Information about Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3).
As best practice, we recommend using Amazon S3 instead of FTP as a
method for getting files from and delivering files to partners. Amazon S3
provides a simple web services interface that can be used to store and retrieve
any amount of data, at any time, from anywhere on the web.
The benefits of using Amazon S3 include:
Amazon S3 provides almost limitless scalability.
Reliability and Availability:
Amazon S3 provides high durability and high availability storage
Amazon S3 allows fast data transfers.
Ease of Use:
Amazon S3 is very easy to use and to implement. Your implementation
can be up and running in about an hour. Implementing a FTP directory takes much
Large files can be uploaded quickly and efficiently as multi-part
Amazon S3 provides strong security.
- All directories are
accessible only to the appropriate customer or client.
- HTTPS protocol support
for uploads and downloads. You should always use HTTPS when transferring files
in Audience Manager.
- Amazon S3 provides
encryption-at-rest for encrypting
outbound data files. We use the
SSE-S3 encryption method, which allows
encryption keys to be automatically generated and managed by Amazon S3.
Debug and Backup Support:
Amazon S3 allows Audience Manager to retain exact copies of files
to make debugging or re-transfers easier.
For more information about Amazon S3, see the following resources:
Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) on the Amazon
Web Services website.
Get Started with Amazon Simple Storage
Service on the AWS Documentation website.