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Tag: Amazon FSx for Windows File Server

Optimizing cost for your high availability SQL Server deployments on AWS

Many customers run SQL Server workloads on AWS because AWS offers higher performance and reliability, greater security and identity services, more migration support, and flexible licensing options. Customers often select the license included deployment scenario for running SQL Server on AWS to avoid long-term licensing contracts with Microsoft and preserve licensing flexibility for potential future […]

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Cloud storage in minutes with AWS Storage Gateway (updated)

Moving workloads to the cloud is one of the primary ways for CIOs to address their top strategic priorities: increasing agility, accelerating innovation, strengthening security, and reducing cost. Many companies have existing infrastructure in data centers, remote offices, and edge locations, but want to take advantage of cloud services. AWS helps these customers accelerate their […]

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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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File storage migration to AWS in one month using AWS DataSync and Amazon FSx

When migrating from on premises to the cloud, a wide spectrum of customers face starkly different starting points. Some customers may have one or two workloads stored on premises, while others may have several storage arrays across several data centers, and others have even more intricate or vast setups. If you are migrating to the […]

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Infor’s journey to fully managed SMB storage

Storage is a strategic component of the enterprise business cloud software products we build at Infor. Scaling up storage and integrating a storage solution with existing applications can be challenging. At Infor, we searched for shared SMB file storage in the cloud to reduce operational management, increase scalability, and lower costs. These factors, critical to […]

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Migrating your Microsoft Windows clusters to AWS using CloudEndure Migration

Many organizations leverage Windows Server Failover Cluster (WSFC) with shared storage to build a group of servers that work together. This enables them to increase the availability of their applications and services, ensuring that they serve their own customers effectively and that they consistently remain fully operational. Customers often migrate their clusters to AWS to […]

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Customer innovation during the COVID-19 pandemic

To call 2020 a challenging year would be a considerable understatement. The prolonged period of the pandemic has made a significant impact on our daily lives, creating a “new normal.” What used to be normal, connecting face-to-face to conduct business and socialize with friends and family, has turned even more digital. This was inevitable and […]

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AWS re:Invent recap: Choosing storage for on-premises file-based workloads

Back in 2016, we first launched File Gateway, a gateway type of the hybrid cloud storage service AWS Storage Gateway. At the time, I had at least one conversation daily (or so it seemed) about File Gateway or Amazon EFS being the right solution for NFS workloads. In 2016, File Gateway only supported NFS, and […]

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AWS re:Invent recap: Modernize your on-premises backup strategy with AWS

While re:Invent 2020-2021 is a departure in format from previous years, the purpose is still the same: to educate and inspire you to build, simplify, and modernize with AWS. This year I was happy to present in a re:Invent session on modernizing your on-premises backup strategy with AWS. In my session, I discussed how organizations […]

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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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