AWS DataSync

Simplify and accelerate secure data migrations

Securely migrate your data to AWS with end-to-end security, including data encryption and data integrity validation.

Reduce expensive on-premises data movement costs with a fully managed service that seamlessly scales as data loads increase.

Easily manage data movement workloads with bandwidth throttling, migration scheduling, and task filtering.

Rapidly migrate file and object data to the cloud for data replication or archival.

How it works

  • Transfer data between on premises and AWS
  • Transfer data between AWS storage services
  • Transfer data between AWS and other locations
  • Transfer data between on premises and AWS
  • How transferring data between on premises and AWS works
    AWS DataSync is a secure, online service that automates and accelerates moving data between on premises and AWS Storage services. DataSync can copy data between Network File System (NFS) shares, Server Message Block (SMB) shares, Hadoop Distributed File Systems (HDFS), self-managed object storage, AWS Snowcone, Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) buckets, Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS) file systems, Amazon FSx for Windows File Server file systems, Amazon FSx for Lustre file systems, Amazon FSz for OpenZFS file systems, and Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP file systems.
  • Transfer data between AWS storage services
  • How transferring data between AWS storage services works
    AWS DataSync is also used to transfer data between AWS Storage services so you can replicate, archive, or share application data easily.
  • Transfer data between AWS and other locations
  • AWS DataSync supports moving data between other public clouds and AWS Storage Services
    AWS DataSync supports moving data between other public clouds and AWS Storage services.

Use cases

Migrate your data

Quickly move file and object data to AWS. Your data is secure with in-flight encryption and end-to-end data validation.

Protect your data

Securely replicate your data into cost-efficient AWS storage services, including any Amazon S3 storage class.

Archive your cold data

Reduce on-premises storage costs by moving data directly to Amazon S3 Glacier archive storage classes.

Manage your hybrid data workflows

Seamlessly move data between on-premises systems and AWS to accelerate your critical hybrid workflows.

How to get started

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