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Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) is a global Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) solution provided by Amazon Web Services (AWS). Amazon S3 facilitates highly-scalable, secured and low-latency data storage from the cloud.
The Amazon S3 interface may be used for data storage or retrieval from any location and at any time. Amazon S3's flexible back-end infrastructure eliminates in-house storage requirements and provides unlimited or add-as-you-grow storage that is billed per usage.
Amazon S3 features and benefits include: