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Securing your AWS Transfer Family SFTP and FTPS VPC public endpoints

Customers who use the AWS Transfer Family service are typically exchanging files with their business partners over an internet facing endpoint. In doing so, they need to secure these public endpoints so that they are only accessible to known IP addresses and secured against dictionary attacks and port scanners. We previously walked you through how the AWS […]

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Accessing your file workloads from on premises with File Gateway

Our customers tell us that they face many challenges for their on-premises file workloads. Growing infrastructure costs, storage capacity limits, upcoming warranty renewals, insufficient data protection, and a never-ending cycle of hardware refreshes have them considering new approaches. When looking at replacement solutions in the cloud, there are often concerns of latency and ability to […]

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Electronic Arts optimizes storage costs and operations using Amazon S3 Intelligent-Tiering and S3 Glacier

Electronic Arts (EA) is a global leader in digital interactive entertainment. We make games that touch 450+ million players across console, PC, and mobile including top franchises such as FIFA, Madden, and Battlefield. All of our games are instrumented with telemetry that help our teams in building, enhancing, and operating these world-class player experiences at […]

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Managing access to backups using service control policies with AWS Backup

Effective and reliable ways of securing data are important to any organization, and every business must address the protection of valuable information. When thinking about security in the cloud, an important consideration is reducing the surface area of negative impacts using a strategic data protection plan. Your data protection plan should mitigate the risk of […]

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Announcing the open-source release of Web Client for AWS Transfer Family

AWS customers look for ways to simplify access to corporate SFTP environments by enabling end users with familiar and supported browser-based user interfaces. Traditional approaches when using commercial or open-source FTP software packages present various challenges. First, corporate IT resources have to install and maintain software packages across end-user devices and operating systems. Secondly, end […]

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Storage for I/O-intensive SQL Server using Amazon EBS io2 Block Express

If you’ve tried to optimize Amazon EBS performance for your SQL Server workload before, you may have come across this blog post from late 2019. Until December 2020, with SQL Server workloads that required more than 80,000 IOPS or 2,375 MB/s of throughput, your only high-performance option was an NVMe-powered Amazon EC2 instance store. These […]

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Amazon S3

Enforcing ownership of Amazon S3 objects in a multi-account environment

Today, Amazon S3 hosts over 100 trillion objects and regularly peaks at tens of millions of requests per second. As the set of use cases for S3 has expanded, our customers have asked us for new ways to regulate access to their mission-critical buckets and objects. For example, with a data lake hosted on Amazon […]

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Synchronizing your data to Amazon S3 using AWS DataSync

There are many factors to consider when migrating data from on premises to the cloud, including speed, efficiency, network bandwidth and cost. A common challenge many organizations face is choosing the right utility to copy large amounts of data from on premises to an Amazon S3 bucket. I often see cases in which customers start with a free […]

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Amazon S3 Replication

Save 20% on storage costs for replicated data in multi-region applications

Customers are increasingly building multi-region applications where they keep multiple copies of their data in geographically isolated locations for reduced latency, compliance, security, disaster recovery, and other use cases. For example, one common use case is for compliance. While Amazon S3 stores your data across multiple physically separated AWS Availability Zones (AZs) in the same […]

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Configuring your FTPS server behind a firewall or NAT with AWS Transfer Family

AWS customers sometimes host AWS Transfer Family endpoints in network address translation (NAT) architectures. One common reason to host the AWS Transfer endpoint behind a NAT is to protect the server with a firewall offered by an AWS Marketplace partner. With the SFTP protocols, there are generally no major issues with using NAT architectures and […]

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