4 Reasons why it is HIGH TIME to Switch to Amazon Web Services

60% of the Business organizations today have their workload, at least a part of their workload,  set up in the cloud.

Ever thought Why?

Cloud services, which were invented way back in the 1960s, came into popularity only in the early 20th century, especially with the launch of Amazon Web Services. These virtual environments devise for better sociability. They provide organizations with much reliable and highly available workstations. For most organizations, these are more than enough reasons to drive them into cloud migration.

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a cloud-based platform designed to assist companies host (or even tear down) websites and other digital content effortlessly at a lesser cost. It is more of a service-hosting toolkit dedicated to helping launch sites without driving IT to buy extra servers or paying unwanted prices for a low-cost yet unreliable, and potentially damaging hosting service.

As mentioned earlier, most companies have already started migrating to cloud servers. Businesses move to the cloud for Multiple factors involving both the benefits and the risks related cloud service model and the type of their business.

For companies yet to consider their first cloud migration, In this post, we’ll look at the high-level elements as to why businesses should contemplate a move to the cloud.

1> Accuracy and Reliability:

The infrastructure of Amazon Web Services is built in multiple zones across the globe. This multi-geographical availability of AWS makes it a very feasible option for organizations to store critical pieces of information. AWS also offers numerous backup methods including Elastic Block Store snapshots and Amazon Machine Images.  With such flexible and reliable services, businesses are no longer bound by the constraints of physical computing infrastructure instead are rest assured that access to servers and storage is available on demand.

2> Ease of Compliance:

Amazon Web Services offer analyzed, enhanced IT support and management capacities. Setting up of an Amazon EC2 service is convenient, and the users also get to enjoy a central user interface without any requirement for an additional installation. Guaranteed and timely management of data, maintenance, and delivery of the IT services are other assured features of migrating to AWS.

3>Convenient Software Up gradation:

Upgrading a Windows server can be performed in two ways. Either in-place upgrade or side-by-side upgrade (also termed as migration).
> In-Place Upgrade-Upgrading the operating system files while keeping the personal settings and files intact is termed to be an in-place upgrade.
> Migration- Capturing settings, configurations, and related data; porting them to a newer operating system on a fresh Amazon EC2 instance is termed as Migration.
In Amazon Web Services, Migration from one EC2 to the other is recommended over in-place upgrade owing to its efficiency and accuracy. An in-place upgrade is comparatively faster, but the software incompatibilities can produce errors.

4> Cost Efficient:

Proactive cost management, optimization of resources and reserved instance planning are key benefits of migrating to Amazon Web Service.  With Amazon already investing in the framework and infrastructure, Business organizations can offload IT maintenance and other associated costs from their yearly financial budgeting.  AWS works on a pay-as-you-go pricing model, so firms have complete control of their cloud resource related expenses.

For efficiency-eccentric organizations, wanting to securely migrate to AWS, third-party services like aQb Solutions provide a suite of compelling migration software.

For more details feel free to connect with our expert team @ info@aqbsolutions.com or visit us @ www.aqbsolutions.com

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