Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides on-demand computing solutions and services in the cloud with pay-as-you-go pricing. This session unlocks a foundational understanding of the cloud. What is cloud computing and its advantages? Learn more about types of cloud computing and the differences between On Premises services versus Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS). Dive into how AWS capacity matches your organizational demand, charges only for what you use, offers lower costs due to economies of scale, and provides service from a vendor versed in running large-scale networks. Learn about AWS services and infrastructure – including AWS regions and Availability Zones – and trace the evolution of AWS since its early beginnings. Uncover how constant innovation at AWS empowers customers to transform their own organizations.