Amazon Web Services
Amazon has been offering IT infrastrucutre services to businesses since 2006 and has since built one of (if not the) largest and most successful cloud computing platforms. Amazon Web Services is now used by thousands of companies of all sizes for hosting entire IT infrastructures, storing vital company data and hosting production applications.
Benefits of Amazon Web Services:
- Low Cost
- Agility and Instant Elasticity
- Open and Flexible
Amazon Web Services Products
Amazon Web Services offers a wide-range of cloud computing products. Here is a list of some of their most popular ones.
Amazon EC2 is a part of the Amazon Web Services cloud computing platform that provides highly scaleable virtual servers. Easily and quickly deploy various sized virtual servers, running Windows Server 2008 R2 or Linux, in the matter of minutes.
Amazon S3 is a web based storage system built on the Amazon Web Services cloud computing platform. Amazon S3 provides simple web services interfaces or a detailed API that can be used to store and retrieve any amount of data, from anywhere on the internet.
Amazon offers Virtual Private Clouds (VPC) that are completely isolated sections of Amazon’s Web Services cloud computing platform. Amazon VPC creates your own private and secure network to connect your EC2 servers or S3 storage blocks to. Amazon VPC also allows you to connect your own on premise networks to your VPC. This is very important for companies that run hybrid clouds.
AWS Elastic Beanstalk
AWS Elastic Beanstalk is a Platform as a Service (PaaS) system that allows you to easily deploy web applications and websites to the cloud. With AWS Elastic Beanstalk you no longer have to worry about provisioning servers, managing your storage, deploying databases or configuring load balancers because AWS Elastic Beanstalk handles all of it. You can now deploy 3 types of web technologies; Java, PHP and .NET websites and web applications.
For more information about how the Slate Technology Group can help deploy and support IT infrastructure and applications on the Amazon Web Services platform please visit our public clouds page.
For more information on Amazon Web Services please visit their website – Amazon Web Services