SharePoint Enterprise Server. With the release of SharePoint Server 2016, running SharePoint on AWS has the same buildout as SharePoint on premises. More companies are operating SharePoint on AWS as part of a hybrid solution. Indeed, Amazon.com's IT department ran SharePoint in a hybrid environment themselves for many years. For those companies that are legally able to operate in a completely cloud environment or those running hybrid environments, SharePoint on AWS offers advantages in security, availability and scalability.