Looks like Amazon has reduced the storage costs on its popular Amazon Web Services’ “Simple Storage Service” (S3) yet again. As of November 1st, S3 users in the US Standard, EU – Ireland, and APAC – Singapore regions will be paying up to 19% less in overall monthly storage charges.
Along with these changes Amazon has also rejiggered its pricing tiers; adding a new tier at 1 Terabyte, and removing the 50-100 Terabyte tier, therefore extending the volume discounts to more users.
Amazon, which recently introduced a ‘Free Usage Tier’ for AWS Amazon, is continuing to drive down the developer costs for storing existing data, emphasizing the advantages of using cloud computing versus a fixed hard drive for storage.
Here’s a rundown of the new pricing format:
You can find further details on AWS S3 pricing here.
Amazon S3 (Simple Storage Service) is an adjustable online storage service tailored towards companies or developers with larger or variable storage needs. Data can be stored or retrieved through a simple web interface from any computer at any time. S3 uses the same storage infrastructure that Amazon users for its primary e-commerce business.S3 was designed with a small number of features. Stored objects cannot be larger than 5GBs, but users can store an unlimited amount...