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AWS cuts S3 cloud storage prices

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AWS cuts S3 cloud storage prices

Amazon has lowered the cost of storing information in its datacentres.

The price change, announced on Monday, shaves a few cents off the monthly cost of storing a gigabyte in Amazon Web Services's Simple Storage Service (S3) cloud.

"With this price change, all Amazon S3 standard storage customers will see a significant reduction in their storage costs," Amazon's senior manager for cloud computing solutions, Jeff Barr, wrote. "For instance, if you store 50TB of data on average you will see a 12 percent reduction in your storage costs, and if you store 500TB of data on average you will see a 13.5 percent reduction in your storage costs.

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