Amazon S3 and Innovation Ecosystems
- Pay only for what you use. There is no minimum fee, and no start-up cost.
- $0.15 per GB-Month of storage used.
- $0.20 per GB of data transferred.
and the reason why the price is so low -> because they want to create opportunities for innovation and make the innovation ecosystem around it possible.
This is one of many companies that conceive business and innovation beyond the traditional lets make the best product - they realize that social adoption and unexpected uses are key elements for certain type of products and markets and that they can only emerge from a healty ecosystem.