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The Chief Financial Officers (CFO) Planning Guide
By Amazon Web Services | 26/9/2017

This guide provides a collection of insights from direct engagements between AWS and customer CFOs which include cloud adoption drivers, costs, risks and areas on staffing and technology. Find out what measurements and indicators specific to cloud environments that impact the bottom line. The guide will also include how you can deliver business agility, change management, governance and ROI impact on timing and sequence.

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Migrating to AWS: Best Practices and Strategies
By Amazon Web Services | 26/9/2017

The decision to migrate to the cloud is often driven by several factors and there is no one-size-fits-all solution on deciding the best approach. Find out more about the model AWS has developed which many customers found useful including Five-Phases of Cloud Migration, Six Common Strategies for Migrating to the Cloud as well as economics and benefits of Cloud Migration.

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The Forrester Wave: Database-As-A-Service, Q2 2017
By Amazon Web Services | 17/8/2017

Database-as-a-service (DBaaS) has become critical for organisations who want to support new and growing data management requirements. Based on Forrester's research, analysis and scoring against 30 criteria, Amazon Web Services is named as the leader among the 13 commercial and open source DBaaS vendors evaluated. AWS also offers the broadest range of databases to support analytical, operational and transactional workloads with the largest adoption of DBaaS.

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Business Value of Amazon Redshift
By Amazon Web Services | 17/8/2017

IDC interviewed eight organisations using Amazon Redshift, AWS’s data warehousing service to explore its impact on their data warehousing, IT and business operations. According to these organisations, Amazon Redshift has not only proven to be a cost-effective data warehousing platform but also enabled them to create more value with analytics and data through its ease of use, performance and scalability. IDC projects that these organisations will realize average annual benefits worth $758,845 per 100TB per year over five years, which would result in an average return on investment (ROI) of 469%.

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