywhere to enable collaboration and provide highly durable storage. For ease of use and increased productivity, customers are looking for shared file access that can be mounted as a network drive using built-in Windows, macOS, Linux, […]

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Comparing your on-premises storage patterns with AWS Storage services

Many companies want to move to the cloud, and for most of those companies, moving to the cloud starts with an assessment of existing storage infrastructure. It is useful to know how to map existing storage with AWS Storage options to assess the existing storage infrastructure effectively. Companies that take the time to identify where […]

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Protecting backup archives with WORM and Tape Retention Lock

Many AWS customers use AWS Storage Gateway’s Tape Gateway to back up and archive long-term mission-critical on-premises data in Amazon S3 Glacier and Amazon S3 Glacier Deep Archive. Customers in regulated industries are mandated by governance policies or regulatory compliance rules to retain their data for many years, or even indefinitely. For example, large banks, broker-dealers, and […]

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Online Tech Talk August 26: Best practices for data protection on Amazon S3

Don’t miss our AWS Online Storage Tech Talk on August 26, where an AWS expert covers best practices for data protection on Amazon S3. This Tech Talk is at 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM PT (4:00 PM – 5:00 PM ET). Amazon S3 provides highly durable storage for mission-critical and primary data storage, and is […]

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Online Tech Talk August 25: Secure File Transfers to Amazon S3 over SFTP and other protocols

Don’t miss our AWS Online Storage Tech Talk on August 25, where an AWS technical leads cover how to simply and seamlessly set up secure file transfers to Amazon S3 over SFTP and other protocols. This Tech Talk is at 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM PT (4:00 PM – 5:00 PM ET). The AWS Transfer […]

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Automating Amazon EBS snapshots management using Data Lifecycle Manager

Many AWS customers frequently look for ways to lower the operational costs and complexity of managing their backup operations. With Amazon EBS, you can create snapshots that are a convenient way to back up your block level data, regardless of where it resides. EBS snapshots are a block-level, point-in-time, incremental copies of your Amazon EBS […]

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Expanded availability and streamlined ordering of the AWS Storage Gateway Hardware Appliance

Migrating data to the cloud is one of the primary objectives for many organizations looking to manage rapidly increasing data growth in their IT environments. Many companies want to shrink or eliminate their on-premises infrastructure and use the cloud for their growing storage needs to achieve more scalability, flexibility, and agility, all while lowering costs […]

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Amazon S3

Transferring Amazon S3 data from AWS Regions to AWS Regions in China

AWS customers with data located in multiple AWS Regions often ask about moving files from AWS Regions outside of China to the AWS China (Beijing) Region and the AWS China (Ningxia) Region to localize data within China for compliance, data center operations, and data storage requirements. To best serve customers in China and comply with […]

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Escaping the pain of physical tape management with AWS Storage Gateway

As customers continue their cloud journeys, they want to shrink or eliminate their on-premises infrastructure and use the cloud for their growing business needs. This enables customers to achieve more scalability, flexibility, and agility, all while lowering costs and simplifying management. Moving to the cloud is a strategic business decision that gives you more control […]

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Amazon S3

Cross-account bulk transfer of files using Amazon S3 Batch Operations

As customers scale their business on AWS, they can have millions to billions of objects in their Amazon S3 buckets. Customers often run operations on a large number of these objects in their buckets, including copying objects across accounts, encrypting objects, or tagging. Running operations on a large number of objects in S3 involves listing […]

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