Amazon Web Services offers cloud web hosting solutions that provide businesses, non-profits, and governmental organizations with a flexible, highly scalable, and low-cost way to deliver their websites and web applications.

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This short video helps explain the benefits of running your website on Amazon Web Services. You’ll learn about the low-cost, pay only for what you use pricing model and the elastic scalability that helps you match your resources to the demands of your users. You’ll also find out about the flexibility you have to run any software you want and how this can help you get your website to market faster.

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AWS is a flexible cloud computing solution for web hosting. You can use whatever platform you like. AWS even provides SDKs for many popular platforms like Java, Ruby, PHP, Node.js, .Net, and more. View the SDKs »

Your content management system (CMS) may be the core of your website. No matter which system you choose for your website hosting; it can run on AWS.

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Website traffic can fluctuate a lot. From quiet times in the middle of the night, to campaign driven, social media sharing traffic spikes, Amazon Web Services provides an elastic cloud computing infrastructure that can grow and shrink to meet your needs.

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Amazon Web Services only charges you for the resources you use, with no up-front costs or long-term contracts, so you can spend your money on the things that differentiate your business.

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On the Internet, your customers can be anywhere in the world. With AWS you can have a datacenter hosting your website in every geography with just a few mouse clicks.

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Amazon CloudFront is a content delivery network (CDN) that can be used to deliver your entire website, including dynamic, static, and streaming content using a global network of edge locations. Requests for your content are automatically routed to the nearest edge location, so content is delivered with the best possible performance.

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Content Delivery using Amazon CloudFront

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Trusted Advisor provides automated analysis and recommendations for your website hosted in the AWS cloud. Based on your usage patterns, configurations, and other infrastructure information, it lists actions you can take to increase security and decrease costs.

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A company’s website is one of its most visible, accessible, and valuable ways of communicating with current and potential customers. Hosting your website on the AWS Cloud is fast, easy, and low-cost.

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Connected applications underpin the modern Internet. Amazon Web Services provides the hosting and services you need to make your application successful online.

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Internal business websites help share information within your organization and aid collaboration while keeping the information protected from those outside your organization.

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Many mobile applications rely on cloud-based servers working behind the scenes to deliver the information that makes them useful.  AWS hosts mobile websites and mobile backends so you can focus on your app.

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AWS has many resources to help you learn what you need to know to get your website up and running quickly.  The getting started section provides tutorials, videos, and self-paced labs for users who are new to launching websites on AWS.  For experienced users we have ready-made templates of some of most common website packages like WordPress, Drupal, Joomla!, LAMP stack, Windows Server, and more.

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