Businesses around the world are running their social media networks and applications in the cloud to lower costs, improve time-to-market, and enable rapid scalability. The viral nature of social media causes some networks and applications to grow rapidly. The scale of the AWS Cloud makes it easy for you to respond to rapid growth or unexpected demand. AWS is capable of deploying 1000s of virtual machines in minutes. Plus, getting started with AWS is fast. You can sign-up and deploy web application servers in the AWS Cloud in a matter of minutes. AWS powers some of the world’s most popular Facebook apps, including 70% of the top 50 Facebook applications.
|Low Cost||Scalable||Open and Flexible|
|Pay only for cloud resources used.||Add 1000s of virtual machines in minutes.||Choose development platform and programming model.|
|Secure||Fast Deployment Time||Highly Available|
|Secure and durable technology platform with industry-recognized certifications and audits.||Deploy applications without waiting for hardware to arrive.||Highly reliable services and multiple fault-tolerant Availability Zones.|
Depending on the technical competencies of your organization and the complexity and size of your application, there are a variety of next steps.