Store and manage your files with ease

If you’re looking to move a Windows application to AWS, Amazon FSx for Windows File Server provides a fully managed, reliable and scalable solution for file storage and management. At Just After Midnight, our experience with AWS and Advanced Consulting Partner status means we’re perfectly placed to consult on and implement your FSx project.

What is FSx for Windows File Server?

Amazon FSx for Windows File Server provides shared file storage for Windows applications running on AWS, with the features and compatibility required for smooth running. It’s fully managed, and supports the SMB protocol, Windows NTFS, Active Directory integration and Distributed File System.

Where file storage is key to a Windows application, FSx makes the move to AWS architecture easy, broadening the scope for innovation and allowing you to take advantage of multiple AWS integrations.

FSx for Windows Server use cases 

FSx can be used anytime you need shared Windows storage on AWS, but popular usecases include: 

  • Lifting and shifting applications
  • Analytics 
  • Media workflows 
  • Web serving and content management
  • File management for Microsoft SQL Server clusters

Plus a lot more. FSx offers a lot of flexibility and integration, making it a robust option for many tasks.

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Why we’re different 

As Advanced AWS Consulting Partners, we have the certified skills and experience to walk anyone from enterprise to SME through advanced AWS projects. Our engineers have worked with AWS from day one, and as well as bringing  a wealth of cloud experience to the table, our background in the agency and development world means we can look at the issue from an application perspective, too.

This means we’re just as comfortable talking with tech as digital –  whether the conversation’s about throughput and security, or what the project means for the bottom line.

We’ve carried out AWS managed cloud projects for Volvo, Vodafone, and Everton Football Club, with great results. 

 

FSx Benefits

  • Fully Managed

    Integration with multiple AWS services makes FSx simple and easy to use. Data migration can be handled with AWS DataSync, and multiple management options mean you can set up a managed file system in minutes. No more provisioning servers and storage volumes, replicating data or patches.

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  • Cost Effective

    Pay only for what you use, and setup and delete file systems in minutes. In addition, FSx offers one of the lowest cost SMB file storage solutions in the cloud, and with features like data deduplication, and flexible throughput, you’ll be sure to save.

  • Fast and Flexible Performance

    Set and change the throughput level for your file system at any time. Guaranteeing the performance and the price you need.

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  • Secure

    FSx provides automatic encryption of data at rest and in transit, and is compliant with ISO, PCI-DSS and SOC with HIPAA eligibility too. Integration with other AWS services such as CloudTrail can provide extra layers of security to those who need it.

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  • Accessible

    FSx connects with EC2, VMware Cloud on AWS, Amazon WorkSpaces and more. It also supports all Windows versions from Windows Server 2008 and Windows 7 as well as current and older versions of Linux and Mac OS.

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  • Native Windows Features

    Being built on Windows Server allows FSx to provide a powerful host of adminsitive features, including end-user restore, user quotas, Access Control Lists and more.

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Why Just After Midnight

  • SAVE TIME AND MONEY

    We regularly save clients up to 50% on AWS costs.

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  • Partner with someone you like

    We pride ourselves in providing gold-standard client servicing; providing superb communication, monitoring and continual improvement.

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  • Work with people who understand full-stack

    Our agency background, coupled with our focus on 24/7 full-stack support, means we understand the wider technical and business contexts driving your project.

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  • AWS experts

    We’re AWS Advanced Consulting Partners. Our team have been working with AWS since day one and we’re always learning and expanding our skills.

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