- Amazon Web Services just announced a reduction in data transfer fees for customers.
- The cloud giant was recently attacked by Oracle and Cloudflare for its “artificially high” fees.
- However, some analysts are skeptical and describe the cut as “a good promotion” with little real impact.
On Wednesday, cloud giant Amazon Web Services made a small but important change to its pricing structure.
Specifically, it has eliminated the charge for moving up to 100 gigabytes of data per month from its cloud, which increases to a free terabyte of data per month for pulling data from its CloudFront product. The change will take effect December 1 and will affect “millions” of customers worldwide, according to AWS.
That means AWS customers, other than those using its government cloud and in China, don’t have to pay to get their data from Amazon’s …