Meta: Amazon Web Services is a cloud service that is developed by Amazon. Amazon Web Services has increasingly and positively affected the cloud services industry and here are some reasons.
Amazon Web Services has been increasingly used by companies all over the world for the unique benefits it brings. Amazon Web Services is a comprehensive cloud that can help companies increase productivity while saving a huge amount of money.
Introduced to the public in 2004, Amazon Web Services had reached more than 1,000,000 users across the globe (as reported in 2019). More and more businesses are moving to Amazon Web Services, leaving its market share of public cloud infrastructure service to reach 39% (as of 2019) – totally dominating the global cloud market.
Businesses are moving to Amazon Web Services for the benefits the platform offers. Source: TechCrunch
There are many cloud service providers in the cloud computing market and many more others are making an effort to enter this huge market. Amazon provides its Amazon Web Services to some biggest businesses such as Dow Jones, Comcast, Adobe, PBS,…And there must be some reason why Amazon Web Services stands out from the crowd to be a cloud service provider that big companies are considering.
It is a comprehensive cloud service
The first reason why more and more big businesses are migrating their IT infrastructure to Amazon Web Services is its comprehensiveness. Amazon Web Services developers provide training and education for companies, which makes it much easier to change from on-location stockpiling to the cloud. Companies who are about to use their cloud services can find an abundance of useful information on their website, from documentation to instruction videos. Everything is so clear that they will know how to work with Amazon Web Services and how to use different facilities. The comprehensiveness of Amazon Web Services also comes from its Partner Network – a network of expert firms that will give customers the best advice on their structure, engineer, manufacture, applications and workloads.
It helps to save big money for the companies
Using money in the most economical yet effective way has always been a goal that businesses try to achieve. Amazon Web Services offers a cost-effective solution that every company is looking for. Compared to other on-premises services, Amazon Web Services is much more affordable. The cost needed to run businesses’ applications in an on-premises or co-location would be enormous. Amazon Web Services, on the other hand, offers comprehensive cloud services at a reasonable price.
It is adaptable
Whether you are migrating to the cloud for the first time or you are moving from a previous cloud to Amazon Web Services, one thing you can be sure of is that every facility needed to enhance your IT framework is available at Amazon Web Services. Amazon Web Services allows users to scale their assets up or down depending on their current needs. Cloud adaptability means that no further wild guess or scientific investigation is required in case of changes. The auto-scaling feature is available to adjust the framework automatically based on the traffic.
It offers high security
Amazon Web Services is a trusted cloud computing provider. Source: Lynda.com
When moving to the cloud, one of the most concerning issues of any business is security. Amazon Web Services can help to protect businesses from any potential information leaks and risks of hacks. Amazon Web Services has always been known for sticking to global security laws, and firm evidence is that many big companies like NASDAQ, Healthcare.Gov, Dow Jones are using the Amazon Web Services platform. Amazon Web Services offers to business users a secure framework, not only virtually but also physically, including continuous efforts to adapt to current IT development and well-trained staff to protect server centers.
Businesses experience higher productivity
After moving to the Amazon Web Services platform, businesses will experience a significant increase in their productivity. This is because it reduces the number of tasks for IT staff while sparing the businesses the time and expenses in the long run.
Innovation to adapt to changes
As the IT world changes every minute, cloud computing companies must change to adapt to changes. Amazon Web Services is among the cloud providers with the most innovation. And this is a factor that boosts its brand globally and puts it on the list of leading cloud computing suppliers, besides much affordable price.
When it comes to competitive pricing, Amazon Web Services might meet its rivals like Microsoft or Google. However, if it is all about dedication and innovation, Amazon Web Services can proudly say that there are no cloud computing providers in the market who can beat it.
It is a true global leader in the cloud service market
As we have shown above, in 2019, Amazon Web Services’ market share accounts for 39% – the highest in the market. Amazon Web Services has built its network in more than 190 nations, providing cloud computing services to more than a million business users, not only the big ones but also the small and medium-sized businesses and start-ups. It also has its foot in the public sector since more and more government-owned businesses and public organizations are moving to the Amazon Web Services platform.
When businesses or organizations are migrating to the cloud, the market will experience the launch of more cloud computing providers. The competition in the cloud market, with no doubt, will become fiercer. However, Amazon Web Services, with the benefits it offers to business users and the commitment to innovation, will continue dominating the market.