Amazon Web Services Reduces Storage Prices, More
Amazon Web Services announced a reduction of its storage prices and also announced the addition of auto discovery to its ElastiCache service.Amazon Web Services has announced several enhancements and offers for its customers, including lower prices for its Amazon Simple Storage Solution and Reduced Redundancy Storage, and the addition of auto discovery to Amazon ElastiCache. In its 24th price reduction, AWS reduced Amazon S3 standard storage and Reduced Redundancy Storage (RRS) prices by 24 to 27 percent in the U.S., with similar price reductions across all other regions. AWS made the announcements at its re:Invent conference in Las Vegas, where users, developers, partners and others in the AWS ecosystem gathered to get the latest on the company's strategy going forward. "We are reducing our 0-1TB storage tier in the US Standard region to $0.095/GB, a 24 percent price reduction," AWS said in a statement announcing the news. "We are making similar reductions across all of our storage tiers for storage up to 5000TBs. The new lower prices for all regions can be found on the Amazon S3 pricing changes announcement page."
New prices are effective Dec. 1 and will be applied to customers for all storage on or after this date, the company said.