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1 Amazon Evolution Paper Amazon Evolution Paper Quinonis Williams, Natalie Davis, Traci Deanda, Vivian Edwards, Tonia Pieper University of Phoenix 219 Business Information Systems Group D May 24, 2009
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2 Amazon Evolution Paper The word Amazon evokes visions of something big and strong. Amazon is a word form Greek mythology used to describe a strong woman warrior. Although Amazon as it is know today is not Greek neither is it a woman, it’s still an entity that is strong and continues to grow and survive in today’s market, just as the word warrior suggests. With all the competition for online retailers such as Google and Microsoft, Amazon has preserved its continued success by adding software application to its infrastructure to complement what has already become an empire. Google has made a name for itself by becoming the largest web search engine company. 99% of Google revenue is derived from advertising. Since 2006, Google has reported estimated revenue of over 23 billion a year according to the Millward Brown Group making the company the most popular choice for search and advertising in its time. Amazon has attempted to compete with the phenomenon with companies such as Google by continuing to be the top online service retailer, but also by adding such service software such as Amazon S3 to small business offering them the opportunity to have the same quality internet –based storage that not only is safe, but also reliable and affordable. Amazon has overcome some serious obstacles within its infrastructure so they are able to compete efficiently with other IT providers; but they still need to incorporate new devices to enhance some of the decisions made like new data storage devices. Now that Amazon has taken on the task of storing data, Simple Storage Service (S3), for several providers they have to choose the most effective device for the job; and since they will be storing a great deal of data Amazon should use a network attached storage (NAS) because this type of device is used for
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3 Amazon Evolution Paper growing businesses and can grow as the business grows, and it’s not expensive to operate (Ray, 2009, p. 2). If Amazon uses NAS it works centrally with other networks which is good for compatibility and data sharing issues among servers; and the NAS can also achieve fast data access for multiple clients at the file level. The next decision that has to be made is how long Amazon can or will store data for each provider; currently, webmail. Us stores a terabyte (trillion) of data per week on Amazons S3; therefore, with the volume alone for webmail. Us the
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