3.25

AMAZON in Disaster Recovery as a Service

  • Washington, USA
  • 1994
  • More than $100 BN
Sectors
Education, Media and Entertainment, Healthcare and Life Sciences
Regions
Europe, Middle East and Africa, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, North America
3.25
Company Overview
Amazon S3 provides a highly durable storage infrastructure for data retention and archiving. It provides data protection and archiving through versioning in Amazon S3.
Amazon Glacier is a secure, durable, and low-cost cloud archive storage service for infrequent access to data. It provides secure and durable storage for data archiving and online backup. Amazon Glacier performs regular, systematic data integrity checks and is built to be automatically self-healing. 
The company also offers Amazon CloudWatch, a monitoring service for AWS cloud resources and applications that run on AWS resources. This service is integrated with DR services to perform regular checks and have sufficient monitoring in place in order to alert customers when the DR environment has been impacted.
Amazon Web Services provides layered DR services, such as education and training, support and maintenance, managed security services, application security assessment, network assessment, DR testing, business consulting services, field support services, and compliance and risk management.
USP

Amazon provides DR services integrated with its other products and solutions, such as Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), Amazon Glacier, Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS), AWS Import/Export, AWS Storage Gateway, and Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2). Amazon S3 is accessible from any location and is integrated with various commercial and open-source backup services to store backup data.

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Evaluated against 222 key buying criteria
Strengths
  • Case Study
  • Conferences
  • Social Media
  • Whitepaper/Blog
  • Snapshot Replication
  • Transactional Replication
  • Backup Basis
  • Multiple Recovery Points
  • Real-time Basis
  • Data Migration
  • DR Testing
  • Interactive Dashboards
  • Monitoring and Alerting
  • Product Branding
  • Archival Planning and Data Migration
  • Compliance Management
  • Directory Management
  • Enterprise Content Assessment
  • Verification and Validation
  • Backup and Recovery
Weaknesses
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AMAZON Presence in Disaster Recovery as a Service
Amazon Web Services offers remote support through its dense network of technology partners located globally. The company leverages its internal R&D budget to cater to the needs of a wide class of enterprises by deploying highly innovative and customized DR services. The company has a strong foothold in the Americas, Europe, and APAC, and has been focusing on expanding its foothold in the emerging markets by ensuring product availability among its regional distributors, channel partners, resellers, service partners, and technology partners, specifically in MEA and Latin America. The company delivers business, technical, sales, and marketing resources, to help enterprises grow their business and better support their customers. The company provides consulting and technical support to customers and enterprises under two different Amazon Partner Network (APN) programs, namely APN Consulting Partners and APN Technology Partners. APN Consulting Partners include system integrators, strategic consultancies, agencies, MSPs, and VARs. Moreover, APN Technology Partners are software solution providers, such as ISVs, providers of SaaS, PaaS providers, and security vendors. In October 2015, Amazon Web Services announced the launch of its Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS), which supports the popular MySQL-compatible, open-source database, MariaDB. The fully-managed AWS Database Migration Service enables enterprises to bring their production databases to AWS with virtually no downtime. Amazon RDS manages complex and time-consuming administrative tasks, such as PostgreSQL software installation and upgrades, storage management, replication for high availability, and backups for DR. In November 2014, Amazon Web Services launched AWS Lambda, a compute service that runs automatically by defining the codes. This new addition enabled developers to reduce overall development efforts, and save time and money. AWS Lambda integrated with Amazon CloudWatch automatically monitors functions and generates reports.
#1 Product Features and Functionality / Data isolation and security
#2 Product Features and Functionality / Enterprise data archiving
#3 Product Features and Functionality / Backup and recovery
#4 Product Features and Functionality / Replication features
#5 Product Features and Functionality / Replication functionality

AMAZON QUADRANTS

AMAZON has chosen it’s strengths in these 3 territories
  • Niche Quadrant

    All-Middle East and Africa

  • Niche Quadrant

    All-Asia-Pacific

  • Niche Quadrant

    All-Europe