Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) Delivers a 3-Year ROI of 264%

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Enterprises are increasingly prioritizing cloud-based applications to help shape their business as they seek to realize greater efficiencies and cost savings in data management. Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) provides cost-efficient and resizable capacity that automates time-consuming administration tasks such as hardware provisioning, database setup, patching, and backups, giving your business time to focus on application performance, availability, security, and compatibility.

In a study commissioned by AWS, IDC conducts in-depth interviews with Amazon RDS customers to calculate the benefits of moving to managed databases on Amazon RDS. What they found among customers involved a 39% lower cost of database operations and a 264% ROI over 3 years, and an average payback period of 5 months. Download this white paper to learn more about how Amazon RDS benefits your business, with metrics including:

  • Average three-year return on investment (ROI)
  • Percentage of lower three-year cost of operations
  • Number of months to payback
  • Percentage of improved DBA efficiency
  • Percentage faster to deploy new databases
  • Percentage of reduced database latency
  • And more

Source: IDC, Amazon Relational Database Service Delivers Enhanced Database
Performance at Lower Total Cost, Doc #US45976520, March 2020.

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