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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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Deluxe enables same day global theatrical delivery using AWS Snowcone

Deluxe Entertainment Services Inc. (Deluxe) is a world-leading video creation and distribution company offering global, end-to-end services and technology for the media and entertainment market. The largest content creators, broadcasters, OTTs, and distributors around the globe rely on Deluxe’s scale, technology, and capabilities to enable the worldwide market for premium content. Deluxe’s latest innovation for […]

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How to replicate Amazon FSx for Windows File Server data across AWS Regions

Customers who have special compliance or disaster recovery requirements have asked for the ability to replicate data in Amazon FSx for Windows File Server (Amazon FSx) to another AWS Region. Although AWS Regions and Amazon FSx have multiple tiers of resiliency built-in, replication can protect customer data in the unlikely scenario of a catastrophic loss of […]

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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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Migrating network file shares to Amazon WorkDocs using AWS DataSync

Today, many AWS customers use Amazon WorkDocs to retire expensive network file shares and move content to the cloud. With WorkDocs’s pay-as-you-go pricing, customers only pay for the active user accounts on their WorkDocs site. WorkDocs not only provides secure cloud storage, but also allows users to easily share content with other internal and external […]

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Migrate to Amazon FSx for Windows File Server using AWS DataSync

Many customers have on-premises file storage infrastructure for their Windows workloads that they want to get out of having to constantly maintain. There is a certain hassle involved with backing up, patching, monitoring, and maintaining the hardware and software that they reasonably want to avoid – it is a cost and time drain. Customers have […]

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Protect your file and backup archives using AWS DataSync and Amazon S3 Glacier

As the amount of data being generated on-premises continues to grow, so does the demand for more storage to house file and backup archives. If you follow common backup methodologies and have multiple backups in different locations, then you likely have a lot of cold data sitting on-premises in disk storage or in physical tape […]

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Online Tech Talk April 3: Migrating file data to AWS

Don’t miss our AWS Online Storage Tech Talk on April 3, where two AWS experts cover migrating your file data to AWS with a demo and technical guidance. This Tech Talk is at 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM PT (12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET). If you’re running out of storage capacity, or retiring one or […]

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Online Tech Talk March 24: Move to managed Windows file storage

Don’t miss our AWS Online Storage Tech Talk on March 24, where we cover migrating to managed Windows file storage. This Tech Talk is at 11:00 AM – 12:00 AM PT (2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET). Companies running legacy workloads on Network Attached Storage (NAS) hardware are often burdened with complex management, difficulty in scaling, […]

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Scheduling a secure data transfer using AWS DataSync

Customers looking to transfer data have traditionally developed their own in-house solutions or used open-source tools. In addition to that, they have also had to account for the security and integrity of their data transfer jobs. AWS DataSync addresses overhead costs and pain-points by providing a complete suite of data transfer solutions out of the […]

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