Cloud scalability with Amazon Web Services

Date 20/05/2021
Category Technology

Any company, from big companies to freelancers to SMEs, requires a previous analysis of the digitalization process in order to choose the right platform. If new needs appear as the company develops, they idea is finding a solution that includes an accessible implementation and giving the best service. In this sense, to create a business infrastructure, Amazon Web Services facilitates cloud scalability growth.

What is Amazon Web Services and which services does it offer?

It’s a platform that offers different Cloud Computing services, from web design or pone apps to databases, storage, machine learning, IoT (Internet of Things) or artificial intelligence. Being able to use an existing infrastructure to benefit from in terms of power and scalability is the main advantage of using its services and tools

This way, we can create a versatile and flexible work environment for different business lines by making the most of the work in cloud thanks to the more than 175 services AWS offers.

The objective these platforms have is creating a scalable work environment by unifying tasks at the same level and integrating all kinds of tools in the cloud. This is where Amazon Web Services comes at a great advantage, since a change can happen almost instantly and we can accompany the platform’s growth with that of the company. Taking advantage of the pay-per-use format, we can have access to different resources to start a new business or continue the next phases of a project without making a huge first investment. The most outstanding services are:

  • Apps: Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud allows developing, testing and managing apps and programs in the cloud. One of the other highlights of AWS is the use of virtual machines to implement apps in websites, or for companies with default, customizable templates.
  • Websites: Creating and hosting websites in the cloud using scalable servers to be able to adjust the layers and integrate with the most common apps: WordPress, Drupal, Magento, etc.
  • Big Data: Through the AWS infrastructure, the user can instantly access and manage great volumes of data for its processing and analysis. In addition, the platform offers user guides and training in this area.
  • Internet of Things (IoT): The user can connect and analyse the data in the connected devices completely inside of the platform, managing security and integrating Artificial Intelligence solutions.
  • Security and Data Protection: It is possible to recover information almost instantly through cloud data centres, and the encryption used by Amazon ensures data confidentiality. The user can also establish multiple step authentication protocols to protect the accesses.
  • Developer tools: AWS allows the creation, storage, testing and automatic implementation of code. It also allows publishing new software.
  • Virtual networks: Creating public or private working environments accessible by many users, which also allow sharing information in a simpler way.
  • Databases: Storage and management of data accessible for relational and non-relational models such as MySQL, Oracle, SQL Server, MongoDB, Aurora, etc. Amazon Web Services allows managing all this information quickly without having to design an oversized environment.
  • Business Intelligence: Also used in the cloud platform with built-in systems to analyse information from this perspective and manage different data streams.

Which sectors can benefit from AWS?

Any sector could implement these services, some even have specialized tools to harness the platform’s full potential and make the implementation and scalability of all the features much simpler for any type of user.

  • Advertising & marketing: The user can implement the AWS commercial solutions in advertising campaigns, design, e-commerce creation and many other marketing actions such as programmatic advertising, data analysis or custom client experience design according to the different user profiles.
  • Financial services: AWS meets strict security requirements, which facilitates its application in banking, payment methods or insurance. The management of confidential information and the cybersecurity tools used for money flux make this one of the most important platforms within this sector.
  • Manufacturing and Industry: Product design and Smart manufacturing are some of the strong points to apply, combining services such as machine learning, predictive maintenance and robotics.
  • Telecommunications: Now that 5G is a reality, companies within this sector consolidate their data centres and the cloud migration with AWS by combining it with other encrypting and payment solutions to unify services.
  • Media content & entertainment: Content creation and data flows from the cloud for streaming makes companies such as Netflix trust on AWS for storage and media archive management

If you are thinking of implementing Amazon Web Services in your business because it is a scalable, low-cost platform and the high reliability of all its features, do not hesitate to contact us and we can help you find the best solution.



Ignacio Sainz