Amazon is a leader in providing IaaS (Infrastructure-as-a-service) and PaaS (Platform-as-a-service) in cloud ecosystems. When used in combination with cloud applications, a low cost, quick to respond, scalable solution can be attained without losing out on user experience. Amazon has multiple data centers all across the globe with a smattering of data centers within each region or zone. This means that your data will always be safe as the system is robust and secured against outages.
What makes AWS amazing is the flexibility it offers in scaling your support structures according to instant or live requirements. As a business or organization, one of the challenges you may face is the unpredictable nature of traffic flowing to your website and the need to scale up as your business architecture as your userbase grows. Amazon provides a perfect amalgam of support solutions for all these needs.
Whether a startup or a well-established organization, most businesses face investment hiccups in purchasing servers, maintaining networks, and increasing computing power. However, with Amazon, you don’t have to pay for these upfronts, you can pay-as-you-go.
The AWS Marketplace contains a hand-picked collection of business applications that help you locate, assess, adopt, and use the appropriate tools to address your business challenges. Today, many organizations are heavily dependent on databases such as SAP and Oracle. Both of these are easier to run on AWS. Also, AWS enables Microsoft applications such as SharePoint, Exchange, SQL Server and other applications to run certified in production. Thus, it reduces the cost and complexity of running your apps on-premises. Some of the key technologies supported by AWS are given below.