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Enterprises, mid-market, and SMBs all have one thing in common: their business applications are critical.  Companies of all sizes are running SAP, Oracle, Exchange, and many other business applications in the cloud to simplify infrastructure management, deploy more quickly, and lower cost. AWS offers a reliable and flexible cloud infrastructure platform that enables customers to run any type of web applications for business, from small departmental solutions to mission-critical applications in a secure and robust environment.

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Websites on Amazon Web Services

Amazon Web Services provides you the ability to put your websites and webapps in the cloud instantly with no upfront costs, or long-term contracts. You can scale your sites to any size, dynamically, and you only pay for what you use. Even better, these resources are available in 10 regions around the world so your sites, and your data, can be where you want them to be.

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Amazon Web Services provides a range of cloud storage for business solutions meant to meet your company's needs.  From block and file storage, to key/value pairs and archiving; AWS provides low-cost, highly-scalable, redundant business cloud storage solutions.  With the ability to make files available to the internet, or keep data encrypted and private to your organization, you will be able to impliment the right storage and backup solutions for you. AWS also allows employees to store documents, share files, collaborate online and provide feedback on different projects with Amazon WorkDocs.
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AWS 201 Webinar: Introduction to Amazon Glacier

Amazon Glacier provides the secured, highly-scalable, redundant, and low-cost storage option to help you archive your important business data and have confidence that it will always be there when you need it.  With data storage designed for 99.999999999% durability and costs that start at $0.01/GB per month; you can rely on AWS for your cold-storage needs.

The AWS cloud supports many popular network disaster recovery (DR) architectures.  From “pilot light” environments that are ready to scale up at a moment’s notice, to “hot standby” environments that enable rapid failover, AWS provides data centers in 10 regions around the world that enable rapid recovery of your IT infrastructure and data.
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Testimonial -- IT-Lifeline on DR and AWS

Business applications and server software helps your business keep running.  It's easy to install your software in the AWS cloud or use pre-configured machine images from the AWS Marketplace so you can get your workloads running quickly.  License portability even allows you to move the existing licenses you have to the cloud for some software packages.  Popular software such as Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Exchange, SAP HANA, SAP HANA One, Oracle 11g, PeopleSoft, IBM DB2, the IBM WebSphere family of products, and many more are available with more options and business applications coming all the time. 

With more and more software, sensors and devices generating data; the opportunities to optimize your products and services has never been greater. Amazon Web Services provides services to easily set up your cloud storage, compute, and database tools and process all the data you have.  From real-time data processing with Amazon Kinesis to forensic data analysis with Amazon Elastic MapReduce, from data warehousing with Amazon Redshift, to data workflow with Amazon Data Pipeline; Amazon provides you easy configuration, powerful computing, and pay-as-you-go pricing to help you get started fast, nd keep your costs low. 
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Customers Using AWS: University of Washington, Department of Physics

High performance computing can enable you to greatly speed up your computationally intensive workloads.  Computer simulations can be sped up and new R&D endeavors can be undertaken; all with the power of cloud computing.  Find out how AWS customers like Bristol-Myers Squibb reduced the time to do a data simulation from 60 hours to 1.2 hours and how you can use the AWS cloud to help you with your HPC workloads.

AWS provides cloud security, a secured, durable technology platform with industry-recognized certifications and audits such as SOC 1 Type 2, ISO 27001, PCI DSS, FISMA Moderate, and ITAR compliant controls. AWS uses the same, proven approaches to security that enterprises have been using for decades including physical security, network separation, and server & storage isolation. AWS customers have control over their data: they own the data, not us; they can encrypt their data at-rest and in-motion, just as they would in their own infrastructure.

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Lower TCO for your applications

AWS has reduced its prices 44 times, since it launched in 2006, driven by fast innovation and global scale. With AWS, you can save money by avoiding up-front capital expenses and paying only for resources you use. You can also save time, and gain agility, by reducing the time required to provision infrastructure from weeks, or months, to minutes. In fact, analyst research suggests that the TCO savings in the cloud may be as high as 70% compared to a traditional enterprise datacenter.

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