AWS Pricing

How does AWS pricing work?

Find Out How Much You Could Be Saving in the AWS Cloud

AWS offers you a pay-as-you-go approach for pricing for over 120 cloud services.  With AWS you pay only for the individual services you need, for as long as you use them, and without requiring long-term contracts or complex licensing.  AWS pricing is similar to how you pay for utilities like water and electricity.  You only pay for the services you consume, and once you stop using them, there are no additional costs or termination fees. 

How do you pay for AWS?

Pay-as-you-go

With AWS you only pay for what use, helping your organization remain agile, responsive and always able to meet scale demands.

Pay-as-you-go pricing allows you to easily adapt to changing business needs without overcommitting budgets and improving your responsiveness to changes. With a pay as you go model, you can adapt your business depending on need and not on forecasts, reducing the risk or overprovisioning or missing capacity.

By paying for services on an as needed basis, you can redirect your focus to innovation and invention, reducing procurement complexity and enabling your business to be fully elastic.

On Premises/Colocation

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UNDERUTILIZATION

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Save when you reserve

For certain services like Amazon EC2 and Amazon RDS, you can invest in reserved capacity. With Reserved Instances, you can save up to 75% over equivalent on-demand capacity.  Reserved Instances are available in 3 options – All up-front (AURI), partial up-front (PURI) or no upfront payments (NURI).

When you buy Reserved Instances, the larger the upfront payment, the greater the discount. To maximize your savings, you can pay all up-front and receive the largest discount. Partial up-front RI's offer lower discounts but give you the option to spend less up front. Lastly, you can choose to spend nothing up front and receive a smaller discount, but allowing you to free up capital to spend in other projects.

By using reserved capacity, your organization can minimize risks, more predictably manage budgets, and comply with policies that require longer-term commitments.

Learn more about EC2 Reserved Instances »

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Learn more about the Reserved Instance Marketplace »

 

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1 Year No Upfront

$955/year (On Demand)
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$650/year (NURI)
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32% SAVINGS
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1 Year Partial Upfront

$955/ year (On Demand)
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$554/year (PURI)
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42% SAVINGS
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1 Year All Upfront

$955 (On Demand)
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$545/year (AURI)
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43% SAVINGS

Pay less by using more

With AWS, you can get volume based discounts and realize important savings as your usage increases. For services such as S3 and data transfer OUT from EC2, pricing is tiered, meaning the more you use, the less you pay per GB. In addition, data transfer IN is always free of charge. As a result, as your AWS usage needs increase, you benefit from the economies of scale that allow you to increase adoption and keep costs under control.

As your organization evolves, AWS also gives you options to acquire services that help you address your business needs. For example, AWS’ storage services portfolio, offers options to help you lower pricing based on how frequently you access data, and the performance you need to retrieve it. To optimize your savings, choose the right combinations of storage solutions that help you reduce costs while preserving performance, security and durability.

Learn more about tiered pricing »  

 

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UP to 50TB Storage
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0.023 GB/month
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51-100TB Storage
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0.022 GB/mont
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500TB+ Storage
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0.021 GB/month
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Pay-as-you-go

Pay-as-you-go allows you to easily adapt to changing business needs without overcommitting budgets and improving your responsiveness to changes.  With a pay-as-you-go model, you can adapt your business depending on need and not on forecasts, reducing the risk of overpositioning or missing capacity.

 


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Save when you reserve

For certain services like Amazon EC2 and Amazon RDS, you can invest in reserved capacity.  With Reserved Instances, you can save up to 75% over equivalent on-demand capacity.  When you buy Reserved Instances, the larger the upfront payment, the greater the discount.

 


Read more »
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Pay less by using more

With AWS, you can get volume based discounts and realize important savings as your usage increases.  For services such as S3, pricing is tiered, meaning the more you use, the less you pay per GB.  AWS also gives you options to acquire services that help you address your business needs.

 


Read more »

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