Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a cloud platform that provides more than 175 fully featured services from data centers all around the world to help businesses scale and grow. It offers servers, storage, networking, remote commuting, email, mobile development, and security. AWS is so large and present in the computing world that it far outpaces its competitors, it increases efficiency and provides relief for any number of business practices. The platform provides various workloads, increased storage options, and enhanced security measures.
AWS can be broken down into three main products:
AWS is available in 245 countries and territories and its users are able to set geographical limits to their services. Its aim is to direct companies from physical computing technologies to the cloud. As there is no upfront price to build a storage system with AWS, businesses are able to use and pay for only the storage that they use. With AWS, you get all 160 cloud services on a pay-as-you-go basis. AWS is also very convenient for small businesses and startups because it comes with all the tools necessary for companies to start up with the cloud. There is no money spent on running and maintaining data centers either.
AWS has high levels of security and has plenty of data centers across the world which are constantly monitored and maintained. Furthermore, it lets businesses use the already familiar programming models, operating systems, databases, and architectures.
Companies only pay for what they use, there is no starting price or minimum fee.