How much does AWS at Emory cost?

The cost of AWS at Emory account is based on Amazon’s ‘pay-as-you-go’ model. This means, the cost varies based on the services utilized by the account. The Simple Monthly Calculator helps estimate the costs of the services based on the usage (You can reach us at aws.help@emory.edu for help with cost estimation).  

 All AWS at Emory accounts have CloudTrail logging and Guard Duty  enabled on their accounts. These features help with the threat detection and continuous monitoring and protection of your workloads. LITS will cover the GuardDuty charges incurred on the account. As far as the CloudTrail logging charges is concerned, they are the account owners responsibility. However the account owners have an option to disable CloudTrail logging.

You may notice Guard Duty and VPN Charges in your bill for a given month. These charges will be credited back to your account the following month.

In addition to the cost of usage of the AWS services, Amazon also charges a Data Egress fee (Outbound Data Transfer fee)  for the amount of data moving out of the cloud.  This fee is waived for all AWS at Emory Accounts.