AWS stands for Amazon Web Services, which is a global leader in delivering cloud-based services. Amazon began providing the web services or more commonly the cloud computing services back in 2006 and has grown tremendously to become one of the premium cloud service providers in the world. Amazon Web Services offers highly scalable and reliable yet inexpensive infrastructure platform in cloud that authorizes hundreds of thousands of companies across the globe. It has data centers in U.S., Singapore, Europe, Japan, Brazil and Australia, which powers the entire world, benefiting customers and clients across all industries. The Amazon Web Services and their partners offer great flexibility to initiate applications and websites, irrespective of the industry they fall in. Application and web hosting, backup and storage, hosted virtual desktops, enterprise IT, databases, content delivery etc are some of the solutions provided by AWS.
Benefits of Using Amazon Web Services
Low Cost Services
With highly efficient scale and expertise, AWS has been successful in bringing the services cost down. Their pay-as-you-go, low pricing policy helps businesses get rid of up-front expenses and log-term commitments.
Elasticity and Agility
AWS offers a massive cloud infrastructure that enables a business to instantly deploy programs and applications, also having the flexibility of scaling up or down according to the need. From one virtual server to thousands, that too for as much time as the business needs, AWS provides great elasticity. Moreover, a business has to pay only for what they use.
Open, Flexible and Secure
AWS provides operating system and programming language agnostic infrastructure, which enables a business to choose a language and operating system in accordance with their convenience. It gives amazing flexibility where a business can focus more on innovation and not on the infrastructure. Furthermore, their services are certified and audited by industry-recognized security standards such as PCI DSS Level 1, HIPAA, FISMA Moderate and ISO 27001 etc. Also their data centers and services possess several layers of physical as well as operational security.
What is AWS Consulting?
All the aforementioned services can be utilized to an optimum level with managed AWS consulting, which walks one through an entire process. Basically this consulting not only helps a business in recognizing the need of having a reliable cloud service for their website or application, but also enables them to take the maximum advantage of the offered services of AWS.
APN Consulting Program
AWS Partner Network (APN) is an international partner program for Amazon Web Services, which enable AWS to cover the entire globe in order to benefit the smallest business in the most remote corner of this world. These partners help clients and customers in every aspect, providing them proper consultation and solutions. The professional APN consulting partners provide business, marketing, technical and GTM assistance and support to the AWS-based businesses and companies.
The consulting partners are highly skilled and experienced technology service providers, who help assist AWS customers in designing, building, migrating, architecting and managing their applications and workloads on AWS infrastructure. Value added resellers, system integrators, managed service providers, strategic consultancies and agencies etc are among the consulting partners of AWS.
Moreover, premium consulting partners such as Accenture, Capgemini, Cognizant, Wipro etc possess certified and well trained technical consultants that offer comprehensive assistance to customers in deploying their applications or business on AWS.