Amazon Web Services

AWS is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud offering, with more than 200 fully featured services available from data centers globally. Millions of customers—including the fastest-growing startups, largest enterprises, and leading government agencies—are using AWS to lower costs, increase security, become more agile, and innovate faster.
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  • Cloud computing is the on-demand delivery of IT resources over the Internet with pay-as-you-go pricing. Instead of buying, owning, and maintaining physical data centers and servers, you can access technology services, such as computing power, storage, and databases, on an as-needed basis from a cloud provider like AWS.
  • AWS is vigilant about customer privacy and security. Customers always own their data, including the ability to encrypt it, move it, and manage retention. Our core infrastructure is built to satisfy the security requirements for the military, global banks, and other high-sensitivity organizations. This is backed by a deep set of cloud security tools.
  • Millions of customers—including the fastest-growing startups, largest enterprises, and leading government agencies—are using AWS to lower costs, become more agile, and innovate faster. Read our case studies to explore how customers are using AWS cloud solutions to build applications with increased flexibility, scalability, security, and reliability.
  • AWS has over 200 fully featured services for a wide range of technologies, industries, and use cases. This broad set of global cloud-based products includes compute, storage, databases, analytics, networking, mobile, developer tools, management tools, IoT, security, and enterprise applications.
  • AWS is committed to running our business in the most environmentally friendly way possible. AWS is on a path to reach 100% renewable energy use by 2025.
  • AWS re:Invent is a learning conference for the global cloud computing community. The event features keynote announcements, plus training and certification opportunities. At the conference, customers have access to more than 1,000 technical sessions, a partner expo, after-hours events, and more.
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The service that launched Amazon Web Services 15 years ago made storing data on the internet easy. Building it wasn’t.
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