Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a suite of cloud computing services that runs on the same infrastructure that Amazon uses for its e-commerce website. AWS offers a broad set of global compute, storage, database, analytics, application, and deployment services that help organizations move faster, lower IT costs, and scale applications. AWS was launched in 2006 and is now the world's leading cloud computing platform. It has over 1 million active customers in over 190 countries. AWS is used by a wide range of organizations, including startups, small businesses, large enterprises, government agencies, and educational institutions. AWS offers a pay-as-you-go pricing model, which means that customers only pay for the services they use. This makes AWS a cost-effective option for businesses of all sizes. AWS is a reliable and secure platform. It has a proven track record of uptime and security. AWS is also compliant with a wide range of industry standards, including HIPAA, PCI DSS, and SOC 2.