White Paper:

The Right Data Protection Strategy for AWS EC2

White Paper The Right Data Protection Strategy for AWS EC2

Amazon EBS volume snapshots are often confused with backups and used as a means of protecting data in the cloud. However, snapshots are costly, unreliable, and inefficient when compared to real EC2 instance backups.

Learn about the differences between EBS volume snapshots and EC2 instance backups and how you can:

  • Save 75% on data storage costs
  • Reduce security risks
  • Decrease backup administration time

This White Paper covers:

  • What EBS volume snapshots are
  • EBS volume snapshot limitations
  • How backups are different from snapshots
  • Ways to reduce data storage costs by 4X
  • Security risks and how to avoid them
  • Maintenance issues and ways to cut administration time


The winner of a "Best of VMworld 2018" and the Gold Award for Data Protection, NAKIVO is a US corporation dedicated to developing the ultimate VM backup and site recovery solution. With 20 consecutive quarters of double-digit growth, 5-star online community reviews, 97.3% customer satisfaction with support, and more than 16,000 deployments worldwide, NAKIVO delivers an unprecedented level of protection for VMware, Hyper-V, and Amazon EC2 environments.

As a unique feature, NAKIVO Backup & Replication runs natively on leading storage systems including QNAP, Synology, ASUSTOR, Western Digital, and NETGEAR to deliver up to 2X performance advantage. The product also offers support for high-end deduplication appliances including Dell/EMC Data Domain and NEC HYDRAstor. Being one of the fastest-growing data protection software vendors in the industry, NAKIVO provides a data protection solution for major companies such as Coca-Cola, Honda, and China Airlines, as well as works with over 4,400 channel partners in 140 countries worldwide.

10,000+ companies worldwide rely on NAKIVO Backup & Replication to protect and recover their environments

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