Great for any organization at a reasonable cost
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
December 06, 2019

Great for any organization at a reasonable cost

Score 9 out of 10
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Overall Satisfaction with Amazon S3 (Simple Storage Service)

We use Amazon S3 storage to archive and store all of our data. S3 is being utilized by our entire organization and enables all of our satellite offices and remote users to access company data from a centralized geo-redundant location without the added cost of building out of our infrastructure.
  • Centralized location for all your organizations data.
  • Great 3rd party API and integration.
  • Cost effective if properly monitored and maintained.
  • Ease to use and set-up.
  • Permissions can become complex.
  • UI needs to be updated and looks dated.
  • Tech support should be improved.
  • Our ROI has been great since we have been able to build out a storage solution in a cost effective manner.
  • All of our business objectives have been by enables our entire organization a central location to storage all data.
  • S3 has enabled better collaboration between departments.
Amazon S3 is more cost-effective then what Microsoft Azure offers.
Overall, Amazon S3 has worked out great for our organization. It has enabled us to build out a centralized storage solutions for fraction of the cost that a on-prem solution would have required. If properly managed S3 is a great asset to any organization. There a few small things that need improvement like the UI and storage monitoring but over it's been great.

Do you think Amazon S3 (Simple Storage Service) delivers good value for the price?

Yes

Are you happy with Amazon S3 (Simple Storage Service)'s feature set?

Yes

Did Amazon S3 (Simple Storage Service) live up to sales and marketing promises?

Yes

Did implementation of Amazon S3 (Simple Storage Service) go as expected?

Yes

Would you buy Amazon S3 (Simple Storage Service) again?

Yes

Microsoft Office 365, Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Amazon Chime
I would highly recommend S3 if you can dedicate IT staff to properly manage and monitor S3. For a small organization that is not able to dedicate the staff that is required, S3 could become expensive.