Amazon FSx for Windows File Server

Benefits of Amazon FSx for Windows File Server

Provide highly available, high performance storage to your Windows applications with full SMB support.

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Lower storage costs by up to 60 percent with data deduplication and compression.

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Strengthen data protection with encryption, file access auditing, and automated backups.

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Increase application performance with sub-millisecond latencies and high throughput.

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How it works

Amazon FSx for Windows File Server provides fully managed shared storage built on Windows Server, and delivers a wide range of data access, data management, and administrative capabilities.

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Use cases

Move Windows-based file servers to AWS while maintaining application compatibility.

Consolidate on-premises storage in the cloud with low-latency access to fully managed file shares through Amazon FSx File Gateway

Run highly available Microsoft SQL Server database workloads without the need for SQL enterprise licensing. 

Store user profile data on shared, persistent storage accessible from Amazon WorkSpaces and Amazon AppStream 2.0.

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