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Why Should Businesses Consider Amazon Web Services

By CIOReview | Wednesday, November 25, 2020

The highly profitable Amazon division offers servers, storage, networking, remote computing, email, mobile development, and security for businesses.

FREMONT, CA: Amazon Web Services (AWS), the cloud platform delivered by Amazon, has become a giant component of the business portfolio. AWS is a frontrunner to other cloud computing platforms. With the cloud, businesses no longer have to plan for IT infrastructure in advance. They can access thousands of servers virtually by leveraging the power of cloud computing. AWS avoids up-front capital infrastructure costs that help scale up a business. It is a smooth sailing product-market fit that thousands of businesses rely on. And while AWS is the top choice for businesses, here’s why and how it works.

• Enhanced Security

AWS makes for a durable and secure technology platform. To ensure the safety and integrity of data, Amazon’s data centers and services have many layers of physical and operational security. AWS also runs regular audits to ensure its infrastructural security. It has also deployed best practices in security along with providing documentation on how to implement the security AWS features. It makes sure that the availability, integrity, and confidentiality of data and offers end-to-end privacy and security.

• Cost-Effectiveness

One of the most promising Amazon Web Services benefits includes its pay-as-you-go pricing model. This implies that users pay only for the specific service that they subscribe to and only for the time they need it for. This is a step forward towards an agile-driven product development organization.

• Flexibility

Amazon web services are platform-agnostic to operating systems and languages. Users can select the programming model or development platform that is most beneficial for business. Businesses receive a virtual environment that allows them to access software and services that the specific application requires. Thus, no restrictions when subscribing to Amazon cloud services that not only help ease migration but also help develop new solutions. Also, firms can use the programming languages, architectures, operating systems, and databases they are familiar with. In this manner, there won’t be any need for IT personnel to pick up new skills, and the overall time to market and productivity will improve.