Article: Primary Storage
Post Date: Jun-10-2019

Create a Secure, High-Availability Primary Storage Solution on AWS

By leveraging Amazon Web Services (AWS) primary storage solutions, organizations can store business-critical data on AWS in a secure, durable, high-performance environment. Primary storage solutions enable you to run the same products you use on-premises but on AWS with identical feature sets, capitalizing on all the inherent advantages that AWS provides, including high availability.

Our Recommended Primary Storage Services via AWS:

AMAZON ELASTIC COMPUTE CLOUD (AMAZON EC2)
An AWS service designed to provide secure, resizable compute capacity on the cloud, ideal for developers that require cost-efficient, reliable, and easily scalable compute capacity

AMAZON ELASTIC BLOCK STORE (AMAZON EBS)
Elastic block storage meant for data that changes relatively frequently and needs to persist beyond the life of an Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instance

AMAZON SIMPLE STORAGE SERVICE (AMAZON S3)
Reliable, durable primary object storage designed to store and access any type of data from anywhere on the web. Available for use as primary storage or in an S3 Standard – Infrequent Access model for colder data

AWS STORAGE GATEWAY
Hybrid cloud storage service with local integration, providing a multi-protocol storage appliance with all data persistent in Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)

Advantages of Leveraging AWS and Sycomp for implementing your Primary Storage Solution

    • AN EASY ON-RAMP TO A HYBRID PRIMARY STORAGE SOLUTION AWS – and Sycomp solutions help organizations take advantage of the cloud without re-architecting applications.
    • LOWER CAPEX INVESTMENTS – Storage on AWS becomes an operating expense, and reduces the need for local infrastructure, investments, and time-consuming optimizations. Ease of scalability allows you to avoid over-provisioning storage up front, eliminate recurring upgrade cycles and paying for under-utilized assets.
    • DATA SECURITY AND DURABILITY – APN Partner solutions offer features, including security elements, which allow customers to achieve compliance with the U.S. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HPIAA) and other compliance requirements quickly. These solutions leverage Amazon S3, which is designed for 99.999999999% durability and store data for millions of applications used by every industry.