FME Cloud concludes the FME product family, and, as an alternative operating model for FME Server, it offers several interesting benefits for certain use cases.
FME Cloud provides easy access to a pre-configured and optimised FME Server within the Amazon Cloud infrastructure. This means that FME Server requires no hardware of its own and also no installation, configuration or maintenance.
The infrastructure used for FME Cloud is moreover extremely powerful, failsafe and flexible.
Depending on the particular use case, either FME Server or FME Cloud makes more sense and is more cost-effective to use. The following overview gives a first indication.
Subscription (term dependent)
No running or hardware costs
High availability, automatic backups and security
Scalable by adding further engines
Optimised for data in the Cloud
Controlled by FME Desktop