How Amazon Web Services transfers massive amounts of data to the cloud

8:59 AM ET Sat, 20 July 2019

Amazon remains the leader in cloud computing, and Amazon Web Services has been one of the company's most profitable business endeavors as companies continue to abandon their own data centers for the cloud. But moving massive amounts of data from local servers to the cloud can be a challenge. So AWS developed rugged products called the Snowball and the Snowmobile to help companies transfer data. CNBC got a rare inside look at how AWS transfers massive amounts of data to the cloud.