Windows on AWS
Customers have been running Microsoft Workloads on AWS for over 12 years, longer than any other cloud provider. Our customers choose AWS because they have the most experience with Microsoft applications in the cloud and they offer the best platform for Windows Server and SQL Server for higher performance and reliability, greater security and identity services, more migration support, the broadest and deepest capabilities, lower total cost of ownership, and flexible licensing options.
Why Windows on AWS
Higher performance for SQL Server on Windows than the next largest cloud provider
More regions with multiple availability zones than the next largest cloud provider
More Services offering encryption than the next largest cloud provider
Savings using AWS over three years, by right-sizing instances with Migration Evaluator
Projected 5-year ROI running Windows on AWS*
*According to a 2019 IDC report, "The Business Value of Efficiently Running High-Performing Windows Workloads in AWS Cloud"
Cloud Bridge can help you assess your readiness to move to cloud. With AWS Optimization and Licensing Assessment (AWS OLA), you can make data-driven migration decisions based on actual resource utilization, third-party licensing, and application dependencies. AWS OLA provides right-sized and licensing-optimised instance recommendations for your on-premises Windows workloads, including opportunities for Reserved Instances, optimised CPUs, Dedicated Hosts, and Microsoft BYOL options.