AWS: What are the benefits?

Evaluating the benefits of AWS.

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educed focus on maintaining data centers

By migrating over to the cloud you save on a lot of fees since you don’t have the stress of managing and maintaining your servers. As a result of this ‘freedom’, you are able to put your energy and time into the needs of your customers, thus helping you to have a more consumer-centric approach.

Your infrastructure can be made global in a matter of minutes

With AWS cloud computing you will be able to easily deploy your application to the cloud within minutes to any region worldwide. Regions are from the US right through to Europe and all the way to Africa. This will in turn allow for a decrease in latency and improve the overall customer experience.

Get an accurate idea of your capacity needs

With traditional IT deployment, you would often have either too many or too few resources. With cloud computing, this problem is removed because you can access as many resources as you need and adjust accurately to what your specific requirements are.

Increase dexterity and speed

In an AWS cloud environment, developers have on-demand and immediate access to IT resources so that they are able to utilize these resources instantly. This not only reduces the time to deploy applications but also decreases costs.

Pay for variables expenses instead of fixed expenses

Instead of investing a fixed amount into your infrastructure, you can swap this out for variable expenses instead. With variable expenditure, you only pay when you are using cloud computing resources, and also how much you consume.

Lower pay-as-you-go costs

There is a low variable cost of AWS cloud computing due to there being many users that make use of the platform. This results in low-pay-as-you-go costs for us as consumers.


AWS treats the security of its users as one of its highest priorities. It is known for its dedication to providing a secure platform due to its certifications and accreditations in the matter of security.

A final note…

For those that are interested in learning Cloud Computing from scratch, feel free to check out my latest course:

Cloud Computing on AWS: Ultimate Beginners Course — 2022

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Arno Pretorius

Arno Pretorius


Hi, I’m Arno… I love cloud computing and django web development and I want to share my knowledge and experiences with you.