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Get Started with Amazon SES

Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon SES) evolved from the email platform that Amazon.com created to communicate with its own customers. In order to serve its ever-growing global customer base, Amazon.com needed to build an email platform that was flexible, scalable, reliable, and cost-effective. Amazon SES is the result of years of Amazon's own research, development, and iteration in the areas of sending and receiving email.

Amazon SES eliminates the complexity and expense of building an in-house email solution. There is no need to set up your own servers, maintain your network infrastructure, or warm up your sending IP addresses.

You can use the Amazon SES API to integrate the functionality of Amazon SES directly into applications you develop. Or you can use the Amazon SES SMTP interface to send email through the third-party applications you already use, such as email clients, ticketing systems, and autoresponders.

Reliable

Industry-Leading Reliability

Amazon SES runs on the highly reliable Amazon Web Services infrastructure. Multiple datacenters and redundant systems ensure the highest levels of availability.

Scalable

Cost-Effective

Pay as you go, and pay only for what you use. There are no upfront fees, no time-consuming pricing negotiations, no fixed expenses, and no minimum charges. 

Inexpensive

Highly Scalable

Amazon SES is based on the cloud-based technology used by Amazon websites around the world to send billions of emails every year.

Optimal Inbox Placement

Optimized Inbox Placement

Custom content filtering technologies protect your sender reputation, and help ensure that your messages reach your customers' inboxes.

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Keep your customers informed and delighted by sending automated emails, such as purchase confirmations, shipping notifications, order status updates, and policy change notices.

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Vodafone Italy uses Amazon SES to send confirmations when its customers purchase prepaid mobile phone minutes using the online TopUp application. The highly-scalable nature of Amazon SES has helped Vodafone Italy keep pace as the adoption of TopUp service has grown exponentially. Read the case study »

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Keep your users informed by sending timely information, including system health reports, application alerts, and workflow status updates.

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D-Link uses Amazon SES to send messages and notifications to its customers around the world. By adopting Amazon SES, D-Link Corporation was able to streamline the email sending infrastructure of its cloud-based service portal, mydlink Cloud Services. Read the case study »

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Promote your products and services by sending advertisements, newsletters, special offers, and any other type of high-quality content your customers want to see.

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Code.org uses Amazon SES to send newsletters and product updates to keep its users informed about its software development trainings and tutorials. With Amazon SES, the Code.org team no longer has to worry about system maintenance and uptime. Instead, they can focus on the things that really matter, such as customer engagement with their email programs. Read the case study »

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Close the loop on your email program by using Amazon SES to receive email. Incoming email can be delivered automatically to an Amazon S3 bucket. You can use AWS Lambda to execute custom code when messages are received, or use Amazon SNS to deliver notifications when you receive incoming messages that contain certain keywords.

It's easy to get started with Amazon SES. Follow the Getting Started Guide and start sending email in minutes.

Amazon Web Services users who call Amazon SES from an application hosted in an Amazon EC2 instance can send up to 62,000 emails per month at no additional charge. To learn more, see Pricing.

Get Started with Amazon SES